Matthew LaBrake

Matthew LaBrake

Valley Cottage, NY, US




Andrew Wilkinson - Architect PLLC, New York, NY, US, Intern

Hold an integral role within the design team pursuing multiple projects simultaneously. Fully engaged with the initial survey, design development, construction documentation, detailing, equipment / material selection, code compliance and pricing. Compiled complete construction document sets, department of building sets, pricing / bid sets as well as compelling graphic presentations of proposals. Responsible for designing, publishing and maintaining the firm's website.

Jun 2011 - current

Valley Cottage Fire Department, Valley Cottage, NY, US, Volunteer Firefighter / Driver

Dedicated to honorably serving the community accepting the things that I cannot change while employing the courage to change the things I can.

Sep 2006 - current

Heiberg Cummings Design, New York, NY, US, Intern

Worked remotely from Newport Rhode Island representing the firm on a residential renovation project. Conducted on site documentation while working solely with the client. Maintain an essential role working independently and collaboratively on a series of proposals.

Mar 2012 - Jun 2012

Town of Bristol, Bristol, RI, US, Schematic Designer

Selected to lead the initial design proposal for the redevelopment of the town of Bristol’s waterfront. Successfully expanded and introduced design intentions producing preliminary proposals for the 2010 dock expansion, the 2011 building renovation plan, and the 2012 Independence Park Redevelopment Plan.

Sep 2008 - Jun 2012

Haverstraw Marina, Haverstraw, NY, US, Assistant Dockmaster

Responsible for managing the marine staff of 10-12 employees. Conducted employee interviews, hiring selection, training and compiled monthly schedules. Directed the simultaneous docking, hauling, launching and towing of vessels up to 120’ in length. Oversaw the maintenance of dock integrity including electrical, mechanical and plumbing.

Apr 2003 - Jun 2012

Kim Thomas Sipple Architect, Congers, NY, US, Intern

Continually developed enticing 3D models / renders depicting design development, material characteristics, experiential opportunities and intentions. Employed and further developed my understanding and use of tectonics.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Windham Mountain, Windham, NY, US, Volunteer Ski Patroller

Awarded patroller of the year as well as most improved patroller of the year. Certified Outdoor Emergency Care Technician and First Responder.

Nov 2003 - Apr 2009

James P. Cuttillo & Associates, Pompton Plains, NJ, US, Intern

Expanded my knowledge of the operations of a residential architectural firm while meeting with clients and contractors.

Jan 2007 - Jun 2007


Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - Dec 2012


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