GMS is again sponsoring the ACE Greater New York Mentor Program Team #6 (Manhattan) and Team #35 (Long Island). Our staff serve as mentors to high school students to expose them to careers in Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE). GMS staff have proudly participated in the ACE Mentoring Program within the greater New York City region, the founding affiliate of this national organization, since 2006.
At the annual Organizational Board meeting on January 29, 2016, the Applied Technology Council (ATC) Board of Directors elected officers for the Year 2016. Ms. Victoria Arbitrio of Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP, New York City, New York, was elected President. During her five years on the Board, Vicki has served as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, and on numerous ATC Board Committees.
GMS unveiled the Magic 8 Ball at Brookfield Place for the 23rd annual Canstruction competition. The sculpture has received this year’s honorable mention award.
Three GMS staff members have been elected to various offices in the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations, the Structural Engineers Association of New York, and Structure Magazine.
GMS is honored to receive this year’s Best Use of Labels award for “StaTUNA of Liberty,” its submission to the 22nd annual Canstruction competition!
The American Society of Civil Engineers has awarded this year’s Homer Gage Balcom Lifetime Achievement Award to Ramon Gilsanz.
Our firm is honored to receive this year’s Outstanding Public Service Award, which recognizes an outstanding company who has contributed significantly to New York and its communities.