About Us

South Central Pennsylvania’s most trusted civil engineering firm offering a wide-range of services and laying the groundwork with confidence and experience.

Who We Are

First Capital Engineering, Inc. (FCE) is a small, woman-owned business located in York, Pennsylvania. Since 1995, FCE has provided civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, environmental and construction inspection services to clients throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware.

Why Do Business With Us?

FCE is centrally located to large cities (DC, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia are all within a 3-hour drive), Interstate 83, Interstate 81, and Route 30, providing easy access to visit with clients and their project locations. Our small staff allows us to work on jobs of all sizes while also maintaining a 24-hour response time to our clients. With over 200 years of combined professional expertise, FCE works to lay the groundwork on a project through confidence and experience. When you choose to work with FCE, you receive the best in class civil engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture services. Unsure? To this day, FCE maintains the very first customer who walked through their doors over twenty years ago.

Mission Statement

To provide cost effective, time tested technical solutions by organizing our team of professionals to achieve goal oriented tasks while maintaining the highest level of quality and integrity.

Meet Our Team

Ann K. Luciani

Ann K. Luciani

CEO

Jacob Dortch, PE

Jacob Dortch, PE

Staff Engineer

 

John J. Luciani, PE, PLS, SEO

John J. Luciani, PE, PLS, SEO

President

 

Regina W. Todd

Regina W. Todd

Marketing Manager

Joseph M. Gurney, RLA, PLA

Joseph M. Gurney, RLA, PLA

Project Manager

 

Awards & Recognition

Since 1995, FCE has won the following awards:

Central Penn Business Journal, Finalist – Small Business of the Year (1-50 Employees) – 2018

PA Society of Land Surveyors‘ PLAT Competition, 3rd place, Boundary Retracement category – 2016

PA Society of Land Surveyors‘ PLAT Competition, 3rd place, Boundary Subdivision category – 2016

PSATS Road & Bridge Safety Improvement Award, Alpine Road – 2015

Central Penn Business Journal, Small Business of the Year (1-50 Employees) – 2010

York County Chamber of Commerce, Small Business of the Year – 2010

Central Penn Business Journal, , Best Places to Work – 2009

ABC Keystone Chapter, Merit Award for Penn Waste Recycling Center – 2008

CANstruction Competition, Honorable Mention – 2008

PA Society of Land Surveyors‘ PLAT Competition, ALTA/ACSM Survey Category – 2006

PSATS Road & Bridge Safety Improvement Award, East York Traffic Calming Project – 2005

ABC Keystone Chapter, Merit Award for Susquehanna Commerce Center – 2003

ABC Keystone Chapter, Honor Award for Markets at Shrewsbury – 2003

Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2003

Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2002

Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2001

Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2004

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
-Winston Churchill

Certifications & Affiliations

Aside from being a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in both Pennsylvania and Maryland, FCE is
also certified through the following organizations:

Women's Business Enterprice National Council Logo

WBE (women’s business enterprise) through WBENC

Certification: #2005125236

Expires: 8/29/19

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Pennsylvania Department of General Services Logo

SDB (small business) thru PA DGS

Certification: #328935-2012-09-SB

Expires: 10/31/19

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Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Logo

DBE (disadvantaged business) thru PennDOT (PA-UCP)

Certification: #14631

Expires: 7/8/20

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City of Philadelphia Logo

WBE (women’s business) thru the City of Philadelphia

Certification: #7644224

Expires: 7/10/19

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Maryland Department of General Services Logo

SBR (small business reserve) thru MD DGS

Certification: #SB12-33715

Expires: 4/2/20

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Pennsylvania Department of General Services Logo

SDB (small, diverse business) thru PA DGS

Certification: #328935-2012-09-SB-W

Expires: 10/31/19

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Maryland Department of Transportation Logo

DBE and SBE thru MDOT

Certification: #17-014

Expires: 5/20/20

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Client Feedback

“Over the many years we have done business with First Capital Engineering, they have consistently proven to be not only a capable design team, but also great business partners that assume responsibility for the success of our projects from the conception stage to their grand opening. FCE’s caring, thoughtful, and responsive customer service is their trademark of excellence!”