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    CPG Participates in the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford's Corporate 5k
    May 22, 2023

    CPG Participates in the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford’s Corporate 5k

    We were excited to participate in the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford Corporate 5k on May 16, 2023 at Mill River Park. What a beautiful night walking/running for a great cause!

    Yory Teperman Joins CPG as Senior Project Director
    May 12, 2023

    With over 20 years of experience designing a broad range of award-winning, large‐scale commercial, institutional, high‐end retail, hospitality, high‐rise office & adaptive reuse projects for developers worldwide, Yory has  built a reputation for building innovative designs and managing teams in the development & delivery of multiple successful projects. His holistic approach to design is bolstered by his skills and passions as an architect and manager, and his ability to balance each to create inspiring state-of-the-art environments. Having lived in three different countries with very different cultures and languages—born and lived in Soviet Ukraine for 15 years, then Israel for 8 years, then in USA for the past 25 years—Yory embodies his fearless process of design, rooted in discovery and always focused on embracing new experiences.


    Yale University School of Architecture
    Master of Architecture

    Bennington College
    Bachelor of Liberal Arts


    Registered Architect (RA)
    AIA Member

    Komal Dhiman Joins CPG as Project Designer
    April 25, 2023

    With more than 20 years of experience, Komal has worked as a designer on project teams for many complex commercial and residential projects, including office interiors, hospitality and multi-family residential development, both locally and internationally. She is experienced in all phases of the design and execution process from schematic design phase through construction documents. Komal values and fosters a collaborative environment marked by open communication, trust, and a shared vision with her clients and team partners. This approach, bolstered by excellent communication and organizational skills, ensures design excellence as well as timely and efficient delivery for every project. Her other secret sauce to success? Humor!


    ONGC Women’s Polytechnic, Dehradun, India
    Diploma, Interior Design

    Luis Marroquin Joins CPG as Project Director
    April 25, 2023

    As Project Director, Luis is a leader who strives to bring out the natural talent in his teams, especially junior associates whom he mentors. With over 12 years of industry experience that spans a wide range of practices, from complex commercial to custom residential design, he is thoroughly involved in all project phases and pushes for excellent design and execution with a keen eye toward achieving his client’s goals. His passion for architecture as a form of art fuels his belief in the importance of creating visually stunning and functional structures that engage the senses and inspire the imagination. It is this deep appreciation for the human experience that makes every moment memorable for Luis— whether it’s savoring a beautifully plated dish before it’s eaten at Le Train Bleu Restaurant in Paris or taking a pause to reflect within the cramped quarters of the Anne Frank House Museum in Amsterdam.


    New York Institute of Technology
    Bachelor of Science Degree, Architectural Technology

    Earth Month: SoundWaters Coastal Cleanup
    April 15, 2023
    PARTICIPATES IN THE SoundWaters HarborFest

    Our coastline is one of our most precious resources CPGers will be heading out to do our part to help keep it clean.

    CPG has been involved in many wonderful outreach programs in the past, and we are excited for this one. Bring your friends and family! Let’s get as many hands together to make our efforts as impactful as possible.

    Krantz Medeus Joins CPG as Technical Associate
    February 3, 2023

    CPG Architects welcomes Krantz Medeus to the team as Technical Associate. Recently graduated with a B.S. in Architecture with a minor in sustainability from Keene State College, Krantz brings a fresh perspective and enthusiasm to CPG. Blending his creativity with his computer skills, Krantz’s proficiency in architectural computer programs and mastery in all Adobe design applications will be an asset for the team. Plus, his hands-on artistic experience in physical model building, hand drafting, freehand sketching and laser cutting will push forward our commitment to build our creative talent pool to work hard for our clients while providing the highest level of service and project development.

    Prior to joining CPG, Krantz served as an intern at HallKeen Management assisting this real estate development and property management company with office support as well as building maintenance.  His passion for design was deeply rooted throughout his life, in and outside of work and school. In fact, during his high school years, his artwork was selected in a regional competition by NASA from over 11,000 schools, colleges and research centers to be created as a uniform patch and sent into space on an atmospheric research mission.


    Keene State College
    Bachelor’s Degree, Architecture

    Nicholas Daveline Joins CPG as Senior Project Director
    February 3, 2023

    CPG Architects welcomes Nicholas Daveline to the team as Senior Project Director. With over 20 years in the industry, Nick brings a level of project leadership and technical knowledge instrumental to the continued growth and success of CPG. With years of experience working on a range of design specialties from historical properties and sustainable design to aging-in-place and urban planning, CPG is pleased to continue to build our team of specialists providing high-quality service with expertise in expanded industries. As part of that commitment, Nick will play a key role with CPG clients, leveraging his skills and experience to deliver innovative solutions focused on quality, budget and client satisfaction.

    Licensed in both Connecticut and Massachusetts, Nick brings valuable resources and industry relationships across New England, as well as practical experience navigating zoning and code regulations.

    Prior to joining CPG, Nick served as Senior Project Manager at Rogers McCagg Architects in Norwalk, as well as principal at his own firm, NLD Design Architecture & Interiors based in Trumbull, CT.  With a background in classical architecture and a passion for travel, Nick spent a year living in Rome, whose dramatic scenery and history continues to inspire him to create meaningful designs from inception to...

    CPG Enters the Aquarion Cardboard Kayak Race
    November 9, 2022
    PARTICIPATES IN THE SoundWaters HarborFest

    CPG (Crusty Pirate Gang) participated in the annual Aquarion Cardboard Kayak Race at the SoundWaters HarborFest at Harbor Point in Stamford, CT. We are shocked to relay that CPG did not win, despite the amazing creativity, dedication, efficiency and hard work of our team. There were highs and lows, a surprise plot twist, hours of sweaty labor in the unabated sun, and a surprise dunking (or two?) in the Harbor.

    CPG Attends the AIA Connecticut Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) Symposium
    September 29, 2022
    J.E.D.I. Symposium: Justice and Equality in the Built Environment

    The hottest topic in all industries is Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Research has shown us that a diverse workforce increases creativity, productivity, debate, and problem-solving among companies.

    If anyone is interested in attending the AIA Connecticut J.E.D.I. Symposium to learn more about J.E.D.I. as it relates to architecture and construction, please click HERE.

    Joselin Vargas Joins CPG as a Junior Designer
    May 13, 2022
    CPG Architects is thrilled to welcome Joselin Vargas to the team as a Junior Designer.

    CPG Architects welcomes Joselin Vargas to the team as Junior Designer. Recently graduated from the interior design program at Norwalk Community College, Joselin brings a fresh perspective and enthusiasm to the CPG team.

    With a 7-year background in customer service and a love of architecture and design, Joselin comes with an inspiring can-do attitude to find solutions that work for her team and project success, as well as a proven reputation for client-centered satisfaction. As part of our commitment to excellence, CPG is pleased to continue to build our talent pool to work hard for our clients while providing the highest level of service and project development.

    Prior to joining CPG, Joselin served as an intern at Hill House Design as Interior Designer Assistant in Greenwich, CT. Born and raised in San Jose, Costa Rica, she grew up between two major oceans yet still claimed to be a “city girl.” After her first visit to NYC, she was so moved by the skyscrapers that it fueled her passion to pursue architecture and design.

    Norwalk Community College
    Associates Degree, Interior Design

    Welcome Betsy Gilroy
    April 13, 2022
    Welcome! Betsy Gilroy Joins CPG as Project Designer

    CPG Architects welcomes Betsy Gilroy to the team as Project Designer. With over 25 years in the industry, Betsy has cultivated both successful client relationships and the creative furniture design process to deliver optimal results for each project she supports. In her role, she will focus on solution-oriented designs that center on our clients’ goals while ensuring project timeline, budget, team productivity, and collaboration. CPG is pleased to continue providing high-quality furniture design service/management, project implementation, and delivery, as well as our firm’s core value of delivering excellence in all phases of design and construction.

    As a commercial design expert, Betsy brings an impressive roster of design and furniture projects for clients that span across the US and Europe, including Greenwich Hospital, Pequot Capital, Freepoint Capital, and Pitney Bowes, to name a few. Whether it’s multi-million dollar projects or non-profit initiatives, she harnesses her passion for design and her commitment to managing...

    Welcome Jane Epelbaum - CPG Project Designer!
    March 13, 2022
    Welcome Jane Epelbaum – CPG Project Designer!

    CPG Architects welcomes Jane Epelbaum to the team as Project Designer. Combining 8 years of interior design experience with 8 years of marketing and sales management, Jane recognizes the unnamable but unmistakable intersection between brand, the built environment, and art. With a diverse portfolio that includes corporate interiors, multi-family development, and commercial work throughout Connecticut and New York, she comes with a successful track record of creating compelling, brand-centered designs, as well as an inspiring reputation for her can-do attitude. As part of our commitment to excellence, CPG is pleased to continue to build our talent pool to work hard for our clients while providing the highest level of service and project development.

    Before joining CPG, Jane served as Interior Designer and Project Manager at Granoff Architects in Greenwich, CT. Her personal interests in photography, nature, and travel fuel her design aesthetic. Her best road trip included a once-in-a-lifetime overnight stay in a gassho-zukuri-style farmhouse in the little traditional village of Shirakawago, Japan....

    Meet Thomas McDermott
    February 13, 2022
    Thomas McDermott joins CPG as Senior Project Architect.

    With over 20 years in the industry, Thomas is a Registered Architect with extensive experience in all phases of architectural projects, ranging from commercial, government, residential, and educational focused environments. Working with the firm’s design teams, he will maintain our highest level of client service and communication while focusing on completing projects successfully on time and on budget. CPG is pleased to continue to build our team of specialists providing high-quality service with expertise in targeted industries. As part of that commitment, Thomas will be an integral player in our firm’s vision for delivering excellence in all phases of design and construction.

    Before pursuing his passion for architecture, Thomas spent many years in construction. This combination of architectural design mixed with the practical realities of intelligent construction continues to fuel his love for building science and constructability. His unique background provides valuable resources and industry relationships, as well as critical skills, such as building codes and compliance to handling multiple bid packages...

    CPG Joins AIA Connecticut Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (J.E.D.I.)
    June 28, 2021
    CPG is Committed to Addressing the Lack of Diversity in the Architectural Industry

    CPG recently joined the AIA Connecticut Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) Challenge to increase gender and racial diversity in the architectural profession. We are committed to addressing the lack of diversity systemic in the architectural industry, and working towards increasing employment of female, black, and underrepresented people of color for design staff, leadership, and professionals at our firm.

    From hiring to partnering vendors, we are holding ourselves accountable for progress. CPG will be seeking to adjust our staffing, company culture, practice, and policies to achieve results, both short and long term. We are taking action to build the foundation for lasting change, listening to employee feedback, and tracking our progress to ensure the equity and success of all individuals.

    As part of our ongoing work, CPG was a proud sponsor of AIA CT J.E.D.I.’s first in-person event, “Equity and Diversity in the Workplace”, in partnership with Women in Architecture Knowledge Community and NOMAct, which took place on...

    CPG Partners with Sema4
    December 7, 2020

    Sema4 Opens its Second State-of-the-Art Clinical Laboratory in Connecticut; Will Be Home to 300+ Employees


    New 70,000 square foot facility enables leading health intelligence company to further improve health outcomes and personalize patient care.

    STAMFORD, CT — December 3rd, 2020Sema4, a patient-centered health intelligence company, today announced that it has opened another state-of-the-art clinical laboratory in Connecticut. The newly built 70,000 square foot facility in Stamford will be home to 300+ employees and is designed for Sema4 to process thousands of industry-leading, information-based genomic tests a day and to further support its mission of advancing healthcare through data-driven insights. The Stamford laboratory complements Sema4’s Branford, CT laboratory, which was expanded earlier this year to meet greater demand and deliver new capabilities, including COVID-19 testing.

    “I’m thrilled that Sema4 is making this major investment in the state,” said U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (Conn.). “I had the...

    Meet the couple behind The Village
    December 7, 2020




    Think creative media types wouldn’t want to live and work in Connecticut? Well, think again. Meet media power couple Brent and Courtney Montgomery who have been living in the area since 2014—and who believe so much in connecting people to ideas that they have created The...

    CPG Virtual Tours
    August 4, 2020




    Covid-19 only emphasizes the need to offer your clients remote access to your space with fully immersive viewing. Vivid 3D virtual walk-through service highlights the essence of any commercial space. The CPG team is here to help you implement virtual tours into your property marketing strategies.

    CPG Community Building - Homes With Hope
    February 9, 2020



    The CPG team volunteered with Homes With Hope (a Westport-based organization dedicated to ending homelessness in Fairfield County) to help redesign and remodel their community room.

    “We can’t thank you for the transformation of our community room space (as well as the clearing of invasive plants  from the garden area and other parts of the property!) but I also want to reiterate how appreciative we are.  Although we are not quite finished assembling and updating the furniture and hanging pictures, one of my students exclaimed as he walked in this morning, “It looks like a whole new space!” We cannot thank you all enough for your tremendous efforts on our behalf!

    Lynn Abramson MA, Ed.
    Program Director – ASAP Youth Initiative

    CPG Architects Participates in the 2018 Boys & Girls Club 5K
    August 28, 2018


    The CPG team was proud to participate in the 2018 Stamford Boys & Girls Club 5K!!

    What a great experience!

    Your Architecture Career: How to Build a Successful Professional Life
    August 28, 2018

    Gary’s new tell-all book for architects is out with sections about clients, realtors, building owners, owners reps, contractors, engineers and furniture dealers.

    Master the business side of architecture with advice from an expert.

    In Your Architecture Career, Gary Unger provides tips and guidance to students, interns architects, and firm owners to help them understand and master the business side of architecture and interior design. Students in school are not taught to manage process, projects, and clients – the emphasis is on design. However, most graduates will not finish their careers as designers, their focus will be on marketing, programming, project management, cost estimating, rendering, virtual reality, drawing documentation, specifications, workplace strategy, and construction administration, Gary Unger expertly describes the creative aspect of these disciplines and the considerable value they bring to a firm, In order to accurately represent how an architecture firm successfully operates, Gary stresses the importance of teamwork. With project team made up pf architects, engineers, realtors, building...