Erich De Suza Joins RFI

RFI is pleased to announce that Erich De Suza has joined the firm as a Community Construction Liaison (CCL). Prior to joining RFI Erich worked on infrastructure projects for the Department of Design and Construction. At RFI he is serving as a CCL for NYCDOT’s 207th Street Bridge Recoating project in the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx. Erich’s many interests include basketball and flying.

RFI Tops in Holiday Greetings for Lilker Associates

Developed by the creative team at RFI, Lilker Associates e-holiday card submission received an Award of Excellence at SMPS New York’s 2020 Liberty Awards virtual gala. We’re honored to be recognized by our peers!

The Communicator Award

RFI is pleased to announce that our 30th anniversary video animation RFI Turns 30! has received an 2020 Award of Distinction  from The Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts Communicator Awards, In the category of  “Features Animation/Motion Graphics”.

RFI Turns Thirty

ACE Mentor Program raises over $175,000

The ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York’s Fall Cocktail event at the new Wells Fargo Corporate Headquarters at 30 Hudson Yards on November 13, 2019, raising over $175,000, and exceeding its goal. Over 300 people attended the spectacular venue. Rose Reichman served on the event committee.

From left: Rose Reichman, President, RFI; Sue Veres Royal, Executive Director ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York; Bob Rubin, Construction Disputes, Avoidance and Resolution

RFI Takes Gold in AVA Digital Awards

We are pleased to announce that RFI has received a Gold award from the AVA Digital Awards Competition for the 2018 Loring Holiday Card.

AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication. Work ranges from digital campaigns – to audio and video production – to website development – to social media engagement – to mobile marketing.
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Ace Mentor Program of New Jersey’s 2018 Scholarship Dinner

This year’s highly successful Scholarship Dinner was held at the spectacular Hahnes Building in downtown Newark. RFI’s Ed Marcus, community outreach specialist (l) and Mark LoBello, art director, attended the event. $22,500 in scholarships was awarded to 17 deserving students, six of whom attended the dinner.

RFI on team for Freight-related Transportation Study in Western Monmouth and Southern Mercer Counties, New Jersey

As a sub-consultant to an engineering firm, RFI is providing public outreach services including branding, a public facing project website, print and electronic materials, and publicity. The study will include best practices and recommendations on how to implement improved freight transportation including heavy truck traffic and planned and potential future development of the vacant land in the communities affected.

RFI Celebrates Lilker Associates 2017 EEA Diamond Award for The Beekman

RFI attended the 50th annual Engineering Excellence Awards in New York City on April 1 to honor client Lilker Associates Consulting Engineers for earning top accolades. Recently ranked #3 on Travel + Leisure’s 2017 Best New Hotels, the complex Beekman Hotel and Residences project was recognized for innovative MEP/Fire Protection design. RFI provided writing and design services for the winning entry.