Reuter Joins PB Americas
Former head of N.Y.C. Transit joins
PB's New York office. Also, Skanska hires new health and
Lawrence Reuter, who most recently was president of
New York City Transit, has been named a senior vice president
of PB Americas, an infrastructure consulting, engineering,
planning, and construction management organization. In addition,
PB has also named Bernard McNeilly as regional business
manager for the Princeton and Philadelphia offices, where
he will oversee the New Jersey market.
Ted Xenakis has been appointed to the position of
director of claims for Bovis Lend Lease, a construction management
and contracting firm based in New York.
Hendrick van Brenk has been named corporate senior
vice president of health, safety, and environmental programs
for Skanska USA Building, a construction consulting and contracting
firm based in Parsippany, N.J.
Jeffrey Rosenstein has joined the New York office
of Winston & Strawn, a commercial law firm, as a partner
focused on construction law, while Kenneth O'Reilly
has joined as an associate on construction law matters.
Simeon Seigel has been hired as an associate at New
York-based Turett Collaborative Architects.
Robert DeGiorgio has joined Dvirka and Bartilucci
Consulting Engineers of Woodbury, N.Y., as senior project
director. In addition, Thomas Kelleher was hired as
senior environmental engineer, Karen Magnuson as senior
environmental scientist, and Jeff Carter and Meredith
Walsh as environmental scientists. Other new hires at
the firm include Steven Patak as engineer; Ruben
Berrios as environmental engineer; Richard Crimmins
as project engineer; and Scott Nelson and Jessica
Levinson as engineers in the wastewater division.
David Althaver has joined Chas H. Sells Inc., a design
firm based in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., as project engineer
and manager of the firm's new office in Newark.
Wing-Pin "Winnie" Kwan, Onur Gulec, and
Adrian Parkinson all have been promoted to senior associate
at Leslie E. Robertson Associates, a New York-based engineering
firm. In addition, Murat Baykal and Matthew Melrose
have been promoted to associate and Minshasa Peterson
has been promoted to marketing director.
David Jaffoni of SBLM Architects, an architectural
firm based in New York, has been promoted to associate.
Michael Marchand, Daniel Sullivan, Harold Ferrer, Blaise
Ferrara, Vance DiGiovanni, and Anthony Tigri have
been promoted to principal at Americon Construction, a New
York-based construction manager.
Nadia Biski and Paul Greenwood have been made
partners, and Khoon-Ying Tay promoted to associate,
at Brennan Beer Gorman Monk Interiors, an architecture and
interior design firm based in New York. In addition, Don
Lasker, Eric Ohr, and Guy Thornton have been promoted
to senior associate, and Scott Barton and Eric Seymour
promoted to associate, at the affiliated Brennan Beer Gorman
David Carpenter has been promoted to associate principal
and director of development for Meltzer/Mandl Architects,
an architecture firm based in New York. In addition, David
Stuart was promoted to associate at the firm.
Christopher Daddi, James Floystrop III, Thomas Fredricks,
Miquel Gavino, and Dennis Reip have all been promoted
to associate in various regional offices at Dewberry, an engineering
firm based in Fairfax, Va. Daddi is in New Haven; Floystrop
in Parsippany, N.J.; Fredricks in New York; and Gavino in
HONORS AND APPOINTMENTS
Joseph Sitt, a New York developer, and New York City
Comptroller William Thompson Jr. have received
the New York Inner City Economic Leadership Award, presented
by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, for their
work promoting economic revitalization in New York City's
Louis Coletti, president of the Building Trades Employers'
Association, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors
of Construction Skills 2000.
Blake Middleton, partner at New York-based Handel
Architects, was inducted to the College of Fellows of the
American Institute of Architects, which honors significant
contributions to the profession. The designation elevates
members with AIA status to FAIA.
Maureen Henegan, CEO of New York's Henegan Construction,
was honored by Girls Inc. at its New York Celebration Luncheon
for inspiring young girls to achieve their goals through her
Jacobs Engineering Group of Pasadena, Calif., has
announced it plans to acquire Edwards and Kelcey of Morristown,
N.J., a transportation and civil engineering firm.
Collins Engineering, a civil and structural engineering
firm based in Chicago, has opened a new office in Rochester.
Cooper Electric Supply of Tinton Falls, N.J., will
be opening a new regional distribution center for electrical
products and wire cutting in Canarsie, N.Y., to service the
five boroughs of New York City as well as Long Island and
Upstate New York.
The Breckstone Group, an architectural firm based
in Wilmington, Del., has merged with Vollmer Associates, an
engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, planning,
and survey firm based in New York.
Westminster Communities, a diversified homebuilder
based in Florham Park, N.J., won three Fabulous Achievements
in Marketing Excellence awards from the Shore Builders Association
of Central New Jersey. The properties honored were the Landings
at HarborSide in Perth Amboy, Waterford at East Brunswick,
and Wesley Grove at Asbury Park.
Richter + Ratner, a construction manager, has relocated
to Midtown Manhattan after 46 years in the Maspeth area of