Luis Tormenta

Board of Advisors

Luis M. Tormenta, P.E. is Principal Partner at Laland Baptiste, and a member of the firm's executive leadership team, working to advance the overall strategic grwoth plan of the firm and developing new busines lines to diversity the technical capabilities of the firm.

From June 2005 until November 2020, Mr. Tormenta served as President and CEO of the LiRo Group, a company providing in excess of $600 million annually in construction and engineering services nationally with over 950 employees. As CEO, he was responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the company, with a focus on maintaining high quality service standards while increasing market share and expanding services nationally. His knowledge of the New York Metropolitan design and construction market was invaluable to many of LiRo’s clients.

A highly accomplished leader in the region’s design and construction industry, Mr. Tormenta has over three decades of experience, and has led many of New York City’s complex construction projects and the administration of several public capital programs. He was the founding Commissioner of the New York City Department of Design and Construction, serving as head of the agency from 1995 to 1999.