Judy Gleysteen is a founding member of the firm, collaborating on architectural projects with Marcus since first renovating their loft in Manhattan in 1976.
Before formally establishing MGa with Marcus in 1991, Judy worked for Graham Gund Architects in Cambridge.
Until 1997, Judy was responsible for all drawing and construction phase work on a diverse range of residential projects in the Boston Area. Since then, she has assumed the responsibility of running the firm while continuing to contribute critical insight to project design and management.
Judy graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a Bachelor of Arts in painting before gaining a Master of Arts in painting from Hunter College and a Master of Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.