C — February 14 - 27, 2014 — Pennsylvania — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


P ennsylvania ’ s E ngineers

VP and member of Urban’s Executive Committee Urban Engineers names Bernard Carolan CFO P hiladelphia, PA — Urban Engineers (Urban) announced

John Muhlberger & Harold Peachey, PE, Precis Engineering hires two new project managers

instrumentation and control systems, building electri- cal services, motor control centers, conduit and cable layouts, and equipment and installation specifications. Muhlberger holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Temple University. Peachey brings 30 years of progressive engineering project leadership to his role as Project Manager. He has implemented and delivered capital improvements at multiple pharmaceutical facilities in North America, performed engineering and construction management services on-site at facilities in West Point, North Wales, and Wayne, Pa., and pro- vided engineering consulting for Fortune 100 clients in the chemical, petro-chemical, paper, steel, and manufac- turing industries. Peachey holds a B.S. in Engineering from Widener University and professional engineering registration in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Michigan. He is a member of International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers. n

Ambler, PA — Precis Engineering, Inc. hired John Muhlberger as senior project manager and Harold Peachey, PE , as project manager. “John and Harry both offer extensive engineering lead- ership experience for phar- maceutical capital improve- ment projects,” said Precis principal Robert Dick, PE . “They will be an asset to all of our customers and to continuing the high levels of service and technical project excellence for which Precis has become known.” Muhlberger has over 25 years of engineering project management experience, including work since 2001 for Merck. As a senior proj- ect manager, Muhlberger will manage facility reno- vation projects for Precis. Recently, he led a portfolio of biologics pilot plant proj- ects, including construction of process facilities with critical product launches and served as the project lead for an animal research facility. He offers a breadth of experience in the design of

In his role as CFO, Carolan will be responsible for direct- ing the firm’s accounting and financial activities, and work- ing side-by-side with the CEO and executive committee to develop financial strategies, including financial planning, financial statement prepara- tion, managing banking rela- tionships, budgeting, internal controls, information systems, and compliance. Carolan holds a master’s de- gree in accounting and finance from University College, Gal-

way, Ireland and a bachelor’s degree in business studies from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certi- fied Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Founded in 1960, Urban En- gineers is a privately-owned (ESOP), ISO 9001:2008-certi- fied, multidisciplinary plan- ning, design, construction management, construction inspection, and environmen- tal consulting firm. n sizeable office fit-outs. It is the second to achieve LEED CI Gold certification, after the firm’s Chicago, Ill. office. The firm’s office at 1700 Market Street in Center City Philadelphia offers more natu- ral light, which reduces the use of electric lighting. Light- ing power at the office has been reduced 19 percent from code. n

the promo- tion of Ber- n a r d M . C a r o l a n , CPA , to chief financial of- ficer (CFO). A vice presi- d e n t a n d

member of Urban’s Executive Committee, he has served the firm as controller for nearly 13 years.

Thornton Tomasetti’s Philadelphia office receives LEED Gold Certification

Philadelphia, PA — Thornton Tomasetti’s newly relocated Philadelphia office has achieved LEED Gold cer- tification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) . The Philadelphia office is the firm’s first U.S. office to seek LEED for Commercial Interi- ors (CI) status following the passage of the corporation’s policy to LEED certify all

Thornton Tomasetti’s Marguerite Pinto, P.E. and Hi Sun Choi, P.E. at the office’s open house.

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PHILADELPHIA METRO OFFICE: 8614 Montgomery Avenue Wyndmoor, PA 19038 215-836-2510 LANCASTER OFFICE: 1853 William Penn Way, P.O. Box 10368 Lancaster, PA 17605-0368 717-672-0614

PITTSBURGH OFFICE: 201 Penn Center Boulevard, Suite 400 Pittsburgh, PA 15235 412-253-6569

NEW JERSEY OFFICE: 100 Overlook Center, Suite 200 Princeton, NJ 08540 609-920-0268


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