Biography
Portrait of the architect as a young man

I am a proud native of the Rochester area, graduated from The Allendale School, received my Bachelor of Architecture from Kent State University, and I am a licensed architect in the state of New York.

In the 1990s, I spent seven years living and practicing in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition to my current architectural practice, I have taken on interesting assignments for a number of local architectural firms and institutions. That experience includes multi-family projects, senior housing, educational and commercial facilities, architectural preservation of houses, churches, "Main Street" projects, and adaptive reuse of schools and factories to give them new life as apartment buildings. I have also volunteered my time to multiple organizations in the restoration of significant historic buildings and in community and neighborhood activities.

I opened my independent architectural practice in 2003, with a focus on residential additions and new construction, historic preservation and adaptive reuse, and handicapped accessibility. I am a member of the American Institute of Architects, a LEED Green Associate, and a former member of the Brighton Architectural Review Board. I live with my family in Brighton, where I also have my office.

My wife and I have owned four older homes, each of which was badly in need of my creative vision and restoration skills ...so I've lived through just the kind of renovation projects that I help my clients execute every day. I know from personal experience how to plan the work, what it takes to get the job done, and how to help a family get through the most challenging parts.

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