The LiRo Group, a national project and construction management, architecture, engineering and technology firm, has promoted Anthony Caggiano to Vice President.
He will continue to lead the storage tank and remediation group within LiRo’s Environmental Division.
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Syosset, N.Y., LiRo operates regional offices in New York City and throughout New York State.
The firm’s offices are also located in Jersey City, N.J.; Scranton, Penn.; and Stamford, Conn. The company employs more than 950 construction managers, engineers, architects, planners, BIM and GIS specialists, and other construction and support professionals nationwide.
Over the past 25 years, Caggiano has been instrumental in coordinating construction management and Design-Build services for 10 consecutive New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC) contracts, with a total contract value of $192 million. These projects have encompassed work at more than 800 individual sites and involved designing, installing and testing underground storage tank (UST) and above-ground storage tank (AST) systems for gasoline, diesel motor fuel, alcohol mix motor fuel, lube oils and heating oils.
Since joining LiRo in 1994, Caggiano has provided services for numerous public agencies. In addition to the NYC DDC, these included New York City’s Fire Department, Department of Sanitation, Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Parks & Recreation, Police Department, Housing Authority and Housing Preservation and Development, as well as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Nassau County Department of Public Works.
Caggiano holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the City College of New York, and has multiple OSHA and underground storage tank certifications.
LiRo’s current and recent projects in New York City and in the greater New York area include the $10.2 billion East Side Access Long Island Rail Road expansion, New York City’s $640 million post-Hurricane Sandy Rapid Repairs temporary shelter-in-place program and the State of New Jersey’s $650 million housing Rehabilitation, Reconstruction, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) program.
The firm’s projects throughout the U.S. also include construction management services for the Los Angeles Unified School District’s 800-school construction and modernization program, the new Vista Mesa Middle School in Los Angeles and the $49 million Southern Connecticut State University Academic and Laboratory Building in New Haven, Conn.