Brian Findley

Brian Findley, AIA

Brian has more than 15 years of experience in the design and management of both large-scale interior renovations and ground-up base building design. His experience counts a full myriad of residential, educational, retail, commercial, and institutional projects in New York City, around the country, and abroad.    Education: Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, 2002  |  Bachelor […]

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May Carino - MSA Staff Member

May Carino

May joined MSA after practicing architecture in Texas and Spain. Her international work began after winning a design competition that led her to an architectural design position in Barcelona. Throughout her experience, she’s worked on a variety of projects that span from institutional and retail to residential and commercial architecture. While she continues to find […]

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Walter J. Sueldo - Junior Architect

Walter J. Sueldo

A graduate of Pratt Institute, Walter brings a high level of thought and expertise to all MSA projects, but particularly enjoys creating interesting residential spaces. Walter achieved the Rose & Lee Rosenblad Architectural Thesis Award and an honorable mention in the Land Art Generative Initiative competition He’s continually finding inspiration through competitions and his own […]

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Morgane Lebeuf

Morgane has been primarily involved in high-end residential projects in Westchester County since joining Murdock Solon Architects in April 2016. Morgane received her Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2013 and her Master of Architecture from the University of Southern California in 2015. Morgane’s experience ranges […]

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Kelly Solon

Kelly X. Solon, AIA

Kelly Solon earned her Bachelor of Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1997 and her Masters of Science from the London School of Economics in 2003. Before starting her own office, Kelly worked as an Architect for the Urban Poor Development Fund /United Nations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and as a researcher […]

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Shea Murdock

Shea Murdock, AIA, LEED AP

Shea Murdock founded Murdock Young Architects with Robert Young in 1999 and was a partner there until 2010. In 2011, Shea partnered with Kelly Solon to form Murdock Solon Architects. Shea Murdock worked in offices in Germany and New York managing the design of a high-rise office building, a sports arena and high-end residences. He […]

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Satoi Akimoto, RA LEED AP

Satoi Akimoto is one of the founding members of MSA, and is currently serving as Studio Director. Originally from Tokyo, he began his career at Holst Architecture in Portland, OR before moving to NYC. He has spent the last 15 years developing an expertise in townhouse renovation, beachside residential, art galleries, and high-end commercial buildings. […]

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Tina Marie

Tina Marie

Tina brings an exceptional level of detail and coordination to MSA, thanks to her background as a paralegal, work as a notary, and experience in public administration. With a passion for interior design, art and photography, she’s inspired by the creative process and the New York City art community. She is continually bringing energy and […]

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Chia-Yun Chen

Chia-Yun Chen

A graduate of Pratt Institute, Chia has focused on bespoke residential projects in NYC. She began her career in Taiwan, where she was involved in projects including public buildings, schools, and residential buildings. Chia aims to become an architect practicing interdisciplinary design solutions.   Chia is a coffee enthusiast, and she loves yoga, running, and details. […]

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Nicolas Conrad

Nicolas Conard

Nick received his Bachelors of Architecture from Rice University and moved back to NYC in June of 2020. He has worked at firms in California and Texas and brings that breadth of experience to MSA. Nick has a passion for the importance of site and the environmental and cultural factors needed to create respectful, human-scale, […]

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Edisson Cabrera

Edisson Cabrera

Edisson brings a strong international influence to MSA. Originally from Ecuador, he grew up with a family of woodworkers, exposing him to the creative process and various materials. This background led to an education in architecture where he studied in Italy, Ecuador, and Peru. He now brings this background to NYC and is continually inspired […]

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Katie Gaines

Katie Gaines

Katie brings not only an exceptionally creative eye for architectural design, but also a natural ability to strategize and project manage. She previously worked as a teacher at Pratt Young Scholars and in project management and marketing. Katie holds a strong passion for residential architecture, appreciating the trust needed to create meaningful, individualized, and adaptable […]

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