PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Irvin E. Richter, Hill's Founder and Chairman, was honored with the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The award, given in recognition of his dedication, innovation and leadership in the area of project management and construction claims services, was presented to Richter on June 2, 2015 at the chapter's annual awards gala held at the Union League in Philadelphia.
"I have been involved with CMAA for more than thirty years—as a member, Board member and Fellow," said Richter. "The organization has had a major positive impact on our industry during that time and I am extremely honored to have received this award from their local chapter," added Richter.
CMAA is North America's only organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of professional construction management and program management. The association, formed in 1982, currently has more than 14,000 members, including individual CM/PM practitioners, corporate members, and construction owners in both the public and private sectors, along with academic and associate members. For more information on CMAA, please visit their website at www.cmaanet.org.
Hill International, with 4,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the ninth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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