Key Personnel

Our full time staff consists of a variety of personnel, including one registered architect and two LEED APs.  PM Architecture’s staff consists of a multidisciplinary team of designers, project managers, project architects and planners.  The PM Architecture team has a broad range of experiences with both domestic and international projects.  PM Architecture is able to successfully compete in a fast paced and innovative architectural environment such as NYC by relying on its professional staff and by drawing on their unique academic and professional experiences.

  • Parag R. Mehta, RA, AIA, LEED AP
    Parag R. Mehta, RA, AIA, LEED AP
    Principal
  • Kris Chinapen
    Kris Chinapen
    Project Manager
  • Rosemary Estrella
    Rosemary Estrella
    Project Architect
  • Amina Bouayad
    Amina Bouayad
    Project Manager
  • Pankaj Nauriyal
    Pankaj Nauriyal
    Project Architect
  • Christopher Betegon
    Christopher Betegon
    Project Architect
  • Rosario Estrella
    Rosario Estrella
    Office Manager
Parag R. Mehta, RA, AIA, LEED AP
Principal

    Parag Mehta founded PM Architecture in 1995, and since then, has developed the company into a successful enterprise that focuses on sustainable, affordable projects that are developed with the client’s needs in mind and with the highest level of quality and care. His past experience includes  Ellerbe Becket and Russo Sonders, Perkins & Will.

    Education: Masters of Architecture, Pratt Institute

    Featured Project: 77 E 110th St

    Kris Chinapen
    Project Manager

      Kris Chinapen has over 20 years experience in the architecture and construction industries. He works with all teams in the office to provide construction administration support and utilizes his construction experience in helping the office design and build projects on time and on budget.

      Education: Associates Degree in Architectural Technology, Institute of Design and Construction, Brooklyn and Technical Diploma in Building Construction, Government Technical Institute, Guyana

      Featured Project: 573 W 161 St

      Rosemary Estrella
      Project Architect

        Rosemary Estrella has extensive experience with the New York City Building Department and NYC Building Codes. She has a strong creative eye, which, coupled with her wide range of knowledge, makes her a vital team member in all PM Architecture projects.

        Education: Bachelor of Architectural Technology, New York City College of Technology

        Feature Project: Stammtisch TPT

        Amina Bouayad
        Project Manager

          Amina Bouayad brings a strong urban design & architecture background to the firm and has experience in interior design and planning. She is a creative and energetic team member and brings her international experience to PM Architecture.

          Education: Masters in Urban Design, City College, Masters and Bachelors in Architecture, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Paris-Val de Seine, Paris, France

          Featured Project: Prestige Office Interiors

          Pankaj Nauriyal
          Project Architect

            Pankaj Nauriyal brings over 8 years of experience working in India and Germany to the PM Architecture team. He has extensive knowledge of a variety of building types, and has worked on projects in India, Germany, Cyprus, Oman and Canada, and has a strong Revit background.

            Education: Bachelor’s of Architecture, IIT – Roorkee, India

            Featured Project: Private house renovation, Queens

            Christopher Betegon
            Project Architect

              Christopher Betegon brings his experience working with HPD and NYCHA to the PM Architecture team. He looks forward to learning more about the architectural field and how architecture can benefit the communities they are in.

              Education: Bachelor’s of Technology, SUNY Delhi

              Featured Project: Madison Street Landmarks Cluster

              Rosario Estrella
              Office Manager

                Rosario Estrella maintains all administrative and accounts payable tasks for the office. She handles various administrative tasks with efficiency and diligently handles sensitive tasks.

                Education: Bachelor of Arts, City College