Robert M. Parnes

Robert M. Parnes

New York, NY, US



As a founder of  Tobin |  Parnes Design, Robert’s love of architecture, in conjunction with his energy and passion, have been a key component in the growth of a firm dedicated to providing outstanding design solutions. With experience in a broad range of sectors including restaurants, hotels, healthcare facilities, workplace, landmarks and retail, Robert is known for his dedication, exceptionally high skill level and for his ability to respond to clients on an a personal, individualized basis.


Robert’s experience and accomplishments are immense and impressive by any standard. Thriving on the challenges of the complex, even the smallest of projects receive his utmost devotion and care. An enthusiastic and imaginative problem-solver, Robert’s approachable demeanor fosters an environment of collaboration and effective communication. His clients continually attest to the value of his contributions and are reassured by his presence and professional skills.



Tobin | Parnes Design, New York, NY, US, Principal / Partner

Dec 1983 - current


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1964 - May 1969

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