Sylvia Petta SE Sylvia Petta SE

Sylvia Petta SE

Principal San Francisco, CA
  • Discipline Structural Engineering
  • Specialties Residential, Community Buildings, Retail, Hospitality
  • Education Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Affiliations/Licensure Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
  • Hobbies & Interests Hiking, gardening, skiing, rock climbing, snowshoeing, camping, traveling, conquering the NYT crossword, crafting a home-cooked meal, and knocking projects off the long house remodel list


Sylvia is an enthusiastic team member and problem solver who enjoys collaborating with other project disciplines and team members throughout design and construction to develop smart solutions while maintaining the client’s vision in function and aesthetic. She is passionate about mentoring her colleagues, and learning from them. Her leadership includes mentorship, management, spearheading the SF DEI Committee, and participation in the recruiting team.