Chairman’s Award (non-member)
2019 The ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York
2018 Rick Cotton, Executive Director, Port Authority of NY and NJ
2017 Matthew J. Driscoll, Commissioner, NYS Department of Transportation
2016 Joseph Keane, Vice President and Chief Engineer, MTA Bridges and Tunnels
2015 Richard T. Anderson, President, New York Building Congress
2014 Karen Rae, NYS Deputy Secretary for Transportation
2013 Robert LiMandri, Commissioner, NYC Department of Buildings
2012 Congressman Tim Bishop, Representing 1st District of New York
2012 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New York State
2011 Christopher O. Ward, Executive Director, Port Authority of NY and NJ
2010 Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City
2009 Siemens Corporation (Support of ACEC New York Image Advertising Campaign)
2008 Francis J. Lombardi, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
2007 Elliot G. Sander, Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
2006 David J. Burney, NYC Department of Design and Construction
2005 (no award)
2004 Maria Lehman, Erie County Department of Public Works | John Przepiora, QBS Council
2003 Charles J. Bartha, Commissioner of Suffolk County DPW | Daniel C. Hogan, Crane-Hogan Structural Systems, Inc.
2002 Michael Burton, NYC Department of Design and Construction
2001 Charles DeBenedittis, Tishman Speyer Properties
Engineer of the Year Award (current or retired members)
2019 Charles Gozdziewski, P.E., Hardesty & Hanover
2018 Andrew J. Ciancia, P.E., LEED AP, D.GE, F.ASCE, Langan Engineering
2018 Linda M. Shumaker, P.E., Shumaker Consulting Engineering
2017 Joseph R. Amato, P.E., Cameron Engineering & Associates, LLP
2016 Mitchel W. Simpler, P.E., Jaros, Baum & Bolles
2015 Neil J. Lucey, P.E., WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
2014 John Waltz, P.E., Sidney B. Bowne & Son LLP
2013 Augustine A. DiGiacomo, P.E., Jaros, Baum & Bolles
2012 Orrin B. MacMurray, P.E., C&S Engineers, Inc.
2011 Gary Loesch, P.E., H2M Associates
2010 Larry V. Fairchild
2009 Lewis Damrauer, Lizardos Engineering Associates, P.C. (retired)
2008 Samuel I. Schwartz, Sam Schwartz Engineering PLLC
2007 Chester T. Vogel, M-E Engineers
2006 Paul W. Grosser, P.W. Grosser Consulting Engineer & Hydrogeologist, P.C.
2005 Joseph J. Rixner, Haley & Aldrich of New York
2004 Donald J. Bergmann, Bergmann Associates, Inc.
2003 David T. Biggs, Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C.
2002 Richard L. Tomasetti, Thornton Tomasetti
2001 Bernard Haber, Hardesty & Hanover
New Principal of the Year Award (members)
2019 Maxine Hill, WSP USA
2018 Brian T. Towers, P.E., LEED AP, Jaros, Baum & Bolles
2017 Dr. Sissy Nikolaou, P.E., WSP USA
2016 Josephine Zurica, P.E., Dagher Engineering, PLLC
2015 Alex C. Strasenburgh, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, Pathfinder Engineers & Architects LLP
2014 Brian R. Miller, P.E., LaBella Associates, D.P.C.
2013 Erich Arcement, P.E., PTOE, Sam Schwartz Engineering
2012 Seth Kaeuper, P.E., C&S Engineers, Inc.
2011 Joseph Celentano, P.E., Gibbons, Esposito & Boyce
2010 William P. McCormick, Erdman Anthony
2009 Gregory Corso, CHA
2008 Thomas C. McLaughlin, HDR
2007 Michael J. Squarzini, Thornton Tomasetti
2006 James Hofmann, Stantec Consulting Services Inc
2005 Paul K. Boyce, P.W. Grosser Consulting Engineer & Hydrogeologist, P.C.
2004 Daniel D. Duprey, Jr., Clark Patterson Associates
2003 Paul Skelton, Hardesty & Hanover, LLP
2002 Susan Walter, Earth Tech/TAMS
2001 Greg Kelly, Parsons Brinckerhoff