A Registered Architect with more than 18 years of experience in the design and construction of numerous projects, from large institutional buildings such as libraries, firehouses, EMS Stations, movie theaters and multi-family residential condo’s and co-op’s, to smaller apartment renovations, retail shops and cafes.

As a Sr. Associate for many years at a design-firm in SoHo, Michael managed projects throughout all phases and has worked with varied clientele from large institutions, universities and public agencies such as The NYC Department of Design & Construction (DDC), The NYC Fire Department (FDNY), The State University Construction Fund (SUCF), Cornell University (CCF), New York Public Library (NYPL), Queens Library (QL), to private developers and individual, private owners.

With the establishment of Michael J. Siano, Architect PLLC in 2011, and now with the creation of Politi + Siano, Michael puts his vast knowledge and professional experience to work directly for his clients, with a strong emphasis on professionalism and customer service.

Education: Bachelor of Architecture Degree (BArch), New York Institute of Technology

Credentials: American Institute of Architects (AIA)National Council of Architectural Registration Board Certification (NCARB); LEED Accredited Professional®. Licensing: Registered Architect, New York State (2002-present); Registered Architect, New Jersey (2013-present)


College and University

Mann Library, Cornell University – New Addition & Historic Restoration | Ithaca, NY
Warren Hall, Cornell University – Rehabilitation & Historic Restoration | Ithaca, NY


Turkiss Café – Interior Renovation | New York, NY


Ridgewood Library – Interior Renovation | New York, NY
FDNY EC 239 - Firehouse Expansion & Renovation | Brooklyn, NY
FDNY EC 265 / LC 121 & EMS 47- New Combined Firehouse & EMS Station | Far Rockaway, NY
FDNY EMS - Prototype EMS Stations | New York, NY


176 Mulberry Street – New Condominium Building | New York, NY
325 W. Broadway / 23 Wooster Street  - New Condominium Development | New York, NY
380 Riverside Drive  - Apartment Combination | New York, NY
55 Greene Street – Cast-iron Exterior Historic Restoration | New York, NY
381 Broome Street – Penthouse Triplex Combination | New York, NY
50 Bridge Street - Apartment Renovation | Brooklyn, NY


Isabel Marant Shop –  Interior Renovation | New York, NY
Jerome Dreyfuss Boutique – Interior Renovation | New York, NY