About

JMV Associates is a New York City MWBE certified consulting firm specialized in building code reviews, zoning analysis and expediting services to the architectural, engineering and construction sectors. Established in 1992, the firm’s staff consists of a group of professionals who provide quality resources and experience needed to efficiently service our clients in a timely manner.

JMV Associates, LLC works in close liaison with city and state agencies having jurisdiction over construction projects. They include, among others, Department of Buildings, School Construction Authority, Department of Transportation, Fire Department, Department of Environmental Protection and Dormitory Authority. The firm’s services include, but are not limited to, filing plans and applications for new buildings, alterations type I and II, fire alarm and public assemblies, obtaining approvals, permits, certificates of occupancy, as well as dismissal of violations.

The firm has  participated in public and private sector projects, from initial phase until final completion. It prides itself as having been an active participant in the top 30 school construction projects in New York City. It has earned the recognition of the Queens County Press with its commitment to serving the needs of the community. And it was the winner of the 2002 WBE Award of Excellence.

One of JMV Associates goal’s is to increase its exposure to more capital and private sector projects by continuing to participate as a minority and woman-owned business enterprise. However, the firm’s emphasis is on its projection as an entity mainly valued for its continued outstanding performance and professional service.
The firm’s mission is to continue providing consulting services in the same areas to developers, construction firms, architects and engineers engaged in property development, building design, construction of new buildings and/or renovations of existing ones in the city of New York.

Jacqueline Velez, founder of JMV Associates, LLC, is a Registered Architect licensed in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects. She has over 30 years of experience in the architectural and construction industry.