Paul Masino AIA, LEED AP

Paul Masino AIA, LEED AP

Westport, CT, US



A dynamic professional currently working in a high-end residential and hospitality firm providing diversity that leverages a strong experiential background, creativity and technical skills


Shope Reno Wharton Architecture, Inc., South Norwalk, CT, US, Registered Architect

Dec 2012 - current

Brooks & Falotico Associates, Inc., New Canaan, CT, US, Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer that worked in conjunction with clients, principals, project architects, town hall officials, contractors and specialists to produce high-end homes in Fairfield County and surrounding areas.
• Created schematic and design development packages under direction of principal architects
• Produced applicable construction documents and oversaw contractor bid processes
• Researched sustainable construction materials and innovative architectural fixtures
• Reviewed surveys and land records, researched building codes and met with town representatives to obtain building permits
• Documented project progression and offered design solutions at client meetings
• Expedited communication between owners and professional staff
• Represented the owner from contractor walkthroughs to punch list completion

Notable Projects:
• Darien, CT - 15,165 SF, 9.9M, 4 story, new construction, residential use
• Greenwich, CT - 2,700 SF, 675K, 2 story, addition, residential use
• New Canaan, CT - 405 SF, 205K, kitchen renovation, residential use

Jun 2010 - Sep 2012

Oomph, Home Furnishings and Decor, New Canaan, CT, US, Furniture Designer

Furniture Designer that assisted partners with the production of tables, chairs, benches, lanterns, and mirrors for distinguished clientele.
• Formed prototypes for new product designs
• Transferred preliminary sketches into multidimensional renderings
• Worked with furniture builders to perfect measurements and technical details
• Reviewed, revised, and approved shop drawings
• Edited photos to improve product display and marketing

Aug 2010 - Aug 2012

MorseHarris Consulting LLC, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, US, Assistant Owner's Representative

Assistant Owner’s Representative that facilitated consultation on two extensive, commercial projects
• Organized and issued confidential bid documents
• Recorded notes at bidder interviews and presented bid comparisons to owners
• Accelerated correspondence between owners and bidders
• Visited factories and attended demonstrations involving steel manufacturing, concrete pouring and curtain wall fabrication
• Created charts, graphs and tables documenting site progress, schedules and manpower numbers for executive reports
• Appointed tasks and enforced deadlines at bi-weekly coordination meetings

Notable Projects:
• Rolex Watch USA Inc. Warehouse - Long Island City, NY
LEED certified, 110,000 SF, $ private, 5 story, new construction, industrial use
• It’s Sugar Candy Store - Atlantic City, NJ
4,700 SF, $4M, 2 story, new construction, commercial use

Jun 2006 - Aug 2009


University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, US, BArch, Architecture

BArch, Concentration in Furniture Design & Construction, Minor in Italian

Aug 2005 - May 2010

Areas of Specialization