Coco Architectural Grilles & Metalcraft has been a cornerstone in the upscale custom metal fabrication industry for over a century. Our diverse knowledge of manufacturing and finishing methods in addition to design and engineering adeptness affords our clients exceptional workmanship on every project. A commitment to customer service excellence is part of our corporate culture and has set a new standard that is unsurpassed. With a dedication to improving our existing product line and offering new options, our most recent innovation was to improve our popular L-Bead Bar Grille for Plaster Installations. This option, commonly known as a “Mud-In” grille, allows for a Level 5 Plaster Finish that is flush with the face of the wall or ceiling. Our patent protected L-Bead frame is proudly extruded in the USA, can be used for both Linear Bar Grilles and Perforated Grilles, and it is full of features that make it unmatched in the industry.
Please visit our website for more information on our expertise in working with Stainless Steel, Brass, Bronze, Aluminum and Steel with extensive finishing options: www.cocometalcraft.com
The New York Building Congress, a broad based membership association celebrating its 93rd year, is committed to promoting the growth and success of the construction industry in New York City and its environs. The New York Building Congress provides a unique forum to advance an industry-wide agenda focusing on economic and infrastructure investment, job creation and professional exchange. These goals require the dedicated involvement and cooperation of the contractors, architects, engineers, unions, real estate managers, developers and owners who comprise the building community.
On behalf of nearly 400 constituent organizations comprising more than 250,000 skilled trades people and professionals, the New York Building Congress supports sound public policy; promotes productive capital spending; encourages public/private partnerships, and evaluates the implementation of major government projects. To foster relationships and cooperation, the New York Building Congress sponsors consensus-building activities and encourages a free exchange of ideas among leaders of industry associations, businesses and the public sector.
The New York Building Congress promotes competence and productivity in the workplace, with special emphasis on public service, teamwork, and partnership with government. Members are encouraged to conduct business with honesty, integrity, and with a spirit of fair competition.
Contact: Richard Anderson
Address: 44 West 28th St. Fl. 12 New York, NY 10001
O’Neill Associates Inc. is a specialist insurance brokerage firm providing professional liability, business insurance, and risk management services to architects, engineers, land surveyors and the rest of the design professional community across the country. O’Neill Associates Inc. has strong relationships with all major markets currently writing design professional liability, business owners, automobile, workers compensation, umbrella, and employment practices liability coverages.
Prosurance Redeker Group, Ltd.
Prosurance Redeker Group, Ltd. is an independent brokerage firm that specializes in insurance products and related risk management services for Architects and Engineers.
We have a long history of providing insurance services to architects and engineers, tracing our roots to the Frederick G. Redeker Agency, one of the first architect/ engineer specialists. Redeker Brokerage began providing insurance services to design firms in 1961. Prosurance Brokerage was formed in 1986 and ushered in a new era of enhanced risk management services for design firms, redefining the role of the specialty broker as a risk management resource. Combining forces in 1991, Prosurance Redeker Group, Ltd. builds on its tradition of creating insurance solutions to architects and engineers and continues to raise the bar in the risk management and loss control services for design firms.
Zetlin & De Chiara LLP
Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, founded in 1992, is a leading construction law firm committed to providing innovative legal and business advisory services to members of the design, construction and real estate industries. Our attorneys include individuals with in-house construction counsel experience, architecture and engineering degrees, and LEED accreditation. The firm provides counsel throughout the planning, design, and construction process — from drafting and negotiating contracts to advising on risk management strategies. We have extensive experience representing clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and also advise on business formation, licensing and corporate issues.
Zetlin & De Chiara
801 Second Ave, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Michael DeChiara, Esq.
Lina G. Telese, Esq.
What is the AIA New York State Allied Membership Program?
The AIA New York State Allied Membership Program allows corporations and individuals not otherwise eligible for AIA New York State membership to participate in some of the services that we provide. Joining AIA New York State as an Allied Member in our “Opportunity Program” has its benefits… It will provide you access to more than 8,500 AIA New York State members, enhance your overall visibility, and reinforce your affiliation with our organization, as well as with other design related professionals throughout New York State.
Recent studies indicate that architects specify more than 70 percent of the building related products used in construction today. Being part of the AIANYS extended family may well be the most cost effective opportunity to increase your business. Not only will you gain valuable networking opportunities, but you will also be informed of issues and trends on the forefront of the architects as they plan for today, tomorrow and the future.
What is AIA New York State?
AIA New York State (AIANYS) is the second largest state component of The American Institute of Architects representing more than 8,500 members on issues of statewide importance to the public and profession.
With headquarters located in Albany, AIANYS provides easy and convenient representation of architect’s interests and issues before New York’s Legislature and regulatory agencies. AIANYS publishes a quarterly Newsletter (distribution of 8,500) and a bi-monthly electronic newsletter “e-News” (distribution of 8,500). Additionally, there are thirteen local chapters within AIA New York State*.
Allied Membership allows you to place your business name in front of those who specify your products – Our Members!!
*Allied Membership in a local chapter is independent of the AIA New York State Allied Membership
“Dedicated to advancing the quality of life through excellence in design of the built environment for our communities across the state.”
Allied Membership Eligibility
Eligibility. Individuals who are not otherwise eligible for membership in AIANYS and who meet either of the following requirements listed below shall be eligible for Allied membership within AIANYS “Membership Connection Program.”
Corporate Allied Members. Those who are employed by firms in the construction industry engaged in research, design, development, testing, manufacture, distribution, or training for building and construction products or systems. Corporate membership allows three employees to attend events at the discounted rate. Annual Dues of $1,500.
Individual Allied Members. Those with established professional reputations who are registered to practice their professions where such requirements exist, or persons who are employed outside of architectural practice but are involved in positions allied to the field of architecture. Individual Allied members may include engineers, planners, landscape architects, sculptors, muralists, artists, and others in government, education, journalism, manufacturing, industry and/or other fields allied to architecture. Annual Dues of $250.
Rights and Privileges of Allied Members. Corporations and individuals in good standing may use the phrase “Allied Member of AIA New York State.”
Use of Phrase. The phrase may be used on brochures, announcements, invitations, or signage for seminars, programs, meetings, and conventions; in corporate or association listings of professional affiliations including annual reports; and general corporate or association materials, as long as such use does not indicate endorsement, sponsorship, or approval of any construction material, product or service.
Restriction on Use of Phrase. The phrase may not be printed on letterhead, business cards, advertisements, or product literature, or in any situation in which the use of the phrase may be construed as Institute endorsement, sponsorship, or approval.
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Membership Benefits and Categories
Corporate Allied Membership
Communications mailed directly to you, which will keep you apprised of events, issues, and trends in the design community. This includes the AIANYS’s Newsletters, e-News, legislative alerts, and much more.
A free link as a “Corporate Allied Member” on the Architect finder web page to our Allied Member web page where your company logo linked to your website and word description are displayed.
The opportunity to display the title of “Allied Member of AIA New York State.” Please refer to Restrictions on Use of Phrase in this brochure for specific rights of use of this title.
Announcement of your membership in AIANYS e-News.
Visibility on AIANYS website with a link to your company’s web page including a 200-word company description.
Significant discounts on all AIANYS communications that reach architects and other design related professionals, including display ads in various publications of AIANYS (10% discount).
Access to the AIANYS mailing list, one time per year opportunity to do a mailing to our members. (Material subject to AIANYS approval)
Corporate Allied Membership also offers a variety of opportunities to develop relationships with our members and others who would utilize your products or services, including:
Special discounted rates to attend social events such as Design Awards and Excelsior Awards.
Design Conference special discounted rates on trade show booth (10% discount). Note: Not available for 2017 Quad State Convention
Continuing Education discounted registration fees to attend various seminars and/or programs offered throughout the year.
Individual Allied Membership
Communications mailed directly to you, which will keep you appraised of events, issues, and trends in the design community. This includes the AIANYS’s quarterly newsletters, informative “e-News”, legislative alerts, and much more.
A free link as a “Individual Allied Member” on the Architect finder web page to our Allied Member web page where your company contact information linked to your website are displayed.
The opportunity to display the title of “Allied Member of AIA New York State.” Please refer to Restrictions on Use of Phrase for specific rights of use of this title.
Announcement of your membership in AIANYS e-News.
Visibility on AIANYS website with your contact information.
Participation in professional development programs.
Special discounted registration fees to attend
continuing education seminars and/or programs
offered throughout the year.
… and a great deal more…