Gran Kriegel Architects & Support Staff

Gran Kriegel Architects staff in NYC

  • David Kriegel, Managing Principal

    Principal David Kriegel, AIA, LEED, has practiced architecture for 30 years. His responsibilities at Gran Kriegel include overseeing design as well as overall firm management. Long concerned with issues of sustainability, he has designed projects that range from award-winning private residences and academic facilities to acclaimed retail and commercial spaces. In all of them he combines an expressive use of natural materials with innovative design solutions. Two of his projects achieved prestigious AIA design awards, and his work has been published in Interior Design, The New York Times and Architectural Record. Mr. Kriegel began his career at Gran Associates in 1982. After 12 years with another firm, he returned as a partner in 2000. Email

  • Christine Wentz, Associate Principal

    Associate Principal Christine Wentz, AIA, is a designer and project manager with a record of precision and productivity. She is highly conscientious and sensitive to client needs while maintaining a tight correlation between the client’s objectives and the design team’s output. Experience across building types and project sizes corroborates her keen grasp of the fundamentals. Email

  • Marjiorie Felice, Project Architect

    In the 10 years following her masters degree, Ms. Felice, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has designed retail, hospitality, historic restorations, a church, senior housing, and high-end residences. She actively managed construction field operations, commissioning, and close-out for the restoration of the historic Corbin Building in lower Manhattan. At Gran Kriegel, Ms. Felice currently provides construction administration for close-out of a new school in Long Island City and for a mid-rise community residence in the Bronx. Email

  • Michael Vanreusel, Project Architect

    Michael Vanreusel, RA, LEED AP, is an experienced professional with a history in institutional, educational and performance spaces, and residential design. Large projects involving intricate document coordination, design-build, and highvisibility projects characterize his work to date. His museum experience includes a new contemporary art museum at the Presidio in San Francisco, the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, and the Staten Island Museum. He contributed to the design and construction documents for a new clinic in Haiti, rehabilitation of Brooklyn’s PS 132, and several housing projects in New York City. Early in his career, Michael co-founded a consortium to design and build furniture with a focus on sustainability.Email

  • Marc Prisco, Designer

    Marc Prisco is a skilled designer who comes to us from the illustrious architecture program at New York’s Pratt Institute, where he has honed his technical skills for the past five years. At Pratt, his achievements earned him a Presidential Merit Scholarship, a Junge Memorial Scholarship, and a Lee and Norman Rosenfeld Grant to study advanced architecture topics in Rome. Email

  • Linda Eklund, Business Development

    Linda Eklund is a marketing and business development specialist working with architects, engineers, and project managers to gain market awareness, commissions, awards, and market share. With Gran Kriegel since 2008, she has helped sustain the firm's core practice in supportive housing, public and charter schools and its expansion into federal work with the Coast Guard and Naval Facilities Command. Ms. Eklund's history includes marketing public transit with New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the TriMet light rail system in Portland, Oregon. She has worked as a journalist, a bilingual satellite coordinator for Italian TV in New York, a translator, and occasional line producer for documentaries. Email

  • Sharon McClintic, Marketing Manager

    Sharon McClintic is a marketing specialist who comes to Gran Kriegel after earning her MBA from Fordham University and undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida. Her background spans all aspects of marketing, from strategy and planning to branding, web design, print design, public relations, copywriting, and proposal management. Email