Names in the News

The Waterfront Alliance has honored Aecom, James Corner Field Operations, and the Billion Oyster Project as the 2015 Heroes of the Harbor…The Urban Green Council’s 2015 EBie Awards recognized Stephen Monez, Assistant Vice President of Corporate Engineering, Mount Sinai Health System for Mount Sinai Beth Israel (The All-Rounder), and Andreas Benzing, Principal, a.m. Benzing Architects, for the Mamaroneck Passive House (Power to the People)…Crain’s 50 Most Powerful Women in New York will honor Alicia Glen, NYC Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development; Dorothy Herman, President and Chief Executive, Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Pamela Liebman, President and Chief Executive, Corcoran Group; and Mary Ann Tighe, Chief Executive, CBRE.

The Graham Foundation has awarded grants to New York organizations including The Jewish Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Swiss Institute, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Architectural League of New York, Van Alen Institute, Anyone Corporation, Zone Books, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and Primary Information.

Professional Women in Construction has appointed Chelsea LeMar as Executive Director…

Perkins Eastman has promoted Hilary Bertsch, AIA; Eric Fang, AIA, AICP, LEED AP; Susan Favate; Stephen Forneris, AIA; David Levo, AICP; Robert Marino, AIA; and Scott Schiamberg, AIA, AICP, LEED AP, to Principals…Jennifer Graham, Assoc. AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, has joined Perkins+Will as Senior Project Manager on the Corporate Interiors Team…Chris Ward, former Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has joined Aecom as Senior Vice President and Chief Executive for Metro New York…Anthony Simon has joined IA Interior Architects as Global Project Director for Retail…Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) has promoted Lisa Rondon to Senior Associate, Director of Administration, and Eugene Mekhtiyev, AIA, LEED GA, and Yu Ying Goh, AIA, LEED GA, to Associates.

Thinc Design Founder and Creative Director Tom Hennes has been appointed Associate Editor – Theory and Practice for Curator: The Museum JournalMatt Shaw has been appointed Senior Editor of The Architect’s Newspaper, replacing Aaron Seward.