Ted is the Senior Associate and Senior Preservation Planner for Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners in Syracuse, joining the firm in 1986. Previously, he was Preservation Specialist and Director of Preservation Services for the Landmark Society of Western New York (Rochester). He holds a BS from Cornell University and completed his MS studies in historic preservation and American history from Middle Tennessee State University. Since 1994 Ted has been an adjunct professor at the School of Architecture at Syracuse University where he developed and continues to teach the School’s Introduction to Architectural Preservation course. Ted’s principal area of expertise lies in the assessment of historic properties and the resultant development of treatment recommendations. Throughout his career–he has been involved in the full spectrum of preservation practice for a wide variety of public, private, and institutional clients throughout New York State and the Mid-Atlantic region–providing research, documentation, development of preservation tax incentive and funding frameworks, and technical consultancies. He has spoken at numerous national, state, and local preservation conferences, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Association for Preservation Technology, and the Preservation League of New York State. Over the last four decades, he also served on a variety of statewide and regional boards, and in a number of volunteer positions. Notably, he has proudly served at the first Chairman of the Cazenovia Village Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Committee since 2007. He and wife Barb share an 1815 house in Cazenovia, NY with one dog and three cats.