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 is completing its 33rd year of 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; Engineering School Advisory Boards for Hofstra University and SUNY Stony Brook, 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 Kings Pointer of the Year from his alma mater (the highest award presented to an alumnus), 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, sports, music, travel, reading, art and politics. He and his wife of 45 years, Loretta, reside in Rockville Centre as do their two married children and their families including grandchildren, Jack, Will and Frances. 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