DeSimone Consulting Engineering Celebrates New Structural Engineering Leaders

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December 21, 2022

DeSimone is pleased to announce the recent promotions of Jarret Johnson and Brian Schenck to the position of Principal in the firm’s structural engineering practice. The two joined DeSimone on the same day in 2004 and over the last two decades have each set themselves apart as leaders at DeSimone and in the industry at large.

Jarret Johnson, Associate Principal

Promotion: Jarret Johnson, Principal | Boston


Jarret Johnson is the Principal in charge of the DeSimone’s Boston office. He began his career in the New York office, where he established himself as a technical leader managing some of the office’s most challenging projects. Jarret’s past experience has concentrated on new construction, specifically high-rise residential, institutional, and hospitality developments. He is currently spearheading DeSimone’s Life-Science practice efforts with active ground-up and retrofit projects throughout the Northeast region of the US. Jarret Johnson’s portfolio includes 2 Harbor Life-Science Center, a 500,000 sf life science project in Boston’s Seaport; Winthrop Center, a 54-story, 1,447,000 sf, mixed-use development that is one of the tallest structures in Boston; and Liberty Museum, a 26,000 sf museum located on Liberty Island, the home of the Statue of Liberty in New York.


Brian Schenck, Principal | New York


Brian Schenck is a Principal in DeSimone’s New York office with over 18 years of experience specializing in renovation, conversion, and structural remediation for all types of structures. In addition to his structural design work, Brian works closely with DeSimone’s construction consulting practice to provide clients with multidisciplinary integrated service. His project experience includes the Zwirner Gallery, a 30,000 sf LEED Certified gallery featuring an exposed concrete facade in Manhattan; 15 Union Square West, the renovation and expansion of the 7-story former Tiffany & Co. Headquarters; 20 Pine, the residential conversion of a 38-story, 690,000 sf commercial building in New York’s Financial District; and 5 Madison Avenue, a 40-story office structure converted to a luxury hotel.