January 3, 2023
by: AIA New York

New Hires and Promotions 

Gabellini Sheppard Associates has elevated Bobby Young, AIA; Colin Martin; and Silvia Maffei to Partners.  

FXCollaborative has promoted Daniel Piselli, AIA, LEED AP, CPHD, to Principal, in addition to his role as Director of Sustainability. 

MdeAS has promoted Daniela Petrusev to Senior Director and Sebastien Coles and Tricia Ebner to Directors. Cara Dorney was promoted to Senior Associate, and Danielli Aders and Brittany Milas were elevated to Associates. 

Mancini Duffy promoted Mallory Beirne, AIA, to Senior Associate. Anthony Deen; Betzally Mendoza; Matthew Moran; Patrick Muldoon; Pedrag Petric, AIA, NCARB; and Justin Stillson were promoted to Associates. 

Lori Arnold has joined AYON Studio as Project Manager.  

Ware Malcomb has promoted Lyz Ward to Studio Manager, Branding in the firm’s New York City office. 

James Murphy, PE, CCM, LEED AP, has joined STV’s New York office as Business Development Director for Construction Management Operations in the Northeast. 

Thinc Design welcomes four: Debra Everett-Lane, Senior Curator & Strategic Development; Ryan Miller, Researcher; James Pase, Senior Exhibition Designer; and Chelsy Trejo, Content Developer.  


Institutional and Media 

Frances Halsband, FAIA, Founding Partner, Kliment Halsband Architects—A Perkins Eastman Studio, has been named the 61st Chancellor of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. 

Following Eric Ulrich’s resignation, the Mayor Eric Adams has named Kazimir Vilenchik Acting Commissioner of the NYC Department of Buildings.  

Cathleen McGuigan, who has served as Architectural Record’s Editor in Chief since 2011, will be stepping down and succeeded by Deputy Editor Josephine Minutillo. 


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