Senior Vice President/NY Operations
Mr. Schmalz has over 48 years of experience in providing oversight on various transporation projects for a number of clients including NYSDOT, the PANYNJ, NY State Thruway Authority, and MTA- Bridges and Tunnels. Prior to joining Naik, Rich was with NYSDOT, in Regions 10 and 11, for more than 20 years, culminating with the position of Project Director for Route 9A Reconstruction in Downtown Manhattan after September 11. He has also held Senior Management roles at several major consulting firms, and is a past President of the NY Metro Section of American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE). Mr. Schmalz has a MS, in Environmental Engineering from State University of New York at Sony Brook, and a BE, in Civil Engineering from The Cooper Union. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida.