Partners in project leadership

Client-centered project & construction management

a message from our president

We live our mission every day.

At Cotter, we live our mission every day for each of our clients. We love project management: managing a team of professionals to complete a project to meet the client’s goals and objectives. Our work is challenging at times, but also provides a great sense of accomplishment when the project is successfully completed. Our reputation has been built on highly collaborative relationships with our client organizations and industry colleagues.

— Anne Edwards-Cotter, CCM, President
core values

We grow and succeed as a team

We hold ourselves to uncompromising ethical and professional standards and represent each client’s best interests in all we do.

Managing Risk in Complex Environments


We make a positive impact on our industry by holding ourselves to the highest ethical standards. We are honest, trustworthy and accountable.

Client Advocacy

We help clients achieve their objectives by understanding and anticipating their needs and acting in their best interests.

Professional Excellence

We provide world-class services through technical expertise, professionalism and good judgement.


We have a positive, solution-oriented focus, learning from each challenge and achieving successful outcomes through teamwork.

Mutual Respect

We are people who enjoy our work. Our commitment to the success of the firm, our clients, and our community is built upon respect for the time and differences of others.

  • Integrity
  • Client Advocacy
  • Professional Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Mutual Respect
featured project

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management – Global Hub

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Announcing Anne Cotter as 2018 Chicago Building Congress Award of Honor Recipient

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