March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Steve Mielke 2012


  • Title: Associate
  • Company: FXFOWLE
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Sioux Falls, SD

College: University of Nebraska-Lincoln (MArch)

First job outside of real estate: McDonald’s

First job in real estate or allied field: I interned at TSP in Sioux Falls, S.D. during the first couple of summers I was home from college while working on my BArch at UNL.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? FXFOWLE is an architectural, planning, interior design firm committed to design excellence, social responsibility and sustainability. I am currently working on the new Center for Integrated Technology & Learning for SUNY Purchase College in Purchase. I am also a co-curator of FXFOWLE’s art gallery and am in the midst of planning the next show entitled “On a Small Piece of Land” which exhibits photos by Leilei Meng.

Hobbies: Photography and bicycling.

Favorite books: “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien; currently reading “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson

Favorite movies: “Ghostbusters,” “Band of Brothers” TV miniseries

Person you admire most (outside of family): Steve Jobs

Keys to success: Hard work, attention to detail and effectively communicating your ideas

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Photographer