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Thomas J. Mesuk Architect, LLC

Full Service Architectural and Interior Design Firm

The firm of Thomas J. Mesuk, Architect was founded on the belief that personal attention to each client was crucial to completing projects that meet or exceed each of our client’s expectations. Thomas has positioned the firm so that each client receives individual personal attention no matter the size or scope of the project. We are located in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey a few minutes west of New York City. We are registered with the State of New Jersey as an approved Small Business Enterprise and also listed with the Better Business Bureau.

Since the firm’s inception we have completed many projects ranging in size and scope including professional office space, commercial retail / restaurants, hospitality, high end custom residential, and municipal architecture. A common thread that runs thru every project is that the client’s needs are met for the present day but that the facility will serve both functionally and aesthetically for many years to come.

Meet The Staff

Thomas Mesuk, AIA, CSI, NCARB Certified, CID, LEED AP BD+C, CDT, CCCA, CCS

Principal

Thomas has over 18 years of experience in the field of Architecture, and throughout his career has worked on projects for companies such as Apple, Armani Exchange, Banco do Brasil, Bank of America, Comtel Global Services, Cisco Systems, Inc., Citibank, Courtyard by Marriott, Dellridge Nursing Home, First Republic Bank, Hoffman La Roche Pharmaceutical, Key Bank, La Sandia restaurants, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Modell’s, Montclair Township, NHL Store, Rita’s Italian Ice, Staples, Tishman Speyer, The Related Company, Weyth Lederle Pharmaceutical as well as many private homes and professional office buildings. Working for both large and small firms, Thomas has gained a range of management skills and experience in running projects successfully, and has applied these principles to his own business practice. In addition Thomas has been involved in many corporate “roll-outs” for new facilities based on a corporate prototype; he has also been very involved in prototype development and maintenance.

Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology - NJIT
School of Architecture - Bachelor of Architecture, 1995

Professional Credentials

Certification by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards - #51,321

Licensed Registered Architect:
State of New Jersey - #AI14447
State of New York - #031226-1
State of Connecticut - #10159
State of North Carolina - #9536
State of Virginia - #014716
State of Nevada - #6407
State of Illinois - #001-020671
State of Texas - #21640
State of Massachusetts - #31360
State of Pennsylvania - #RA405624
State of Delaware - #S5-0007749
State of Florida - #AR95995
State of Rhode Island - #3890
State of Pennsylvania - #RA405624
State of Wisconsin - #11551-5
State of Missouri - #A-2013031013
State of Indiana - #AR11300131
State of Maryland - #A17549

Certification of Interior Designers:
State of New Jersey - #ID00025600

Professional Service and Affiliations

American Institute of Architects: AIA Newark and Suburban Member 2005 to Present
CSI - Construction Specification Institute: New York City & Northeast Region Member 2008 to Present

Certifications

LEED Accredited Professional – May 2007 (LEED AP BD+C – September 2009)
Construction Document Technologist – June 2007
Certified Construction Contract Administrator – June 2008
Certified Construction Specifier – September 2009

Mario Buzzelli

Project Manager

Mario has been in the field for over sixteen years and has a variety of work experiences that include design of large commercial retail stores such as Lowe’s Home Improvement Centers and A&P Grocery Stores along with multistory mixed use facilities, religious centers, and small retails stores such as Dunkin’ Donut shops. Mario has worked on senior care facilities and a variety of residential new homes and renovations throughout his career. Mario welcomes the challenge each project brings and in keeping an open line of communication works with our clients to achieve the desired end result. In addition to Mario’s career in the field of Architecture, Mario has been a kitchen design specialist at Home Depot for eighteen years. With a strong grasp of design standards and background in Architecture, Mario has helped many clients design their kitchen and bathroom renovations. One of Mario’s key strengths is working and interacting with clients to provide client satisfaction along with a high level of service.

Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology - NJIT
School of Architecture - Bachelor of Architecture

Key Projects

Lowe’s Home Improvement Centers – Multiple Sites
Dental Office – Westwood, NJ
Dunkin’ Donuts – Multiple SitesA&P – Multiple Sites
The Prow Building – Bronx, NY
St. Joseph’s Regional High School – Montvale, NJ
Vantage Health Systems – Englewood, NJ
First Republic Bank – Multiple Locations
Garden Commercial Developers – Multiple Sites
Multiple Residential Projects

Dan Cummings, AAIA

Project Manager

As project manager, Dan has participated in an extensive range of architectural services, from concept all the way through construction administration. Dan spent three years on the construction side of the building industry as a carpenter for JA Carpentry. Projects ranged from residential through light commercial, working for companies such as Harvey Electronics, Jones New York and Gymboree. This experience proved invaluable as Dan crossed over to the architectural side, preparing construction drawings and acting as a project manager. In seventeen years in architecture, Dan has been involved in residential, commercial, governmental, academic and religious projects. Dan has worked with some of the major developers in the New York area, Forest City Ratner, The Related and Vornado. At the government level, Dan worked on numerous projects with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, spending a short period of time on special assignment working under their chief architect. Hoping to make an environmental difference in architecture and beyond, Dan is currently enrolled in the Masters of Arts in Sustainability Studies (MASS) program at Ramapo College.

Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology - NJIT:
School of Architecture - Bachelor of Architecture

Ramapo College:
Masters of Arts in Sustainability Sciences, second year of two year program.

American Institute of Architects

AAIA Architects League of Northern New Jersey Member 2005 to Present
Board of Trustees 2007-2009

Key Projects

Atlantic Terminal Mall, Brooklyn, NY
Ridge Hill Lifestyle Center, Yonkers, NY
Bronx Terminal Market, Bronx, NY
A&P Supermarkets, numerous projects throughout Tri-State area
Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Lincoln Tunnel, NJ, NYJamaica Air Train Center, Jamaica, NY
District Architects Passaic School System, Passaic, NJ
Temple Rinat Yisrael , Teaneck, NJ
Saint Gabriel’s Church, Saddle River, NJ
Rosewood Mausoleum, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY
Early Childhood Learning Center, Passaic, NJ
First Republic Bank – Multiple