Alvaro A. Quintero, Associate 

Manager of CAD operations.  Expert in digital technology;  responsibility for  CAD production for all RIA projects for over twenty-five years.

Collateral Professional Experience:

     Associate Member, American Institute of Architects;                  Member, National Organization of Minority Architects.


     N Y Institute of Technology, B. Science in                                    Architectural Technology,1997; 

     Queensborough Community College, Associate in                      Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering.

"From start to finish, Mr. Irrera flawlessly guided us through the entire process.  We truly appreciate Mr. Irrera's  patience, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and his creativity.  Mr. Irrera helped to make our dreams come true."  -   John Renner, Headmaster,

                        Summit School,  Jamaica, N.Y.

Charles A. Romano, Associate 

Project Manager. Highly experienced in multiple disciplines; excels in scheduling field work and monitoring progress of construction for compliance with contract documents and on time performance.

CollateralProfessional Experience: 

     U.S. Army, served as construction  manager of                 various  base projects stateside and abroad.


     Institute of Design and Construction, 1965;      

      Pratt Institute, 1969.

Michael J. Macaluso, AIA, FARA - Associate Principal

Associate Principal of the firm, as well as founding principal of MJM+A, Architects, a firm  with which we enjoy a collaborative working relationship.

Collateral Professional Experience:
     National Director, Society of American Registered Architects
     President, Queens Centers for Progress
     President, Architects Council of New York 
     Director, Nadasdy Foundation
​     Board Member, Queens Chamber of Commerce

Academic Affiliations:
     Course Instructor in Restaurant Design:  Parsons School of Design,      NYC; Founder: Architots School -  Educating elementary school          children in the basic principles of Architecture and Design.

Education and Licensure:    
     Pratt Institute, B. of Science in Architecture, 1974;  Licensed in:            New York,  New Jersey, Connecticut, New Hampshire,                          and Pennsylvania; Member,  National Council of                                  Architectural Registration Boards. ​

" We were thrilled with Mr. Irrera's plans and our stlylishly comfortably new home. His unique design combined the pre-war charm of an historic Park Avenue building with contemporary open design, creating a fabulous and functional new space."  - ​Margaret Cannella

​Key Personnel

​​​​​​Norman A. Glavas, AIA  


Associate  of the firm for over 25 years, as well as founding principal of ​Norman Glavas Architects, a firm with which we also enjoy a collaborative working relationship.

Collateral Professional Experience:
         Assistant Vice-President, Bankers Trust Company -                        responsible for facilities planning;
     Trustee, Village of Flower Hill;
     Chairman, Flower Hill Re-Codification Committee;
     Member, Long Island Chapter, American Institute of                        Architects;
     Member, Flower Hill Building Review Committee;
     Member, St. Francis Institutional Review Board;
     Member, Port Washington Chamber of Commerce;
     Member, Port Washington Education Foundation;
     Member, CCNY Alumni Association.
 ​    Excellence in Design Award, L.I. Chapter AIA, 2015

​Education and Licensure:
     City University of New York, B.Science, 1972;  B. Arch.            1973; Licensed in:  New York, New Jersey, and                        Pennsylvania.                 

We have maintained a cadre of Key Personnel, all of whom are experienced professionals who have grown in the art and science  of designing buildings  for over thirty years.  A brief summary of their background and history is presented below.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Raymond J. Irrera, AIA - Principal

Founding principal of the firm:​

     Responsible for overall management and design philosophy of the firm.

Collateral Professional Experience:
 Commissioner, Board of Standards and Appeals, 1983-1990: Pivotal          role in the expansion of the Guggenheim Museum; Vice-President,            Bankers Trust Company; Responsible for design of corporate offices          and facilities worldwide; Chairman, NY State Board for Architecture,          1997-2000; President, Queens Chamber of Commerce; Member,              Congressional Committee on the Future of Bayley Seton                             Hospital;Corporate Member, American Institute of                                      Architects;Member, Landmarks Conservancy, National Trust for                  Historic Preservation;Excellence in Design Awards, L I Association,            and Queens Chamber of  Commerce                

Academic Affiliations: 

       Head of Department of Architecture, Voorhees Technical  Institute;           Adjunct Professor of Architecture:  NY Institute of Technology, 

      New York City Community College, CUNY,  New York School of Interior       Design.


Education and Licensure:  

​     Columbia University, B. Arch., 1954; Licensed in: New York, New               Jersey, Massachusetts, and Delaware; Member, National  of 

      Architectural Registration Boards.​