Matthew Tate is an Estimator and Senior Project Manager at RUSH Marine since June 2020. With 18 years of experience in heavy civil and marine construction, he is responsible for developing cost estimates and managing on-going projects, including preparing proposals and submittals, creating and updating project schedules, procuring materials and subcontractors, and corresponding with Engineers and Owners. Matthew has worked on projects across Florida in Orlando, Tampa, Key West, Downtown Jacksonville, Naval Station Mayport, Port Canaveral, and Pensacola Bay.
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction, University of Florida (2001)
- Certificate in Construction Project Management, University of Florida (2010)
- Master of International Construction Management, University of Florida (2013)
Matthew Tate chose RUSH because of its positive reputation, great family culture, and history of successful projects. “RUSH Marine has a talented team of marine construction professionals that I am proud to join,” said Tate. A particular RUSH project that Matthew was impressed by is the Canaveral Locks East West Guide Wall Repair Project for the USACE. “This marine project included pile driving and was very important to the area.”
Tate grew up in the Orlando area, and he and his wife have a son and twin daughters. He’s a Florida Gator fan, and enjoys golf in his spare time.
Favorite Quote: “You must play boldly to win.” – Arnold Palmer