Principal, Board Member

Maria is a multi-talented architect and project manager whose acute attention to detail, expertise in organizing and implementing complex projects, and dedication to collaboration are widely admired by her clients. Deeply involved in ESG’s higher-education, student housing and mixed-use residential projects, Maria has worked with diverse institutions and developers in the last 20 years, smoothly guiding their projects from master planning through design and construction administration.

Maria has perfected a balanced approach to collaboration in which all stakeholders and team members can freely express their ideas and needs, their feedback is solicited and reviewed, and their expectations are managed and exceeded. Her goal is to create buildings and environments that inspire. Whether working on new construction, renovations or additions, Maria facilitates processes that help projects contribute to their existing context and community, and help neighborhoods take ownership in projects. Client investments are incorporated, valued and rewarded.

Maria’s passion for architecture and design also results in projects with superb functionality and aesthetic appeal. As a principal at ESG, she helps the firm stay ahead of trends in multifamily and student housing in order to create amenity-rich, transit-friendly, sustainable projects that support daily activity, spark interaction and generate community.