People: De Blasio Hires Deputy Mayor for Housing; Stantec Expands Water Practice
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Vicki Been as deputy mayor for housing and economic development. She has been the Boxer Family Professor at New York University School of Law, an affiliated professor of public policy at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and faculty director of NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy.
Cauldwell Wingate Co. has promoted Andrew Baranello to senior vice president from vice president of major buildings operations.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin has promoted Michael Camporeale to counsel from associate in the law firm’s real estate and construction practices.
Camden, N.J.-based water and wastewater utility company American Water has promoted Kevin Kirwan to senior vice president and chief environmental and operational excellence officer from vice president of operational excellence.
Stantec has expanded its tristate water practice with three hires. Saeid Rashidi is senior principal, tunneling and trenchless engineering practice manager; previously he was an associate vice president and deputy chief tunnel engineer at AECOM. Mark Bartlett is a senior networks engineer; he was a visiting postdoctoral associate at Princeton University and is a fellow at the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Fletcher McKenzie, another senior networks engineer, had been a water wastewater engineer at AECOM.
Andrew Franz Architect PLLC has promoted Anne Mason Kemper to associate from senior architectural designer and project manager.
Todd Yanoff has joined Dewberry as a vice president and department manager of the water and wastewater construction services group in the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan area. He was previously a senior vice president of water and wastewater at ATANE Design and Construction Consultants.
American Global, an insurance and surety brokerage platform dedicated to the construction industry, has hired David Marino as group president and chief operating officer. Marino had been US construction industry leader at Marsh.
McLaren Engineering Group has promoted Jeremy Billig to president; he was the firm’s vice president and New York City regional director.
Rich Schaefer joined New Jersey Transit as chief engineer in the capital planning and program department. Most recently he was an associate vice president and chief bridge engineer at HNTB.
The New York Council of the Society of American Registered Architects, a think tank and professional association, has elected as its president Asaf Yogev, an associate at CTA Architects.
Custom architectural metals and fenestration manufacturer Gamco Corp. has hired Martin Biskup as corporate sales director. Previously he was regional sales leader for AGC Glass North America.
STV has promoted Tertulien “Tony” Augustin to vice president; he had been the civil and highway engineering director.