About Meet Our Instructors Teresa O. Malihan

Meet Teresa O. Malihan

Teresa O. Malihan

Teresa founded TMalihanArchitect in 2004 as an innovative studio that focuses on providing all phases of architectural and engineering services from pre-design, zoning analysis, building code compliance, programming, schematic, design development, construction documents, project management, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, expediting and construction contract administration / owner’s rep.   The level of knowledge and commitment to customized service is a unique quality of TMalihanArchitect that differentiates us from the open market as our target market is corporate, commercial and residential clientele.  Some projects include: Dialog in the Dark & Bodies: The Exhibition at South Street Seaport, AJ Maxwells @ Rockefeller Center, Statler Grill@ Penn Station, Medical facilities – QLIMG, Financier,  Veterinary Office for corporate / commercial. Private Residence: Tribeca; Great Jones in NOHO, Todt Hill Road, SI, Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, and Alpine, NJ.

Teresa O. Malihan began her career working in the design and construction field since 1981.  With more than 27 years in corporate architecture/facilities designing trading floors for capital markets and their back office operations for companies like American Express Shearson Lehman, Morgan Stanley, Rockefeller Center Management Corporation – diversified portfolio from Corporate facilities management to high-end commercial and retail environment with sophisticated  information technology systems.

As a Construction Manager for NYC Construction Management Company, she’s managed construction projects like multi-tenant Lobbies for Heitman Properties, and First Union Bank. She served as the Director of Facilities for United Federation of Teachers, a collective bargaining entity representing the NYC Teachers managing all design and construction of capital projects for the headquarters in Manhattan and all the satellite offices in the boroughs, Boca Raton Florida and Albany.

She holds a degree and a license to practice architecture in New York State. She holds a Masters of Business Administration in General Management and a Masters in Professional Studies in Industrial labor relations from Cornell University.

At New York University’s Real Estate Schack Institute, Teresa O. Malihan serves as an Adjunct professor in Construction Project Management, Facilities Management, Construction documents, Principles of Project Management, and Managing Small Development Projects.  At City University of NY – NYC College of Technology, Teresa is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Architectural Technology and Civil Engineering and Construction Management .  At the Regional Alliance for Small Contractor, she serves as a lecturer for Construction Project Management, Contract Administration, Cost Estimating and Blueprint reading for Pace University and New Jersey Institute of Technology.