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Chris Ferko

Director of Planning Services, Principal

Chris is the Director of Planning Services in the Kent, WA office. He joined Barghausen in 1998 and has over 28 years of experience in the commercial, industrial, residential, energy, and telecommunication sectors. He provides program management for the company’s regional and national clients and his proficiencies include design development, project management, land use entitlements, environmental review, and construction permitting. He enjoys building long-lasting client relationships and facilitating employee development.


BA, Design & Planning Studies - University of Washington - Seattle, WA

Licenses & Registrations

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

Life Outside the Office

When he’s not in the office you’ll find Chris outdoors playing sports, kayaking, camping, and skiing. He also enjoys listening to podcasts, attending sporting events, and binge watching TV shows and movies.

Playlist Favorites

80’s music, podcasts

Dream Destinations

France to tour medieval cathedrals, hike the Alps, and explore the Riviera

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Pete Tobin

Regional Manager

Pete has over 35 years of experience in the industry and is Barghausen’s regional manager at the Roseville, CA office. Pete started in the industry as an architect and was inspired by his father, who was an architect himself. Pete’s expertise involves project management, working closely with clients and local agencies in the Northern California region to execute planning entitlements, final plats and permitting. He specializes in the commercial and fueling industries and enjoys dealing with new clients to understand their goals and how we can help achieve them through our multidisciplinary service offerings.


BS, Architecture - Lawrence Institute of Technology - Southfield, MI

Life Outside the Office

Pete lives in Roseville California and enjoys his free time hiking and exploring the outdoors