Meet Gei's

Ira Beer, P.E.

Vice President and Senior Professional

Ira is a Vice President and Professional Engineer with more than 22 years of experience. Ira’s areas of expertise include excavation support systems, caissons, micropile foundations and computer modeling of structures and soil-structure interaction. He is proficient in structural engineering design with a focus on designing temporary works for contractors including design of column load transfers and, resupport systems, underpinning, cofferdams and trestles. His critical thinking skills are essential during project construction to help resolve unexpected conditions as they are encountered.

He was a member of Technical Committee and the Subcommittee on Soils and Foundations responsible for preparing the 2014 revision to the NYC Building Code. He is currently serving on the same committees for the upcoming 2019 revision of the NYC Building Code.

Ira holds a M.S in Structural Engineering, Stanford University and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


New York City, New York


  • Licensed Professional Engineer: NY