Architecture begins where engineering ends. — Walter Gropius

With an extensive professional portfolio under his belt, C&P’s Sr. Vice President of Engineering, Joe Keene, is highly experienced in complex mechanical systems engineering and has earned professional registrations in multiple states. Joe has been with Cuhaci & Peterson since 2007 and is actively involved in the management of the engineering design department to ensure hundreds of projects a year progress successfully from schematics to client move-in. He has widespread experience in both public and private projects and is an invaluable asset to the engineering department and overall company team. With nearly 75% of our work from corporate retail clients, Joe’s team touches almost all of these projects as they pass through our walls.

A math enthusiast from a young age, Joe has been adding up architectural and engineering successes since earning his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York. Joe is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Council of Engineering Companies and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineering, where Joe once served as the Energy and Technology Committee chair.


  • Hofstra University (Bachelor’s Degree, Engineering Science, 1980)