Verdantas, a private-equity backed solution provider of engineering, planning, and science services to clients in the natural and built environments, announced today that it had acquired JM Sorge, Inc. (JM Sorge), a provider of Environmental Assessment and Remediation (EAR) and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) consulting services. JM Sorge strengthens Verdantas’ position with Real Estate, Water, and Government clients.

“We’re excited to welcome a talented group of EAR and EHS professionals to the Verdantas team. This acquisition helps to strengthen Verdantas’ position in the Mid-Atlantic and brings enhanced capabilities to our clients across the United States,” said Gerry Salontai, CEO of Verdantas.

“Bringing our two teams together was a natural progression after teaming with JM Sorge for the last decade. We are excited to welcome JM Sorge to Verdantas,” said Craig Kasper, EVP of Verdantas.

“Joining Verdantas ensures that JM Sorge will continue to provide the same high level of services that our clients have come to expect,” said Peter Sorge, President of JM Sorge. “We at JM Sorge are excited for this transition and the opportunities that lie ahead in expanding our value to clients and enabling employee professional growth.”

Tony Brindisi, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at RTC Partners, said, “We are very pleased to welcome the entire JM Sorge team to Verdantas. The strength of the JM Sorge organization supports our focus on strategic growth and represents a win for everyone involved— enhancing the service offering to clients, providing additional opportunities for employees, and creating value for shareholders.”