STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.
- Jan. 29, 2014
-- Jeffrey Geary, RA, AIA, a Tottenville Resident, has been installed as the new President of the Staten Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Staten Island) Mr Geary has been an active member since his joining the AIA in 2004 as chairperson of various integral committees including the Education Outreach Committee. Mr Geary was also instrumental in coordinating AIA resources and personnel with the Department of Buildings in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to conduct emergency inspections and evaluations. The outgoing president is Anselmo (Sal) Genovese who served for two years.
Jeffrey Geary found his love for the built environment under the tutelage of his father, a General Contractor based here on Staten Island. Born and raised on the South Shore of Staten Island, Mr Geary graduated from NYIT in 1997 with a Bachelor’s of Architecture and working under the guidance of licensed AIA Architects since 1998. Upon obtaining his licensure in 2004 and opening his own practice has been an active Member of the AIA since 2004, and member of the Chapter Executive Committee beginning in 2008.
Jeffrey Geary, in conjunction with the new Executive Committee, James F. Oliva (Vice President, President Elect) Lawrence Mandarino (Treasurer), and Michael Sanna (Secretary) intend to bring renewed focus to Staten Island’s future Architectural possibilities and expand the Education Outreach opportunities to all future Architects on the Island.