Firm Grows Staffing by 65 Percent in One Year; Continues to Hire Qualified Professionals

LANCASTER, Pa. — RETTEW, an engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm, recently ranked among Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) list of top 500 design firms in the country.

RETTEW’s ranking on ENR’s list jumped 21 spots since last year, coming in at 415, the firm’s highest ranking ever. ENR ranks companies based on the previous year’s revenue for design services; RETTEW has ranked among the top 500 firms for 10 out of the last 12 years.

“Although most engineering and consulting firms have been negatively impacted by the sagging economy, RETTEW is growing at an unprecedented rate,” said Mark Lauriello, PE, president, RETTEW. “Our success during the economic downturn is a direct result of our ability to identify emerging markets early on, proactively pursue those markets, and successfully attract and retain clients in those markets.”

The tremendous growth RETTEW achieved last year has continued, prompting the firm to be extremely aggressive with its recruitment efforts. With more than 330 employees and eight office locations, RETTEW continues to seek qualified professionals in the fields of land development, environmental sciences and transportation engineering.

“As a result of cultivating a high demand for our services in thriving markets, we are able to not only grow our staff but also provide our employees with fast-paced, challenging work and professional development opportunities,” added Lauriello.

Individuals who are interested in professional opportunities may visit RETTEW’s Web site,, and click on “Careers.” RETTEW provides engineering, transportation, environmental consulting, planning, surveying and related consulting services to a broad range of clients in the mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Beginning in 1969 as a single-person office, today RETTEW has office locations in Bethlehem, Lancaster, Mechanicsburg, Pittsburgh, Schuylkill Haven, and Williamsport, Pa.; and Liberty and Margaretville, N.Y. For more information on any of RETTEW’s services, please call 1-800-RETTEW-5 (1-800-738-8395) or e-mail