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Mark Dieffenbacher

Mark Dieffenbacher

New York, NY, US

 

About 

MARK  DIEFFENBACHER
Registered  Architect

PROFILE

Registered architect with extensive experience spanning corporate, residential and hospitality design and construction.  With proven results, as Sr. Project Manager, consistently completing projects on time and within budget - frequently reducing team hours 5% on small fee projects.  Seeks new opportunities to leverage strong administrative and leaderships skills as project manager to streamline productivity and improve client satisfaction.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Architect  2009 - Present
•  Empire State Building  -  multiple projects; including rework of all first floor storefronts to establish unified appearance, also custom carpet design for elevator cabs
  •  Alzheimer’s Association  -  multiple projects; including reconfiguration of offices
  •  Residential  -  Manhattan;  Brooklyn;  Tarrytown, NY;  Dallas, PA;  Bloomsburg, PA
  •  School of Fashion, Parsons the New School for Design  -  various projects

TPG Architecture (Associate) 2005 – 2009
Project Manager
•  Empire State Building  -  525,000 SF multi-project account, including tenant and building core spaces
  • GE Corporate Finance  - multiple projects, including 100,000 SF headquarters 
  • Edwin Gould Foundation / SEO / Tides / Hispanic Federation  -  72,000 SF office & training space for non-profit organizations
  • Dealogic  - 40,000 SF office space for communication / analytical software company
  • Elizabeth Arden  - multiple projects, including 24,000 SF office space in Miramar, FL
  • Taylor  - 28,000 SF relocation of sports public relations agency 
  • TimesSquare Capital - multiple projects, including 12,000 SF corporate headquarters
  • LibertyPointe Bank  - 10,000 SF charter branch of business bank in Financial District
  As project manager, responsible for all aspects of a project, including coordination with the client and consultants to establish program requirements, oversight of the design process and assembly of CDs, construction administration, fee management and billing.

Gensler  2004
Project Manager
  • Sunoco  - 100,000 SF design and relocation of corporate headquarters

AXA Financial (formerly Equitable) 1995 – 2003
Project Manager
• Worked with local EVPs to identify sites and establish program requirements for field offices throughout the country, developed design and pricing documents and administrated construction from demolition through move-in.
• Designed and managed renovation of president’s office and other corporate executive offices at NY headquarters.

Studio of Martha Burns 1995
Project Architect
• Diaco International - 24,000 SF corporate office and production facility for international diamond jewelry retailer
  • Circle of Beauty   - 6,200 sq. ft. corporate offices and distribution center

Jünk Architects 1990 - 1994
Project Architect
  • Chrysler Corporation  - on site construction admin of several projects throughout the city
  • Regent Outpatient Services - 6,500 SF outpatient psychiatric evaluation facility

I.M. Pei & Partners  (Pei Cobb Freed & Partners) 1988 - 1990
Junior Architect
  • UAB Kirklin Clinic in Birmingham, AL
  • Dominus Winery in Napa Valley, CA
  • LA Convention Center
  • Master plan for JFK International Airport

WBTL Architects 1986 - 1988
Junior Architect
• Assisted in the design and creation of contract documents for several Hilton International projects in USA, Cameroon, Africa and Puerto Rico.

    REGISTRATION

New York  1991

    EDUCATION

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Bachelor of Architecture   1986

Employment 

Self Employed/Freelance, New York, NY, US, Architect

Projects Include:
• Empire State Building - multiple projects; including rework of all first floor storefronts to establish unified appearance, also custom carpet design for elevator cabs
• Alzheimer’s Association - multiple projects; including reconfiguration of offices
• Residential - Manhattan; Brooklyn; Tarrytown, NY; Dallas, PA; Bloomsburg, PA
• School of Fashion, Parsons the New School for Design - various projects

May 2009 - current
 

TPG Architecture, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

As project manager, responsible for all aspects of a project, including coordination with the client and consultants to establish program requirements, oversight of the design process and assembly of CDs, construction administration, fee management and billing.

Projects Include:
•Empire State Building - 525,000 SF multi-project account, including tenant and building core spaces
•GE Corporate Finance - multiple projects, including 100,000 SF headquarters
•Edwin Gould Foundation / SEO / Tides / Hispanic Federation - 72,000 SF office & training space for non-profit organizations
•Dealogic - 40,000 SF office space for communication / analytical software company
•Elizabeth Arden - multiple projects, including 24,000 SF office space in Miramar, FL
•Taylor - 28,000 SF relocation of sports public relations agency
•TimesSquare Capital - multiple projects, including 12,000 SF corporate headquarters
•LibertyPointe Bank - 10,000 SF charter branch of business bank in Financial District

Jan 2005 - May 2009
 

AXA Financial, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

•Worked with local EVPs to identify sites and establish program requirements for field offices throughout the country, developed design and pricing documents and administrated construction from demolition through move-in.

•Designed and managed renovation of president’s office and other corporate executive offices at NY headquarters.

Oct 1995 - May 2003
 

Education 

Jul 1982 - Jul 1986
 


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