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John Purinton, SE

John Purinton, SE has been creating parking solutions for over 30 years. John is a licensed engineer in 8 states. He is responsible for the design of over 150 parking projects and leads parking structure design for the firm. A member of NPA's Parking Consultant’s Council, John was a contributor to the latest edition of The Dimensions of Parking and has both written and spoken on design build delivery and the cost of parking structures.

“Watry Design has always been at the forefront of parking design and innovation,” says John. “Using a unique process developed over the firm’s forty five plus year design legacy, our architects, structural engineers and planners are empowered to provide their professional expertise in every aspect of our parking solutions.”


Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering


  • SE (#S4336), CA (2/26/99)
  • SE (#13288), ID (6/17/2008)
  • PE (#C054511), CA (4/8/95)
  • SE (#35556), AZ (10/10/00)
  • PE (#33604), CO (5/14/99)
  • PE (#83191), TX (1/23/98)
  • CE / SE (016621), NV (8/1/04)
  • PE (#18806), MT (6/30/08)
  • PE (#10463), HI (2/26/02)
  • PE (108791-01), NY (10/31/23)
  • NCEES (#16812), (10/12/98)


  • National Parking Association Parking Consultant's Council
  • Design Build Institute of America
  • Structural Engineers Association
  • International Parking & Mobility Institute
  • American Association of Airport Executives
  • Structural Engineering Certification Board
  • Community College Facility Coalition
  • Parksmart (formerly the Green Parking Council)
  • US Green Building Council

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