Benz Honored for Lifetime of Technical Excellence

When Greg Benz arrived at Parsons Brinckerhoff—now WSP USA—in 1981 as a project manager for the planning and architecture department, he was joining a modestly sized firm of about 800 employees with 22 offices in the U.S. and nine in countries overseas.

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Greg Kelly (right), WSP USA CEO, presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to Greg Benz at the firm’s recent 2018 awards ceremony in New York City.


Greg Benz served as the project manager for Atlanta’s MARTA North Line Extension.

©1985 WSP USA

Greg Benz was the winner of the first William Barclay Parsons Fellowship Award in 1985. Pictured (from left to right) are Paul H. Gilbert, Dr. Sigurd Grava, Benz and Dr. Jerome Lutin.


Greg Benz served as consultant team project manager and program manager for the Maryland Purple Line, which will provide commuters with faster, more direct and more reliable east-west transit service.