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Philip Habib & Associates (PHA) is a consulting engineering firm specializing in civil and traffic engineering, transportation planning, environmental studies, and construction inspection. The firm has been involved in many of New York City’s most notable development projects, including major multi-acre developments, flagship parks, residential developments, commercial developments, transportation facilities, hospital and universities.

PHA was established in 1989 in New York City, and remains focused predominantly on New York area projects. The firm also provides a full range of transportation planning services for urban development projects worldwide. The firm is certified as a woman-owned business (WBE) by NYCDBS and NYSDED.

Lower Manhattan, NYC


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Philip Habib, P.E.

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  • Mr. Amit has over 35 years of experience in construction and project management. He has worked on technical and managerial assignments on various projects including buildings, bridges, and highways, in both civil and structural engineering. As the Director of Construction Services for PHA, Mr. Amit is responsible for PHA’s construction management projects, performing resident engineering services for projects including Ridge Hill Village Center in Yonkers, the Javits Center expansion, Willets Point in Queens, and the Cornell University campus on Roosevelt Island. He has also overseen the provision of resident engineering services on behalf of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the construction of new storm / sanitary sewers in connection with smaller development projects. Before joining PHA, Mr. Amit served as construction manager with the NYC School Construction Authority and the MTA Bridges & Tunnels. Mr. Amit has an M.S. in Transportation from Polytechnic University (now NYU Tandon), a B.S. in Architecture from City College of New York, and an A.C.E. in civil engineering from Technical College (Israel).

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