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Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers Builds Upon Interior Design Studio



Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers Builds Management Team with Appointments of David L. Lesesne, RA, NCARB, CID as Principal and Richard Robina as VP of Business Development and Marketing

—Firm Enhances Interior Design Studio—

LIVINGSTON, N.J. (September 5, 2012)—Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc., a full-service architecture and engineering firm based in Livingston, New Jersey, expands its management team with the appointments of David L. Lesesne, RA, NCARB, CID as Principal, and Richard Robina as VP of Business Development and Marketing.

“The architecture and interior design marketplace continues to be extremely competitive, and the combined experience of David and Richard in these sectors significantly enhances our firm’s interiors studio,” said Matthew B. Jarmel, AIA, MBA and principal of Jarmel Kizel.  “Both David and Richard have been close colleagues of ours for many years and we are thrilled to welcome them as part of the Jarmel Kizel team,” he added. 

David L. Lesesne joins Jarmel Kizel as Principal of the firm’s Corporate Interior Design Studio.  In this role, Lesesne will lead Jarmel Kizel’s Interior Design team and oversee the management of corporate interior projects and landlord representation.  A 30-year veteran in the architecture and engineering industry, Lesesne also will leverage his relationships in the industry to bring new projects to the firm.

Lesesne is a Registered Architect specializing in corporate interior design and is credited with both exceptional project leadership—start to finish project execution—and building and strengthening client relationships resulting in repeat business.  He has a distinct reputation for delivering detailed design solutions, resulting in successful on time and on budget initiatives that meet or exceed clients’ business goals.  He has significant experience in several industry sectors including commercial office, finance/insurance/banking, pharmaceutical/biotech, and accounting/legal, among others.  Previously, Lesesne was a Principal at Mancini Duffy/TSC Design in New York City.  He began his career at Jarmel Kizel serving as an Associate Principal for over 17 years.

In addition, Jarmel Kizel recently appointed Richard Robina as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing.  In this role, Robina will focus on cultivating relationships with new clients and generating new business.

Richard has over 30 years experience in the commercial real estate industry, with a focus on contract furniture projects in the interior corporate office sector for the last 15 years.  Throughout his career, Richard has worked with some of the industry’s top real estate brokers and has serviced corporate contracts for industry giants like ImClone, Celgene, inVentiv Health and Oticon.  Robina specializes in customer service and has worked with clients to modernize their office spaces, and has developed furniture plans for emerging companies that will promote future growth.

About Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc.

Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc. is a full-service integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and energy consulting firm serving a distinguished client base of commercial and residential real estate companies, and a myriad of corporations throughout the Northeast.  The company employs registered architects, interior designers, professional engineers, LEED-AP professionals and technical support personnel that provide clients with a single source for all of their facility needs from architectural design, interior design, structural, MEP and civil engineering, to energy solutions and product procurement management services.  For more information, contact the company’s Livingston headquarters at 973.994.9669 or visit, or, or on Twitter @JarmelKizel.

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09/05/2012 - 13:41


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