Luis Tormenta, PE

Principal Partner

Luis M. Tormenta is a highly accomplished leader, offering over 40 years of experience in construction, design, and management. Mr. Tormeta has led the administrations of multiple public capital programs in the New York Metropolitan Region. For the past 15 years, he served as President & CEO of The LiRo Group and as COO for the prior six years, leading the firm through unprecedented growth and business line diversification. Formerly the founding Commissioner of the New York City Department of Design and Construction, Mr. Tormenta created the “super construction agency” and oversaw an operating budget of more than $100 million and a capital budget of over $3 billion representing over 1200 projects. Mr. Tormenta served as the Assistant Commissioner for Capital Projects at the Department of General Services. Before joining DGS in 1992, he led the Downstate Division of the New York State Facilities Development Corporation.

As an adjunct professor, Mr. Tormenta has taught graduate-level Construction Management for the Executive 21 Graduate Program at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute/NYU. He sits on multiple advisory boards, including Columbia University Center for Buildings, Infrastructure and Public Space, and the Portugal-US Chamber of Commerce.