Farnsworth Group Expands Chicago Presence to Tinley Park

As a continuation of Farnsworth Group's expanding services and presence in the greater Chicagoland area, the Company is establishing an office presence in Tinley Park, IL, a southern suburb located about 40 miles from downtown Chicago.

The Tinley Park office will be located at 18311 N. Creek Drive, Suite F.  The new office will complement our existing greater Chicagoland offices including Shorewood, IL, and our downtown Chicago office located in the Riverside Plaza building.

Leading the Tinley Park office will be Ken Chastain, an urban planning professional who has more than 30 years experience in the civil engineering and municipal planning environment in Chicago.

Farnsworth Group No. 170 on ENR Top Design Firms List

Engineering News-Record has released its annual Top 500 Design Firms list, and Farnsworth Group has landed at No. 170.  This marks the Company's highest ranking ever on the list.

Farnsworth Group has moved up 75 places since 2014 when it ranked No. 245. The Top 500 Design Firms list ranks the 500 largest U.S. based engineering, architectural and environmental design firms, both publicly and privately held, based on annual revenue at home and abroad by each company.

To see the complete ENR listing, click here.

Farnsworth Group, Inc., an employee-owned company, is a full-service engineering, architecture and survey firm, offering clients more than 450 professionals located throughout a nationwide network of offices including Illinois, Missouri, Colorado, Wisconsin, California, Texas, Georgia and Indiana.

Farnsworth Group Earns Great Place to Work Certification

Farnsworth Group was certified as a great workplace today by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®.

Farnsworth Group earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at

“The Great Place to Work certification is one of the most recognized designations in the U.S. business community, and is a real testament to the culture that has been built by our employees,” said Farnsworth Group President and CEO Karen Jensen, PE. “The survey indicated that more than 95 percent of our employees take great pride in working at Farnsworth Group. That translates to a truly great workplace, which ultimately serves to the benefit of our clients.” 

Kim Peters, Vice President of Great Place to Work’s Recognition Program, said: "We applaud Farnsworth Group, Inc. for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback. These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Farnsworth Group should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

Farnsworth Group employees completed 299 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and margin of error of ± 2.49.

+ Show more