Urban is pleased to announce that Daniel Comorre, PE, has been hired as a senior project manager in the firm’s project management oversight department in Los Angeles. He joins the firm with more than 30 years of experience working for large transit agencies.
“We are thrilled to have a transit industry leader like Dan join our team,” said William Thomsen, PE, Urban’s senior vice president for national services. “He is a passionate transit professional with a strong leadership background in design and construction management. His vast experience with public transportation projects will enhance the level of service we are able to provide for project management clients.”
“I am excited to be joining a firm with a strong reputation for excellent project management like Urban,” said Mr. Comorre. “The firm’s expertise providing oversight with the Federal Transit Administration and immense catalog of work on large transit projects in California and across the country make them a great fit for someone like me. I look forward to providing quality service to the firm’s clients.”
Mr. Comorre previously worked as the deputy executive officer for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. He also spent time as a senior civil engineer for the City of Los Angeles’s Bureau of Engineering. Some of his notable programs, projects, and roles include the Wastewater Program and Bridge Program Management; Project Management for Westside Purple Line Extension Sections 2 & 3 Projects and Regional Connector Transit Project; and advanced planning for the Northeast Interceptor Sewer Phase 2 & Glendale Burbank Interceptor Sewer.
Mr. Comorre earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from California State University at Los Angeles. His expertise includes public improvements – including streets, sewers, storm drains, bridges, and air treatment facilities – as well as complete project management – including advance planning, predesign, design, specs and contract document preparation, procurement, construction management, and project closeout.