Deeta Bernstein, LEED AP BD+C

Group Manager, Sustainable Services

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About Deeta

Deeta has been with Cotter since 1993 and in her current role as Group Manager of Sustainable Services, she serves as a sustainability resource for a wide variety of built projects. She served as design phase project manager for the first LEED Platinum-certified municipal project in the Midwest and since 2007 she has been the Sustainability Manager for the Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC). As Group Manager, Deeta is also responsible for business development, client relations, and staff management as they relate to Cotter’s ongoing sustainability efforts.


  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
  • United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Building Enclosure Council (BEC), Chicago


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