About Us

Yankee Planning Group, LLC

Who We Are. What We Do. 

Yankee Planning Group is a small, service-oriented firm headed by Daniel Rothenberg, MRP. Prior to founding Yankee in 1995, Mr. Rothenberg was an environmental analyst, senior environmental analyst, and principal planner at Connecticut's Department of Environmental Protection, chiefly serving as manager of the state's municipal coastal management program, supervising a staff of seven professional planners working in 41 cities and towns. In addition, Dan managed several related programs, including the state's harbor management program and coastal nonpoint source pollution control efforts. Mr. Rothenberg also served as co-chairman of the Long Island Sound Study's Land Use Working Group which presented its findings and recommendations in the 1994 Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for Long Island Sound.

He has lectured at the University Of Connecticut, the Williams College/Mystic Seaport Maritime Studies Program, Central Connecticut State University, and the International Marina Institute.

Dan earned a Master of Regional Planning Degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he also taught writing, rhetoric and public speaking courses in the English Department. Dan also earned a Bachelor of English degree from Alfred University.

YPG employs a collaborative approach to planning supported by a network of highly-qualified  professionals practicing landscape architecture, soil sciences, geography and engineering. Yankee also provides a broad spectrum of information technology services to governments, small businesses and nonprofits. These services include web site design, programming, cd-rom publishing, database design and implementation, web site and domain hosting, digital photography, E-learning and more. Yankee is a Web Presence Developer (WPD) for Microsoft Microsoft® FrontPage® and a small business, government and nonprofit hosting reseller.

We are centrally located just three miles west of Hartford, Connecticut, convenient to government and private sector clients throughout New York and New England. We invite you to contact us to discuss your projects, specific needs and our qualifications and services in greater detail. Professional references are gladly provided. Please call Yankee at (860)-251-9265 or if you prefer, contact us via our inquiry form.