Aaron Malatesta, MS, PE

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Aaron Maletesta

Senior Engineer


+1 925 663 8950 (Office)
101 Montgomery St, Suite 2100
San Francisco, CA 94104 +1 925 663 8950

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Aaron Malatesta has over fifteen years of engineering experience including project management, structural engineering, and structural investigation for buildings, bridges, and other structures. He specializes in advanced methodologies for structural analysis, seismic risk assessment, and the application of high-performance technologies. He excels in developing efficient retrofit and repair solutions, as well as field investigations to assess potential hazards. He actively contributes to the development of governing standards for the seismic design of new and existing structures, multi-hazard risk assessments, and structural condition assessments.

Mr. Malatesta acts as a project manager for our seismic engineering group and leads our specialty seismic services for advanced structural engineering analysis and seismic risk assessment.

Professional Licensure

  • PE C79995 / CA [State of California Engineering License]
  • PE 98148 / FL [State of Florida Engineer License]
  • PE 103977 / OR [State of Oregon Engineering License]
  • CE 031742 / NV [State of Nevada Engineering License]
  • PE 108739 / NY [State of New York Engineering License]
  • PE 41937 / SC [State of South Carolina Engineering License]
  • PE 23027000 / WA [State of Washington Engineering License]

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC), member since 2007
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), member since 2010
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), member since 2008
    • Sub-committee for ASCE 7-22 – Seismic Energy Dissipation Systems
    • Sub-committee for ASCE 41-23 – Seismic Retrofit Design
    • Sub-committee for ASCE 11-28 – Structural Condition Assessment
  • American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), member since 2020
    • Sub-committee for ASTM E2026 – Standard Guide for Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings
    • Sub-committee for ASTM WK62996 – New Guide for Property Resilience Assessment