The Chazen Companies
Large Business of the Year Award Winner
2018 Business Excellence Awards
Honesty. Integrity. Respect. Trust. Those four core values have guided the growth of The Chazen Companies for over 70 years.
As the recipient of Think Dutchess’ 2018 Large Business of the Year award, The Chazen Companies has demonstrated its commitment to delivering exceptional service, along with an admirable commitment to its employees, the community and the local economy.
Led by Senior Principal and President, Mark Kastner, P.E., this award-winning, employee-owned firm embodies a culture of excellence and community. Growing from a two-person operation headquartered in Poughkeepsie The Chazen Companies now boasts over 130 employees in three states providing civil engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, code services, landscape architecture, construction services, transportation planning, and traffic engineering services. Ever forward-thinking, The Chazen Companies is focused on expansion of services to healthcare facilities to help meet the growing needs of the region’s healthcare industry.
Chazen is extremely proud of being an employee-owned company. The firm’s investment in its employee-ownership philosophy is very unique in its industry and generates high levels of engagement in employees and aids in attracting top talent. Boasting 50-plus employees celebrating 10-to-40 years with the company, “The Chazen Way” has earned the firm many several ‘Best Place to Work’ awards.
Honesty. Integrity. Respect. Trust. Excellence, at The Chazen Companies, is in working together for successful solutions that benefit the firm, its employees and clients, and the communities it serves.