Professional Profile: Robert McFarlane 2018

Robert McFarlane

Name: Robert McFarlane

Title: Principal

Company: Shen Milsom & Wilke LLC

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Kansas City, MO

Education: B.S., Physics & Engineering

First job outside of real estate:  Research Engineer, Dept. of Hearing & Speech Science, Colorado State University.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Data center design. Also, adjunct professor, Marist College, Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science. I plan to remain active professionally, and spend more time in my woodshop.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Make sawdust (woodshop). Classical music.

Favorite book or author: James Patterson, William Shakespeare

Favorite movie: “Twelve Angry Men”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Sunrise, Sunset” (To sing at son’s wedding)

One word to describe your work environment: Challenging

Rules to live by in business: Honesty. Integrity. Be professionally candid with clients.

What is your dream job? This! I get to create innovative designs for the most interesting projects in the world!