Senior Staff

Select projects Michael has worked on at HLZA include:

  • 49 East 21st Street
  • 200 Chambers Street
  • 225 Fifth Avenue
  • 310 West 2nd Street
  • 1200 Fifth Avenue
  • Cadman Plaza
  • East Midtown Plaza
  • London Terrace Gardens
Michael Joseffer
Director

With more than 30 years of architectural and contracting experience, Michael serves as a Director at HLZA, leading an architectural and technical studio coordinating and reviewing project deliverables. He oversees project documentation, scheduling, specifications, and reports and directs field inspections, utilizing his extensive construction knowledge to troubleshoot building system failures. Michael further applies his construction knowledge via his involvement with forensic investigation projects, negotiating on behalf of owners or sponsors seeking representation in construction defect disputes.

Michael led the historic restoration of London Terrace, a ten-building residential complex in Midtown Manhattan. The project involved the restoration of the buildings’ façades including terracotta replacement, and the repair of the buildings’ decorative water towers. He also led the renovations at East Midtown Plaza, a six-building complex near the East River, involving roof replacements, façade repairs, restoration of the underground parking garage, and significant design upgrades to the 50,000 SF plaza.

Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts from City College of the City University of New York.