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CSArch Announces Three New Principals



CSArch is proud to announce the promotion of three employees who became principals at the firm earlier this month. Congratulations to Robert LaFayette, Michael Andrews, and Daryl Mastracci!

Robert LaFayette AIA
As a project architect/project manager based in our Newburgh office, Robert is responsible for managing project design teams and ensuring that projects comply with design goals, along with the overall budget and schedule.

He has more than 15 years of experience in K12 education and civic/institutional facilities combined with 10 years in construction.

In his spare time, he is a coach for his two daughters’ sports teams, an avid photographer, and a member of the Orange County Arts Council. Robert joined CSArch in 2008.
 
Michael Andrews RA
Michael began his career at CSArch working as a project architect before becoming a full-time construction administrator. With expertise in the renovation and new construction of educational, civic, and corporate facilities, some of his most notable work includes projects at North Colonie Central School District, the University at Albany, and the Albany Public Libraries.

Mike is responsible for on-site representation, scheduling, coordination between prime contracts, managing bidding and negotiation, and quality control documents. Mike serves as a liaison between project owner, architect, and contractors. He joined the firm in 1997.

Daryl Mastracci PE LEED AP 
A leader in CSArch’s engineering department, Daryl has been instrumental in the growth and management of the engineering group. He has spearheaded our engineering recruiting efforts and has provided senior leadership and guidance to the team to enhance capabilities and improve project quality.

Outside of his project responsibilities, Daryl is an active member of the firm’s project management and HR committees.

Daryl joined CSArch in September 2015 as a Senior Electrical Engineer.

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