Delivering Practical Solutions for Private and Public Infrastructure  

Civil Engineering helps shape the land form and infrastructure throughout our communities. Whether it’s site engineering for a new transit-oriented development, paving improvements for a residential HOA, flood resiliency for a coastal community, streetscape for Main Street, or athletic fields in a public park, H2M’s civil engineers prepare quality designs that are economical and sustainable, so your return on infrastructure investment will last for years to come.

H2M’s civil engineers understand the balance between creativity and practicality. Our holistic approach to civil engineering design considers the entire lifespan of the improvements and how they fit into the surrounding environment. Let us show you how H2M’s civil engineers’ responsive approach to problem solving can help improve and enhance your site or facility infrastructure assets.

Michael W Keffer

Michael W. Keffer, P.E., LEED AP

Senior Vice President
Discipline Director, Civil Engineering

Michael Keffer has over 30 years of diversified civil engineering and land development experience both in the public and private sector. As Director, he manages the civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, environmental planning and GIS practice areas within the firm.

Under the leadership of Mr. Keffer, H2M’s civil practice has become a well-respected and recognized regional provider of civil engineering services throughout the New York metro area. Under Mr. Keffer’s direction, the group has created award winning designs and successfully led and delivered projects to a diverse array of clients across various markets from real estate, municipalities to public agencies. Most recently, the team was successful in resolving flooding issues for the City of New Rochelle by developing an engineering design which addressed capacity issues for a complex drainage system network pieced together over decades. H2M received a Platinum Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for this project improvement.

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Rusty Schommer

Richard B. Schommer, Jr. P.E.,PP,CME

Vice President
Discipline Director, Civil Engineering NJ

Richard Schommer has more than 35 years of experience in the civil engineering field serving the land use industry in New Jersey.

Working in our Parsippany, New Jersey Office, he is responsible for providing services in civil engineering, surveying, planning and design throughout the State of New Jersey for both private and public clients.  Projects include site planning for residential, commercial, industrial and retail uses, municipal engineering services, design of public infrastructure, and related consulting services.  Mr. Schommer and the staff at H2M provide a range of services including preparation of initial feasibility studies, concept plans, preliminary design plans, surveying and design, through final construction plans and specifications, as well as assisting client negotiate the permit and approval process.  Mr. Schommer has worked through the permit process with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and many local, county and state agencies for many client projects.  He also represents clients by providing expert testimony at public hearings before municipal planning boards and boards of adjustment as an expert witness in engineering and planning.  He has also appeared at numerous NJDOT Commission hearings and qualified as an expert witness in Superior Courts in New Jersey.

He holds licenses in Professional Engineering, Professional Planning and is a Certified Municipal Engineer in the State of New Jersey. He is a member of a number of professional societies including the American Council of Engineering Companies, New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers.  He is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Morristown (Past President 2012-2013) and serves as a Trustee of the Morristown Green.

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  • Bidding and Construction
    Administration Services
  • Flood Resiliency and Mitigation
  • Green Infrastructure Design
  • Land Entitlements and Approvals
  • LEED Certification and
    Sustainable Design
  • Park Facilities and Athletic Fields
  • Pavement Evaluation
  • Roadway Design
  • Stormwater Modeling & Drainage Studies
  • Site Feasibility Studies
  • Streetscape Design
  • Site Engineering Services
  • Subdivision Plans and Mapping
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Traffic Engineering Studies
  • Traffic Signal Design
  • Utility Design
  • Zoning Analysis


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H2M’s civil engineering service covers the following markets listed below, please click “learn more” to view each market.


H2M designs bright, engaging spaces that foster collaboration, encourage discovery, and inspire learners of all ages.


H2M supports reforming America’s energy vision on all types of power generation, transmission and distribution projects by building on our proven success since 1933. 

public safety

H2M’s architects and engineers apply their experiences as emergency service personnel to envision how a facility will be used on a day-to-day basis.


With deep roots in all of our local communities, H2M designs creative, environmentally responsible projects tailored to each of our client’s needs.

public agency

Our goal is to be considered a trusted adviser to our clients, and extension of their own in-house staff.

real estate

From the due diligence to the grand opening, H2M helps make visions a reality.


Since its inception in 1933, H2M has been a leader in the field of water supply and wastewater treatment; once simply known as Sanitary Engineering.