Associated Engineering Consultants, Inc. (AEC), founded in 1996, provides superior quality engineering services in a client-focused and project-centered practice. 

David C. Brandt, P. E., (former President of Brandt Ricci Riley, Inc. Consulting Engineers) is the firm's Founder and CEO and an NCEES established record holder, with registrations in multiple states. Mr. Brandt brings more than 45 years of engineering excellence to each project and is supported by an exceptional team of registered engineers and project managers who have worked together for more than two decades.

AEC's vast and collective expertise includes highly specialized and unique engineering projects, with a concentration in higher education, health care, commercial, retail, luxury/multi-family residential and light industrial. Our full service engineering capabilities include:


  • Civil
  • Structural
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Fire Protection 


AEC is committed to providing our clients with outstanding engineering service, delivered with seamless coordination and excellent client/engineer communication. Our firm is dedicated to renewable and sustainable design through our LEED-accredited engineers, and we continue to research and implement new innovative ideas.  AEC believes our high level of repeat business attests to our performance, and renews our commitment on each and every project.