About Us


LAN Associates is a full service, engineering, planning, architecture, and surveying firm founded in 1965. We service a variety of federal, state, county, and municipal governments, housing authorities, boards of education, Fortune 500 companies, foreign companies, religious facilities, and private clients.

The company has a staff of approximately 75 employees, including Registered Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Planners, Professional Land Surveyors, construction administrators, environmental scientists, field technicians, and various engineers-in-training, intern architects, design draftsmen, computer operators, as well as secretarial and support personnel. LAN’s main office is located in Midland Park, New Jersey. Through steady growth, we have also opened a branch office in Goshen, New York; and a satellite office in Trumbull, Connecticut.

The company currently is organized into two major activities – Architecture/Engineering headed by Kenneth H. Karle, Registered Architect, Professional Engineer, and Professional Planner; and Environmental and Facilities Engineering headed by Ronald Panicucci, Professional Engineer, and Professional Planner.

As part of the architecture/engineering activities, LAN designs new buildings and innovative renovations and additions for schools, healthcare facilities, municipalities, government agencies, churches, housing, residential, and commercial clients. Being a multi-disciplined firm, we perform work in areas of civil, structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and elevator engineering along with general architectural services.

Under the environmental and facilities engineering activities, LAN performs professional services in the areas of environmental, health and safety compliance consulting, site assessments, air and water pollution control, indoor air quality (IAQ), underground and above-ground tanks, asbestos, groundwater monitoring, solid waste management, industrial wastewater, sewer rehabilitation and water supply. Surveying services include topographical and elevation surveys, industrial/commercial surveys, and boundary surveys. LAN also performs construction stakeout and subdivisions.

Members of our staff are licensed to practice engineering, architecture, and planning throughout the United States. Though most of our work is within a 200-mile radius of our various offices, we do have active clients in across the country. Various staff members belong to a wide range of professional societies relating to disciplines in which the company works, including membership in the American Council of Engineering Companies and the American Institute of Architects.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide our clients with sustainable, inspirational, and functional solutions that are designed not only to serve our client’s current needs but also transcend future generations. To accomplish our goal, we are dedicated to the following principles:

Expert Service

First and foremost, we were founded on and have always been committed to providing professional services to our clients. We strive to present our clients with the best possible service from start to completion. As a member of over 30 public and private industry related agencies, we continue to acquire knowledge from the latest trends in our field. Our licensed staff together strives to be experts in our field.


We have provided exceptional service for 50 years. We pride ourselves on our loyalty and dedication to our clients wherever they are located. Our staff treats each project as its own entity that should be completed to the highest quality.  Our goal is to form long-term relationships with our clients.


By adopting an interdisciplinary approach along with a talented staff from multiple areas of engineering, architecture, and construction we are able to examine our projects from multiple perspectives and add value from our experiences. We are committed to learning and using the latest technology available, allowing for the implementation of innovative and environmentally sensitive solutions. In all aspects of our business, from our products to our own office, we take every step possible to ensure the preservation of our world.