Firm Profile and History
Our goal is to provide our customers with the knowledge necessary to navigate today’s vertical transportation industry with confidence whether maintaining an existing system, upgrading an older system or installing a new one.
Amicus Elevator Consultants, LLC (AEC) was founded in July 2012 to provide vertical transportation consulting services to building owners and managers, public mass transit systems, engineering firms, and architects. Since its inception, founder David V. Mirch has worked to provide superior knowledge and expertise in the vertical transportation industry. Our field installation experience combined with a wide variety of vertical transportation applications, project management, and technical specifications insight provides our clients with maximum knowledge and flexibility when maintaining, designing, and constructing a vertical transportation project.
David V. Mirch started his career in 1977 as an elevator mechanic’s assistant and has since worked to become skilled in the fields of service, modernization and new construction, ultimately leading to supervisory roles for several major Elevator Companies.
In 2001 Mr. Mirch took his skills as a professional adjuster into the elevator consulting field. He worked for a New York City based elevator and escalator consulting firm which provided new design work, specifications for new construction as well as modernization projects amongst other products.
In 2004 Mr. Mirch opened his own small consulting firm performing the tasks he mastered during his time with the New York City firm. Finding that the industry was changing dramatically he stepped back into the elevator contractor’s world to hone his skills.
In 2012 Mr. Mirch established Amicus Elevator Consultants where he currently provides all the services listed above plus, quality control services, building assessments, technical and layout solutions including teaching and technical services. Providing technical support services for aging elevator and escalator equipment affords building owners the option of repairing troublesome equipment to extend its life and prolong upgrading. This allows time for the allocation of funds so that the large expenditure can be planned and budgeted for.
Mr. Mirch’s depth of elevator and escalator experience ranges forty (40) years. He provides professional guidance and real-life experience related to every type of system, is well versed in all phases of the vertical transportation industry and is a tremendous asset to our clients.