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2020 AIA Rochester

Architectural Career Fair

Participating Career Fair Firms


For four decades, Bergmann architects, engineers and planners have been delivering results to clients

throughout the Northeast, Midwest and Atlantic regions. With more than 450 talented professionals who pride themselves on the highest level of integrity, dependability, ethics and quality of work, Bergmann has long been recognized as a trusted partner and advisor on projects ranging from commercial/retail to municipal/civic, transportation, research & manufacturing, water resources and workplaces.


Bergmann’s team of talented and creative architects offer a full range of services from preliminary planning and feasibility studies through final design and construction management. Bergmann simplifies the project process for clients, saving time and effort. This creates collaborative, dynamic and timeless designs. The Bergmann in-house, multi-disciplinary team also includes interior design; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) design; programming, corporate branding, standards integration, workstation specification, facilities and construction management support and energy solutions, as well as LEED certification. Bergmann delivers results that are innovative, sustainable and award winning.


Team Bergmann employees share the belief that we can build a better world by design. Our team includes some of the most passionate, creative and dynamic professionals across the Architectural, Engineering and Planning industries.

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DDS Companies




To provide excellence in design through a genuine collaborative effort, in an environment that fosters enjoyment of the work process for our clients and our team members.



The DDS Architecture Studio open environment encourages a spirited exchange of ideas. Our culturally diverse team brings together a broad range of skills, experiences and backgrounds to create a vibrant atmosphere and design process. At the center of our process is a focus on in-depth analysis, intensive experimentation and collaboration.



Our team is passionate about design. Our core objective is to bring our clients’ visions to life though spaces that embody the unique character of the brands, communities, and people they serve.



We believe good design is always environmentally responsible. Each project represents our dedication to conserving natural resources, protecting the environment, and enhancing the wellbeing of building occupants.



We are focused on developing long-term relationships with our clients that are centered on communication, integrity, respect, and excellent service on projects large and small.



The DDS Architecture Studio is always at the leading edge of design utilizing advanced tools such as 3D laser scanning and Building Information Modeling [BIM] to maximize the efficiency of our services and quality of our work.

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HUNT is an award-winning 150-person, full-service consulting and design firm established in 1974 that provides services to school districts, colleges/universities, municipalities, state agencies, and industrial/commercial clients. 


Our firm is a growing and dynamic organization, and we are proud of the reputation we have earned for our professional performance and for the caliber of our employees.


Emerging in response to the devastating Southern Tier flooding of 1972, HUNT’s founding principal is to provide for and enhance our surrounding communities. After Bob Hunt and Newt Gowdy formed a partnership in 1973, subsequent purchases of similar community-oriented firms have resulted in the creation of a full-service firm capable of answering design challenges throughout the entire built-environment spectrum.


At HUNT, our people are our greatest asset and over the years, we have come to cherish certain values such as professionalism, integrity, open communications, quality and leadership. HUNT believes strongly in the home and family and encourage a healthy work/life balance for our employees. We hold true that maintaining a positive atmosphere in the workplace translates to promoting successful projects for our clients. 


As a true full-service firm our offerings include architecture; interior design; landscape architecture; mechanical engineering; electrical engineering; structural design; planning; storm drainage design; technology; control systems; facilities management information systems;  land surveying; asbestos/lead abatement design; project management; furniture, fixture, and equipment selection; energy studies; construction administration; cost estimating and cost control; expediting agency approvals; transportation; water and wastewater.  


HUNT has offices in Horseheads and Rochester, NY, and Towanda, PA.

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Founded in 1972, our dedicated staff of over 100 professionals provides high-quality architectural design, planning, civil engineering, structural engineering, surveying, sustainability, program management, construction administration and observation services throughout the northeastern, midwestern and southeastern United States.  With our talented personnel, our firm provides exceptional service by utilizing solid management practices which create clear communication between all parties, embracing new technologies, and partnering with our clients to achieve their goals.


Combining expertise and artistic vision with the latest technological tools, Passero architects make projects come to life. Using Building Information Modeling, our staff takes design solutions from sketches to schematic presentation and design development, quickly producing construction documents and specifications. Bringing ideas from concept to construction with a consistent model-based approach helps us coordinate architectural projects with efficient and effective design. 


Utilizing new technologies, including Passero Associates Virtual Reality (VR), allows us to fully experience designed worlds before the first brick is ever laid, providing unprecedented feedback to clients and designers.


Our architectural project experience includes Multi-Family Residential, Commercial, Mixed-Use, Retail, Hospitality, Institutional, Educational, Student Housing, Municipal, Libraries, Community, Recreation, Airport, Master Planning, Historic Preservation, and Feasibility Studies.


With our strong relationship to RIT and other educational institutions, Passero Associates is committed to developing the next generation of Architects and Engineers.  Through our internship program, students gain a diverse range of experience across numerous projects and phases of development. Beginning on day one, interns find themselves within a supportive environment of professionals, each dedicated to delivering outstanding results to our clients.


As you take the next step in your education and professional career, please consider Passero Associates. We welcome all applicants committed to excellence.


Service. Solutions. Results.

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SEI Design Group

Founded in June 2006, SEI Design Group Architects, DPC, with offices in Rochester, Albany, and Binghamton, is a design specialist that has grown into an award-winning firm by providing excellent service, responsive design, and high-quality solutions to our clients. SEI Design Group shares a company-wide vision to serve as market leaders and trusted advisors to our clients.  


SEI Design Group’s Principals have diverse design experience with educational, commercial, industrial, hospitality, and medical markets. This combined experience includes planning and designing over $4 billion worth of work. They share the vision for providing quality, cost-effective designs, coordinated and accurate documents, and personal, focused service. 

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Young & Wright

Young + Wright Architectural’s (YWA) main office is in the City of Buffalo. We also have offices in the City of Rochester and the City of Syracuse. The firm was formed in 2003 by Jerry Young and Shawn Wright, who have been developing projects together for over 20 years. Some of our experienced staff members have been working closely together for over 10 years. These relationships have allowed the firm to develop a process for completing architectural projects, from beginning to end, in a manner that is efficient, accurate, and cost effective.

In our 16 years as a firm, YWA has completed hundreds of projects with a variety of budgets. These projects have been as simple as interior millwork replacements and masonry repointing, to complex multi-phase capital improvement projects across multiple buildings for public school districts. These projects have included a new transportation building, a natatorium addition, office renovations,  classroom and library additions as well as historic renovations and building envelope maintenance.

Our diverse team of more than 60 professionals can effectively navigate through policies and procedures set forth by New York State while effectively incorporating the client and end user’s needs to ensure solid and successful projects through the phases.

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CPL is a multi-disciplinary firm that has been serving public and private clients since 1975.  We have grown in size from a small civil engineering firm of a half dozen employees to a multi-disciplinary firm of more than 450 professionals in five states.  Our team of dedicated professionals offer expertise in architecture, interior design, engineering, planning, 3D/Virtual Reality and construction administration services.

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Dwyer Architectural

Dwyer Architectural, LLC is a 22 person firm established in 2010, with offices in both

Syracuse and Rochester, New York. Managing partner Kimberly A. Dwyer, AIA, EDAC,

a SUNY graduate, comes prepared with more than thirty years of experience in the health care, medical university and higher education markets. Through the contribution of architecture the firm is dedicated to improving both patient and student outcomes. Dwyer Architectural is a woman-owned business enterprise certified to provide both architectural and interior design services by the state of New York.


Dwyer Architectural enjoys being a part of teaming opportunities and takes pride

in their ability to collaborate and deliver clients the work style, talent and skills needed

for each project. This firm prides itself on being able to blur lines between a client’s

facilities staff and our their own team. Whether working in a classic design-bid-build

approach or in a faster design-build style, the team is efficient and easily adapts to

any situation. Dwyer’s reliable attention to detail and selfless approach to design has

led to strong professional and client relationships.

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LaBella Associates

At LaBella Associates, our job is to create – structures, plans, ideas, results. As a nationally recognized Design Professional Corporation, that’s a given, right? But here’s what really drives us: creating partnership between our team and our clients. So much so that we become one team, unified in the unrelenting pursuit of exceptional performance on each and every project. Reliability. Accountability. Collaboration. Respect. Not skills we went to school for, but innate in LaBella team members. 

The pursuit of partnership is embedded in our culture—has been since our inception in 1978. And it affects client outcomes in profound ways. It means we’re built to expertly execute projects from start to finish. That we have the talent and resources to take on any challenge. That projects are completed on time, on budget, and beyond expectations. And that we win awards – not just for our talent, but also for our ethics, employee culture, and growth. 

Today, our wheelhouse is broad, with four key service offerings: Buildings, Energy, Infrastructure, and Environmental. Our staff of over 800 team members is spread across more than 20 office locations. We’re headquartered in Rochester, NY—but our impact is seen, felt, and experienced around the world. 

We’re award winning.
Year after year, LaBella is recognized for its growth, office culture, ethics and philanthropy.

We’re growth-focused.
Joining a company with this kind of momentum provides no shortage of opportunity. When it comes to developing our team, our technology and our talent, we’re in go mode.

We’re not any one thing.
LaBella is home to a diverse group of professionals who work together to solve complex problems. We’re architects, engineers, schedulers, program managers, planners, marketers, environmental scientists and more.

We have a culture of partnership.
It’s not just our tagline. Collaboration happens daily, friendships are forged and egos are always check at the door.

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Razak Associates

Razak Associates, founded in 1995 by Mohamed M. Razak AIA LEED AP BD+C, is a New York firm, with offices in Rochester and New York City, designed to respond effectively to the particular needs of complex healthcare, educational, institutional and State agency clients. Our team provides professional services in architecture, strategic master planning, site planning, facilities planning, feasibility studies, condition assessments, code studies, code review, interior design, space planning, landscape architecture, sustainable design, programming, specifications, cost estimating, and quality control.

Over the past 25 years, our projects include renovations and new buildings for major teaching hospitals and healthcare systems, such as the University of Rochester Medical Center;  SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse; SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn; Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn; Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn; Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn; and Erie County Memorial Medical Center, Buffalo. Our State agency clients also include the Dormitory Authority of New York State, the Office of General Services, Office of Health & Mental Hygiene, the State University Construction Fund, and the State University of New York campuses at Alfred, Binghamton, Brockport, Buffalo State, Cobleskill, Cortland, Fredonia, Morrisville, New Paltz, Oswego, and the University at Buffalo.

We believe good design goes beyond simply fulfilling functional needs. We maintain a culture of collaboration and are committed to quality design, technical expertise, and personal service. Our approach to the design and construction of facilities is characterized by strict adherence to three main principles: 1) respect for the uniqueness of each client, 2) holistic approach to design problems, and 3) consensus building.

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SWBR is a 100-person design firm with 50 years in practice. We create environments to positively impact lives through meaningful design. As a multidisciplinary design firm offering architectural, structural, interior, landscape, and graphic design, we feature the latest thinking from a wide range of design professionals. We know the challenges our clients face, have the vision for success, and are dedicated to delivering the best possible solutions. This is our expertise.

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Terracon Services


Negotiating the complexities of environmental issues can be challenging and time consuming. Terracon relies upon demonstrated experience and knowledge of local conditions and regulations to deliver solutions that are timely, practical and make good business sense.


  • Asbestos Consulting

  • Remediation Design and Implementation

  • Due Diligence/Phase I ESAs

  • Industrual Hygeine

  • Regulatory Compliance

  • Natural/Cultural Resources

  • Site Investigation and Closure

  • Brownfields/Site Development

  • Solid Waste Planning and Design



Solving building performance issues. That’s what our facility consulting professionals do!  Facility owners/managers/investors face many technical and financial performance challenges when it comes to achieving a maximum return on their building investments. Terracon serves as a valuable partner to restore, enhance, and increase your building performance, reducing potential risks and liabilities. This occurs through the delivery of a broad range of consulting services from assessment through commissioning, design and project oversight, assisting owners with identifying system conditions, and developing the action plans needed to restore or maintain their assets. Our registered architects and licensed engineers provide full-service consulting to address the myriad of facility systems from parking lot to rooftop.


  • Building Enclosure Consulting

  • Engineering and Materials Diagnostics

  • Property/Facility Condition Assessments

  • Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Energy Diagnostics

  • Aquatics Assessment and Design



Designing and constructing reliable foundations and infrastructure require a thorough understanding of soil, rock, and groundwater conditions. Through Terracon’s nationwide network of geotechnical professionals, access to historical subsurface exploration data from thousands of locations across the country, and GIS-enabled geology mapping, we can accurately anticipate ground conditions and develop the right work plan to explore a site. Our innovative technologies and collaborative approach allow us to provide practical design recommendations.


  • Stage1 Predictive Analysis Delivered via GeoReport

  • Subsurface Exploration (Soil Borings, In-Situ Testing, Geophysical)

  • Laboratory Testing

  • Geotechnical Design

  • Collaborative Reporting/Decision Making

  • Geotechnical Instrumentation

  • Construction Monitoring and Support



Proper selection, quality, workmanship, and performance of construction materials plays a vital role in ensuring that today’s buildings and infrastructure perform adequately over long time periods. We work with clients to minimize material replacements, reduce the likelihood of deterioration, avoid potential failures, and investigate and evaluate construction materials related problems and failures when they do occur.

  • Construction Quality Assurance/                                

  • Quality Control

  • Construction/Special Inspection

  • Materials Engineering

  • Field and Laboratory Testing and Analysis

  • Construction Observation and Monitoring

  • Pavement Consulting and Engineering

  • Structural Steel and Nondestructive Testing

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