Jim Cockinos

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Jim Cockinos

Jim Cockinos

James G. Cockinos, AIA, Head of the Merritt & Harris Construction Monitoring Group, was promoted to Principal of the firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois, and an Architectural Studies degree from City College of New York. He is a Registered Architect in the State of New York and is a Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and New York Society of Architects (NYSA). Mr. Cockinos joined Merritt & Harris in 1998 as a Project Manager, and was named Senior Associate in 2004. He was subsequently appointed Head of the… Read More

Edward Bellavigna

Edward Bellavigna

Edward J. Bellavigna, AIA, Head of the Merritt & Harris Property Condition Assessment (PCA) Group, was promoted to Principal of the firm. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from City College of New York and a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from City College of New York. He is a Registered Architect in the State of New York and is a Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Mr. Bellavigna joined Merritt & Harris in 1998 as a Project Manager for Property Condition Assessments. In 2010, he was appointed Group Leader of the Property Condition Assessments Group, overseeing… Read More

George Vonortas

George Vonortas

George Vonortas, AIA, Project Manager in the Property Condition Assessment Group, was promoted to Senior Associate. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from City College of New York, and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from City College of New York. He is a Registered Architect in the State of New York and a Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Mr. Vonortas joined Merritt & Harris in 2011 as a Project Manager with the Property Condition Assessment Group. His job responsibilities include the review of design drawings and specifications, the field observation of existing properties, the coordination… Read More

Joseph Marciano

Joseph Marciano

Joseph Marciano, P.E., LEED AP, Senior Associate, Mechanical Engineer, was promoted to Head of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Group, and Member of the Firm’s Management Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree from Cornell University, and a Construction Management Diploma from the Real Estate Institute at New York University. He is a Professional Engineer in the State of New York, a LEED Accredited Professional, Commissioning and Green Building Advisor, and Faculty Professor at Mechanics Institute – General Society of Mechanics and Trade. He is also a Member of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning… Read More

Margaret Asimakis

Margaret Asimakis

Margaret Asimakis, P.E., LEED AP, Structural Engineer, was promoted to Head of Structural Engineering Group. She holds a Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Southern California (concentration in Seismic), and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a Licensed Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional. She is also a Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and a Graduate Member of the Institute of Structural Engineers (UK) Ms. Asimakis, joined Merritt & Harris in 2011 as a Project Manager in both the Property Condition Assessment and… Read More