DBI Interim Director Patrick O'Riordan
Patrick O'Riordan is the Department of Building Inspection's Interim Director, effective March 18, 2020.
O'Riordan has worked at DBI for 20 years, starting as a field inspector in 2000 and moving up the ranks to senior inspector and then to Chief Building Inspector in 2013.
He is well known in the industry for his engagement with the public and customers as it relates to all facets of construction and development.
O'Riordan brings nearly 35 years of relevant experience to the job, having started in construction in 1985. He has hands-on field experience from working as a carpenter, foreman, and then eventually starting his own small business as a general contractor from 1992 to 2000.
Patrick is originally from County Cork, Ireland. He and his wife, Marie, have two daughters.
Mayor London Breed's Press Release