With 16 full-time professional engineers among our staff of 50, Pinnacle lives up to its name as the pre-eminent construction engineering and inspection firm in Florida
Art Perez, PE, PSM
Founder | President | Partner | Senior Project Engineer
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Art Perez, PE, PSM, understands the community he serves. Art began his career in the PE trainee program at FDOT District 6 in 1997. A few years later he was entrusted with the Senior Project Engineer role for the $44M SW 2nd Avenue Bascule Bridge Replacement in Downtown Miami.
Art’s years at FDOT were invaluable for understanding how to partner with and respond to the needs of the District.
In 2007, Art founded Pinnacle with the vision of providing a CEI-focused firm founded on quality service through personnel development and retention.
By remaining focused on this vision, Pinnacle has achieved its goal of retaining highly qualified personnel who deliver a quality product.
In the 15+ years since its inception, Pinnacle has grown to 50 employees with offices in South and Central Florida.
Qualifications & Certifications
Registered Professional Engineer
Registered Professional Surveyor and Mapper
Final Estimates 1 & 2
Concrete 1 & 2
FDOT Critical Structures Construction
IMSA Traffic Signal Inspector 1
IMSA Fiber Optic Level 1 & 2
ACI Concrete Grade I, Concrete
Transportation Construction Inspector
SSPC Bridge Coating Inspector
SSPC C3 Lead Paint Removal
PTI Bonded Post-Tensioning 1
NHI Inspection of Bridges
Certified Bridge Inspection Team Leader
FDOT Construction Academy
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Florida International University
B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Florida
26 years of CEI experience with a focus on movable bridges
Pinnacle Consulting Enterprises, Inc.
Bermello Ajamil & Partners
Florida Department of Transportation District 6
Continental Land Surveyors
American Society of Civil Engineers
Florida Engineering Society
Florida Surveying and Mapping Society
Heavy Movable Structures, American Segmental Bridge Institute
Society for Protective Coatings
American Welding Society