Lilker Joins IMEG

Lilker joins IMEG and Expands Regional Footprint

Lilker Associates Consulting Engineers joined IMEG, a national engineering firm on May 1, 2023. The announcement follows another recent IMEG merger with Long Island-based Cameron Engineering and expands the firm’s footprint in the State of New York to more than 220 team members with full-service capabilities.

Founded in 1985, Lilker offers mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design, as well as technology, lighting, special inspections, and energy and sustainability consulting services. The firm serves clients from its offices in Manhattan, Long Island, and the DC Metro area, providing innovative solutions to clients in the aviation, commercial, cultural, education, healthcare, hospitality, residential, and workplace markets.

Lilker founder Bruce Lilker said his firm is excited to join IMEG and help drive continued growth in New York and surrounding regions. “We built our reputation on our entrepreneurial spirit, cutting-edge technology, and engineering excellence as we serve our clients as a trusted resource,” he said. “That fits well with IMEG’s approach, and presents exciting growth potential for our staff, clients, and teaming partners.”

“We are excited to welcome Lilker to our team and deepen our bench of expertise in New York and D.C.,” said IMEG President/CEO Paul VanDuyne. “Their strong client focus and innovative technical skills are two vital characteristics that are consistent with IMEG’s priorities and will complement our full-service offerings as we continue to expand in New York State and along the East Coast.”

Mr. Lilker and senior management, including Steve Hammer, David Tanenbaum, Serge Budzyn, Kabi Pandey and Lou Licameli will continue in leadership roles, overseeing team operations and serving as Principals. The firm will continue to operate out of its current offices, doing business as Lilker, an IMEG company.

IMEG is a leading U.S.-based engineering design firm delivering the broad expertise of a national leader with the personal relationships and deep collaboration of a local firm. The firm is 100% employee-owned and results-driven with a passion for transforming environments and communities through high-performance design and infrastructure. With 80 offices and 2,400 team members, IMEG serves regions and markets with full-service, in-house engineering design. IMEG is a Top 5, 100% employee-owned Engineering Firm in the U.S. (BD+C) and ranked #57 on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list. For more information, visit

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