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Syska Hennessy Promotes Christopher Lay to Associate Partner

International engineering firm Syska Hennessy Group has promoted Christopher Lay to associate partner in the firm’s Washington D.C. office.

Lay joined the firm in 2018 and has nearly 20 years of design experience as an electrical engineer and project manager for a variety of markets, including data centers, secure high-tech facilities, healthcare, life sciences, and multifamily and commercial development.  At Syska, he serves as the supervising engineer of the D.C. electrical team.

“Chris impresses clients and colleagues alike with his ability to address technically challenging issues and manage large multifaceted deliverables in a clear and consistent manner,” said Michael Terrigno, site leader for the D.C. office.  “He also makes sure that every team member feels supported on both a professional and personal level. The collaborative environment that he fosters is one of Syska’s key values.”


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About David Cohen

David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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