About Us

About Us
CDM Smith is a global privately owned engineering and construc­tion firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, trans­porta­tion, energy and facilities. In 1947, CDM Smith was founded with a commitment to maintain the constant pursuit of excellence, placing respon­si­bil­ity to our clients second only to respon­si­bil­ity to the public. By staying true to this promise for 75 years, we’ve forged tremendous, long-standing rela­tion­ships, believing respon­sive­ness is the foundation of serving our clients. With the power of inde­pen­dence, we make decisions based on what’s best for our clients and our employees, not outside investors. We reinvest in our people, tools and technology to find better solutions and foster amazing careers. Whether you’re an employee, client, partner or stakeholder – we’re the people you want to be working with. We are CDM Smith. 
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Our Legacy
In 1947, Thomas Camp left MIT to set up a consulting practice with Herman Dresser and Jack McKee. Together, they pioneered drinking water treatment tech­nolo­gies and  advanced approaches in water quality protection. 75 years later, their pioneering spirit is still making life better.
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We truly care about our clients. We take on their challenges as our own. And we deliver success by providing a legendary client experience every time

Facts About CDM Smith

World Head­quar­ters
75 State Street 
Suite 701 
Boston, MA 02109 USA 
Tel: + 1.617.452.6000 
Fax: + 1.617.345.3901

  • Established in 1947 as a partnership; incor­po­rated in 1970.

  • More than 5,000 employees working from offices worldwide.

  • CDM Smith is employee owned, instilling pride in our work and allowing us the freedom and inde­pen­dence to put our clients first. CDM Smith will remain a privately owned firm, free to determine our own direction, committed to building a stronger enterprise for each future generation.

  • CDM Smith provides services through the following major business units: North America Unit; Federal Services Unit; and Inter­na­tional Unit. These units are supported by the Technical Services Unit and the Construc­tion Unit—all working together to deliver integrated engineering and construc­tion services worldwide.

  • CDM Smith offers full services—consulting, engineering, construc­tion and operations—across the project life cycle in water, environment, trans­porta­tion, energy and facilities.