Philip Sarvinis

BASc, P.Eng. | Managing Principal
As Managing Principal of the Building Science and Restoration teams for RJC’s Ontario offices, Philip is responsible for managing, developing and growing the practice across Eastern Canada while ensuring that clients’ needs are met. He enjoys the hands-on management of both evaluation and rehabilitation projects and prides himself on his ability to ensure the work is completed both on time and on budget. 
Philip has devoted his career to the assessment, rehabilitation and protection of aging buildings and structures. He is licensed to practice in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.
As an expert on the effects of the environment and general use on buildings, and in particular the deterioration of buildings and structures, Philip has published papers on the subject and lectures at industry events and educational institutions around the world. His knowledge of buildings and structural deterioration has enabled him to act as an expert witness in cases related to his field of expertise.
Philip graduated with honours from the University of Toronto and joined RJC in 1991. Since then, Philip has taken an active role in the building renewal industry.

Professional Affiliations

  • President, Building Concrete Restoration Association of Ontario
  • Canadian Parking Association
  • International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)
  • Construction Specifications Canada
  • Canadian Society for Civil Engineers (CSCE)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
  • Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (ACMO) 
  • Greater Toronto Apartment Association (GTAA)


  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Building Component Repairs.” Presentation for the Canadian Fire Alarm Association, Toronto, Ontario, June 2016.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “CAPEX Planning and Tendering.” Presentation for the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario, March 2016.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Concrete Rehabilitation.” Presented at the International Conference on Concrete Solutions, Padua, Italy, June 22-25, 2009.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Cumberland Garage PIT Retrofit.” International Concrete Repair Institute, March 2009.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Parking Garage Deterioration.” Condo Business Magazine, March 2009.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Rejuvenating Our Aging Structures.” Presented at the International Concrete Conference on Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, Cape Town, South Africa, November 2008.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Preventing Premature Structural Deterioration.” Presented at the Canadian Parking Conference, Charlottetown, PEI, October 2007.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Maintaining your Parking Facility.” Canadian Apartment Magazine, September 2006.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Balcony Repairs – When is it Time.” Condo Business Magazine, August 2006.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Balcony Restoration.” Condo Business, August 2006.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Parking Garage Rehabilitation.” Canadian Property Management, January 2006.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Successful Rehabilitation Projects.” Canadian Property Management Magazine, January 2006.
  • Sarvinis, Philip. “Parking Lot and Asphalt Maintenance.” Presented at the EPIC - Facility Maintenance Management Conference, May 2001.