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.

2016 ACE Mentor Program’s Fall Cocktail Reception

The 2016 ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York’s Fall Cocktail Reception was held at Sony’s new corporate headquarters at 25 Madison Avenue on November 7. The event raised over $160,000 for ACE said Rose Reichman, who served on the event committee.

Patti Harris, founder and CEO Licensure LLC (l), with Rose Reichman and Nancy Coopersmith at the event. RFI is working with Licensure on marketing initiatives.

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar Symposium

The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation 4th biennial Teacher-Scholar Symposium was held on October 28 at the New York Academy of Sciences. RFI has been working with the Foundation, which supports the advances in the chemical sciences since 2008.

RFI’s Nancy Coopersmith (l) and Rose Reichman at the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar Symposium.

RFI helps Loring Engineers celebrate 60th anniversary

October was a busy month for RFI. Loring Consulting Engineers celebrated their 60th anniversary with a celebration in NYC at The Glasshouses in Chelsea. Coordinated by RFI, the event topped a year of RFI marketing initiatives, including a new website. On November 1, the Loring website was recognized with a gold award in the digital media category from the MarCom Awards, an international competition for marketing and communications professionals.

(l to r) President Steve Kenah with Loring Scholarship Winner Andres Arango, a student at City College of New York; Chairman Emeritus Barry Maltz; and Chairman/CEO Mike DesRochers at the Loring 60th anniversary celebration.

New York Building Congress Leadership Luncheon

Rose Reichman with New York City School Construction Authority President Lorraine Grillo (l) and Joe Aliotta, Principal and Studio Leader at Perkins Eastman, on May 18, 2016, at the New York Building Congress Leadership Luncheon.

James Storey, Senior Account Executive, Commercial Observer, with Nancy Coopersmith.

RFI wins award for branding WorkSmartNY

RFI has received recognition as a 2016 gold winner for the branding of New York State Department of Transportation’s new DBE orientation program—WorkSmartNY. The award was given by the prestigious 2016 Hermes Award Competition.

RFI on team for New Jersey’s Rebuild by Design, New Meadowlands Project

As a subconsultant to an engineering team, RFI is providing public outreach services for the first phase of the Rebuild by Design New Meadowlands Project: Feasibility Study, Environmental Impact Statement, Design and Construction Administration Services, for the NJ Department of Treasury and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. This $150 million flood mitigation project in the Pilot 1 area of northern New Jersey encompasses portions of the towns of Moonachie, Little Ferry, South Hackensack, Carlstadt and Teterboro. RFI’s scope of work includes branding, print and electronic announcements, ads and newsletters in English and Spanish, and support for the public meetings as part of the EIS process.