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Names in the News - January 2009

NYBC Selects New Chairman

Chairman of Skanska USA to head up NYBC. Also, Hardesty & Hanover has new COO.


Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, P.C., has hired Thomas Walther as a job captain, Michael Judice as architectural designer and Rosanne Dube as a project director, all in the New York City office.

Marc Hochlerin has joined architecture and interior design firm BBG-BBGM as principal of Strategic Planning in the New York office.

Dan Fernandes has been hired as vice president of Sales and Operations at Sterling Services, a commercial building restoration company in New York.

Architectural design firm KSS Architects LLP of Princeton, N.J., has hired David Magyar as senior project architect and Arnob Gupta as intern architect.

Hunter Roberts Interiors, a Division of Hunter Roberts Construction Group in New York, has hired Kenneth Hill as director of Operations and Ronald Agababian as director of Business Development.


International engineering firm Hardesty & Hanover has promoted Sean Bluni to chief operating officer.

Ernest Iannucci has been promoted to department manager of Electrical Engineering at H2M, an engineering and architectural firm in New York and New Jersey.

Rich Cavallaro has been elevated to the position of president at Skanska USA Civil.

New York Department of City Planning has appointed Edith Hsu-Chen as director of City Planning’s Manhattan Office.

George Ladyman has been elevated to managing director at New York real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle.


Stuart Graham, chairman of Skanska USA, has been appointed chairman of The New York Building Congress.

The National Building Museum presented the 2008 Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology to Charles Thornton, co-founder of Thornton Tomasetti, Inc., an international engineering design firm.

Gary Berman, founder, president and CEO of international construction management firm GREYHAWK, has been elected to the board of directors of the Engineering & Construction Contracting Association.

Nicholas Billotti, president and CEO of Turner International, LLC, recognized for contributions to raise awareness and funds for children with special healthcare needs, is St. Mary’s 2008 Tribute Dinner Honoree.


Pennoni Associates, a consulting engineering, construction inspection and materials testing firm has opened a Testing Laboratory in Haddon Heights, N.J.

New Jersey Window Erectors of Sparta, N.J., has changed it name to American Architectural Window & Door.

Burns and Roe Enterprises, Inc., an infrastructure engineering firm in Oradell, N.J., has merged with Korea-based manufacturer and constructor, Doosan Heavy Industries.


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