Joe Marie, a 35-year rail and transit industry veteran who recently joined STV as a Senior Vice President and Senior Program Manager, has been named manager of the firm’s Boston office.
In addition, Marie will work with STV teams nationally, “providing leadership and support on major pursuits and projects, mentoring future project leaders and fostering relationships with clients and teaming partners,” STV said.
Marie started his career with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and has worked on major rail transit expansions and new starts in Boston, New York, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Ontario, Canada. Currently, he serves as project director for STV’s East Side Access project in New York, where STV is providing tunnel engineering, environmental engineering and other final design services for the $11.2 billion project.
Marie earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science from Merrimack College, a Master of Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University and a transportation operations and service planning certificate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
“Joe is a lifelong Bostonian who has long-standing relationships with our clients in the city and surrounding areas,” said Chuck Kohler, P.E., S.E., STV Chief Operations Officer. “He’s a natural born leader who is also incredibly collaborative. Joe brings just the right mix of expertise, leadership and client focus to help build upon our already strong and talented team in Boston.”
STV has a long history of delivering megaprojects in Boston, including the Greenbush Line Rail Restoration and the North Station Transportation Improvement Project. Most recently, STV celebrated the opening of the first segment of the MBTA’s Green Line Extension (GLX). STV serves as lead designer for the design-build team led by Fluor Corporation/Middlesex Corporation/Herzog Contracting Corp/Balfour Beatty joint venture (GLX Constructors). The firm also has worked on such iconic projects as the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Design-Build, serving as lead designer, and the Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) or “Big Dig” project, where STV was responsible in a joint venture for the civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, geotechnical and utilities engineering, as well as the management of all disciplines, for the $450 million Section D011A design-build.