C&M Associates, Inc. is a Texas-based corporation founded by local investors and Cal y Mayor y Asociados, S.C., a premier Latin-American engineering firm with offices and operations in 13 countries
C&M's staff has experience providing traffic and revenue (T&R) services in Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Colorado, Oregon, Washington State, California, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and South America.
C&M has performed more than 150 T&R studies for state-wide public clients, toll authorities, and concessionaires, many of which backed debt and/or equity investments. C&M has advised state and national governments with T&R projections and the procurement of Public-Private Partnerships (P3). Specifically, C&M has provided TxDOT, the Virginia P3 office (VAP3), FDOT, and GDOT with advice on the development of P3 projects.
C&M’s reputation and forecast reliability have made it one of the few firms in the United States and Latin-America recognized by transportation and financial communities
C&M has interacted with banks lending to private projects, underwriters, rating agencies, monoline insurers, and FHWA's TIFIA program, assisting in the successful financing of $16 Billion in debt plus equity supported by C&M’s studies.
Some of the private developers providing equity in projects that C&M has worked as forecaster or reviewer for include Cintra, ACS, OHL, Globalvia, Skanska ID, Deutsche Bank, and Citi Infrastructure, among others.
Carlos Contreras has been involved with the transportation industry in the United States and Latin America since 1994. He has promoted transportation infrastructure projects in the United States, Mexico, and Peru, and he has lead a consortia of international players in the pursuit of transportation projects. As President of C&M since 2004, he is responsible for overall business strategy, execution, and project quality. Since the founding of the firm, Mr. Contreras has overseen contracts with toll authorities such as the North Texas Tollway Authority, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, the Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority, and the Departments of Transportation of Texas, Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, Maryland, and Washington State, as well as leading European and Australian Toll Road Concessionaires for the development of Travel Demand Feasibility and Traffic and Revenue Studies in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
Sam Bohluli has over 20 years of toll facility modeling, transportation planning, and engineering experience within private consulting and public planning organizations. His experience includes the creation of sophisticated models for the development of Investment Grade traffic and revenue studies and various toll feasibility projects throughout the United States. In his current position, he is in charge of managing staff from junior level to project managers regarding their technical and administrative activities. He is an expert in the use of Cube and TransCAD, GIS and transportation Macro modeling software in combination with Meso and Micro simulation models, @Risk in risk analysis, and SPSS, ALOGIT, and Biogeme in discrete choice modeling.