Gary Leister, P.E.
Gary is a civil and structural engineer with a broad knowledge of engineering specializations. He lead’s the firms engineering services group in support of all aspects of architecture and site engineering. He brings his capabilities to the firm’s in-house design teams to ensure that creative design solutions are achievable, constructible, and functional. A large portion of Gary’s work is documenting and evaluation existing architectural structural systems to determine their current and potential functionality, including determining their adaptability and code compliance for new uses. Prior to joining Landmarks SGA he led an engineering group at a large-scale steel fabricator where he designed and oversaw the fabrication and installation of major steel structures for industrial users.
Gary holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he graduated magnum cum laude. He is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia.
Gary lives on a farmette in southwestern Pennsylvania with his wife and two children. He enjoys hunting, tending to his farm’s animals and landscape, and spending time with his family.