Michael A. Levine, Senior Environmental Planner, Joins VHB

Hauppauge, NY

February 15, 2024

Michael A. Levine in a blue shirt and tie.

Michael A. Levine, AICP, has joined VHB as a Senior Environmental Planner in Hauppauge, NY. At VHB, Michael will collaborate closely with the environmental team, contributing to projects for both public and private clients while elevating VHB’s environmental services across Long Island.

Prior to VHB, Michael served 26 years at the Town of North Hempstead. In his role as the Commissioner of Planning and Environmental Protection, he was responsible for formulating and implementing land use and environmental policies for the township with a population of 237,000. Michael has a successful track record leading a diverse team through complex environmental projects. His achievements include composing the Town’s Planned Unit Development zoning district, downtown mixed-use overlay district, and Complete Streets Policy, along with leading major redevelopment projects.

“With Michael joining our team, we are not just gaining an experienced environmental planner but also someone with deep knowledge of government workings,” said Lou Bekofsky, VHB Director of Environmental Planning. “This invaluable blend of experience will be incredibly beneficial for our clients, helping them navigate through complex environmental challenges with a unique perspective. We look forward to the impactful contributions he will make in delivering innovative solutions to our clients and the communities we serve.”

Michael holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Hofstra University and is certified with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

Learn more about VHB’s environmental services and connect with Michael via email or LinkedIn.