Our philosophy is that successful projects require strong design and effective execution.
Many architecture firms are skilled in either creative design or project management, but few excel in both. That’s where we differ. In other words, the MDALLP team believes that product and process are equally important. Through every phase of a project, we integrate aesthetics into the practical demands of budget and schedule, providing a comprehensive service that connects ideas to results.
Montroy DeMarco Architecture LLP was founded in 1990 by Daniel Montroy, AIA. In 2005, with demand for the firm’s style of service growing, Daniel joined forces with fellow NYIT graduate Richard J. DeMarco, AIA. A veteran architect who was then an associate partner at SLCE Architects, Richard enabled the studio to expand its new buildings practice. Today, as Montroy DeMarco Architecture LLP, the firm employs over 35 person staff consisting of architects, designers, project managers and support and continues to expand.
As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Montroy DeMarco Architecture is a strong supporter of the organization’s mission: “To transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.”
In keeping with this objective, we offer a wide range of services related to sustainability in general and specifically to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the Council’s green building rating system. These services include guidance for and achievement of LEED CI (LEED for Commercial Interiors) and LEED NC (LEED for New Construction) certifications; recommendations on green materials, furniture, finishes and lighting; and consultancy on and creation of sustainable designs.
Show of Hands
Montroy DeMarco Architecture LLP in collaboration with its interior design affiliate, Montroy Andersen DeMarco Group, Inc. is celebrating more than 25 years. This brief video celebrates our work for you.
First-hand principal attention to each commission is still a key element of the process. This attention has enabled the ﬁrm to develop a group of legacy clients who speak for the ﬁrm.
After studying in Italy at the American University of Rome and receiving his Bachelors of Architecture degree from the New York Institute of Technology, Dan was employed only a few years in the architectural industry before he became inspired to start his own business. Working closely with his friend and fellow NYIT graduate, Steven Andersen, he has since built a legacy in MADGI. Dan’s love of the industry remains evident in his continued desire to improve both his company and himself.
Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and a Registered Architect in New York, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts and Washington D.C., he encourages his employees to continually enhance their skills through learning. With more than 25 years of experience, Dan specializes in the design and management of office, entertainment, residential and mixed-use projects and in turn, cultivates this ability in his firm.
Richard J. DeMarco
After studying abroad at the University of Milan and obtaining his Bachelors of Architecture degree magna cum laude from the New York Institute of Technology, Richard proceeded to earn his more than 32 years of architectural experience, spending 20 of these working to become an associate principal at SLCE Architects.
A Registered Architect in both New York and New Jersey, Richard’s great attention to detail has buttressed his passion for building and honed his specialization in the design and construction of new and altered buildings of all types. In 2005, when approached by two of his NYIT friends and fellow graduates, Richard left SLCE and brought his attention to detail and his new building practice to Montroy Andersen DeMarco. His work has since continued to span the gamut of the architectural practice, elevating his firm to a full-spectrum practice.
The principals are listeners and focus on achieving a client’s vision. Those qualities have penetrated the ﬁrm at all levels, creating a client focused group of professionals.
Junior Job Captain
An Architecture graduate of the City College of New York, Adeline joined MDALLP as a job captain in 2017, after gaining some professional experience in hospitality design and construction. As an associate AIA member, Adeline is eager to learn and advance her abilities; continually striving to expand her knowledge in the ever-changing architectural arena. These qualities, along with a carefree, jovial nature, have quickly made her an invaluable member of the team. Fluent in Cantonese, Adeline enjoys traveling, particularly on ocean cruise ships. A lover of activity, she frequents aerobics, kickboxing and yoga classes, and sometimes, when feeling particularly energetic, Zumba classes.
Associate AIA, LEED AP
After receiving his undergraduate architectural degree from KRVIA in Mumbai, India, Ajay spent three years working in the architectural field in India before moving to New York and earning his graduate degree in facilities management from Pratt Institute. He joined the firm in 2007 and has since used his knowledge and experience to strengthen MDALLP in a multitude of ways. As a project manager for the firm, Ajay pays attention to the details of each project and enjoys the challenge of solving the unexpected complications that arise throughout the design and construction phases. Always eager for new experiences, an avid reader and an amateur chef, Ajay spends his personal time engaged in outdoor activities that include long distance bicycling. This self-discipline is evident in the result of his myriad projects with the firm, some of which include the renovation of the Rainbow Room, Bill’s Bar and Burger (Rockefeller Center and downtown locations), Discovery TSX and the anticipated One World Observatory.
After receiving an undergraduate Architectural degree from the University of Illinois, Allie earned her Masters of Architecture at Ohio State University. From there, she gathered architectural and design experience in both Chicago and San Francisco, before joining MDALLP as a job captain in 2016. A Registered Architect in California, Allie is inspired by the symbiotic nature of people and design – in the ways that groups of people use and influence space, along with the myriad ways that design, in turn influences people and the activities performed within space. A lover of animals and former animal shelter volunteer, Allie has a passion for travel; for the food, drink and music that different cultures have to share. She is also an avid assessor of cheese, beer and wine pairings.
AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Holding an architectural bachelor’s degree from the University of Buffalo and a master’s degree from the RISD Masters of Architecture program, Chris has used his knowledge of the industry to excel as a MDALLP job captain. With an interest in architecture’s cultural role and LEED AP BD+C accredited, he has spent time building structures with bamboo in Costa Rica, with adobe in Mexico and studying abroad in Barcelona. Chris enjoys watching basketball and soccer; he designs and builds furniture and has volunteered at the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art. His familiarity with how things are built, combined with a determination of character has proven Chris’ immeasurable value to any project team, aiding him in his success on projects that include the One World Observatory, Fedcap, Camper WTC and US Polo Assn.
Director of Construction Administration
With 18 years of experience, Eddy joined MDALLP as a Director of Construction Administration and has since become a central part of the team. With a bachelors degree in Architecture from the City College of New York he harbors a desire to maintain and strengthen his industry knowledge, be it through his pursuance of LEED accreditation or as an applicant for the architectural registration exams. Fluent in both the English and Spanish languages, Eddy has a passion for traveling and uses this for inspiration, along with his interest in photography and design. These passions, coupled with his knowledge and expertise, have been vital in the completion of several prominent projects, including the $100-million headquarters of ING Barings in Manhattan, the $235-million 77 Hudson Street mixed-use development in Jersey City, NJ and the $3.5-billion Baha Mar resort and casino in the Bahamas.
An interior design graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Eleanor joined MDALLP in the latter half of 2014 and has quickly become a valued member of the team. With a penchant for cooking and a love of hiking, Eleanor finds inspiration in the natural world, photography (in viewing the photographs of others, as well as in taking her own) and in the arts. These passions coincide with and contribute to her work, enhancing and strengthening Eleanor’s obvious eye for high design.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, College of Architecture and Urban Planning in 2005, Elizabeth joined MDALLP in 2011. Since that time, she has been an invaluable member of the team, applying her expertise as a job captain, project manager and architectural designer. With an interest in graphics and typology Elizabeth recognizes the importance of detail in all things, believing that it is in the architectural details that the sense of a space can be defined. This philosophy is made evident in the projects Elizabeth has completed, which include retail design, corporate office interiors and auto showroom dealerships. An associate member of the American Institute of Architects and active in the AIA Women in Architecture committee, Elizabeth’s passion for architecture and knowledge of the industry is evident.
A Roger Williams graduate, magna cum laude, Jessica joined MDALLP, first as an intern in 2016, and again as a job captain in 2017. An early involvement in the AIA/AIAS national organization has elevated Jessica’s contagious enthusiasm for design and leadership in the professional workplace, making her zest for the architectural industry evident to all who work with her. With a joyful persona and interest in solving spatial complexities, Jessica finds inspiration in the ways that a variety of elements can be combined to create, define and enhance space. Jessica has a passion for travel, for new experiences and for exposure to different places and cultures. She has studied abroad in Florence, Italy, using the time to broaden her view of architecture and how it is perceived around the world.
A graduate of Pratt Institute, Mark has been a part of the industry for twelve years and a part of MDALLP for ten. In that time he has become a valued project manager; bringing his expertise to myriad projects, including the redesign of nearly 4,000 units in Stuyvesant Town, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex and the building renovation of Bloom62 (completed in 11 months). Mark draws his inspiration not only from architecture, but from different environments and especially from the people within them. A practiced chef, he enjoys creating and sharing good food with others – friends, clients and coworkers alike. A native-born New Yorker who is semi versed in both Spanish and Italian, Mark has spent portions of his life in Miami as well as studying abroad in Italy, and he uses these experiences to aid him in his architectural pursuits. This collection of wisdom, along with his affable nature, makes Mark an invaluable member of any project team.
Born in Medellin, Colombia, Sara’s childhood in Miami, Florida began the cultivation of her great love for art and design. A graduate of Syracuse University with a B.Arch cum laude and a minor in Landscape Architecture, Sara began her career working with high end residential firms, before joining MDALLP as a job captain in 2016. Believing in the collective nature of society, and the affect that architecture and design can have in strengthening this nature, Sara is passionate about using her craft to bring people together; to build a better world for future generations. Fond of travel, and of experiencing new and different cultures, Sara has backpacked through Europe and studied abroad in Florence, Italy; Shanghai and Dalian, China.
Sarah A. Bigos
After joining the firm in 2007, Sarah has quickly advanced her role as a project manager for corporate interior build-outs. A Roger Williams University graduate, she has honed her knowledge of the industry in Rhode Island, New Jersey, New York and Florence, Italy. Sarah has a great love for seeing new parts of the world, sailing and good food and wine, and transfers this passion for life into her work. She believes that it is the responsibility of architecture and design to deliver to the world its usable, habitable and functional spaces, a notion that most take for granted. Sarah utilizes this belief, providing masterful attention to client needs and details.
Tamar Fortuna Theiler
Joining MDALLP this year as a Job Captain, Tamar Fortuna Theiler career spans the world of Architecture. Tamar grew up in Chile and at the age of 15 moved to Israel, where she began her architecture career. She studied and earned a Bachelor of Architecture and Urban Design Degree from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Israel. Since moving to NYC two years ago, Tamar became a Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD), worked in retail for one of the world’s biggest motorcycle manufacturers, Harley Davidson, Inc. and on various mixed-use, ground-up residential buildings throughout New York and Connecticut. Tamar has traveled extensively throughout South America, Thailand and Europe. She has a deep love of languages and fluently speaks six languages – English, Spanish, Hebrew, Italian, French and Portuguese. Good architecture, great aesthetics, nature and good books are her inspiration and contribute to her work, enhancing and strengthening Tamar’s eye for detail and creativity.
Earning her degree in Interior Design from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, Tammy joined MDALLP in 2007 and was quickly recognized not only for her understanding of design, but for her acute eye for style. Tammy draws her inspiration from nature and enjoys time spent in the outdoors – be it hiking, biking or tending a garden. With a multilingual knowledge of conversational Hakkanese, Cantonese, Mandarin and English, and a love for travel, Tammy draws on her life experiences to further her design. Holding a second bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from Hunter College, she couples her interest in health and well-being with her work – using her understanding of humanity to advance the spaces she creates.
Joining MDALLP as a job captain in 2016, Thomas obtained his degree in architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. In that time, he studied abroad in Italy, partaking in an artist residency at the Garfagnana Innovazione, and later continued enhancing his education and architectural experience as a 3D modeler in Taiwan. Interested in technology and gadgetry, along with its correlation to the architectural industry, Thomas’ critical eye for how things work and come together, his attention to detail and ability to solve problems, has made him an invaluable member of the MDALLP team.