Nelson Associates Architectural Engineering

Nelson Associates Architectural Engineering (NAAE) is a full-service professional firm located in Clinton, New York. The firm provides planning services, architecture, historic architecture, landscape architecture, and engineering services in all key engineering disciplines: mechanical, electrical, structural, civil, sanitary, and fire protection. Our client base extends across several sectors and includes health care, educational, governmental, communication, industrial, and commercial clients.

NAAE was started in 1995 and serves a local and national client base. Customers recognize the firm’s ability to provide and coordinate a broad spectrum of specialized professional services through our highly qualified staff and the use of an extensive professional network of service companies.

The staff has extensive project experience in designing medical office buildings, intricate medical suites, dry and wet lab environments, as well as multi-unit housing, governmental, educational, corporate, and industrial spaces/facilities.

Nelson Associates has developed the reputation of working within budgets, accurately estimating costs, and completing work on time.

Job Opportunities

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Peter Nelson, P.E.


Mr. Nelson provides the leadership and direction for the firm. His extensive work experience lies in design and engineering of various site, hydraulic, and building systems. He is also experienced in the development of inspection and investigation programs for the adequacy of these systems. Mr. Nelson maintains his expertise in computer applications, contract document development, and construction management.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Graduate Studies, Engineering Management

Professional Affiliations

New York Society of Professional Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers

Ronald E. Stafford, AIA, RA, LEED AP


Ronald E. Stafford, AIA provides project planning and design, as well as coordination of the interdisciplinary project team. Mr. Stafford has more than thirty years of experience in facility design, detailing, project management, and construction administration for various buildings, general construction, and site projects.

New York Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology

SUNY Delhi College of Technology

Associates in Applied Science in Architectural Technology

NYS Department of Health Certified Asbestos Project Designer

LEED Accredited Professional