HSE Structural Engineering Principals

Engineering Principals - Jay R. Saylor, PE, President, Jeffrey Hurd, Senior Structural Engineer & David T. Finkbeiner, PE, Vice President

Jay R. Saylor, PE, President     ~     Jeffrey Hurd, Senior Structural Engineer     ~     David T. Finkbeiner, PE, Vice President

Jay R. Saylor holds a degree in Architectural Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. His career has spanned over 35 years, and includes extensive experience in project management of complex and diverse projects. In 1989, he became a partner at HSE and in 2011 became its President. Jay has extensive experience in design integration, as well as project coordination and leadership.

Some of his notable project achievements as principal engineer include the Pinnacle Athletic Campus in Victor, New York; the Genesee Brewhouse in Rochester, New York; and the 933 University Avenue complex in Rochester, New York which is currently in the design and development phase.

Jay has also participated widely in community-based educational programs with institutions such as the American Council of Engineering Companies. He is a Charter Member of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers of New York.

David T. Finkbeiner attended Clarkson University where he earned a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. He also holds his M.B.A. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology with a focus on technology management. David is the principal structural engineer for Wegmans Food Markets in the Northeast Region of the United States. He also has worked extensively on New York statewide educational and county jail facilities.

For over 20 years, David has had the opportunity to provide structural engineering services on a wide range of complex projects. Notable structures include the multi-span Route 3 Bridge over Salmon River in Oswego, New York; Churchville-Chili Central School District’s auditorium and gymnasium additions in Churchville, New York; and the Highland Hospital post-tensioned parking garage in Rochester, New York.

David joined the corporation in 1999 and in 2011 became Principal and Vice President. He is a proud member of Chi Epsilon and Beta Gamma Sigma, the National Civil and Business Honor Societies.