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A professional services firm is only as good as its people, and Pare employs many of the best in our industry.  Our staff of 110+ includes more than 90 technical personnel    engineers, scientists, planners, and CAD and GIS technicians     supported by administrative staff.  With 49 licensed professional engineers, we are able to handle large, multi-faceted projects. 

In addition to civil, structural, and geotechnical engineers, our staff includes LEED-accredited professionals, professional wetland scientists (PWS), National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) construction administration personnel, and other specialists.  The firm's leadership has an average tenure of 30 years with Pare.  

Additional information about Pare's leaders and managers is provided below.

Larry Riggs P.E.

Larry Riggs is a registered professional engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the management, design and construction oversight of a wide variety of civil, structural, environmental, and transportation-related projects.  In 1982 Mr. Riggs became Director of Professional Operations for Pare, and he has served as the firm's President since 1986.

He is a Founding Member and Past President of the Rhode Island Consulting Engineers (RICE), former Chairman of Crossroads Rhode Island (formerly Travelers Aid), and current member of the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island.

He was honored with the Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2004 and the Freeman Award in 2019 by the Providence Engineering Society (PES). 


Professional Engineer - Rhode Island, Massachusetts

Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS), Rhode Island Chapter
Rhode Island Consulting Engineers, Past President & Board Member
National Society of Professional Engineers
Rhode Island Society of Professional Engineers
Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island, Board of Directors
New England Economic Development Services, Board of Directors

Contact: Larry Riggs P.E.