Wallace Caban, PE oversees the Construction Management Division for the Port Authority of NY & NJ Engineering Department. Port Authority staff members are located at facilities including: six airports (John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark, Teterboro, Stewart and Atlantic City International airports); four bridges (George Washington, Goethals, Bayonne and Outerbridge Crossing); two tunnels (Lincoln and Holland); three bus and transportation terminals; a PATH Railway System, multiple cargo terminals and ports in both New York and in New Jersey. The Port Authority is also rebuilding the World Trade Center. During his 27-plus year Port Authority career, Caban has held increasingly responsible positions within the engineering department—construction management division at both JFK and LaGuardia. He was previously engineer of construction, LaGuardia/Stewart International Airport before being selected for his new position. His most recent accomplishment was the onsite coordination of activities required for the successful reconstruction activities for the Raise the Roadway Program for the Bayonne Bridge which has received national recognition along with numerous awards.
Patrick Askew leads NYCEDC’s Capital Division, managing a $6 billion project portfolio, including 90+ projects in design/construction, as well as 30+ engineers, architects, landscape architects, and other technical and administrative project support staff. In his current role, Patrick provides executive oversight for all capital design and construction work which includes large scale infrastructure projects, such as: construction of a water siphon between Staten Island and Brooklyn; design and construction of the iconic High Line Elevated Park, the design and construction of the East Midtown Greenway and the development of the proposed state of the art BQX Streetcar transportation system.
About the event:
The Tri-State AAAEA scholarship Gala event is an enjoyable evening and a perfect opportunity for networking with leaders of renowned public agencies and executives from the private sector. Secure your seat today and you’ll find that new colleagues, new collaborations and new innovations are all within reach!