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The English Company formed in 1990 when two brothers, Brian & Phil English, got together to open a Chicago office providing sales, management and customer service for a business partner that was a national environmental consulting firm. In the mid-1990s, TEC ended the relationship with the national firm and became a full service environmental consulting firm. Our customers are real estate lenders, real estate professionals, real estate attorneys and property owners.


Our company was started on and continues to be all about customer service. We understand that we typically perform technical services for non-technical clients so every day we convert technical information into the language of business. Providing common sense solutions to people who are involved with properties that may have environmental concerns. We are business people who perform technical services with a staff of highly experienced professionals - not technical people trying to be business people. Our pricing is very competitive and our reach is throughout the Midwest and most of the eastern United States.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Phase II site investigations
  • Property Condition assessments
  • SRP services  
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Reliable Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) you can count on
If you want reliable, top quality environmental consulting services performed by some of the best, highly experienced assessors in the business, give us a call today or leave us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. With The English Company, you can always be sure to get the best service always at prices that are reasonable.

                                              Our Team


The English Company has assembled a team of qualified geologists and environmental scientists that are well educated and far and away the most experienced people in our industry. Our culture takes this experience and know-how and adds an unrelenting desire to serve our Clients.


Brian P. English, Principal

Brian has 21 years of experience in managing and overseeing more than three thousand Phase I and Transaction Screen Assessments. Brian has also served as the contact point for hundreds of Phase II projects, ranging from soil and water analysis to underground storage tank removals and has extensive hands-on experience in working with the Illinois EPA and Office of the State Fire Marshall. Brian is a 1986 graduate of the University of Kansas with a degree in business and also holds an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago.

Phil English, Principal

Phil has 21 years of experience in performing, managing and overseeing thousands of Phase I and Transaction Screen Assessments for more than 400-clients. His experience has assisted hundreds of lenders, developers and attorneys in transaction matters for industrial, commercial and residential properties. Phil's strong work ethic and commitment to client satisfaction has made him a customer service professional that is unrivaled in this or any industry. Phil is a 1984 graduate of the University of Kansas.

Kristian Webb, PG, Professional Geologist

Kristian is a licensed professional geologist in Illinois and Wisconsin with 26 years of practical experience in Phase I, Phase II and Transaction Screen Assessments as well as RCRA Facility Investigations and remedial investigation management. Her depth of knowledge and experience across the entire spectrum of environmental consulting is unparalleled. Kristian is also a licensed asbestos building inspector and a 1982 graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Geology.

Kristy Carlstrom, Environmental Geologist

Kristy has excelled as an Environmental Geologist since completing her degree in Geology from Western Illinois University in 1998. Her academic success, in which she earned National Dean's list honors, combined with the significant professional success she has earned has made Kristy a good fit since joining TEC. Prior to joining TEC, Kristy rose to the level of Field Manager for a national firm where she managed and conducted thousands of Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments, managed and mentored a significant staff, and managed the highest profile Site Remediation Program investigations for her firm. Kristy's attention to detail, strong work ethic and impressive commitment to our client's needs has made her a valuable member of our staff. 

David Jurina, LEED, AP, Architect

David is a Leadership Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) Illinois Licensed Architect that heads up our Property Condition Assessment (PCA) Group. He has principally designed and managed the construction of hundreds of commercial and residential buildings, has been a leader on city master planning committees, is an advisor to energy conservation groups and has performed or managed the completion of countless PCAs. David is a 1986 graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology School of Architecture and has completed numerous seminar and continuing education courses.