Partners & Staff
Laurence F. Wilson
Larry has over thirty-five years of architectural experience, and over twenty years as a firm Partner. He received his A. A. S. in Civil Technology from Hudson Valley Community College, then continued to New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) to receive a Bachelor's of Architecture.
He has overseen a full range of projects which include the restoration of historic landmark buildings, such as the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York, as well as the design of contemporary structures, such the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany. The projects have included conservation of historic building fabric, comprehensive renovation and rehabilitation, adaptive-use conversions, such as Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge's Chatham Union Station in Chatham, New York, and the design of additions to historic buildings, such as the Fort Orange Club Athletic Facility in Albany, NY. Larry has also worked closely with multiple universities, such as Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.
M. Jeffrey Baker
Jeff has been with the firm for over thirty years and has been a partner for over twenty years. After his graduation from Hudson Valley Community College, Mr. Baker attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) where he earned a Bachelor’s of Building Science and a Bachelor’s of Architecture.
A few examples of Mr. Baker’s work include the restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest in Lynchburg, Virginia, James Madison’s Montpelier, the Newport Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island, the reconstruction of the 1660’s Brick Chapel at St. Mary’s City, Maryland, the restoration of the Vermont State House in Montpelier, Vermont, the restoration of the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York, Stratford Hall, Virginia, the restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s “Academical Village” at the University of Virginia, as well as the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed campus at Florida Southern College. Mr. Baker has also been retained to assist in the restoration of George Washington’s Mount Vernon.