Who We Are


MMA is a trusted, passionate, rapidly growing, and innovative Architecture Firm with offices in Neptune, New Jersey, Washington D.C, Greenville, South Carolina, Tallahassee, Florida and Tampa, Florida. We have extensive in-house design experience in a wide array of industries that encompass the retail, mixed-use development, commercial, and governmental markets, as well as educational experience that ranges from Pre K-12 to Higher Educational Facilities. Our passion and innovative design approach is a direct result of our daily in-house environment that has been created and organized in a manner that fosters our employees to comprehensively focus on every detail from project implementation to successful delivery in a way that is assertive and forward-thinking. MMA and its employees are proud to hang our hats on our commitment to total client service and our ability to develop innovative and unique architectural products.

EXPERIENCE

15+ YEARS
25%
8+ YEARS
30%
3+ YEARS
35%
INTERNS
10%
ARCHITECTS
90%
REGISTERED
25%

 

Our Process


  • Idea

    We discover new ways to incorporate architectural design using a progressive approach.

  • Plan

    We transform the way people think, feel, work and play in the built environment.

  • Design

    We transform spaces into dynamic and efficient environments.

  • Deliver

    We deliver designs that encompass the latest technologies.

Meet the Team


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Gabriel J. Massa

Principal in Charge

RA, AIA, NCARB, CID, LEED AP BD+C

Gabriel J. Massa has over 30 years of experience in architecture, construction, and contract administration with extensive project management, problem solving experience and is registered in 32 states including NJ, DE, NH, FL and MD.

team-member

Thomas P. McHugh

Principal

RA, AIA, NCARB

Since graduating from NJIT in 1997 with a Bachelors of Architecture, Mr. McHugh has maintained a leading role in our educational facilities design division. As a reflection of his efforts and dedication, Mr. McHugh was recently promoted to Principal.

team-member

Andrew R. Dorin

Principal

RA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, MBA

Andy joined MMA after graduating from Temple University. He quickly moved up as one of MMA’s lead designers, working closely with many of our national retail clients and developers, thereby becoming their main point of contact. He also has extensive involvement with MMA’s rendering and animation studio.


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James Higgins

Associate

RA

Mr. Higgins has been a Registered Architect for 32 years in the State of New Jersey and has worked in the architectural and construction fields for over thirty five years in a variety of professional capacities and has been directly involved in medical, institutional, commercial and educational projects.

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Jaime Capron

Associate

RA, NCARB

Jaime joined us in 2010, as a project manager on the CVS Team, and quickly worked her way up to Associate, where she now manages and oversees the various Special Projects assigned to MMA.

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O. Michael Duty

Director of Architecture

RA, AIA, NCARB

Mr. Duty has a long history of Architectural Practice. In 2016, he relocated to Greenville, SC where he now serves in the role as Director of Architecture for the firm.

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K. Boris Leiningen

Director of Business Development

Boris joined MMA in 2001 in the newly formed position of Director of Business Development. Since then, MMA’s client list has more than doubled, and now includes numerous Fortune 500 companies.


team-member

Astro Massa

Lead Barkitect

WOOF, NBARK

Since graduating from Doggy Day Care in 2015 with a Bachelors of Barkitecture and Pawlitics, Mr. Astro has maintained a leading role in our barkonomics division. As a reflection of his efforts and dedication, Astro was recently promoted to Lead Barkitect.


504Years of Experience
42Team Members
20Years in Business

Our extensive experience in retail, education, food service and supermarket design has provided us with the diverse experience and knowledge needed to create a unique and distinct approach for each of our clients’ projects. From creative design, program development, effective spatial layouts, efficient use and implementation of materials, all the way to finding the means to meet demanding schedules and extremely modest budgets. MMA’s unique initial organizational approach to each project is formatted from extensive experience to best meet the needs of the clients on a project-specific basis. The Principal, Associates, and designers at MMA understand that client trust is the most important element in a healthy service experience. As such, MMA is dedicated to constantly keeping the client up-to-date with every stage and progression of a project. MMA is driven to provide its clients with peace of mind and confidence. Each service, from architectural design to project management, centers on the client’s needs, expectations, and aspirations. From the Principal to the most recent of college graduates, each member of the firm is treated with the same level of dignity and respect. This environment has been created and continuously maintained by the Principal and Associates of the firm for over eighteen years. Principal involvement has always and will always be a key to MMA’s success. As such, either Principal Gabriel J. Massa, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, or Associate Thomas P. McHugh, RA, AIA will be personally involved with the decisions made on all projects that enter or leave the firm.

Our Clients

  • Walmart
  • Wegman’s Markets
  • Stop & Shop Supermarkets
  • ACME/Albertson’s Supermarkets
  • A&P Supermarkets
  • Pathmart Supermarkets
  • Food Lion Markets
  • Save-a-Lot Markets
  • Walmart
  • CVS/pharmacy
  • Best Buy
  • TJ Maxx
  • Marshall’s
  • Home Goods
  • VOLVO
  • Family Dollar
  • Office Depot
  • Petco
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Juicy Couture
  • Kate Spade
  • DKNY
  • Lucky Brand Jeans
  • Payless Shoesource
  • Rite Aid Pharmacy
  • AT&T
  • Sleepy’s
  • ABC Supply Company
  • NJSCC
  • NJSDA
  • NYC SCA
  • Burlington City School District
  • West Morris Regional HSD
  • New Providence Public Schools
  • Parsippany Troy Hills Public Schools
  • Lincoln Park School District
  • Shore Regional Public School
  • West Essex Regional School District
  • Paterson Public Schools
  • West Orange Board of Education
  • Wanaque Public Schools
  • Trenton Board of Education
  • Little Miracles Daycare
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Union County College
  • Madison Marquette
  • Urban Edge
  • NRDC
  • Starwood
  • Hutton
  • A&R Developments
  • Walker Developments
  • Lakewood Shopping Village
  • Vertical Construction
  • Cardinale Enterprise
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • Rita’s Water Ice
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Manhattan Bagel
  • Pizza Hut
  • Hertz
  • 7/11
  • PNC Bank
  • Bank of America
  • Anchor Savings Bank
  • Astoria Federal Savings Bank