Steven Snyder is a co-founder and principal of Engineering Solutions, PLLC. He has designed and managed over hundreds of projects. His hands on approach enables him to work effectively with both the design professionals and the installing contractors to ensure a smooth process from conceptual design through construction.
Prior to starting Engineering Solutions, PLLC, Mr. Snyder was Director of Engineering and Partner with LWC, a design/build firm in NYC. While with LWC, he was responsible for all aspects of engineering including mechanical engineering and plumbing design, load and cost analysis, project management and field supervision.
Mr. Snyder is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He holds professional engineering licenses in the States of New York and Connecticut.
John Ryan is a co-founder and principal of Engineering Solutions, PLLC. He practices mechanical engineering design and project management. He has direct client and design interface, supervises design and operations, and performs quality assurance reviews.
Prior to Engineering Solutions, PLLC, Mr. Ryan ran his own engineering consulting business delivering HVAC, plumbing and sprinkler engineering design, load and cost analysis, project management and field supervision services. In past roles, Mr. Ryan was a project manager responsible for multi-trade project communications, design and coordination with Flack & Kurtz, a major New York consulting engineering firm, and IP Group, a boutique engineering firm focused on high-end residential projects.
Mr. Ryan completed the Executive MBA program at New York University and received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from City College of New York. Mr. Ryan holds professional engineering licenses in the States of New York and New Jersey.
Chris Mias, a licensed and experienced engineer, is familiar with all aspects of the MEP industry including HVAC, plumbing, sprinkler, fire alarm, and electrical systems, specializing mainly in the latest VRF technologies. Mr. Mias excels in providing innovative and integrated designs that are catered specifically to the type of project at hand, including high end residential renovations, ground up apartment buildings, schools, restaurants, and commercial tenant fitouts.
Mr. Mias oversees the entire design process from preliminary design development, thermal load calculations, and existing system surveys to submittal reviews, inspections, and signoffs, and everything in between. Focusing on a close client dialogue, Mr. Mias acquires detailed information regarding cost and space constraints, desired functionality and flexibility, and energy efficiency with the available infrastructure.
Mr. Mias started working for Engineering Solutions, PLLC in October of 2010 after graduating Manhattan College in the Bronx with a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to that, he earned his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2009.
Mr. Mias received his professional engineering license in December of 2014 in the State of New York. He is an active participant in ASHRAE, NSPE, and ASME.