OUR TEAM

City-wide Testing and Consulting Group was founded in 1993 by Brian J. Burke. City-Wide Testing was created with the intention to provide real quality service, with real people who understand the ultimate goal of any project - success.

We understand there are many options nowadays but aside from ensuring to have Certified/Licensed Engineer &  Inspectors on site, it is also very important to us that we have Personnel who are relatable and understanding of a project without compromising integrity. We believe this is what makes City-Wide Testing a unique company and a wise choice for your project. 

Brian Burke

Founder / President

Brian Burke is the Owner & President of City-Wide Testing & Consulting Group since its inception in 1993. Through the years his guidance & commitment has seen the company grow and adjust to the various industry changes. From focusing mainly on infrastructure projects, to now focusing on building construction of all sizes. Brian has long term accreditation experience in various types of on-site assessments & laboratory evaluations. Brian focuses mainly on proposals, overall office administration and financials. After having successfully managed working through multiple decades, and establishing a geographically advantageous headquarter location, Brian continues to be committed in guiding City-Wide Testing & Consulting Group to accommodate the client’s needs better than any competitor. Brian lives, works, and breathes NYC, which is where City-Wide Testing & Consulting Group focuses all of our attention.

Certifications

ACI-1 Field Certified

ACI-1 Lab Certified

ACI-2 Field Certified

ACI-2 Lab Certified

Elias S. Rasabi, P.E.

Technical & Laboratory Director

Elias Rasabi has been with City-Wide Testing since 2016 . He has his B.Sc. In Civil Engineering that he received  from The Technion Of  Israel  in 1978 and has continued his education at Brooklyn Poly Tech Graduating in 1982. His  experience extends over thirty five years in Civil Engineering discipline, of which over twenty five years in building construction, concrete lab material testing,  special inspection and supervision , and ten years in structural and highway design. He is also an Active  New York Licensed Professional Engineer since 1985.

Certifications

ACI Concrete Field testing technician - Grade 1

ACI aggregate Testing Technician Level 1

ACI Strength Testing Technician

ACI Concrete Laboratory Level 1 & 2

Mike Colon

 Laboratory & Project Manager

Mike Colon is proud to have been at CITY-WIDE TESTING since 2010. He graduated with honors from vocational high school in Puerto Rico, with a specialization in construction & carpentry, and then from the Architectural Institute of Puerto Rico, with honors. 

Mike performs both concrete inspections and special inspections and has vast experience with projects ranging from small backyard projects to multi-story buildings . Some of his favorite projects include project management during the foundation stage of the LGA PROJECT and a Medical Office Building in Elmhurst, NY which he inspected from the SOE stage through to the finish.

Certifications

ACI-1 Field Certified

ACI-2 Field Certified

ACI-1 & ACI-2 LAB Certified

ICC Sprayed Fire-Resistant Material Certified

Liam Burke

Field Engineer

Liam Burke has been working for City-Wide Testing since 2015. He is a graduate of Manhattan College, with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering. Liam is capable of performing pretty much any inspection and specializes in Structural Steel Welding & Steel Bolting Inspections. He welcomes the challenge with every project he works on and loves how every project is different and comes with unique challenges.

Certifications

ACI-1

ACI-2 Field Certified

ICC Welding & Bolting Certified

Jialin Liu

Field Engineer

Jialin Liu joined the City-Wide Testing Family in 2018. He graduated from SUNY Buffalo with a BSME Degree. Jialin is very thorough and capable of performing any type of inspection and is particularly talented in Masonry Inspections. He works hard and loves the sense of achievement in working on a project from when it is only an idea on a plan, until it is entirely finished.

Certifications

ACI-1 Field Certified

ACI-2 Field Certified

ICC Masonry Certified

Miguel Cortes

Laboratory Technician

Miguel has been working with City-Wide since 2015. He has been an integral part of City-Wide Testing, working on a daily basis at our Laboratory. He enjoys working and learning as the industry continues to grow and evolve. Miguel enjoys the challenge in striving to excel in his area of expertise and in continuously providing top notch work.

Certifications

ACI-1 Field Certified

ACI Level 1 & ACI Level 2 Laboratory Technician

59-25 Grand Avenue

Maspeth, NY 11378

Phone: 718-326-5900

Fax: 718-326-5300

Email: info@citywidetesting.com

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