Headquarters. Rochester, N.Y.

Branch Offices. The Sear-Brown Group has offices in Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, Elmira, Melville, Rochester, Rouses Point, and Syracuse, N.Y.; Denver and Fort Collins, Colo.; Hillsborough, N.C.; Cleveland; State College, Pa.; and Guayama, Puerto Rico.

Roots. Thomas Sear established his engineering company in 1955. Eight years later, Sear formed a partnership with Robert Brown, a municipal engineer.

Areas of Expertise. The Sear-Brown Group offers architecture, engineering, planning, and construction services.

Market segments. Advanced manufacturing, bio/pharmaceuticals, the chemical industry, education, food/beverage, health-care, retail, transportation, and water/environment.