Joined Firm

2012

Experience

18+ years

Education

eMBA from Fordham University
Bachelor of Arts degree from City College

Alexis Peseau is the Vice President of Operations at Design 2147, Ltd. and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the production team within the firm from pre-development through sign off. She is responsible for working with the design team to put together project strategies that assist in meeting the project deadlines and goals, while still complying with all municipal agency requirements and making sure the project stays on track.

With over eighteen years of experience, she’s worked on projects ranging in size from 450 sf. ft. studio renovations to 80 story mixed use high-rises. Prior to joining Design, Alexis was a Project Director and handled a number of different types of projects: residential high-rise, commercial (retail/office), community facility (educational) and manufacturing. Her background in the consulting industry gives her a distinctive perspective when it comes to addressing a complex project or potential issue.

Named as a Notable Hispanic Leader & Executive for 2021 by Crain’s New York Business, Alexis is also a Proud member of Fordham University’s Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Young Real Estate Professionals of New York (YREPNY) and Womens’ Builder’s Council (WBC).

Project Experience

Residential Buildings

Retail/Commercial Buildings

Institutional/Education Buildings

Healthcare/Hospitality Buildings

Joined Firm

1989

Experience

30+ years

Education

Pratt Institute

Brooklyn AIA Member

Ivan Moretha is the Vice President of Business Relations at Design 2147, Ltd. serving as a liaison between the firm and our valued clients. Possessing over three decades serving in architectural, consulting and expediting roles, Ivan builds loyalty through outreach, interaction, and continuous improvement of services.

In addition to researching and responding to client needs, Ivan works with Design 2147, Ltd. leadership to ensure successful outcomes of the projects and also to promote the firm’s products, services, and accomplishments by spearheading sales and marketing initiatives.

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Residential

Commercial

Education

Healthcare

Joined Firm

2015

Experience

8+ years

Education

BS Arch from The Catholic University of America

Lauren Babiak is the Division Executive of the Code + Zoning Division of Design 2147, Ltd. In this role, Lauren supervises a team of architects and attorneys who advise clients on a variety of zoning and building code issues. Lauren and her team provide support and technical guidance throughout the life of a project, from pre-purchase due diligence, to design development, through DOB filing, approval, and sign off.

Prior to joining Design, Lauren was an Associate Director working on high-rise commercial properties, hotels, retail, and restaurants. Lauren’s expertise in construction, expediting, and code consulting give her the necessary skills to address complex zoning and code issues.

Project Experience

Residential/Commercial Building

Institutional

Hospitality

Joined Firm

2012

Experience

25+ years

Education

Bachelor of Education degree from Brooklyn College

Helen Golduber is the Executive of the Approvals Division at Design 2147, Ltd. In this role, Helen supervises a team of professionals to ensure that project deliverables are met and approvals obtained according to schedule.

Helen possesses over two decades of experience within the expediting industry where she worked on a range of projects including city-owned, educational, medical, residential, non- profit, corporate, and commercial and hi-rise
properties.

Project Experience

Residential/Commercial Buildings

Institutional

Retail

Healthcare

Hospitality

Landmarked Iconic Building

Joined Firm

1998

Experience

22+ Years

Education

Associates Degree from New York City Technical College.

Alfred Clark is a Permit Division Executive at Design 2147.  Alfred works on a vast spectrum of projects ranging from large New Building projects to minor interior alterations. Working closely with his clients Alfred makes the permitting phase understandable and works diligently making sure the project meets deadlines with all necessary permits in place.

Project Experience

Commercial Buildings

Retail

Hospitality

Healthcare

Landmarked Iconic Building

Joined Firm

2011

Experience

15+ years

Education

Bachelor of Arts degree from City College
PMP Certified – NYU and The Mechanics Institute

Diego López is the Executive of the Close-Outs Division at Design 2147, Ltd. and supervises the Close-Outs/Certificate of Occupancy department. Throughout the span of 15 years within the expediting industry, Diego has worked on range of projects including city- owned, educational, medical, residential, non-profit, corporate, commercial and hi-rise properties. Diego’s work focuses on delivering comprehensive consulting services including an innovative approach to problem solving while coordinating the entire close out process and ensuring that all project deliverables are achieved with regards to safety and quality.

Project Experience

Residential Buildings

  • Corner 200 West
  • Azure
  • Gotham West

Commercial Buildings

  • One-2-Five LIVE
  • Berg’n Beer Hall
  • Speyer Legacy School
  • Stephen Gaynor School
  • Rodeph Sholom School
  • Marymount School
  • The Buckley School of New York
  • PS 340M (SCA)
  • Beacon High School (SCA)

Education

  • The New School
  • CUNY – City College
  • New York University
  • Columbia University
  • Avenues: The World School

Hospital

  • Mount Sinai
  • New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Menorah Center Home & Hospital

Education:

Professional Organizations/Affiliations and Publications:

Relevant Experience:

Mr. Martello is the President and founding Principal of Design 2147, Ltd. and has more than 35 years in the AEC industry. Under Mr. Martello’s leadership, Design has evolved from an expediting company to a dynamic, full-service land use and development firm with a full code and zoning consulting division with projects ranging from under 1,000 square feet to projects in excess of 6 million square feet. Notably, Design served as a leader in the major redevelopment and rezoning of the Williamsburg/ Green Point neighborhoods from manufacturing to residential and mixed use buildings.

Representative Projects:

Mr. Martello provides executive leadership, business development, project management (35+ years’ experience) and Subject Matter Expert (SME) support for all projects, supported by dedicated experienced staff, which is supplemented with local available expertise in a wide range of business market segments.

Commercial / Retail
Higher Education
Residential
Hospitals

Education:

Professional Registration:

Relevant Experience:

Mr. Schinco is a Registered Architect licensed in the State of New York. He has been a Partner at Design 2147, Ltd. since its inception in 1986. His responsibilities at Design 2147 are multi-facetted.

Having founded several other entities that have successfully completed various construction projects in Brooklyn and the Bronx; Mr. Schinco brings his vast experience and knowledge of design, construction, contract negotiations, financing and people skills to the firm when dealing with every day matters.

Mr. Schinco’ s current role and responsibilities capitalize on the aforementioned strengths and have afforded him the position of Chief Financial Officer and Director of Human Resources. He is a sound leader with the ability to maintain financial strength for the firm at large while cultivating the staff and tirelessly working to provide and offer the best support services and benefits to a work force of over 65 employees.

Mr. Schinco recognizes that the strength of any firm is rooted in its employees. It is through their efforts, and the bond they have with management and the firm at large, that the company can reach new heights. Therefore, he continuously scouts the market for top talent while simultaneously creating a culture and environment that the firm can stand behind and be proud of.

Education:

Professional Registration:

 Relevant Experience:

Mr. Ghiano joined Design 2147, Ltd. in 1987 and was part of the firm’s significant growth over the past three decades. He has honed his experience working on a complex variety of building types ranging from modest renovations to some of New York’s largest structures.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ghiano worked as a project architect on several projects including a large number of special needs housing developments. He also spent several years as a mechanical draftsman for mechanical and plumbing contractors as he put himself through college.

His formal education, balanced with practical experience as an Architect and draftsman for contractors, has given him an excellent ability to understand the construction process and maximize his ability to be of service. With over three decades of experience in code consulting, he has developed a keen expertise in the field.

Representative Projects:

Mr. Ghiano’ s knowledge and hands-on approach has earned him the confidence of some of New York’s best known developers and institutions He leverages his skills with his relationships with New York City government agencies to find effective solutions for the firm’s clients. As Director of Operations, he has oversight of all the firm’s projects. Below are just a few notable projects that Mr. Ghiano has worked on.

Commercial / Retail
Higher Education
Residential
Hospitals
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