Site Development Consultants


James A. Ryan Principal

Mr. Ryan is a Principal of the firm and a Registered Landscape Architect with experience in site planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering and construction management with 31 years of experience providing site development services to a wide array of national retailers, builders, senior housing providers, institutions and municipalities.

Since joining the firm in 1984, Mr. Ryan has been responsible for the supervision of zoning and environmental analyses, landscape design, site planning, site grading and utility design, cost estimating, and construction observation. He has also worked extensively on behalf of several municipalities as an environmental and land planning consultant and directs presentation of projects before approval agencies and community groups.

A 1980 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences.

He has completed advanced studies in civil engineering, master planning and sediment and erosion control. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, The Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is a Registered Landscape Architect in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Mr. Ryan also currently serves the community of Newtown, Connecticut as a member of the Conservation Commission.