About Us

Our Team

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  • td_retouched THOMAS G. DAMIANO, P.E Principal (1935 - 2016)
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    Education

    City University of New York - Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

    Experience

    Mr. Damiano founded the firm in 1972 with Pat Barile. He dedicated more than 50 years of his life to the profession of engineering. By the time of his retirement in 2008 Damiano Barile Engineers, visit this P.C. was one of the leading engineering firms in the region. In addition to extensive experience in public school work, institutional, commercial, residential and industrial projects. His commitment to sound, practical engineering principles is a hallmark of the firm’s portfolio.

  • pat-barile PAT M. BARILE, Principal (Retired)
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    Education

    University of New York State

    Pratt Institute

    Experience

    Mr. Barile dedicated more than 50 years to the art and science of engineering design.  With his guidance Damiano Barile Engineers, P.C. became one of the region’s leading consulting engineering firms.  Mr. Barile started his career in the early 1950's and served in Rome, Italy as Liaison Consultant for the Place Victoria Project in Montreal, Canada.  In the 1960's he continued his pursuit of excellence in engineering and was the lead mechanical engineer and project manager on such important projects as the Hudson River Museum Complex in Yonkers, NY.  He also supervised the design and construction of the Forest Biology Laboratory and Library buildings for the State University of New York, Syracuse, NY.  In 1972 Mr. Barile joined Tom Damiano in establishing our firm.  Together they developed a practice that fosters a collegial approach to the profession of engineering emphasizing robust, practical solutions with our client’s interest placed first.  He maintains regular contact with the firm and is an invaluable resource for engineering expertise.

  • LB LAURENCE J. BARILE, PE, LEED AP – Principal
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    EDUCATION

    Manhattan College - B.E. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering


    EXPERIENCE

    Mr. Barile has 30+ years of in-depth experience in HVAC design and modern commercial and institutional building construction.  As president of the firm he provides leadership in setting company goals and overall philosophy.  He personally oversees the planning, design and construction of many of the firm’s projects and maintains involvement on all projects.  Mr. Barile is a second generation owner and literally “grew up in the business”.  Joining the team at the age of 11 as an unpaid office boy, he worked his way up through the ranks as a draftsman, designer, engineer and project manager.  He was a pioneer in the field of computer aided drafting and design (CADD).  Upon graduation from Manhattan College Mr. Barile joined Syska and Hennessey in their NY City office where he was one of the early adopters of AutoCAD for that firm.  Today Mr. Barile continues his commitment to advancing the field of building design to ensure a sustainable built environment for future generations.


    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    Post Road Elementary School - White Plains, New York

    • 2010 Completed LEED Gold Equivalent Building
    • Geothermal HVAC, Solar Domestic Hot Water, Energy Recovery Ventilation, Daylighting Controls, EnergyStar Score of 100 out of 100

    Mount Kisco Library - Mount Kisco, New York

    • 2009 Completed Sustainable Building
    • Geothermal HVAC, Energy Recovery Ventilation, Daylighting Controls

    Norwood E. Jackson Correctional Center - Valhalla, New York

    • Rehabilitation of “F” Unit Housing (Gut Renovation including Air Conditioning and full Smoke Control System)
    • Life Safety Improvements (Fire Alarm, Sprinkler and Smoke Purge/Ventilation Systems)

    Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center - New Hampton, New York

    • Central Chiller Plant
    • Additions and Alterations to Building No. 2 (Housing Unit)
    • Additions and Alterations to Building No. 45 (Rehabilitation Unit)


    REGISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

    Licensed Professional Engineer - New York, Connecticut

    LEED Accredited Professional

    National Society of Professional Engineers

    American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers - ASHRAE

    Manhattan College Mechanical Engineering Department Board of Advisors

    ACE Mentor

  • PG PAUL J. GALLAGHER, P.E. Principal
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    EDUCATION

    Villanova University - Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering


    EXPERIENCE

    Mr. Gallagher joined the firm in 1992.  He has more than 25 years experience in mechanical systems design.  Mr. Gallagher serves as Principal-In-Charge and Project Manager on many of the firm’s projects.  In 1999 he earned the position of Associate and in 2008 became a partner in the firm.  Mr. Gallagher is the client point of contact and performs HVAC, try Plumbing, Potable Water Systems and Fire Protection design, construction administration, probable costing, allocation of office work flow, and project coordination of all trades.


    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division - White Plains, New York

    • Campus Wide Site Utilities Replacement
    • Critical Infrastructure Improvements throughout Campus

    Westchester Community College - Valhalla, New York

    • Campus Wide Master Plan and Site Utility Replacement
    • Harold Drimmer Library Addition and Alterations

    Westchester County Airport - White Plains, New York

    • Office Relocation and Observation Deck

    Dutchess Community College - Poughkeepsie, New York

    • Taconic Hall and Student Center Boiler Plant Replacement

    Yonkers Public Schools - Yonkers, New York

    • Construction Projects and Building Conditions Evaluations in more than
    • 30 School Buildings

    Mount Vernon Central School District - Mt. Vernon, New York

    • Energy Performance Contract
    • Boiler Plant Replacement at 8 Buildings

    Norwood E. Jackson Correctional Center - Valhalla, New York

    • Life Safety Improvements (Fire Alarm, Sprinkler and Smoke Purge/Ventilation Systems)
    • Penitentiary Demolition and Renovation
    • New Penitentiary


    REGISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

    Licensed Professional Engineer - New York

    National Fire Protection Association - NFPA

  • VR VINCENT RESTIVO, Senior Electrical Engineer
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    EDUCATION

    Manhattan College - B.E. Electrical Engineering


    EXPERIENCE

    Mr. Restivo joined the firm in 1998.  In 1999 he earned the position of Senior Electrical Engineer and Project Manager for the firm, seek he supervises and performs the design of electrical power and lighting and fire alarm/security systems, calculating of probable costs, construction administration and coordination of trades.  In 2016 he earned the position of Senior Associate.  Prior to joining the firm Mr. Restivo was a project engineer with Edwards & Zuck, P.C. and Jack Green Associates in New York responsible for electrical design including projects in the NBC Building at Rockefeller Center. Mr. Restivo also held the position of Project Manager for Turner Construction where he oversaw the construction of complex projects in Stamford, CT and Brooklyn, NY.


    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    James Harmon Community Center - Hastings-On-Hudson, New York

    • New Building

    North Castle Hergenhan Recreation Center - Armonk, New York

    • Adaptive Re-use of Classic Fire House Building

    Norwood E. Jackson Correctional Center - Valhalla, New York

    • Life Safety Improvements (Fire Alarm, Sprinkler and Smoke Purge/Ventilation Systems)
    • New Penitentiary
    • Old Jail East and West Block Gut Renovations with Power and Lighting Upgrades
    • Old Jail Fire Alarm and Public Address Replacement (8 Buildings)

    Bronxville School District - Bronxville New York

    • Electric Service Replacement

    Camp Eden Village UJA - Putnam Valley, New York

    • Electrical Distribution Upgrade (24 Buildings)

    Newburgh Enlarged School District - Newburgh, New York

    • Excel Renovations
    • Electrical Distribution Upgrades

    Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District - Port Chester, New York

    • Additions and Alterations to 6 Schools
    • Evaluation Reports for Existing Normal and Computer Power (MS and HS)
    • Upgrades to Normal and Computer Power Distribution at Middle School and High School
  • AH ANGELICA K. HERMANTO, LC, LEED AP – Electrical Engineer
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    EDUCATION

    The Pennsylvania State University

    Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (Electrical/Lighting)


    EXPERIENCE

    Ms. Hermanto joined the firm in 2013.  She has more than 14 years experience in design and construction management.  As project manager and project engineer she is responsible for the design of electrical distribution, store lighting and fire alarm systems, unhealthy project management, pilule scope review, coordination of trades and construction supervision.  In 2016 she earned the position of Associate.  Prior to joining the firm Ms. Hermanto was an electrical engineer with WSP Group (formerly Flack + Kurtz) Consulting Engineers in Manhattan NY for 11 years.


    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    Roslyn Union Free School District - Roslyn, New York

    • 40 Million dollar district wide renovation and addition project consisting of
    • 6 buildings and a bus garage

    Lakeland Central School District - Shrub Oak, New York

    • Performed district wide building condition surveys
    • New emergency generator design for 7 schools

    Darien Public Schools - Darien, Connecticut

    • Performed district wide building condition surveys
    • New emergency generator design for 4 schools

    UJA Federation - New York, New York

    • Performed building condition surveys for UJA Federation, including 9 JCC buildings

    Yonkers Public Library Grinton Will Branch - Yonkers, New York

    • Façade lighting design

    US Embassies - Kathmandu, Capetown, Togo, Lome and Kabul (WSP Group)

    • New construction of US embassy multi-building compound overseas
    • Obtained clearance for classified design.

    Battery Park Site 2A, 15 Central Park West, 440 Park Ave. - New York, NY (WSP Group)

    • New construction of 3 residential high rise condominium buildings

    MGM City Center–Aria Resort & Casino Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV (WSP Group)

    • New construction of high rise hotel, casino podium and convention center
    • First Casino in US to obtain LEED certification


    REGISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

    LEED Accredited Professional

    Lighting Certified - National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)

    Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)  -  Member

  • TA THOMAS AZZOLINI, Mechanical Engineer
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    Education

    Westchester Community College


    Experience

    Mr. Azzolini joined the firm in 2008. As Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager he prepares feasibility studies and is responsible for the design of HVAC and Plumbing systems. Mr. Azzolini also produces final mechanical drawings, cure specifications and probable cost figures. During construction he generates construction observation reports, web and shop drawing reviews. He works closely with our  clients to insure that the project goals are clearly understood and met by our services. Prior to joining the firm Mr. Azzolini was a project engineer with Mehandes Engineering in New York.


    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    Westchester Community College – Valhalla, cost New York

    • Technology Classroom Building (2 Floors) – Complete Renovations Including Design of Hot Water Plant, Chiller Plant, Energy Recovery HVAC Systems and Equipment layouts to meet latest New York State and School Requirements

    Hempstead Town Hall - Hempstead, New York

    • Complete Renovations Office Building (4 Floors) Including Design of Chiller Plant, Boiler Plant, HVAC Systems and Equipment Layouts

    Guiding Eyes For The Blind – Paterson, New York

    • New Office Building and Guide Dog Breeding Training Facility, Including Design of Boiler Plant, Energy Recovery HVAC Systems and Equipment Layouts

    Norwood E. Jackson Correctional Center – Valhalla, New York

    • Old Jail East and West Block (3 Floors in Each Building) - Complete Renovations Including Design of Steam To Hot Water Heating Plant, Energy Recovery HVAC Systems, Smoke Exhaust Systems and Equipment Layouts

    Westchester County Airport – White Plains, New York

    • Departure/Arrival Building – New Office Addition and Observation Deck Addition Including HVAC Systems and Equipment Layouts
  • RM RICHARD MUENKEL, LEED GA Mechanical Engineer
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    EDUCATION

    University of Detroit - Bachelor Mechanical Engineering

    Center For Professional Advancement – East Brunswick, dosage NJ
    Heat/Cooling Load Methods


    EXPERIENCE

    Mr. Muenkel joined the firm in 2008 and has more than 30 years experience in building design and construction. He serves as project manager and project engineer for HVAC, Plumbing and Sprinkler design.  His extensive experience includes the preparation of energy models and calculation of payback periods for energy saving measures.  Rick’s attention to detail and collaborative approach to design help maintain the firm’s lasting client relationships. In 2016 he earned the position of Associate.  Prior to joining the firm Mr. Muenkel was a project engineer with Gerard Associates in Middletown, NY.


    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    Guiding Eyes For The Blind - Patterson, New York

    • Canine Development Center – Additions and Alterations
    • Breeding, Whelping, Lodging, Medical and Training Areas
    • Sustainable Features included High Efficiency Lighting, Radiant Floors and Energy Recovery Ventilation

    Catskill Central School District  – Catskill, New York

    • Superintendant’s Office Alterations
    • Boiler Replacement

    Westchester County Playland Park – Rye, New York

    • Bathhouse Restoration Boiler Replacement
    • Bathhouse Sprinkler System Replacement

    Ramsey Free Public Library – Ramsey, NJ

    • Gut Renovation of Existing Building
    • Ultra-High Efficiency Boiler Plant and HVAC Systems

    Brewster Central School District – Brewster, New York

    • HH Wells Middle School Additions and Alterations


    ACCREDITATIONS

    LEED Green Associate

  • WG WILFREDO GAN, CAD Draftsman
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  • 12 SHARMIN RAHMAN, E.I.T. - Electrical Engineer
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    Education

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

    Experience

    Ms. Rahman joined the firm in 2015. She has more than 9 years experience in design and construction management. As project manager and project engineer she is responsible for the design of electrical distribution, viagra buy lighting, security and fire alarm systems, project management, scope review, coordination of trades and construction supervision. Prior to joining the firm Ms. Rahman was a project design engineer with Barbaro Electric in Manhattan, NY.

    Representative Experience Includes:

    Eastchester Union Free School District - Eastchester, New York

    • 5-Year SED Building Conditions Survey
    • Additions and Alterations to High School

    Lawrence Union Free School District - Cedarhurst, New York

    • Elevator Upgrade
    • Toilet Renovations
    • New Vestibule and Corridor Renovations
    • Gym Bleacher Replacement

    Mount Vernon City School District - Mount Vernon, New York

    • Elementary School Renovations

    Westchester County Center - White Plains, New York

    • Loading Dock Addition

    Yonkers Public Schools - Yonkers, New York

    • Elementary School Front Office Relocation

    Croton Water Treatment Plant - Bronx, New York (Petrocelli Electric Co. Inc.)

    • Project Engineer for installation of site lighting and security system

    Yankee Stadium - Bronx, New York (Siemens Electric)

    • Project Engineer for installation of fire alarm system and scoreboard

    REGISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

    • Certification in Fundamentals of Engineering (E.I.T.) NY
    • Society of Women Engineers
  • ks KADIR SEREN - Electrical Engineer
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    Education

    SUNY Maritime College - Bachelor in Electrical Engineering

    Uludag University - Associate of Science in Control Systems Technology

    Experience

    Mr. Seren joined the firm in 2015. He has more than 8 years experience in design and construction management. As project manager and project engineer he is responsible for the design of electrical distribution, online lighting and fire alarm systems, check project management, scope review, coordination of trades and construction supervision. Prior to joining the firm Mr. Seren was an Electrical Engineer with Cosentini Associates in Manhattan, NY.

    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    Brewster Central School District - Brewster, New York

    • High School Additions and Alterations
    • High School Additional Services - Serving Line Change

    Bronxville School District - Bronxville, New York

    • Library Renovation

    Mount Vernon City School District - Mount Vernon, New York

    • Pennington Elementary School Addition and Alterations

    Stamford First Presbyterian Church - Stamford, Connecticut

    • Catering Kitchen - ADA Upgrades
    • Phase 2 Renovations

    AT&T Data Centers - New York, NY & Philadelphia ,PA (Cosentini Associates)

    • Infrastructure Renovations
    • Data Center Load Management
    • ARC Flash, Short Circuit & Coordination Study
    • UPS Replacement

    UBS Financial Services - Newark, NJ (Cosentini Associates)

    • Generator, UPS Commissioning Services

    Equinix Global - Newark, NJ (Cosentini Associates)

    • UPS Replacement
    • ARC Flash, Short Circuit & Coordination Study
  • ZS ZACHARY J. SHECHTMAN E.I.T - Mechanical Engineer
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    Education

    University of Vermont

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    Minor in Mathematics

    Experience

    Mr. Shechtman joined the firm in 2015. As Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager he is responsible for the design of HVAC/Plumbing. Mr. Shechtman also produces final mechanical drawings, tadalafil specifications and probable cost figures. During construction he generates construction observation reports, and shop drawing reviews. He works closely with our clients to insure that the project goals are clearly understood and met by our services.

    REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

    4 Westchester Park Drive – Harrison, New York

    • Tenant Fit Out – HVAC Plans (2 Suites)

    Eastchester Union Free School District – Eastchester, New York

    • High Priority Infrastructure Work-Oil Tank Replacements at (3 Elementary Schools)

    Holy Innocents Roman Catholic Church – Pleasantville, New York

    • Rooftop HVAC Unit Replacement

    UJA Federation – Brooklyn, Commack & Bronx, New York

    • Catering Kitchen - ADA Upgrades
    • Preventative Maintenance Study (3 Buildings)

    REGISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

    • Certification in Fundamentals of Engineering (E.I.T.) NY
    • Member of Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi
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