Suzanne Musho

VP, Real Estate Development & Sustainable Capital Planning

New York Institute of Technology

Suzanne Musho, AIA, NCARB, joined New York Institute of Technology as chief architect and vice president of real estate development and sustainable capital planning in December 2019. As a registered architect in New York, New Jersey, and Florida, she has more than 25 years of experience in design, strategic planning, and project leadership. Her portfolio of projects includes museums, healthcare, corporate headquarters, government facilities, and other high-profile buildings throughout the New York metropolitan area, throughout the United States, and internationally.

As an Associate at Pei Cobb Freed and Partners, the founder of MUSHO Architecture and Design, and Vice President at Zubatkin, Suzanne’s selected design work includes the Buck Institute for Research in Aging, and the Westchester County Courthouse, as well projects at The School at Columbia University. Her selected project leadership work includes the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History as well as the Jackie Robinson Museum in New York City.

Currently, Suzanne is working with a worldwide team enhancing the campus and student experience at New York Institute of Technology through thoughtful, sustainable capital project development. Suzanne holds her Master of Architecture degree from University at Buffalo, as well as Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in design. In addition, she has an M.B.A. Entrepreneurship Certificate from the NYU Stern Berkeley Innovations Labs as part of the MWBE Strategic Steps for Growth Program.

Suzanne is a frequent public speaker about inspiration and design. Her work has won numerous awards, and she has been featured in several publications. Suzanne is married to David Downey and has three amazing children.