DeSimone Announces New Leadership Promotions

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August 19, 2015

DeSimone Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce the recent promotions of our four senior members in New York office who continue to play a vital role in the firm’s commitment to design excellence and creating valuable client relationships.

Managing Principal

Mukesh M. Parikh, PE

Mukesh joined DeSimone in 1999 and specializes in providing innovative and cost-effective structural design. He has extensive experience in large-scale and high-rise residential, mixed-use and hospitality projects across the country and overseas.



James J. Bonanno, PE

Jim joined DeSimone in 1995 and has extensive experience in large mixed-use and high-rise residential projects. His knowledge of steel and concrete design, construction techniques and a hands-on approach have contributed to the successful completion of many challenging projects.

Mark B. Plechaty, PE

Mark joined DeSimone in 1995 and his use of innovative schemes has helped complete complex projects within budget and on schedule. He has a well-rounded balance of new construction, renovation, and international work and is familiar with many construction techniques and materials.

Joseph Savalli, PE

Joe joined DeSimone in 1997 and has over 24 years of industry experience. His work for the firm focuses primarily on the design and peer review of new structures. Joe specializes in concrete and steel high-rise mixed use projects that contain retail, office, residential and educational spaces.


About DeSimone Consulting Engineers

DeSimone Consulting Engineers provides high-quality, creative structural engineering services to architects, owners, and developers. Founded in New York City in 1969, DeSimone has grown to have nine offices worldwide. Located in New York, Miami, San Francisco, New Haven, Las Vegas, Boston, Chicago, Abu Dhabi, and Medellín, our offices are organized to support our clients around the globe. To date, we have designed projects throughout the United States and 18 countries.