Raffaela Siskind, P. E. is a Senior Vice President of Washington Square Partners and a New York State licensed professional engineer with a record of over $2 billion in negotiated and executed agreements which resulted in built projects in industry sectors including real estate, solid waste, power, water and wastewater. She has 20 years of experience in project management and planning for public sector initiatives, public/private partnerships, feasibility studies, economic analyses and environmental projects. Her assignments often involve complex economic analyses and the representation of government bodies engaged in development and redevelopment processes. Her clients have included some of the nation's largest cities and counties. In addition, Ms. Siskind has managed projects involving public-private partnerships and the corresponding procurement documents required for community and urban redevelopment projects. Ms. Siskind also has experience in facility planning and permitting.
Prior to joining Washington Square Partners, Ms. Siskind was a Vice President with HDR Engineering, Inc. where she was responsible for starting and managing the New York City office. At Washington Square Partners, Ms. Siskind manages the company's consulting practice and is currently engaged as the lead project manager for CUNY, ESDC, the Archdiocese of New York and Trinity Church.
A cum laude graduate of Manhattan College with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Ms. Siskind is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers and CoreNet Global.