Lilker Promotes Future Leaders

 Lilker Promotes Future Leaders, Announces New Associate Principal

New York, March 25—Lilker Associates has promoted seven design and engineering professionals in its New York office.

Gregory Socrates, CEM, has been named Associate Principal, Director of Infrastructure Systems. Greg has successfully managed some of Lilker’s most complex projects, recently completing work on the 700,000 sq. ft. GroupM facility at 3 World Trade Center. In his five years with Lilker, he has provided outstanding engineering services on adaptive reuse projects, interior fit-outs, renovations, central facilities, base building engineering and main infrastructure systems.


Alina Zaccarelli, one of Lilker’s resident experts in plumbing systems design, has been named Senior Associate. Combining several decades of experience with extensive knowledge of LEED protocols, Alina delivers high performance, cost-appropriate plumbing systems for all facility types. She teamed with Greg on the GroupM project, and provided plumbing expertise on the landmarked Beekman Hotel and Residences, Barney’s New York, and for many NYC School Construction Authority projects.


In addition, the following Lilker team members were named to new positions:
  • Andre Forte, Associate, Mechanical
  • Suzie Lee, Associate, Lilker Lighting Group (LLG)
  • Peter Beneski, Senior Engineer, Mechanical
  • Lucian Varga, Project Engineer, Mechanical
  • Gabriela Fernandez de Bulnes, Senior Designer, Plumbing & Fire Protection

“We congratulate Lilker’s recently promoted employees, recognized for their hard work and contribution to the firm’s success. And we are delighted to add Greg Socrates to our growing leadership team. He brings new ideas and a creative approach to design management that will foster the company’s vitality for years to come,” says President and CEO Bruce Lilker. 

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