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CSArch Hires New Principal



CSArch, a premier architecture, engineering, and construction management firm in New York State, is pleased to announce the hire of Michael Schwarz, PE, LEED AP, as Principal.

“The addition of Michael expands our engineering capabilities, raises the bar on our technical design standards, and improves the operations and management of our engineering practice. We are extremely excited to have someone of his experience and character join us as we continue to grow,” said Daryl Mastracci, PE LEED AP BD+C, Managing Principal at CSArch.

With more than 20 years of experience leading complex, multi-disciplinary projects across the U.S., Schwarz brings an immeasurable amount of knowledge and expertise to our firm. At CSArch, he will be responsible for overseeing the mechanical engineering team, providing technical direction throughout all aspects of projects from inception to completion, and will work alongside Mastracci in leading the engineering practice at CSArch.

Prior to joining CSArch, Schwarz served as the Director of Engineering & Mechanical Engineering Discipline Director at M+W Group. There, he managed over 125 engineers across three U.S offices, along with M+W’s most complicated projects. His building systems design experience spans multiple industries, including education, science & research, advanced technology, and manufacturing.

Schwarz holds a Masters of Science degree in Energy Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona, and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart in Germany.

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About CSArch
CSArch is a widely recognized design firm in New York State, providing architecture, MEP engineering, and construction management services to PK-12 schools, colleges and universities, corporate, civic, and institutional clients. The firm serves clients statewide out of its offices in Albany, White Plains, and Newburgh. In 2017, CSArch was named a Top 300 U.S. Architecture Firm by Architectural Record, a Top 50 Firm in Business by Architect Magazine, and a Top 90 K-12 Firm by Building Design + Construction. In 2017, CSArch was also named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Albany Business Review.

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