Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Anthony M. Sylvia, P.E., Civil Engineer, Joins Tighe & Bond

Expanding Firm’s Municipal Expertise In Eastern Massachusetts

Westfield, Massachusetts – March 7, 2011 – Anthony M. Sylvia, P.E., joined Tighe & Bond, Inc. in February as a new project manager for the firm’s water resources and civil engineering practice.  He is slated to work primarily in the firm’s Pocasset office, reinforcing the firm’s continued growth and expansion in eastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and Rhode Island.

Sylvia has 18 years of experience working closely with municipal and private clients to manage water resource capital improvements, as well as civil and site development. As project manager, he will work closely with clients to develop long term solutions that are cost-effective, energy efficient and appropriate to the unique needs of those communities.

Prior to joining Tighe & Bond, Sylvia was the Public Works Director for the Town of Agawam, Massachusetts where he oversaw public infrastructure operations, maintenance and capital improvements. In Rhode Island, Sylvia was the Public Works Director for the City of Cranston, Deputy Utilities Director for the City of Newport and Town Engineer for the Town of West Warwick. In those roles, he expanded preventative maintenance programs, set priorities for capital improvements to rehabilitate aging infrastructure, ensured environmental compliance by the DPW and collaborated at all levels of municipal government to improve public service.

Sylvia has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Roger Williams College in Bristol, Rhode Island and holds an engineering registration in that State.  Also, he has been a State Director for the New England Chapter of the American Public Works Association since 2008.

Tighe & Bond

Founded in 1911 and celebrating 100 years in business this year, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering firms in New England, with offices in Westfield, Worcester and Pocasset, Massachusetts; Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; and Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Engineering News Record annually ranks Tighe & Bond among the top design and environmental engineering firms nationally.  The firm provides engineering and environmental services for clients in government (federal, state and local), industry, healthcare, education, real estate development, renewable energy, power utilities and water/wastewater utility markets.

For more information, contact Mary Beth Morris, P.E., Vice President of Marketing,

413-572-3247 or email at, or visit

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