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David Lutz, LPG

Mr. Lutz is a Technical Director of Environmental Services and Professional Geologist with over 15 years of consulting experience in the environmental practice area.

Mr. Lutz has managed comprehensive environmental services for real estate life cycle planning and management, including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Vapor Encroachment Screenings, Phase II Subsurface Investigations, underground storage tank removal and closure, hazardous materials inventory and management, and more for clients nationwide and abroad.  Mr. Lutz has conducted and managed thousands of environmental assessments and due diligence for a wide range of local and national clients, including real estate owners, investors, occupiers, lending institutions, and municipalities in accordance with the applicable American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards and Guidelines and United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) All Appropriate Inquiry guidelines

Mr. Lutz’s environmental background includes a detailed understanding of the risks associated with property redevelopment including facility decommissioning, demolition, hazardous and regulated materials storage, hazardous materials use generation and disposal, aboveground and underground storage tanks, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), asbestos-containing materials (ACM) abatement, lead-based paint (LBP), and Brownfield grant writing and implementation.

Prior to joining Partner, in 2020, Mr. Lutz was a senior geologist and Subject Matter Expert with an Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top-10 Engineering Firm.  During this time, he was responsible for a wide range of due diligence, environmental decommissioning and remedial projects, risk assessment of environmentally distressed properties, and participation in the development and evaluation of due diligence and hazardous materials policies and procedures.



Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals

American Institute of Professional Geologists – Illinois Chapter



Professional Geologist (Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee)

OSHA 1910.120: 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Training Refresher, Current

OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Training

OSHA 10-Hour General Construction Industry Training

Licensed Asbestos Inspector (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin)


Bachelor of Arts (Geology), University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky