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EDG is a technology-driven firm, always striving to be more efficient. We leverage the power of software and equipment, which sets us apart from other design firms. It allows us to deliver a higher quality product in less time, at an industry-competitive price.

TEAM

EDG is a collective of 30+ experts dedicated to extracting and creating the most value in every project. That's why we lead projects with a sense of ownership and integrity; build economical solutions that are simple, yet impactful; selectively hire for passion and grit; and drive the industry forward with a relentless pursuit for innovation.

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Civil Engineering

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Civil Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Structural Engineering

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal
Ontario College of Art and Design, Canada
B. Des. Environmental Design
University of Toronto, Canada
M. Arch. Architecture

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners
Georgetown University
B.S. Finance

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect
City College of New York
Bachelor of Architecture

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer
Tsinghua University, China
B.S. Civil Engineering
University of Illinois
M.S. Civil Engineering

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager
Roger Williams University
B.S. Architecture
Roger Williams University
M. Arch. Architecture

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect
Tulane University
B. Arch. Architecture

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer
Tulane University
M. Arch. Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.S. Architecture

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer
California Polytechnic State University
Bachelor of Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager
New Jersey City University
B.S. Finance & International Business

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect
The City College of New York
B. Arch. Architecture
Metropolitan College of New York
M.B.A. Business Administration, Management and Operations

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer
Tongji University
B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Columbia University
Master of Architecture

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer
The University of Hong Kong
B.A. Architecture Studies
Master of Architecture
Columbia University

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer
University of Delaware
B.S. Civil Engineering

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer
Villanova University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer
University of Puerto Rico
B.S. Engineering
New York University
Master of Engineering

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer
Syracuse University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance
New York University
B.S. Accounting and Operations Management

Michele Dickens

Office Manager

Michele Dickens

Office Manager
Institute of Audio Research
Cert. Audio Engineering
Westchester Community College
Cert. Business Management, Accounting

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager
George Washington University
B.F.A. Interior Design
New York School of Interior Design
M.P.S. Sustainable Interior Environments

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager
SUNY at New Paltz
B.A. Sociology
Penn State
M.P.S. Organization Development and Change

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager
Rutgers University
B.A. Psychology, Art History

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant
College of the Holy Cross
B.A. Economics, Accounting
CUNY Hunter College
M.S. Accounting

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Civil Engineering

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Civil Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Structural Engineering

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal
Ontario College of Art and Design, Canada
B. Des. Environmental Design
University of Toronto, Canada
M. Arch. Architecture

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners
Georgetown University
B.S. Finance

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect
City College of New York
Bachelor of Architecture

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer
Tsinghua University, China
B.S. Civil Engineering
University of Illinois
M.S. Civil Engineering

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager
Roger Williams University
B.S. Architecture
Roger Williams University
M. Arch. Architecture

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect
Tulane University
B. Arch. Architecture

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer
Tulane University
M. Arch. Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.S. Architecture

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer
California Polytechnic State University
Bachelor of Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager
New Jersey City University
B.S. Finance & International Business

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect
The City College of New York
B. Arch. Architecture
Metropolitan College of New York
M.B.A. Business Administration, Management and Operations

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer
Tongji University
B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Columbia University
Master of Architecture

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer
The University of Hong Kong
B.A. Architecture Studies
Master of Architecture
Columbia University

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer
University of Delaware
B.S. Civil Engineering

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer
Villanova University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer
University of Puerto Rico
B.S. Engineering
New York University
Master of Engineering

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer
Syracuse University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance
New York University
B.S. Accounting and Operations Management

Michele Dickens

Office Manager

Michele Dickens

Office Manager
Institute of Audio Research
Cert. Audio Engineering
Westchester Community College
Cert. Business Management, Accounting

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager
George Washington University
B.F.A. Interior Design
New York School of Interior Design
M.P.S. Sustainable Interior Environments

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager
SUNY at New Paltz
B.A. Sociology
Penn State
M.P.S. Organization Development and Change

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager
Rutgers University
B.A. Psychology, Art History

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant
College of the Holy Cross
B.A. Economics, Accounting
CUNY Hunter College
M.S. Accounting

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Civil Engineering

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Civil Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Structural Engineering

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal
Ontario College of Art and Design, Canada
B. Des. Environmental Design
University of Toronto, Canada
M. Arch. Architecture

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners
Georgetown University
B.S. Finance

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect
City College of New York
Bachelor of Architecture

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer
Tsinghua University, China
B.S. Civil Engineering
University of Illinois
M.S. Civil Engineering

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager
Roger Williams University
B.S. Architecture
Roger Williams University
M. Arch. Architecture

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect
Tulane University
B. Arch. Architecture

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer
Tulane University
M. Arch. Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.S. Architecture

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer
California Polytechnic State University
Bachelor of Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager
New Jersey City University
B.S. Finance & International Business

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect
The City College of New York
B. Arch. Architecture
Metropolitan College of New York
M.B.A. Business Administration, Management and Operations

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer
Tongji University
B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Columbia University
Master of Architecture

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer
The University of Hong Kong
B.A. Architecture Studies
Master of Architecture
Columbia University

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer
University of Delaware
B.S. Civil Engineering

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer
Villanova University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer
University of Puerto Rico
B.S. Engineering
New York University
Master of Engineering

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer
Syracuse University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance
New York University
B.S. Accounting and Operations Management

Michele Dickens

Office Manager

Michele Dickens

Office Manager
Institute of Audio Research
Cert. Audio Engineering
Westchester Community College
Cert. Business Management, Accounting

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager
George Washington University
B.F.A. Interior Design
New York School of Interior Design
M.P.S. Sustainable Interior Environments

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager
SUNY at New Paltz
B.A. Sociology
Penn State
M.P.S. Organization Development and Change

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager
Rutgers University
B.A. Psychology, Art History

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant
College of the Holy Cross
B.A. Economics, Accounting
CUNY Hunter College
M.S. Accounting

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal

John J. Meyer, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Civil Engineering

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal

Anthony Stasio, P.E.

Principal
Manhattan College
B.S. Civil Engineering
Manhattan College
M.S. Structural Engineering

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal

Richard Unterthiner, R.A.

Associate Principal
Ontario College of Art and Design, Canada
B. Des. Environmental Design
University of Toronto, Canada
M. Arch. Architecture

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners

Joey Byrne

Principal, Bond Development Partners
Georgetown University
B.S. Finance

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect

Barnabas Katuuo

Sr. Project Architect
City College of New York
Bachelor of Architecture

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer

Zhongzhuo Li, P.E.

Sr. Structural Engineer
Tsinghua University, China
B.S. Civil Engineering
University of Illinois
M.S. Civil Engineering

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager

Jonathan Shea

Sr. Architectural Project Manager
Roger Williams University
B.S. Architecture
Roger Williams University
M. Arch. Architecture

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect

Catherine L. Gonzalez

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect

Robert Deacon, R.A.

Sr. Architect
Tulane University
B. Arch. Architecture

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer

Steven Tsai

Sr. Architectural Designer
Tulane University
M. Arch. Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect

Christine Loche

Sr. Project Architect
New York Institute of Technology
B.S. Architecture

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning

Alex Rippere

Director of Planning
New York Institute of Technology
B.A. Architecture

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer

Philip Weller, Assoc. AIA, CPHD

Sr. Architectural Designer
California Polytechnic State University
Bachelor of Architecture
Columbia University
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager

Tristan Ladores

Project Manager
New Jersey City University
B.S. Finance & International Business

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect

Vanessa Despot, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C)

Restoration Architect
The City College of New York
B. Arch. Architecture
Metropolitan College of New York
M.B.A. Business Administration, Management and Operations

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer

Maggie Zhang

Architectural Designer
Tongji University
B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering
Columbia University
Master of Architecture

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer

Nico Cui

Architectural Designer
The University of Hong Kong
B.A. Architecture Studies
Master of Architecture
Columbia University

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Alexander Lee, EIT

Restoration Engineer
University of Delaware
B.S. Civil Engineering

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer

Bill Brown, EIT

Restoration Engineer
Villanova University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer

Jasmine I. Figueroa

Restoration Engineer
University of Puerto Rico
B.S. Engineering
New York University
Master of Engineering

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer

Taylor Sim

Restoration Engineer
Syracuse University
B.S. Civil Engineering

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance

Vaibhav Patel

VP of Finance
New York University
B.S. Accounting and Operations Management

Michele Dickens

Office Manager

Michele Dickens

Office Manager
Institute of Audio Research
Cert. Audio Engineering
Westchester Community College
Cert. Business Management, Accounting

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager

Jessica Jensen, LEED Green Associate

Operations & Knowledge Manager
George Washington University
B.F.A. Interior Design
New York School of Interior Design
M.P.S. Sustainable Interior Environments

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager

Aly O’Connor

HR and Talent Manager
SUNY at New Paltz
B.A. Sociology
Penn State
M.P.S. Organization Development and Change

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager

Grace Chi

Marketing Manager
Rutgers University
B.A. Psychology, Art History

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant

T.J. Lesser

Staff Accountant
College of the Holy Cross
B.A. Economics, Accounting
CUNY Hunter College
M.S. Accounting
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EDG #20 on Zweig Group’s “Best Firms To Work For” Award
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For the third year in a row, EDG is recognized by Zweig Group for industry-leading workplace practices.

Driverless Cars Turn Manhattan Into A Lush Pedestrian Paradise
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Autonomous vehicles promise to transform life for drivers. EDG designed a concept to incorporate driverless cars into NYC. 

When car ownership fades, this garage is ready for its next life
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If fewer people were to own and drive their own cars, parking lots and garages could be converted to other uses.

The Brilliant Simplicity of New York’s New Times Square
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Times Square celebrates the completion of its six-year transformation from a congested thoroughfare into a European-style piazza.

421-a’s revival incentivizes low-income housing
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Developers will continue to get a city tax break in return for building lower-price rental units.

How tech is making daylighting design more energy efficient
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The emergence of more energy-efficient glazing, along with better lighting design software, is encouraging project teams to give glass another look.

An Honest Look At Affordable Housing In NYC
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What is life really like in NYC’s affordable housing developments? Photographer David Schalliol documents residents in 32 communities.

NYC property values surpass $1 trillion
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As the total value of properties in the five boroughs exceeds $1 trillion, Brooklyn leads the pack with a 16% increase.

Jersey City development boom reaching new heights
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Jersey City is poised to become the largest city in the state with an expected population increase of 8,000 in 2016.

NYC skyscrapers: Tallest buildings that will change NYC’s skyline
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From the Financial District to Central Park, the competition for the tallest building title is transforming Manhattan’s skyline.

Tiny Home Test Drive
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New York Times reporter Penelope Green spends a night in Manhattan’s new micro apartment building, Carmel Place.

Facade of 20-story Greenwich Village apartment building comes loose, forcing officials to brace building
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Firefighters respond to the scene as a large section of brick façade begins to separate from a Greenwich Village apartment building.

42 Star Projects Transforming Architecture in New York City
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World-renowned “starchitects” showcase their talents with innovative and eye-catching building designs found across New York City’s skyline.

Skyscraper at Trade Center Rises From the Inside Out
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