Pete King, AIA, LEED BD & C
Managing Partner + CEO
"It's not by chance, it's by design."
With more than 30 years of professional experience, Pete is a fifth generation leader at the firm. His personal commitment to improving the quality of life in Central New York and his passion for environmental responsibility has led to the firm's leadership in sustainable design.
Pete is chair of the Syracuse Center of Excellence Board of Directors, board member and past chairman of the Onondaga Community College Foundation, Chair of NYIEQ Center, Inc, board chairman for the Golisano Children's Hospital Advisory Council and serves as a member of the Community General Foundation board.
He graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Architecture and is a licensed architect in New York State, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Pete is also a LEED Accredited Professional. He enjoys skiing in Vermont with his wife and children, Susie and Alex. Pete resides in Manlius with wife Kathe.
Kirk Narburgh, AIA, ASLA, LEED AP BD+C, Partner-in-Charge, Higher Education Studio
"The best part of my job is the time I spend each day interacting with staff and clients providing leadership advice and creative solutions to their daily challenges."
Uniquely qualified as both a registered architect and a landscape architect, Kirk brings more than 25 years of professional experience to his position. He is President of the American Institute of Architects CNY chapter and is an adjunct professor at Syracuse University's School of Architecture where he has taught Professional Practice and Computer Application courses for the past 21 consecutive years.
He is actively involved with Francis House, Salvation Army and the YMCA of Greater Syracuse. Kirk is a 2003 recipient of the Syracuse 40 Under 40 honor. A New York State and Pennsylvania licensed architect, he is LEED-Accredited and NCARB-certified.
Kirk received his bachelor's of science in landscape architecture from Cornell University and his master of architecture from Syracuse University. He is a golfer, skier, SCUBA diver and avid traveler. He and his wife, Kim, live in Cicero, NY with their two daughters.
Jim King, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Partner-in-Charge, K-12 Education Design Studio
"Working in a fantastic sustainable building with great people that I'm able to mentor and support is very rewarding. I'm fortunate to be part of a team that creates architecture designed to positively impact the community today and into the future."
Jim brings more than 30 years of professional experience to the firm, where he has specialized in the K-12 education market for most of his career. He has a strong working relationship with the NYS Education Department, and is well-versed in interpreting its regulations.
Jim serves on numerous boards and committees including: the Metro and East Branch board for the YMCA, YWCA Asset Development Committee, Eldercare Foundation, Vera House Foundation, Fayetteville Manlius Crewsters, Henderson Harbor Yacht Club, Henderson Harbor Water Sports Programs and Cazenovia Ski Club. He is also co-chair for the Vera House 2012 White Ribbon Campaign.
A graduate of Syracuse University with a bachelor's in architecture, he is a New York State-licensed architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects and is NCARB-certified. He enjoys downhill skiing, sailing, and classic Porsches. Jim and his wife, Kristin, reside in Manlius. He has two sons - Tom and John.
Dave Johnson, AIA, LEED AP
Partner-in-Charge, Health Care Studio
"It's rewarding to be in a creative profession where the tangible result of our work helps clients realize their vision, goals and objectives. I focus in the health care market, where we create more than just Healthcare Architecture, we create healing environments that facilitate better health outcomes and well being for patients and staff."
Dave has nearly 30 years of professional experience, specializing in health care planning and design. A licensed architect in New York State and Pennsylvania, he is NCARB-certified, LEED accredited, and accredited in Evidence Based Design, EDAC.
Dave sits on the boards of directors for the Visiting Nurse Association of CNY; CNY HealtheConnections; and the American Red Cross of Central New York. Dave received his associate's degree in architectural technology from SUNY-Delhi, his bachelor of professional studies, architecture from SUNY-Buffalo, and his master of architecture from SUNY-Buffalo.
Dave is a golfer, likes woodworking and is a boating enthusiast who loves the 1000 Islands. He and his wife live in Cicero and have two grown children.