SEI DESIGN GROUP provides architecture, planning and consulting services to PreK-12 School District, Higher Education, Healthcare, Hospitality and Commercial Clients. SEI was established to provide responsive design, superior quality, and exceptional client support while creating a positive, productive work environment and culture for our valued employees.
Our Design Philosophy permeates everything we do. From start to finish, every project has to reach a high level of functionality and be creative in the design solutions we bring to our clients.
Design specialties in space planning, interior design, rehabilitation of existing structures and sustainable/green building
Consulting, long range planning, building surveys and campus-wide planning are among the chief services we provide.
We are passionate about design and
aesthetics. Everyone at SEI brings something
different to the mix. We all like the fact
that our designs start with you.
"The Potsdam Central School District has a long and positive relationship with SEI Design Group, as they assisted our district throughout the pre-referendum process to achieve a successful vote on our $18 million capital improvement project that was completed in 2015. We have continued to work with them on annual $100,000 projects since that time. Their team was extremely professional and responsive to our needs and were available 24/7 throughout the entire project. We are extremely happy with the services they provided and the end results. "Joann Chambers,Superintendent of Schools, Potsdam CSD
"Lyndonville Central School District has had the pleasure of working with SEI Design Group since 2006. They have completed several projects including our 2010 and 2015 Building Condition Surveys, Capital Outlay projects and two capital improvements projects. We have been extremely impressed with their professionalism, level of expertise and responsiveness to our needs throughout all our projects.."Harold Suhr & Susan Hrovat,Lyndonville CSD
"Our district has had a professional relationship for over twenty years spanning three projects during that time. SEI Design Group is viewed in the highest regard by our district. They are thorough, organized, diligent, and most importantly, epitomizes constant professionalism."Ryan Sherman,Superintendent of Schools, Schuylerville CSD
"Lansingburgh Central Schools has a long-standing, extremely positive, relationship with SEI Design Group. There is a level of trust that has been established that is invaluable as the district has worked through over 7 building projects."Cynthia DeDominick,Superintendent of Schools, Lansingburgh CSD
"As Superintendent of Brunswick Schools, I have been fortunate to work with SEI Design group after a failed project vote. SEI Design was able to listen to the various stakeholders in our District and community and develop a project that excited our school community. SEI is a highly respected architect in our area. Their ability to communicate both orally and in written form is top notch."Angelina Maloney,Superintendent, Brunswick CSD
"It is my pleasure to write a reference letter on behalf of SEI Design group and Matt Monaghan. Our district has worked with SEI for a number of years on multiple capital projects. We have been very impressed with their knowledge and work. The firm has been very responsive with any questions or issues that needed to be addressed. I recommend the firm without reservation."Michael Chudy,Business Administrator, Chatham CSD
“SEI Design Group went above and beyond to make our project a success. Their dedication to client satisfaction is outstanding!”John Walker,Former Superintendent of Schools, North Rose-Wolcott CSD
“We have worked with SEI on three different projects now and they have been absolutely fantastic to work with! They are quick to respond to issues and extremely professional and skilled in working with Facilities Planning and SED to keep things moving during construction and to close things out in the end.”John Evans,Superintendent, Roscoe CSD
“A great big thank you to SEI Design Group. Their technical expertise and leadership has been a key factor in our success. SEI has become our partner in the process and we truly enjoy working with them. I recommend them without hesitation.”Dr. Leon J. Reed,Former Superintendent of Schools, Schuylerville CSD
“Thank you for helping to get the Lansingburgh Central School District EXCEL project approved. We appreciate your collaborative approach and love working with SEI Design Group!”Lee Bordick,Former Superintendent of Schools, Lansingburgh CSD
“SEI’s design and leadership in completing the Institute of Technology school building defines this traditional conception of architecture. They have produced a structure that is as integral to the realization of the educational vision of ITC as a 21st Century Technological Institute.”Matt Williams,Principal of ITC School, Syracuse City School District
Our “Our District’s $55.9 million dollar capital improvement project is well underway and we have truly benefited from the support and creativity provided us by the entire SEI team. They consistently go above and beyond in sharing the expertise and leadership needed to help us bring our project to a successful, efficient, and attractive conclusion.”Dr. Pamela Kissel,Former Superintendent of Schools, Churchville-Chili CSD
“I would like to thank the SEI partners... you are a class act!”Frank House,Former Superintendent of Schools, South Lewis CSD
“Simply put, SEI Design Group is great. Very responsive to our needs and always ready to answer questions as they come up. Probably the first architects that would take my calls! I like their work in both past and present projects. We also use them for the BCS and that’s been great too. Compared to the many other firms that I have worked with over the years, I rate them the highest.”Kevin Rice,Director of Facilities, Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD
“The Naples Central School District has been very pleased, and they have received exceptional service. Our relationship has grown through trust and good will, and one that will be sustainable for many years into the future.”Kimberle Ward,Former Superintendent of Schools, Naples CSD
“I can’t say enough about SEI Design. They have been just great to work with and that makes us feel good about why we selected them in the first place. They really have lived up to our expectations and then some. They are listening to us and working with us to get the most we can with the money we have to work with here.”Mark Ward,Former Superintendent of Schools, Ellicottville CSD
“Being able to work with SEI is a pleasure. Their quick response time and creative budget-conscious solutions made my job easier. I know I can rely on consistent service and excellent support throughout the project.”Gail Cooley,Senior Project Manager, University of Rochester