Mineola, NY (PRWEB) October 1, 2007
Joseph Sassone, A.I.A., a veteran architect with broad experience, has joined JRS Architect, P.C. as office manager and a project manager in the firm's 30-person Long Island corporate headquarters.
Sassone, who has more than 18 years of experience as an architect on Long Island and expertise in design, facilities needs assessment and construction management, will oversee the Long Island architectural staff.
"It gives me great pleasure to join the highly regarded, growing commercial architecture firm that JRS Architect, P.C. has become," said Sassone, who is a New York State registered architect and New York State licensed asbestos project designer.
"Joseph Sassone's long, wide-ranging experience and managerial skills will be a tremendous asset to JRS as we expand the scope of our activities and grow our firm," said John R. Sorrenti, founder and president of JRS Architect, P.C. Last year, the firm acquired New York City-based design firm, Soffes Wood Inc., doubling its size.
Sassone's experience includes design, project management and construction of new buildings, additions and renovations for various school districts, retail centers and high-end residential projects. He has extensive experience with local municipalities, public works and health departments. His experience also includes pre-bond referendum planning, preparation and implementation of facilities evaluations, feasibility studies and cost estimating.
A 1990 graduate of the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, NY, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree, Sassone previously was a team leader and project manager at Catapano Engineering, P.C., Melville, NY. He also has worked for The Thomas Group Inc., Farmingdale, NY; Burton, Behrendt, Smith, P.C., Patchogue, NY; Tyree Environmental Technologies, Farmingdale, NY, and Tagi Garbizu & Associates, Architects, Smithtown, NY.
A native of Smithtown, Sassone now resides in Stony Brook with his wife, Mary, and their two children. He plays defense for and manages an adult recreational hockey team. He also enjoys mountain biking and boating on his 23-foot Sea Sprite powerboat.
Sassone is active in the American Institute of Architects, Long Island chapter.
About JRS Architect, P.C.
JRS Architect, P.C., with offices in Mineola, NY, New York City, and Princeton, NJ, has grown from six people since its establishment in 1986 to more than 60 today serving New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. It has developed design expertise in the corporate, financial, healthcare, educational and institutional, hospitality and public-spaces, and retail markets. The firm has ranked within Interior Design Magazine's list of 100 Giants in the nation for the last three years and for the last two has been among Interior Design's Top 40 health care design firms. For more information about JRS Architect, P.C., call (516) 294-1666 or visit http://www.jrsarchitect.com.