Reach a targeted audience and raise the profile of your company.

The AIA New York State Allied Partnership Program allows individuals and corporations who are not otherwise eligible for standard membership to participate in some of the services that we provide. Joining the AIANYS as an Allied Partner provides you access to over 9,100 design professionals, enhances your overall visibility, and reinforces your affiliation with our organization as well as with other design related professionals throughout New York State.

Our Allied Partners include engineers, planners, landscape architects, sculptors, artists, and those who work in the fields of government, education, journalism, construction, and manufacturing … and many more.

Being a 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 tomorrow.

Mike Cocca
Director of Education and Marketing
(518) 449-3334

INDIVIDUAL ALLIED PARTNERSHIP   |   Annual dues are $250

  • Subscription to the AIANYS quarterly digital magazine, Architecture New York State, our most-read flagship publication.
  • Subscription to the AIANYS bimonthly member eNews.
  • Recognition as an “Individual Allied Partner” on the AIANYS website.
  • Acknowledgement on AIANYS social media platforms and in the member eNews.
  • Register for any online or in-person continuing education course at the AIA member rate.
  • Rights to use “Allied Partner of AIA New York State.” Refer to the Restrictions on Use of Phrase.
  • Incredibly valuable networking opportunities throughout the year.

CORPORATE ALLIED PARTNERSHIP   |   Annual dues are $1,500 and includes three (3) employees

  • The ability to email the AIANYS membership one (1) time. Content subject to AIANYS approval and will be distributed by AIANYS on behalf of the Allied Partner.*
  • One (1) half-page advertisement in each issue of our quarterly digital magazine, Architecture New York State. This publication achieves an average of 15,000 impressions per annum.
  • One (1) full-page advertorial opportunity in an issue of our quarterly digital magazine, Architecture New York State, consisting of a half-page display advertisement and a half-page article with a maximum of 850 words.*
  • One (1) 15-second spot at the beginning of an online continuing education course.
  • One (1) complimentary ticket to the New York State Design Awards.** Additional tickets can be purchased at the member rate.**
  • Acknowledgement at the New York State Design Awards.
  • Subscription to the AIANYS quarterly digital magazine, Architecture New York State, our most-read flagship publication.
  • Subscription to the AIANYS bimonthly member eNews.
  • Free job postings on the AIANYS job board.
  • Recognition as a “Corporate Allied Partner” on the AIANYS website with a 200-word company description.
  • Acknowledgement on AIANYS social media platforms and in the member eNews, listing your contact information and linking to your website or page(s).
  • Register for any online or in-person continuing education course at the AIA member rate.
  • Rights to use “Allied Partner of AIA New York State.” Refer to the Restrictions on Use of Phrase.
  • Incredibly valuable networking opportunities throughout the year.

All listed benefits are available within the 12 months from enrollment.

* All advertisement and advertorial placement is dependent on layout.

** Travel expenses will be the responsibility of the Allied Partner.



Rights and Privileges of Allied Partner. Corporations and individuals in good standing may use the phrase “Allied Partner 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.

Corporate Partners

Aoyama Design Forum
Established in 2009, Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) is an NPO based in Tokyo for designers and architects around the world. ADF’s mission is to improve the social status of designers and architects and to cultivate talented designers and architects worldwide.
NPO Aoyama Design Forum
5-2-1 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku
Minato, Tokyo, Japan 107-0062
Phone: +81 80 4006 2563
Contact Info:
Yoshiyuki Okada
Advanced Architectural Grilleworks is recognized for quality architectural grilles, decorative metal panels, HVAC grilles, perforated grilles, floor registers, patented Plaster J-Bead™ grilles, and custom metal products available in a wide variety of materials and finishes. All are expertly hand-crafted and fabricated in our New York shop; just minutes from most tri-state area locations.
At the core of the company’s mission is its enduring commitment to exceptional product quality and dedication to outstanding customer service. Whatever your project requirements, our craftsmen will make your vision in metal a reality.
Advanced Architectural Grilleworks
149 Denton Ave.
New Hyde Park, New York 11040
Phone: 516-488-0628
Apple Cookie & Chocolate Company is the leader in the business gift industry for over 35 years. We specialize in architect, engineering and related fields, offering delicious cookies and chocolates uniquely packaged in materials of every trade. Our premium chocolate is molded into specific shapes like hard hats, T-squares, compasses, protractors and triangles complimenting the cookie gift. The Designer Cookie collection is an architect/engineer rendering wrapped around our delicious cookies
Apple Cookie & Chocolate Company
501 Braddock Ave
Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania 15145-2066
Phone:  800-223-9866
M/E Engineering, P.C. is a mechanical/electrical consulting engineering firm with an expert staff of licensed professional engineers, project designers and technicians that serve industrial, commercial, educational, health care, institutional and municipal clients. A commitment to producing designs that result in reliable and efficient systems drives every M/E Engineering project.
Comprised of nearly 200 design professionals and four offices in New York State, M/E Engineering, P.C. is one of the largest and most successful mechanical and electrical consulting engineering firms in the northeast United States.
300 Trolley Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14606
T: 585.288.5590
F: 585.288.0233
60 Lakefront Blvd., Ste 320
Buffalo, NY 14202
T: 716.845.5092
F: 716.845.6187
441 S. Salina St., Ste 702
Syracuse, NY 13202
T: 315.218.9564
433 State St., Ste 410
Schenectady, NY 12305
F: 518.533.2177
Nearmap brings the real world to you; current, clear aerial imagery and location data for business. Inspect, measure, or analyze locations in detail, without leaving your office. Turn high-definition aerial imagery into a powerful project management tool, giving your business the competitive edge.
Using its own patented camera systems and processing software, Nearmap captures wide-scale urban areas in the U.S. multiple times each year, making fresh content instantly available in the cloud via web app or API integration and seamless integration of content into leading GIS and CAD applications.
Founded in Australia, Nearmap is one of the 10 largest aerial survey companies in the world by annual data collection volume and is publicly listed in the ASX 200.
Elsa Abramov
Senior Marketing Manager
142 West 57th Street Suite 6
New York, NY 10019
M: +1 (917) 543-6628



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.
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Zetlin & De Chiara
801 Second Ave, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-682-6800
Fax: 212-682-6861
Michael DeChiara, Esq.
David Abromovitz
Lina G. Telese, Esq.

Individual Partners

Rinaldo J. DeSantis
DeSantis DeSigns Group USA
244 Madison Avenue, Suite 2i
New York, New York 10016
Tel: 914-381-1900
Philip Hazapis
Hippo’s Home Entertainment Center
Address: Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Ave.,
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518.482.1864
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Jack Stevens, Financial Advisor
MassMutual of New York State
250 South Clinton Street | Suite 300
Syracuse, NY 13202
Tel: 315.449.3000
Dominick Kasmauskas
National Fire Sprinkler Association
1971 Western Ave
Albany, New York 12203-5066
Tel: 518-937-6589
Drew Luther
Thyssen Krupp Elevator
245 Summit Point Drive, Suite 2B
Henrietta, NY 14467
Tel: 585-465-1054