Established more than 40 years ago, Morris & Ritchie Associates, Inc.’s (MRA’s) architects, structural and civil/site engineers, land planners, landscape architects, and surveyors routinely provide planning, design, and construction administration phase services for a wide range of projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. MRA’s affiliate firm, Morris & Ritchie Associates of NC, PC, opened an office in the Triangle to provide engineering services throughout North Carolina. MRA’s projects include office buildings, commercial and retail centers, business and industrial parks, residential communities, institutional facilities, and recreational facilities, as well as infrastructure design and improvement projects.

We understand the components of our clients’ success and are committed to providing superior service to our clients including responsive communication and creative, cost-effective solutions to their project challenges.

We have more than 200 professional and support personnel working from offices in Abingdon, Baltimore, Laurel, & Towson, MD; New Castle & Georgetown, DE; Purcellville, VA; Raleigh, NC; and Orlando, FL.  Because we realize that our greatest asset is our people, we encourage our employees to reach their full potential, both personally and professionally. We invest in our staff and provide the guidance, foundation, tools, and resources for them to excel, which in turn provides optimum results for our clients.


Richard L. Root, AIA, NCARB
Christopher Pfaeffle, AIA, NCARB

David M. Buffington, P.E.
Brian E. Siverling, P.E.
James G. Buckler, P.E.
Richard J. Dyer, P.E., S.E., SECB
Jacob Toroney, P.E.

Phillip L. Tolliver, P.E.
Frank F. Hertsch, P.E.
Kenneth M. Usab, P.E.
Michael G. Coughlin, P.E., LEED AP
Joshua T. Sharon, P.E., LSIT, LEED AP BD+C
Thomas Sheckells
Sean Davis, RLA
Marilee Tortorelli, RLA
Amy G. DiPietro, P.E., LEED AP
Charles W. Barnett
Jon K. Erickson, P.E., L.S.
Todd Heck
Jeremy Treadwell
Thomas Sheckells
Jamie Guerrero, P.E.
Jeremy Keeny, P.E., PLS

Jeremy Treadwell
Dan Ayers

Jeffrey A. Rierson, Prof, L.S.
Jon K. Erickson, P.E., L.S.
Jeremy Treadwell
Jeremy Keeny, P.E., PLS

Patrick Gross, CPA