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Contact: Jennifer Coleman,
Poughkeepsie, NY (March 10, 2016) — The Chazen Companies, a leading provider of engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental consulting, health and safety training and landscape architecture services, today announced the opening of a new branch office in Central New York, and the hiring of an experienced local engineer to manage the office.
Eric Haslam, P.E. has joined Chazen as Director of Engineering Services and Central New York Office Manager. Mr. Haslam is a licensed professional engineer with nearly 20 years of municipal engineering experience, including water, wastewater and stormwater. He will lead Chazen’s growth initiatives in the Central New York region.
“Expanding into Central New York is a logical next step for Chazen as we branch out beyond our roots in the Hudson Valley,” said Chazen’s president, Mark Kastner, P.E. “We are excited about bringing Chazen’s breadth of services to Central New York, and we are confident in Eric’s ability to establish and grow a highly-successful branch office to serve our clients in the region. We look forward to being part of the Central New York community for many years to come.”
Mr. Haslam, a Fabius resident, has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Resource and Forest Engineering, cum laude, from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. Throughout his career Mr. Haslam has been active in a number of professional organizations, including the American Water Works Association and the New York Water Environment Association.
Founded over 65 years ago, The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned professional services firm with an accomplished staff of over 100, including 40 licensed or certified employees and 20 LEED® Accredited Professionals. Chazen serves a diverse range of clients in both the private and public sectors, including land developers, municipalities, utilities, healthcare and educational institutions, architects and state agencies from offices in the Hudson Valley, Capital District, North Country and Central New York.