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C. Ryan Connor, P.E.


Originally from Winchester, VA and graduating from Virginia Tech in 1999, Ryan has been serving the Northern Virginia region in Land Development for his entire career.  He has prepared plans throughout all the Northern Virginia Counties, many of the townships and cities and also Washington, DC. Ryan's engineering expertise includes commercial site plans, residential subdivision plans, public improvement plans, Stormwater/Best Management Practices design, hydraulic water main analysis, floodplain studies and feasibility studies.  His project list includes commercial office buildings, retail centers, large and small residential subdivisions, public roadway improvement plans, apartments/condos, and planned use developments.

Ryan’s most notable projects include lead engineer on a large portion of the multi-thousand-acre development Willowsford, the Capital Region's only farm-to-table new home community.  Other notable projects include on-call engineer for the Town of Vienna, multiple regional USPS facilities, and numerous private homebuilding projects with local, national, custom and individual homebuilders.

Ryan is an active member in ESI and has his DPE certification in multiple counties since 2002.  Since joining Urban in 2005, Ryan has expanded his team to a complete turnkey engineering experience for clients.  Ryan’s successful project philosophy is founded on clear and effective communication, superior client responsiveness and efficient engineering practices.  Ryan was promoted to Associate in January 2008 and Senior Associate in April 2015, and Principal in February 2020.   Ryan spent the first 5 years of his career at a local engineering firm based in Herndon, VA prior to coming to Urban in 2005.


Registered Professional Engineer: Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland
ESI Designated Plans Examiner - Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County


BS, Civil Engineering – Virginia Tech 1999


Engineers & Surveyors Institute
Northern Virginia Builder Industry Association
American Society of Civil Engineers

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