Loring Wyllie Senior Principal

Office San Francisco

Direct 415.354.6412 Email lwyllie@degenkolb.com

Renowned authority on the seismic rehabilitation of historic structures, Loring is also an authority in concrete design and construction. Enjoying more than 40 years of service to the firm, Loring not only mentors engineers just starting their careers but also continues to manage many seismic upgrade and peer review projects. He is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award, the OPAL award from ASCE, and his contributions to the structural engineering profession were recognized by his election to the National Academy of Engineering in 1990.

Practice Areas:
Construction Means & Methods, Forensic Engineering

Joined the Firm:

Little Known Fact:
I enjoy world travel and spend many weeks a year in exotic and beautiful locations such as Antigua, Paris, and Italy.

Client or Design Philosophy:
Preserving the built environment is exciting engineering.

Expertise, knowledgeable

Indulging my grandchildren

Special Interests:
Traveling, time with my grandkids


M. Eng. Structural Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1962
B.S. with Highest Honors, Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1960


California - Structural Engineer, 1970, License No. 1648
California - Civil Engineer, 1967, License No. 17179
Oregon - Professional Engineer, 1985, License No. 12831
Utah - Professional Engineer, 1985, License No. 7241
Nebraska - Professional Engineer, 1974, License No. E-3853
Texas - Professional Engineer, 1979, License No. 44520
Wyoming - Professional Engineer, 1993, License No. 6445

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Cathedral, Renovation
  • First Church of Christ, Scientist Seismic Upgrade and Renovations
  • Greek Consulate, Structural and Architectural Upgrades