Professional Profile: Randal Sickler, 2019

Randal Sickler

Name: Randal Sickler

Title: Principal; Municipal Practice Leader

Company: SWBR

Location: Rochester, NY

Birthplace: Rochester, NY

Education:  Syracuse University School of Architecture

First job outside of real estate: Clerk at a pharmacy and surgical supply store

First job in real estate or allied field: Drafter at Starks, Wurzer, Patterson & Romeo Architects, PC (forerunner of SWBR)

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I currently manage a design studio of highly motivated and capable staff who specialize in municipal, commercial, high-tech, and industrial projects. I am responsible for promoting and selling our services, and also the successful execution of these projects.  My goal is to expand our services, expertise, and client base to provide design with a positive impact on our client’s operations and lives.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Read, listen to music, watch sports.

Favorite book or author: Anything by Robert Heinlein or Larry Niven.

Favorite movie: “Kelly’s Heroes” - with Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Carol O’Connor, Don Rickles, and Telly Savalas.

Last song you downloaded? Download?? I’m a vinyl guy. Most recent LP purchased: Robert Plant & Allison Krauss – Raising Sand.

One word to describe your work environment: Comfortable.

Rules to live by in business: Don’t delay, do it today!

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Neil Young, musician and author.  Dinner at some local BBQ joint in Northern California.

What is your dream job? Own a record store!