Raba Kistner, Inc. announces appointment of Dr. Robert R. Costigan, PhD, PE to lead Facilities Group

RK Facilities_cmykThe Board of Directors of Raba Kistner, Inc. announced that Robert R. Costigan, PhD, PE, PMP, CFM, LEED GA, has accepted the position of Senior Vice President and COO of Raba Kistner Facilities, Inc. Dr. Costigan has over 40 years of world-wide facility engineering experience, including roles as a project engineer, project manager, and program manager.

Bob Costigan_High Res_ColorDr. Costigan has been with Raba Kistner Consultants, Inc., since 2006 serving as President and COO of that company until tapped for his current role with Raba Kistner Facilities.

Dr. Costigan has over 40 years of managerial and technical leadership on projects involving multi-disciplines for public and private sector clients nationwide, encompassing facility and infrastructure planning, design, repair and restoration.

While in the United States Air Force, Lt. Colonel Costigan had extensive experience in complex facility program and project management providing leadership to over 400 engineering, technical, and construction-trade personnel in operating, repairing, and maintaining the physical plant of a major air force base.

Dr. Costigan received a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, a Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri, and his bachelor’s degree from the Virginia Military Institute – all in civil engineering.  Dr. Costigan is a registered professional engineer in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, and Arizona and holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, as a Certified Facility Manager (CFM) from the International Facility Management Association, and as a LEED Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Founded in 1968, Raba Kistner, Inc. is an Engineering News-Record “Top 500 Firm,” operating in ten different markets in Texas, Utah, New York and México. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Raba Kistner Facilities, a wholly-owned division of Raba Kistner, Inc., provides program management services, facilities planning, building envelope consulting and engineering, facility condition assessments and building commissioning.