Sandra Rivas-Sarmiento

Studio Director

I am always seeking new challenges while striving for excellence in service and continued success for the firm.

Sandra Rivas-Sarmiento, Studio Director at Sargenti Architects holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in architecture. With over 20 years of experience in business ownership and architecture, Sandra brings professional expertise to Sargenti.

She leads and directs a strong studio team, who focus on architectural design and the production of numerous, simultaneous projects. Her strong leadership skills and highly creative work ethic enables her to achieve effective results in projects, budgets, work schedules and cost estimates. Sandra is focused on creating a positive work environment in which her team collaborates in accomplishing projects smoothly, energetically and successfully for Sargenti’s clients. She is currently managing high-profile projects for some of the most iconic brands worldwide including Brooks Brothers, Breitling, Dr. Martens Air Wair USA, Giorgio Armani, H&M, L’occitane, Rituals, Lush, T-Mobile, Vilebrequin, Warby Parker Inc, and Swarovski

Team Members

  • Garron Macklin RA NCARB Senior Project Manager

  • Chrisantha T. Simolaris Senior Project Manager

  • Simone K. Short Project Manager I

  • Mico Tartaglione Project Manager I

  • Jason Doble Assistant Project Manager

  • Alba Tejada Assistant Project Manager

  • Buyachi Ndengu Assistant Project Manager

  • Eleazar Racoma Assistant Project Manager

  • Magtangol “Jun” Arellano Jr. Assistant Project Manager

  • Buchra Al Rayes Assistant Project Manager

  • Anthony Crespo Lead Draftsperson

  • Sean Ondich Lead Draftsperson

  • Keila Camacho Draftsperson

  • Dipti Chouthai Draftsperson

  • Jose Orlando Folch Draftsperson