The LiRo Group Welcomes Bernard (Bernie) McNeilly, PE, as Executive Vice President

October 13, 2023

Previously as President-Northeast Region WSP USA, Bernie was responsible for the continued growth of one of the leading engineering firms in the state of New York. He played an integral role in high-profile projects in New York City including the LaGuardia Central Terminal Building PPP, Gateway Trans Hudson Tunnels, the Raising of the Roadway on the Bayonne Bridge, the Widening of the NJ Turnpike 6-9 Interchanges, and the Restoration of the WTC transportation system.

At LiRo, he is responsible for the delivery and growth of the design capabilities of the firm. This includes civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, tele- communications, architecture and sustainable design, GIS/Survey as well as BIM/virtual design and construction services for public and private clients alike. The spotlight is on client delivery in the Northeast Corridor with responsibility for strategy, execution and delivery for all design markets and services.

“Under Bernie’s leadership, our goal is to strengthen our engineering group across the Northeast Corridor drawing on his extensive experience in engineering on some of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects. With emphasis on engineering, we will strengthen our infrastructure services, offering support to our clients at each stage of project delivery” said Richard Cavallaro, chief executive officer of the LiRo Group.

Speaking on his new role with LiRo, Bernie shared his enthusiasm, “These are exciting times at LiRo and I am happy to join the team to continue to deliver well to our clients in the Northeast.”

Bernie has a master’s degree in management and a bachelor’s degree in structural engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and holds a professional engineering license in multiple states.

We are delighted to have Bernie join the LiRo team. He comes with superior industry knowledge and an impeccable reputation as a team builder and problem solver. He is a welcome addition to our senior management team and the GISI family.

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