Patrick Reicher




Building Enclosure Evaluations

Building Enclosure Commissioning

Structural Stability

Quality Assurance

Water Leakage Evaluation


Over 15 years of building enclosure experience

Patrick Reicher is a licensed Structural Engineer and a principal at Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc. and specializes in forensic investigation, evaluation, and repair design of buildings and enclosures, from recently constructed to historic structures.

His investigations have consisted of a wide range of building types, enclosure systems, and materials, associated with masonry facades, exterior wall cladding systems, windows and curtain walls, and roofing and waterproofing systems.

He has expertise in performing diagnostic field testing in accordance with ASTM and AAMA standards, and developing forensic investigation testing protocols and field quality control specifications for repair design programs and new construction projects.


Master of Business Administration
Keller Graduate School of Management

Master of Science in Civil Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Licensure | Certifications

Licensed Structural Engineer
Licensed Professional Engineer
FL, IN, IA, ME, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI, and Puerto Rico

Certified Construction Specifier (CCS)

Construction Documents Technologist (CDT)

Registered Exterior Wall Consultant (REWC)

Registered Exterior Wall Observer (REWO)

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Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)

Building Enclosure Council of Chicago (BEC-Chicago)

Chicago Area Chapter of IIBEC (CAC-IIBEC)

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and CSI Chicago Chapter

Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA)

International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)

International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC)

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