Partner Hires Roy Canino as New Technical Director


Torrance, CA – January 28, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Partner Engineering and Science Inc. (Partner), a national environmental and engineering consulting firm headquartered in Torrance, Calif. and one of the country’s fastest-growing companies, has hired the highly respected industry veteran Roy Canino as technical director in the Dallas office.

A registered architect since 1974, Canino brings over 40 years of experience in all phases of architecture and with a variety of building types. He is experienced in all aspects of project planning, project management, scheduling and construction observation.

“The addition of Roy is a major win for our national building sciences group, as well as for our Dallas office” said Partner President Joseph Derhake, PE. “We have every confidence that Roy’s tremendous arsenal of industry know-how will help grow our already robust engineering practice.”

Prior to joining Partner, Canino was the director of facilities services with Gaia Tech Inc. He was also a vice president of building sciences for AEI Consultants, where he developed templates, checklists, standards and processes to complete Property Condition Assessments and helped grow the building sciences program.

Throughout his career, Canino has worked with a variety of national and regional clients including buyers, investors and lenders such as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. His diverse past project history includes preparing design and construction documentation for millions of square feet of commercial and multifamily buildings in Houston, Dallas and Austin; Property Condition Assessments for a 32 property high-rise office building portfolio in Dallas and Houston; litigation support for construction claims for a natural gas facility in New Jersey; review and involvement in over $40 million in construction related claims for the Los Angeles MetroRail; earthquake inspections for all city-owned buildings for the City of Santa Monica, Calif. after the Northridge earthquake; and project management of a 222 national property hotel portfolio.

“I am excited to join the many experts at Partner in providing quality engineering services,” said Canino.

Canino graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in architecture. He received his AHERA certification from the University of California, Berkeley, where he also taught the first AHERA asbestos training course. Canino is a registered architect in Texas, California and Washington. He is also a member of the Building Energy Performance Assessment Group, National Association of Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence Professionals, Phi Kappa Theta’s Professional Network, Real Estate E2018 PCA and the University of Houston Architecture Alumni.

One of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Partner Engineering and Science Inc. (Partner) is a national environmental and engineering consulting firm specializing in evaluating properties in connection with real estate transactions, development or management. This includes: Environmental Due Diligence; Subsurface Investigations and Remediation; Industrial Hygiene; Property Condition Assessments; Seismic Risk Assessments / Probable Maximum Loss; Energy Audits, Engineering and Implementation; Land Surveying; and Construction Risk Management. Based in Torrance, Calif., Partner has over 200 employees in 24 offices nationwide. For more information visit


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