CFR Engineering

engineering design services for the building industry

CFR Engineering provides comprehensive mechanical, plumbing and electrical engineering design services for the building industry in various market sectors. We are small enough to accommodate various scopes and schedule. We are large enough to accommodate small, medium and large projects.

Located in Germantown, Maryland, CFR Engineering is a small business enterprise offering comprehensive MEP services specializing in projects of varying size and complexity. We offer a rigorous management methodology and use the latest technologies and design innovations. We have distinguished ourselves from our competitors by combining small firm responsiveness with the experience and targeted high-technology project expertise ordinarily found only in larger, national firms. As a team, we have successfully performed critical development and design team roles for numerous complex, multi-user projects for the National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Standards and technology (NIST), among other federal agencies as well as multiple private sector clients. CFR, first and foremost, offers our clients a seasoned planning and design team with exceptionally broad experience in a multitude of disciplines.

Exceptionally experienced team:

We take pride in the fact that we have assembled an exceptionally experienced team, comprised only of professionals that have successfully collaborated with owners, developers and architects as well as several federal agencies.

  • 22 Engineers on staff with 12 certified Professional Engineers (PE)
  • Registered in 15 states
  • In-House LEED AP BD+C expert on Building Energy Modeling
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) expert on staff
  • Lighting Certified (LC) Design Specialist on staff
  • 6 Certified Plumbing Design (CPD) Specialist on staff
  • In-House Revit capabilities
  • National Peer Review expertise

Our Philosophy:

By using the latest technologies and design innovations, along with our rigorous management methodology, we keep your project moving forward, on time and on budget.


  • Principals
  • Electrical Engineers
    • Ryan Smith, PE, LEED AP
    • Nick Kutchi, LC
    • Enrique Gurdian
    • Liliana Sterba
    • Jarret Clark
    • Jay Kline
    • Steven Long, EIT
  • Mechanical Engineers
    • Jason Sambolt, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C
    • Michelle Nelson, PE, LEED AP BD+C
    • Noe Follain-Grisell, PE, CPD
    • Marta Owens, CPD
    • Mahesh Mittal, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C
    • Emagii Graves, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, GPD
    • Omar Malik, PE
    • Peter Cailloux, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C
    • Kevin Capodice, PE, LEED AP BD+C
    • Leah L’Ecuyer, PE, LEED AP BD+C
    • Patrick Wolfe
    • Paul Becker
    • Nathaniel Fikru
  • Construction Management
    • Jeff Taylor
    • Kris Hunter
  • Marketing & Business Development
    • Lindsay Horton
    • Michalene Simonds