Ryan A. Dow, P.E., S.E.

New York Office: 212-246-9800

A principal in our New York office, Mr. Dow has managed the structural engineering of many large scale and mixed-use projects ranging from high-rise towers to retail, institutional and healthcare buildings. Ryan has over 20 years of experience in bringing together large teams of stakeholders, architects, and engineers around a single structure. He has a broad background in the design of wind and seismic lateral systems along with a strong focus on constructability. His experience includes such notable projects as the new Three World Trade Center tower and 425 Park Avenue in New York City.

“I find it very rewarding to take the most complex and challenging projects and make them both efficient and constructible.”


Masters of Engineering in High Performance Structures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelors of Science, Oregon State University

Professional Registration

PE – California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania
SE – California, Illinois, and Utah

Featured projects

45-18 Court Square – Long Island City, NY – 8 story, 220,000 SF Life Science / Lab project combining 3 existing structures and 3 new ground-up structures. Architect: Perkins + Will

18 Sixth Avenue at Pacific Park (B4) – Brooklyn, NY – 50-story residential rental tower with amenity filled podium levels. Complex construction considerations due to directly adjacent Barclays Arena and 6th Ave Bridge 825,000 SF Architect: Perkins Eastman

25-11 49th Avenue – Long Island City, NY – Adaptive re-use of an 80,000 SF seismically upgraded warehouse, and a new 10-story structural steel office building above. Architect: Studios

557 E 38th Street / Hudson Boulevard – New York, NY – 656-foot, 40-story, Class A office tower just north of Hudson Yards. Central concrete core with structural steel perimeter framing. Column-free office space with multi-level recessed cantilever corners. Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli

259 Clinton Street (Lands End 1) – New York, NY – 60-story reinforced concrete residential rental tower with market rate and affordable components, outrigger structures and complex foundation issues. Architect: Perkins Eastman

American Dream (Meadowlands Xanadu) – East Rutherford, NJ – 4,000,000 SF entertainment and retail destination including North America’s first indoor skiing facility.

Additional Representative Projects

  • *Three World Trade Center – New York, NY
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care – Boston, MA
  • *425 Park Avenue – New York, NY
  • Copley Place Tower – Boston, MA
  • 150 Fifth Avenue – New York, NY
  • 69-02 Queens Boulevard – Queens, NY
  • Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research – Cambridge, MA
  • *Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World – Orlando, FL
  • *Two World Trade Center – New York, NY
  • *3 Hudson Boulevard– New York, NY
  • 504 Myrtle Avenue & 555 Waverly Avenue – Brooklyn, NY
  • 572 Eleventh Avenue – New York, NY
  • Seaport M1/M2 – Boston, MA
  • *North Shore LIJ Katz Women’s Hospital and Zuckerberg Pavilion – New Hyde Park, NY
  • *WTC West Bathtub Vehicular Access “Helix” – New York, NY
  • *Courtyard and Residence Inn Central Park / 1717 Broadway – New York, NY
  • InterContinental Hotel and Residence – Boston, MA
  • *Royal Atlantis at the Palms – Dubai, UAE
  • *Four Seasons Hotel & Residences Tower – Boston, MA
  • Westin Convention Center Hotel – Boston, MA
  • Muvico Theaters – Various Locations in NJ, FL, IL, PA

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