Damian Payne joined Loring as an intern in 1999 and has consistently risen through the ranks to become our newest Principal and Senior Vice President in 2021. With over 20 years of experience designing academic institutions, laboratory, commercial, healthcare, aircraft cargo, and tenant facilities, his expertise includes surveying, existing condition reports, load calculations, equipment selections, ductwork and piping design, specifications, commissioning, and construction administration.
At Loring, Damian leads the Facility Group in our New York office with an emphasis on the higher education and cultural sectors, serving both public and private clients such as Columbia University, New York University, Barnard University, Rockefeller University, New York City Department of Design and Construction, and the New York City Department of Citywide Construction Services.
Damian is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree and an emphasis on HVAC systems. He takes great pride in mentoring and educating young professionals both within the firm and in the industry. During his career, he has been a part of multiple committees and programs that have allowed for the sharing of ideas and the opportunity to mentor the next generation of engineers. These committees include ACE Mentor Program, ACEC Emerging Leaders Committee, ACEC Leadership Institute, and AIA NY Historic Building Committee.