Our Vision

We elevate our industry to be the most respected and valuable, over the next decade.

M&A Deals

103Completed Transactions

$9+ Billionin Transaction Enterprise Value


People Strong

…and growing



North American AEC revenue captured in our benchmarking data

Clients Advised


Our Purpose

We help AEC firm leaders to confidently address financial issues and opportunities, so they can focus on clients, projects, and people.

Core Values

01 /

Share your individual best
for the benefit of all.

Combining diverse strengths powers our
team to reach elevated outcomes

02 /

Aim to surpass
your former self.

Small incremental improvements compound into radical transformation

03 /

Make integrity contagious.

Every choice we make reflects who we are; as individuals and a firm

04 /

Use empathy as
your superpower.

Understanding others’ needs is our first priority. Then we provide authentic advice.

05 /

Be responsive.
Act intentionally.

We are responsive with our team and clients

Our Story
The story of our purpose told by the four founding partners
  • September:  AEC Advisors was founded by Andrej Avelini, Josh Lahre, Tyler Albright, and Joe Smetona in the living room of Andrej Avelini’s apartment.
  • December:  Virtual presentation of 2018 AEC Industry Analysis and Insights report based on data collected from 132 AEC firms making up over $100 billion in annual revenue.
  • December:  AEC Advisors moved out of Andrej’s apartment to its first office space in Midtown NYC.