Greg Batista, PE is the author of "Negligence! Averting Disaster at Your Building", a book examining the 2021 collapse of Champlain Towers South, a condominium in Surfside Florida.
Having held top management positions in world-class construction and development companies such as Turner Construction and The Opus Corporation, Batista is a recognized and established name in the design and engineering industry in Florida by acting as the hands-on designer of record of large-scale commercial, residential, and Concrete Restoration/Repair projects throughout the US and Puerto Rico. G. Batista Engineering & Construction contains in-house structural and MEP engineering as well as construction capabilities. His construction company is currently bonded to $30,000,000. His clients include the likes of The Seminole Tribe of Florida, Caterpillar, Coca-Cola, the US Coast Guard, The US Forest Service, Lowes, Miami-Dade College, and many Cities and Boards/HOA's. He has been a licensed PE since 1992 (Since 1998 in Florida) and a licensed General Contractor since 1992 (Since 1998 in Florida). G. Batista & Associates is an Engineering and General Contracting firm specializing in concrete structural engineering, concrete repairs, waterproofing and painting. Due to his extensive background in both engineering and construction. Mr. Batista is also a sought-after Expert Witness and Forensic Engineer.
Mr. Batista is a licensed Professional Engineer in Florida, Puerto Rico, Louisiana and Texas. Mr. Batista is also a Florida Licensed Threshold Inspector for large buildings and high-rises.