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Professional Profile: Toby Snyder 2017

About

  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Company: FXFOWLE
  • Location: New York
  • Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Education: B.A. Geography, Clark University, 2000 / Master of City Planning, University of Pennsylvania, 2004 / Master of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design, 2007  

First job outside of real estate:  Cartographer at “National Geographic Magazine”

First job in real estate or allied field:  Urban designer at The Reinvestment Fund in Philadelphia

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently, I am a project architect/manager designing a new office building in Brooklyn. I plan to keep designing buildings that focus on ever more sustainable housing and work spaces for our cities.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Reading books and drawing with my two daughters

Favorite book or author: “A Winter’s Tale” by Mark Helprin

Favorite movie: “The Big Lebowski”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Tribe Called Quest’s “The Space Program”

One word to describe your work environment:  Nurturing

Rules to live by in business:  Never be afraid to ask a question.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go?  LeCorbusier and we’d go to a NYCHA housing project summer block party.

What is your dream job? I’d love a chance to solve the urban affordable housing crisis, through architecture.