Cesare DeRose Sr., F.ASCE, an AECOM vice president and manager of its Capital Cost Group (program and construction management practice, East and Metro Regions), has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
DeRose has over 35 years of experience in the heavy construction industry. He has worked on the widest range of projects, from those valued at $1 million to those valued at $16 billion. His project responsibilities have included cost estimating, scheduling, engineering, design, risk-management assessment, project management, site supervision, and project planning. Currently he is the manager of cost estimating for the Metropolitan Transit Authority Capital Construction’s Second Avenue Subway Project.
He has been a member of ASCE since 1976, the recipient of the Ridgeway Award, and, as a student member, of the Lower Hudson Valley Branch’s Member of the Year Award, given to a member who furthers the status civil engineering in the branch. He was also recognized with the ASCE Metropolitan Section’s Thomas C. Kavanagh Service Award, which is presented to a civil engineer who contributes substantially to the esteem of the profession by their public service.
In addition, DeRose received AECOM’s 2007 Model of Excellence Award in Technical Excellence for the Second Avenue Subway Project, and was a 2011 North American finalist for the Excellence and Core Values Awards Best Small Project for the Northeast Corridor High-Speed Rail.
He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering and an M.B.A. in management and finance from Manhattan College, NY. He is a member of many national societies and past president of the ASCE Met Section and Lower Hudson Valley Branch.