President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement: Anthony J. Sartor

Anthony SartorDr. Anthony Sartor currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor, LLC (PS&S), a Consulting Engineering firm headquartered in Warren, NJ, with regional offices in Yonkers, NY; Garden City, NY; Newark, NJ; Atlantic City, NJ; Camden, NJ; and Puerto Rico.  He reacquired PS&S from National Grid, a Fortune 500 Company, in April 2009. National Grid (formerly KeySpan) had previously acquired PS&S from Dr. Sartor in 2000. From 2003 to April 2009, Dr. Sartor served as a Senior Vice President of National Grid (formerly KeySpan) and also as President and Chief Operating Officer of National Grid Energy Services (NGES), formerly KeySpan Services, Inc.,  a wholly-owned subsidiary of  National Grid.  NGES consisted of the unregulated businesses of National Grid with staff numbering approximately 3,000 people at various times, and he managed revenues of approximately $1 billion. The businesses consisted of home energy services, commercial energy services, facility management services, mechanical contracting services, communication services and engineering and planning services. Prior to his position in NGES, Dr. Sartor had served as President of KeySpan Business Solutions, LLC (KBS) from 2000-2003, a wholly-owned subsidiary of  then KeySpan Services, with responsibility for life-cycle projects, construction management, project management, mechanical contracting services, engineering services and facilities management.  In that capacity, he had approximately 2,000 people reporting to him and revenues of approximately $500MM.

Dr. Sartor previously served as Co-Chairman of the Board of Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor (KeySpan acquired PS&S in 2000) a 300-person consulting engineering firm headquartered in Warren, NJ from 1974 to 2000.  He was one of two principals with overall responsibility for management of the firm, with special emphasis on client development, and was the prime mover in the firm’s growth from 20 people in 1974 to 300 people in 2000. Dr. Sartor is one of the pioneers in the environmental engineering field, initially getting involved in environmental engineering in the early 1970s. Prior to joining PS&S, Dr. Sartor served as Manager of Environmental Affairs for the NYPP from 1972-1974, and was Chief Water Quality Engineer for Con Edison from 1970-1972. He was appointed by Governor Whitman of New Jersey as a Commissioner of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in March 1999 and reappointed in December of 2001 by Governor DiFrancesco of New Jersey to a six-year term.  He was reappointed in December 2007 by Governor Corzine of New Jersey.  He is serving as a member of the Operations Committee, the Committee on Governance and Ethics and also chairs the WTC Redevelopment Subcommittee, charged with responsibility of rebuilding the World Trade Center site.  He formerly served on the Construction Committee, Security Committee and as Chairman of the Committee on Capital Programs/Agency Planning.

Prior to his appointment as a Commissioner of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, he was appointed by Governor Florio of New Jersey as a Commissioner on The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) and served from 1992 to 1999.  As a Commissioner of the NJSEA, Dr. Sartor chaired the Construction Committee and was responsible for the construction of the $300 MM Convention Center in Atlantic City, construction of new luxury suites at Giants Stadium and athletic facilities at Rutgers University.  He also served as a member of the Executive Committee since his appointment to the Authority, and was involved with overall policy, planning and personnel matters for the NJSEA. In October 2000, Dr. Sartor was appointed to the Board of Trustees of Manhattan College, serving until 2003. In 2005 he was appointed to the Italian American Foundation Board of Trustees and in 2006 to the New York Building Foundation Board of Governors. Dr. Sartor received his PhD and MSE from the University of Michigan in chemical engineering and his BChE from Manhattan College.  He is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in Technology, American Men and Women of Science, as well as many other national and international organizations. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of New Jersey, and a licensed Professional Planner in the State of New Jersey.