Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (July 22, 2019) – The Chazen Companies, an employee-owned multidisciplinary consulting firm, is pleased to announce it is again expanding its ownership with the addition of Brit Basinger, RLA as an Associate of the company.
Basinger started with the firm in 2016 and is a Director of Landscape Architecture in Chazen’s Capital District office in Troy. Basinger has over 25 years of experience as a landscape architect, and his work encompasses a spectrum of master planning, community planning, mixed-use waterfront projects, park and recreation facilities and site-specific design projects.
“Brit has been instrumental in Chazen’s growth in his three years with the firm,” said Mark Kastner, P.E. Senior Principal, President, The Chazen Companies. “He always exhibits a positive, can-do attitude and has demonstrated the leadership, values, commitment and technical expertise required and expected of all our shareholders.”
Basinger has a B.A. in Landscape Architecture from Michigan State University and is a Registered Landscape Architect in New York. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Town of Northumberland planning board, and the Hudson Crossing Park advisory board.
Basinger joins 26 other employee-owners and Chazen’s employee stock ownership plan as a shareholder of the firm.
Founded over 70 years ago, The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary firm providing civil engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, code services, landscape architecture, construction services, transportation planning and traffic engineering to clients in the private and public sectors. Chazen’s 140 employees proudly collaborate with municipalities, state agencies, developers, landowners, utility companies, and industrial, healthcare, education, and nonprofit clients from project concept to completion, taking a customized approach to every project. With offices in Glens Falls, Troy, Poughkeepsie and White Plains, NY; Nashville and Chattanooga, TN; and Portland, OR, Chazen delivers world class performance focused on creating effective, long-term partnerships with its clients. Learn more at www.chazencompanies.com.