John D. Cameron, Jr., P.E.

Founder and Managing Partner

John D. Cameron, Jr., P.E., is the founder and Managing Partner of Cameron Engineering & Associates, LLP, as well as Chief Executive Officer of Cameron Engineering & Associates of New York, PLLC. The Firm has recently celebrated its 30th anniversary in business, specializing in various aspects of consulting engineering and planning.

The Firm serves the public and private sectors alike in the New York Metropolitan Area and beyond. Under Mr. Cameron’s leadership, Cameron Engineering has grown into being one of the region’s premier engineering and planning firms, having received local, state, and national awards for many of its projects.

An engineering graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, Mr. Cameron also holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science from Long Island University and has an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Molloy College. He is a licensed professional engineer, marine engineer and a U.S. patent holder. His professional experience includes heavy construction, government, facility operations, consulting engineering, academia, entrepreneurship and business ownership. Mr. Cameron serves on numerous boards including those of charitable, educational and environmental organizations, including the Long Island Regional Planning Council, where he serves as Chairman; the New York Works Task Force, the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County and is a Regional Industry Council Leader for the Long Island STEM Hub in support of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education.

Mr. Cameron is also the recipient of many personal awards including Consulting Engineer of the Year in New York State, LIBN’s Outstanding CEO Award, a perennial member of LI Press’ Most Powerful and Influential Long Islanders, a New York Water Environment Association Hall of Fame member; The Light of Leadership, Outstanding Professional Achievement and Meritorious Awards from his Alma Mater, Kings Point; as well as the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s St. Agnes Medal, Telecare’s Business and Family Award, the Caritas Award from Catholic Charities, and others. He has been a frequent contributor to the news media, including television, radio and print.

John has diverse personal interests including surfing, running, sports, music, travel, reading, art and politics. He and his wife of 43 years, Loretta, reside in Rockville Centre as do their two married children, and grandsons, Jack and Will. His favorite time is spent anywhere with his family, but most especially at the beach.


Professional and Civic Involvement

Long Island Regional Planning Council
• Chairman
New York Works Task Force (NY State)
• Member
New York Business Mentor Program
• Mentor
Long Island STEM Hub Board of Champions
• Charter Member
Regional Industry Council – Engineering & Architecture
• Co-Chair
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
• McNulty Society
• Superintendent’s Council
• Class Representative
• Chairman, Alumni Class Reunions
Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
• Board of Directors
Hofstra University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
• Member, Advisory Board
New York State Brownfields Advisory Board
• Member
New York Water Environment Association
• Hall of Fame, 2007
• State President, 2002
• Various Positions Held
New York League of Conservation Voters
• Past State Vice Chairman
• Various Positions Held
Atlantic Beach Club Land Co.
• Board of Managers
Cradle of Aviation
• Advisory Board Member
Catholic Charities
• Member, Development Committee
• Founding Member, Long Island Chapter
St. Agnes Cathedral Parish
• Trustee, 1998-2007
• Various Positions Held
Sacred Heart Academy High School
• Board of Trustees, 1998-2004
Knights of the Holy Sepulchre
• Commander
Friends of Mercy Medical Center
• Board of Sponsors
Villanova University
• V Club Member
Rockville Centre Community Fund
• Past Board Member
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Wounded Warrior Project
Erase Racism
American Mensa
Surfrider Foundation