Firm Overview

Established in 1982, Popli Design Group (PDG) is a multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering firm. We have grown from a one-person transportation engineering firm to a mid-sized, full-service firm with eight office locations in New York, New Jersey, and Florida. With almost 40 years in practice, we have become a trusted partner to hundreds of clients. 

PDG prides itself on maintaining a design, technical, and administrative staff that is creative and responsive to our clients’ needs and schedules. We believe that a successful project is an extension of well-thought design, integration, and communication.


Our work includes educational, healthcare, commercial, industrial, and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels. Our wide range of services provides us the in-house capabilities to meet virtually all of our clients’ needs. 

PDG is a NYS and NYC certified minority-owned business enterprise (MBE).

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Firm History
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Firm Leadership
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Om P. Popli, PE, PLS


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S. Jay Popli

Executive Vice President

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Parmjit Sahani, PE

Executive Vice President


Mark Laistner, PE

Director, Bridge Design

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Bethany Mucci

Director of Marketing

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Timothy Odell, PLS

Director, Survey Services

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Sean Evans, PE, PMP

Senior Vice President 

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Michael Short, AIA

Vice President, Building Design Services

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Mala Popli

Vice President


Jeffrey Fick, PE, LEED AP

Director, Structural & Civil/Site Engineering

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Richard Garrett, PE

Associate Director, MEP Engineering

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Greg Hutter, PE

Director, Bridge & Structural Inspection

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Eric Thompson, PE

Senior Manager, Highway Design

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Robert Traver, PE

Director, Construction Inspection Services