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The Harman Group Promotes Lea Cosenza to Director of New York Office

The Harman Group Promotes Lea Cosenza to Director of New York Office

The Harman Group (THG), a firm specializing in structural engineering, parking planning and design and renovations, is proud to announce the promotion of Lea Cosenza to Director of THG’s New York office. In her new role, Lea will be responsible for the management of ongoing New York and New Jersey projects as well as business development in those areas. The office focuses on structural engineering for tall buildings, institutional, healthcare, university facilities, and large-scale mixed-use developments.

Lea Cosenza is an accomplished structural engineer, bringing over a decade of experience to THG where she specializes in structural engineering for new buildings, expansions, overbuilds and historic renovations. Lea works with clients throughout the entire structural design process, ensuring projects are built on time and within budget.

“Lea has been an asset to our team for almost three years and we are proud to see her continue to grow within the firm,” said Janis Vacca, P.E., LEED AP, Vice President, The Harman Group. “Lea will be instrumental as we continue to grow and expand our presence in New York and New Jersey.”

Lea’s portfolio encompasses a variety of projects, including: a new mixed-use building with student housing and a university center for Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ and the renovation of the University Center at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY; hospitality projects such as Cambria Hotel & Suites and a Hyatt Centric Hotel in Philadelphia; and residential developments consisting of Hello Broadway in New York City and Arthaus and 619 North Broad Street in Philadelphia.

“I am thrilled and honored to move into this role leading our New York office,” said Lea Cosenza, Director, NY Office. “I look forward to building on THG’s extensive structural design experience with clients and projects in NY and NJ.”

Lea earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Civil Engineering with a structural concentration from Villanova University and has authored articles for such publications as Modern Steel Construction, Structure and ENR Magazines. She also teaches AIA courses for continued education.