The LANDTECH Team

LANDTECH is a multi-disciplinary engineering firm located in Westport, Connecticut made up of civil engineers, site planners and environmental and wetland scientists. Established in 1979, the company is dedicated to combining innovative design with environmental science and conscientious development.

Clients include commercial businesses, private homeowners, municipalities and government agencies and municipalities, land-use attorneys, school boards and town agencies. The diversity of disciplines within the firm provides clients with a comprehensive approach to each project, from concept to completion.

Leadership

Peter T. Romano


Principal

Peter T. Romano


Principal

Pete Romano runs our company. He has over 30 years of experience in civil engineering, site planning, permit coordination, project team management and construction administration. Pete has overseen public projects for state and local municipalities and provided consultation, engineering and planning to private development firms for residential, commercial and retail projects. • Contact Pete Romano

Andy Soumelidis, PE


Principal

Andy Soumelidis, PE


Principal

Andy is a principal in the firm, with years of experience and expertise in site design, hydraulic and hydrologic studies, stormwater management, sanitary systems, and erosion and sediment control. He oversees feasibility assessments, site planning and design services for our clients. Andy holds a B.S.C.E. from WPI and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Connecticut.

Brian Carey


Director of Environmental Services

Brian Carey


Director of Environmental Services

Brian manages our Environmental Services projects. Most recently he was Conservation Director for the Town of Fairfield, overseeing wetland and watercourses. He managed open space land-use planning and created and managed the town's Tidal Wetlands Restoration program. Previously he worked on Stratford’s award-winning Long Beach Restoration Project and helped create and fund their $4m Brownfield Program.

James Rotondo PE


Director of Engineering Services

James Rotondo PE


Director of Engineering Services

Jim is a Professional Engineer with over 35 years of experience in design, permitting and construction oversight. He has designed and managed hundreds of public and private commercial, residential and mixed-use development projects. His work includes site development engineering, stormwater management and utility design, site planning and permitting. Jim holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University.

Team

Thomas Ryder


Senior Associate · Certified Ecologist ·
Biologist · Wetland Scientist

Thomas Ryder


Senior Associate · Certified Ecologist ·
Biologist · Wetland Scientist

Tom is a certified ecologist with 30 years' experience consulting for corporations, landowners, and federal, state and local government agencies. His expertise is in tidal wetland evaluations and restoration, environmental assessments, coastal resource management, and shoreline stabilization. He holds an MS in biology and is a past president of the CT Association of Wetland Scientists.

Anthony Zemba CHMM


Senior Environmental Analyst ·
Certified Ecologist and Soil Scientist

Anthony Zemba CHMM


Senior Environmental Analyst ·
Certified Ecologist and Soil Scientist

Anthony is a certified ecologist, soil scientist, and hazardous materials manager. He assists private clients, federal, state, and local agencies and NGOs in natural resource management, ecological risk assessment, habitat restoration, and biodiversity conservation. Anthony has managed the Connecticut Wetland In Lieu Fee Program for Audubon Connecticut since 2016.

Luke Stietzel PLS


Director of Survey

Luke Stietzel


Director of Survey

With over 17 years of experience in land surveying, Luke’s areas of expertise include surveys for boundary & property, right of way, bridges, drone, land titles, subdivisions, construction, bathymetrical and topographic surveys and FEMA flood elevation certification. Luke was with the CT Dept. of Transportation and has Associates Degrees from Paul Smith in Forestry and Land Surveying.

Curt Lowenstein, PE


Associate Engineer

Curt Lowenstein, PE


Associate Engineer

Curt has been with LANDTECH for four years, and has earned his Professional Engineer license. He provides site design and planning and creates engineering schematics and documentation needed for permitting processes. Previously Curt spent several years providing infrastructure design and construction phase services for state municipalities. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Tom Deilus LS


Manager of Survey

Tom Deilus LS


Manager of Survey

Tom is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the state of Connecticut. After managing his 100-year-old family firm for three decades, he joins LandTech as Senior Associate and Manager of Survey. Tom oversees field crews and is lead on land record research, producing data for property surveys. He has provides land survey and land use services to contractors, developers, architects, engineers, landscape architects and homeowners throughout Connecticut.

Sean McFadden, PE


Associate Engineer

Sean McFadden, PE


Associate Engineer

Sean's work includes site design, drafting and coordination of permitting processes working with state and local agencies on both our residential and commercial projects. Prior to coming to LANDTECH, he spent two years working with William H Gordon Associates of West Virginia. Sean holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Penn State University.

Samantha Cheruk


Environmental Scientist · GIS Analyst

Samantha Cheruk


Environmental Scientist · GIS Analyst

After working with us an intern during school, Samantha Cheruk went on to join the LANDTECH team straight out Villanova University where she graduated with a degree in Environmental Science. Samantha is a GIS Specialist and splits her time between the office and technical work in the field. She maps project sites, monitors ongoing progress and prepares applications and reports.

Maria Attra


Account Manager

Maria Attra


Account Manager

Maria has over 20 years of experience in management in engineering and real estate. She has a proven track record of senior-level executive support and financial management. Her ability to streamline processes, predict needs, maximize efficiency, and build professional relationships plays a big role in helping clients and team members solve problems. Our clients also rave about Maria's commitment to sterling customer service.

Of Counsel

Michael J. Bartos, Jr. PE


Engineering Consultant Emeritus

Michael J. Bartos, Jr. PE


Engineering Consultant Emeritus

Mike has been a valued partner at LANDTECH for over 30 years, overseeing our engineering staff and supervising design and management of major civil and environmental engineering projects. Mike announced formal plans to retire earlier in the year, but continues to consult on various projects.

Christoper P. Allan


Senior Associate · Professional Soil Scientist ·
Professional Wetland Scientist

Christoper P. Allan


Senior Associate · Professional Soil Scientist ·
Professional Wetland Scientist

Chris Allan's work with LANDTECH has included environmental consulting, analysis, and design since 1984. He provides environmental impacts and evaluations, creation, restoration and assessment of upland and wetland habitats, and work on stormwater, sedimentation and erosion control, and land-use projects.

Image Credits

Photography by Neil Landino, Marina White, and Jeff Seaver


Contact Us

Contact LANDTECH for a free consultation to discuss your project needs and how LANDTECH can help.
Call us at (203) 454-2110 · Email us hello@landtechconsult.com · Write us at 518 Riverside Ave, Westport CT 06880