Pfisterer Named Senior VP at M&J Engineering
NEW HYDE PARK, NY John Pfisterer has been named a Senior Vice President at M&J Engineering, PC (M&J).
Pfisterer comes to M&J following a distinguished career of more than 20 years with MTA Bridges and Tunnels (MTAB&T), culminating as the Deputy Director of Electrical, Mechanical, and Commissioning Groups at the agency's headquarters. During the course of his tenure at MTAB&T he also served as the Facility Engineer at the Queens Midtown Tunnel where he oversaw both the capital and major maintenance programs.
Pfisterer directed efforts on groundbreaking new technologies including the introduction of EZ Pass, LED lighting, fiber optics, and in-tunnel wireless communications. He also was involved in the agency's recovery efforts after the 9/11 attack and Superstorm Sandy. As part of the restoration efforts after Superstorm Sandy, he managed the $270 million rehabilitation of the tunnel walls, roadways, and Manhattan Exit Plaza. Other complex assignments under his management at the Queens Midtown Tunnel included the comprehensive facility-wide electrical upgrade and ventilation buildings switchgear and motor control center replacement, and the exhaust fan replacement. A seasoned project manager of major projects, he also is highly experienced in the implementation of project controls.
Prior to his MTAB&T career, Pfisterer was employed at Burns and Roe Enterprises where he worked on a wide range or projects including weapons decommissioning and Satellite Transmission Systems (STS) as a systems engineer.
"We are thrilled to have John as part of our team," said Maqsood Malik, M&J's President and CEO. "His extensive knowledge of tunnel systems and project management will contribute greatly to M&J's continued growth and capabilities in these vital areas, particularly throughout the New York metropolitan area."
Pfisterer holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Pratt as well as a Bachelor of Science from St. John's University. He is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer of the Professional Association of Dive Instructors.