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Helping clients shape the world is what we do best at Palacio Collaborative. At our core, we are problem solvers and solution seekers that aid clients in navigating a path to project success. Through innovative tools and proactive collaboration, we give our clients accurate and timely costing information needed to deliver a project with the highest quality and value.


Palacio Collaborative, Inc. was founded in December 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia by Michael D. Palacio, as a full service Construction Cost Management firm. Palacio Collaborative’s primary services included Cost Modeling/ Budget Verification, Cost Management, and Value Management. The Palacio Collaborative team has worked on projects ranging from thousands of dollars to over $150 Million.


With offices in Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Maryland, we are able to provide accurate quality cost management in a variety of markets to better serve our clients. Having a highly experienced team with a deep level of expertise, collaborative spirit, and focus on customer service, Palacio Collaborative aims to exceed our client’s expectations on every project.


Palacio Collaborative is certified as a Minority Business in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

Meet Our Team

Michael D. Palacio


President | Chief Cost Manager


Susan M. Smith


Vice President | Client Development and Technical Services

Renwick “Terry” Dickerson


Vice President | Cost Management


LaTarsha Bailey


Vice President | Operations and Marketing

Jodie Kyle


Senior Mechanical Cost Manager

Candy Swanson


Senior Electrical Cost Manager

Kerron Roberts


Senior Cost Manager

Tony Murphy


Senior Cost Manager

Justin M. Landry


Senior Cost Manager

Kaye Smith


Senior Cost Manager

Vita Spear


Cost Manager