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About Us

Founded in 1974, GreenbergFarrow is a fully integrated architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture and development services firm offering a comprehensive range of services to the development, residential, and retail communities. Strategically located in offices nationwide, as well as China, Mexico and Colombia, GreenbergFarrow employs over 300 professionals.

GreenbergFarrow’s list of clients includes an impressive array of some of the nation’s most prestigious developers and residential and retail clients. With a pragmatic approach, GreenbergFarrow treats every project as though we are an equity partner, and offer solutions that reflect a thorough understanding of our clients’ objectives.

History

1974
Greenberg Founded

Martin Greenberg establishes Greenberg Associates in Atlanta, GA

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1975
Larry Farrow Joins Firm

1979
The Home Depot

J.C. Penny recommends firm to founders of a new start-up home improvement retailer which leads to a commission for the first Home Depot store in Atlanta

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Firm grows to 15 employees

1981
Larry Farrow Becomes Partner

Firm name changed to Greenberg Farrow Associates

1984
Office Opens in Los Angeles

Office opens in Los Angeles, CA, in conjunction with The Home Depot’s west coast expansion

1989
GreenbergFarrow Established

Firm name changed to GreenbergFarrow Architecture Incorporated

Office opens in Somerville, NJ

1990
300 Projects compelted by GreenbergFarrow

1991
Electrical Engineering Department Established

MEP Services
1993
Office opens in Chicago, IL
  • 131 Employees
1994
Civil Engineering Department Established

Civil Services
Information Technology
  • Information Systems Department formed
  • Wide area network established to link all GFA offices
GreenbergFarrow is Rebranded

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1998
Office opens in New York, NY

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1999
25 Year Anniversary

Office opens in Dallas, TX

Over 1,000 Home Depots and Home Depot Expo stores completed by GreenbergFarrow

2000
Office opens in Boston, MA

Added Development Services

Development Services
2005
GreenbergFarrow is Rebranded

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2012
Office opens in Columbus, OH

2013
International Offices Open
Launch of New Website and Social Media Campaign

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Office opens in Appleton, WI

2014
Expanded Landscape Architecture and Planning Services

Landscape Architecture Services
Added Asset Management Services

Asset Management
40th Anniversary

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Office opens in Philadelphia, PA

Office opens in Bentonville, AR

2016
Structural Engineering offered as an in-house service

Structural Engineering Services
2017
Office opens in Denver, CO

Office opens in Portland, OR

International Offices open in Bogota, Colombia and Monterrey, Mexico

Latin America
300+ Employees

GreenbergFarrow is Rebranded and Logo is updated

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2018
New Organizational Structure

New Organizational Structure: Chief Operating Officer (COO), Keith Johnston; a Business Development Managing Principal, John Nourzad ; and a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Rod Abney, that report to the President and Chieft Executive Officer (CEO), Essie Ghadrdan.

Careers

GreenbergFarrow is a unique organization and one of the industry's most successful firms. The firm's uniqueness and success are based on the belief in genuine employees with potential. GreenbergFarrow offers a foundation for employees to build an enriched professional career, as well as competitive benefits.

"When asked what kind of person I'd like to come to work for GreenbergFarrow, I say that, while I value and look for knowledge and experience, I am no less interested in personality. To me, the ideal employee is intelligent, original and independent. We're interested in people with growth potential - individuals who can make a rich, long-term contribution to the firm while enhancing and developing their professional career. We want the very best. And to get you - and keep you - we've built the company on a unique combination of diversity and security.

What does that mean? People who join us in one capacity can move to different departments, accumulating an enormous amount of collective knowledge and ability. The potential exists for any employee to develop within a discipline and shift to another department, or even discipline, enjoying a number of experiences as your career develops.

As an employee-owned firm, all of us have a stake in our future and a share in our success. Self-ownership also means steady-handed management, rooted in a sense of responsibility. We're a unique organization and one of the industry's most successful thanks to our belief in finding people with potential and enabling them to realize it. GreenbergFarrow can be the foundation upon which you build an enriched professional career."

- Essie Ghadrdan, President and CEO