Manhattanville College | Purchase, NY


DTS Provident Leadership Team

Gerhard M. Schwalbe, P.E.

Partner Jerry Schwalbe is a licensed civil engineer with over 35 years of experience in site engineering, municipal infrastructure design, project management and site development projects. Jerry’s knowledge of site and utility design and their inter¬relationships with environmental issues and zoning requirements is invaluable in assisting clients to determine the most efficient and cost-effective means of utilizing their properties. Jerry oversees the firm’s use of CADD and PC-based engineering software to prepare comprehensive site engineering documents, including integrated earthwork and storm drainage calculations.

Jerry has recently been the principal-in-charge of the firm’s engineering services provided for Manhattanville College, Yorktown School District, Pace University, Phelps Hospital and Westchester Medical Center. Recently completed projects include the Life Time Fitness Center located on the former Gannett Newspaper site in Harrison, New York; and Engineer of Record for Westchester’s Ridge Hill, a mixed-use development in Yonkers, New York, for Forest City Ratner Companies . Jerry provides guidance in the design and documentation of site infrastructure in support of LEED-designated projects and directs and coordinates the processing of our clients’ stormwater management plans, road and utility permits and subdivision applications with municipal boards and state agencies.

Before joining the firm in 1983, Jerry was a design engineer with Daniel Mann Johnson and Mendenhall where he provided utility engineering services for private and public projects, including the design and inspection of several miles of public sewer system beneath the streets of central Westchester communities. He has an Associate in Applied Science from Westchester Community College and a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College. Jerry is a licensed professional engineer in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. He also serves as a member of his town’s Inland Wetlands Commission in Connecticut and is a member of ASTM, ASCE, NSPE and the Connecticut Green Building Council.