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Daniel R. Hershberg, P.E. & L.S., Managing Partner

Dan graduated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1962 and worked for one year in Montclair, NJ for Goodkind & O’Dea designing bridges. Since 1963 he has been associated with Hershberg & Hershberg and its predecessor firms. He became a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in 1968 and a Licensed Professional Engineer in 1970. Dan is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the New York Society of Professional Engineers, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and the National Society of Professional Surveyors.. He has been a presentor for a number of professional seminars on survey and approval processes as well as stormwater management.  50 Years

Abraham F. Sofer, R.A., Partner

Avrum was educated in Israel. He graduated from Histadrut Architecture Training School in 1965. Avrum was employed at other firms for 9 years before coming to work for Hershberg & Hershberg in 1974. He became a Registered Architect in 1984 and is a Member of the American Institute of Architects.  In 1987 Avrum became a partner in the firm.  38 Years

Francis G. McCloskey, P.L.S., Partner

Frank Graduated Paul Smith's College with an Associates Degree in Land Surveying & Forestry in 1976). He became a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in 1981. Frank joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 1986 after 9 years of experience with other firms. He is a member of the Eastern New York Society of Land Surveyors. In 1987 Frank became a partner in the firm.  27 Years

William K. Mafrici, I.E., Principal Designer

Bill graduated with an Associates Degree in Construction Technology from Hudson Valley Community College in 1983. Bill joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 1985 after 2 years of experience with other companies.  28 Years

Gregory R. Tice, Project Surveyor

Greg graduated with an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Hudson Valley Community College in 1984. Greg joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 1984 after 1 year of experience with other companies.   29 Years

Virginia A. Wink, Office Manager

Ginny joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 1976 after 7 years with other companies.  37 Years

Michele L. Wait, Project Designer

Michele graduated with an Associates Degree with an Industrial Technology/Drafting Option from Hudson Valley Community College in 1989. Michele joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 1990 after 1 year of experience with other firms.  23 Years

Sean McCloskey, CAD Designer

Sean joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 2003. 10 Years

Antonio V. Chillemi, Survey Draftsperson

Tony joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 2005. 8 Years

Matthew McCloskey, Survey Technician

Matt joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 2006. 7 Years

Edward Tauss, Survey Technician

Ed joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 2004. 9 Years.

Stacey L. Rhodes, Billing and Appointment Clerk

Stacey joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 2007. 6 Years

Debra J. Mafrici, Research Assistant

Debbie joined Hershberg & Hershberg in 2005. 8 Years

Nathan Jones, Survey Draftsperson

Nate graduated from Hudson Valley Community College in 2012 with an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology. 1 Year

Michael Kirby, Project Inspector

Mike received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Alaska in 1981 and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University in 1989. Mike has 9 years of experience with construction companies and 17 years with Design and Construction at the New York State Thruway authority before retiring in 2007. Mike joined the firm in 2009. 4 Years

Mark Metchik, Chief of Inspection Department

Mark graduated with an Associates degree in Civil engineering technology from SUNY Delhi in 1982, also attended the State University at Buffalo. Mark joined the firm in 2012 after 27 years of experience with another firm. . 1 Year