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Farallon Consulting acquires Stellar Environmental Solutions

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Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Stellar Environmental Solutions, Inc. (Stellar Environmental) in Berkeley, California. Farallon has a strong presence in Oakland, California and with this acquisition continues to diversify its environmental expertise and services and grow its presence in the region. 

“I’m very excited to integrate Stellar Environmental and welcome Richard Makdisi and Henry Pietropaoli to our team. Their extensive backgrounds and solid reputation for responsiveness and technical excellence are an excellent fit for Farallon,” states Farallon’s Chief Executive Officer Amy Essig Desai.

“Having provided the San Francisco Bay area with environmental solutions for nearly 25 years, we were keen to find the right move for Stellar Environmental,” says Richard Makdisi, Founder and Principal Geochemist of Stellar Environmental. “Our company’s missions and core values are perfectly aligned, and we are delighted to land with Farallon. I look forward leading the Oakland office in expanding and diversifying our presence and providing the same quality services and expanded capabilities to our clients.”

Since 1995, Stellar Environmental has had an unwavering commitment to being a good partner focused on building productive, collaborative, trusting, and mutually advantageous relationships with industry clients and colleagues. This caliber of work and expertise will continue on in support of Farallon’s mission and core values as we move forward into the new decade.


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headshot of Henry Pietropaoli Henry Pietropaoli Senior Geologist

Henry has over 30 years of experience conducting environmental site investigations, endangerment assessments, contaminant remediation, hazardous waste management, construction, and real estate development...

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Richard is a Principal Geochemist and has more than 36 years experience in hazardous management, geoscience engineering, geochemistry, and geohydrology. Richard has hands-on experience managing regional and site...

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