As one of New York City's young, ambitious and energetic expediting firms, Empire City Consultants, Inc provides a turnkey solution for all of its clients needs. Empire City Consultants, Inc staffs each project with a project manager and expediter team to assure accurate and expeditious results throughout the life of the project, from zoning analysis and planning through sign off. Empire City Consulting expedites building project clearances in New York City, assisting with permits, zoning analysis, certificates of occupancy, building code compliance and removal of violations.

After 10 years; Empire City Consultants Inc. continues to provide each and every client with exemplary service as we are meticulous and detailed oriented to service all our clients needs.

Our efficient staff takes all measures to ensure that your project runs smoothly and efficiently from start to finish. We are responsible for coordinating city-wide construction projects (residential, commercial, manufacturing and institutional), as well as promptly obtaining Approvals of Alterations, Permits, Letters of Completions, Violation Reports and Certificates of Occupancy. Our ability to interact with regulatory agencies results in compressed construction schedules and accelerated occupancy to ensure that you achieve your occupancy goal on time.




John Chiodi had received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Marketing from NY Institute of Technology, during which he worked as a laborer constructing various residential projects until finally becoming supervisor. Upon completion of his education, John sought the knowledge of the construction process from conception to final sign-off and joined one of the largest expediting firms in NYC as a field coordinator to learn this process. Shortly thereafter, John advanced within the ranks and headed the entire Certificate of Occupancy division, coordinating approvals, inspections, reconsiderations from the administrative, borough and executive levels. In 2001, John established Empire City Consultants, Inc., an expediting and code consulting firm to cater to all the facets of construction.


Account Executive

Nicole Duspiva has been with Empire City Consultants since 2005 where she started as a project manager and was responsible for over 100 filings. Nicole also is deeply involved with the day to day activities of the projects and the coordination of assigning and assisting all Project Managers. Now as an account executive Nicole Duspiva maintains relationships with existing clients and also potential clients alike. Her knowledge of the filing procedures and understanding of the Construction/Real Estate industry has made Nicole is an integral part of Empire City Consultants growth and development. Nicole has been running Projects, project management staff and office for 10 years and is dedicated to the growth and success of Empire City Consultants.


Account Executive

Karla Caro has been with Empire City Consultants since 2005 where she started as a Project Manager and was responsible for over 100 filings. Karla quickly became a senior Project Manager due to her hard work, commitment and knowledge of the City Agency procedures. Karla specializes in Certificate of Occupancy and New Building coordination. As an account executive she provides client consultation and project management strategies as well as oversees the coordination of all projects and monitors the progress of each project to completion. Karla has been with Empire City Consultants for 10 years and her dedication and knowledge of the filing process has made her an asset to Empire City Consultants.