Qualified Staff

Our staff's unique combination of extensive project experience, field training, and solid education ensures well-designed, proven solutions. Credentials include certification and professional registration for licensing in Electrical, Fire Protection Engineering, Security, and/or Communications.

Professional Credentials

The staff at Professional Systems Engineering, LLC maintains the following professional credentials:


Professional Engineer (PE) California
Professional Engineer (PE) Connecticut
Professional Engineer (PE) Delaware
Professional Engineer (PE) District of Columbia
Professional Engineer (PE) Florida
Professional Engineer (PE) Maryland
Professional Engineer (PE) Massachusetts
Professional Engineer (PE) Montana
Professional Engineer (PE) New Jersey
Professional Engineer (PE) New York
Professional Engineer (PE) Ohio
Professional Engineer (PE) Pennsylvania
Professional Engineer (PE) Texas
Professional Engineer (PE) Virginia


Cal OES, Certified, Safety Assessment Evaluator
Certified Fraud Consultant (CFC)
Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
Certified Building Inspection Engineer (CBIE)
Certified Homeland Security Level-III (CHS-IV)
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) ASIS
Certified Security Consultant (CSC) IAPSC
Certified Technology Specialist (CTS)
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Construction Documents Technologist (CDT)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Professional Internet (MCPI)
Physical Security Professional (PSP)
National Institute for Certification of Electronic Technicians (NICET) –Fire Protection Engineering Technology/Automatic Sprinkler System Layout, Fire Alarm Systems, and Video Systems


BS, Electrical Engineering
BS, Electrical Engineering with Distinction
BS, Electrical Engineering with Honors
BS, Electrical Engineering Technology
BS, Electrical Engineering Illumination
BS, Crimal Justice
BS, Computer and Systems Engineering
BS, Architectural Engineering
BS, Mechanical Engineering
BS, Business Management
BS, Fire Protection Engineering
BA, Telecommunications
BA Bachelor of Arts
MA Master of Arts
MA Master Security Management
Certificate of Business Management
Fellow Illuminating Engineering Society (FIES)

Professional Systems Enginering, LLC

Gerald 'Dutch' Forstater, PE, PSP, CET
CEO/Managing Principal

Professional Systems Engineering, LLC

Michael Michalski, EIT
Vice President
Government Services + Technology


Jason M. Delp, PE, CSI, CDT
Vice President
Engineered Systems + Operations


Thomas H. Pilson, IV, CSC, PSP
Vice President
Public Safety + Security

Fire Protection

Timothy Bergan, CCNP, CCDP
Director of Network + Mission Critical Technology


Daniel H. Broughton, EIT
Fire + Security Systems Engineer
BIM/CAD Manager

Security & Communications Engineering