Gayle Kirchmar, AIA, LEED AP



Associate Gayle Kirchmar has more than 20 years of experience in design, including programming, master planning, construction administration, and project management. Specializing in complex projects that require attention to existing structures and have multiple security constraints, Gayle's work takes her to states along the northeast corridor, including Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. She has also traveled internationally for work to New Zealand and Australia. Her experience covers a broad range of building types, including secure facilities, office buildings, interior renovations, conference centers, training facilities, and operations centers.

As a skilled project manager, some of Gayle's most high-profile projects include the Department of State Headquarters, the Office of Emergency Management Conference and Training Center, Navy Hill, and the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building Backfill and Realignment. Gayle brings design innovation to every project and enjoys the challenge of integrating existing and new structures to achieve functional and secure design solutions.

Gayle received her Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and her Master of Architecture from the Virginia Polytechnic and State University. She is the chair of KCCT's Project Management Committee and a member of the DC chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). When not working, Gayle enjoys spending time with her family and traveling for pleasure.