Introducing Our Newest Board Member, Joe MacFawn

The NY Tech Valley Chapter of IFMA is pleased to announce our new Events Committee Chair, Joseph MacFawn. Joe is the President of MacFawn Fire and Flood Restoration as well as an active member in a number of professional organizations. The Board and Chapter welcome Joe and look forward to the coming year’s events.


Joseph MacFawn BSc.

President, MacFawn Fire & Flood Restoration

Founding Member, National Development Co. LLC​

Real Property Administrator
Licensed Public Adjuster, NY State        

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B.Sc., Business Administration;  M: Finance & Marketing
University of Albany, 1990
R.P.A., Real Property Administrator,
CR BOMA, 2000
Licensed Public Adjuster, New York State, 2006


Joseph MacFawn started his company in 1989 with two commercial accounts and several domestic emergencies. After he hit the ground running with commercial and residential work, he opened two additional offices in Philadelphia and South Florida as his company’s services were requested throughout the Northeast and New England. In addition to his academic achievements at SUNY University at Albany, Joseph MacFawn has pursued myriads of professional certifications that set him apart from his peers. Joseph MacFawn is a true humanitarian, having served on a number of nonprofit boards and committees including most recently, the March of Dimes. He is member to all Gold Standard Industry organizations that delineate best practices in his field including the (ICRA) International Cleaning and (RIA) Restoration Association, Restoration Industry Association, (IICRC) Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration, (IFMA) International Facilities Management Association and more. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the BOMA, Albany Executives Association (AXA), New York Rug Cleaners Institute (NYRCI) and other organizations that he values for professional development.

Professional Expertise

In addition to Mr. MacFawn’s professional expertise in Disaster Restoration and Real Estate he is well versed in Business Management, Finance and Emergency Rescue. He is a highly motivated and results oriented business owner with more than 20 years of management experience with a track record of high gross sales that grows substantially year after year. He values proficiency in utilizing technology to deliver processes, which optimize organizational effectiveness of any business enterprise and he epitomizes multitasking with a diverse and wellrounded skill set that encompasses technology, communication and business operations.


  • Water Damage Restoration – IICRC
  • Applied Structural Drying – IICRC
  • Odor Control – IICRC
  • Fire & Smoke Restoration – IICRC
  • Commercial Drying Specialist – IICRC
  • Hazardous Materials Specialist – NYAFST
  • Certified Mold Technician – IOT
  • Radiological Emergency Response – EMI
  • IS Emergency Program Manager – EMI
  • Mitigation for Homeowners – EMI IS 394
  • Hazardous Materials Technician – NYAFST