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Professional Profile: James Manguso 2006


  • Title: Founding principal
  • Company: Lauer-Manguso & Associates Architects
  • Location: 4080 Ridge Lea Rd., Buffalo, NY 14228
  • Birthplace: Buffalo, NY, 1947

Family: Wife, Susan; sons: James and Nicholas; grandson: James Jr. and 2 grandsons to be born

College: Erie County Technical Institute, Associates, Civil Technology; University at Buffalo, bachelors of architecture

First job outside of real estate: Machinist, Unitool, Buffalo, N.Y.

First job in real estate or allied field: Rupley Baffler Blake Consulting Engineers

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Architectural/engineering firm, licensed in 20 states practicing in architecture, interior design, civil structural engineering. Future: continuation of present at a larger scale.

Hobbies: Boating, skiing, golf, working

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Dedicated office staff

Keys to success: Hard work and dedication to clients