Professional Profile: Steven Peet 2015

June 23, 2015 - Green Buildings

Steven Peet, SWBR Architects

Name: Steven Peet
Title: Project Architect
Company: SWBR Architects
Location: Rochester, NY
Birthplace: Rochester, NY
Education: M.Arch., University at Buffalo
First job outside of real estate: Lifeguard
First job in real estate or allied field: Intern architect
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently I'm learning from many talented people while working on exciting projects, and I'd like us to keep expanding our capabilities, especially with urban infill and rehab projects.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I enjoy cooking dinner with my lovely wife, and occasionally putting my kayak in the water someplace.
Favorite book or author: Anything by Salinger
Favorite movie: "Blade Runner"
Last song you downloaded? My taste evolves, so these days I only stream music. All Songs Considered on NPR is a great show.
One word to describe your work environment: Challenging
Rules to live by in business: Be honest and respectful. It works for everything.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Grandpa T., my hero and role model, at the big diner in the sky.
What is your dream job? An artist, working casually on a backlog of commissions.

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