Albert Mena first joined Silman in 2008 as a college intern and has been with the firm for the majority of his career, having spent time in Silman’s Boston and New York offices. Albert was promoted to Associate in 2019 and currently leads the Silman Chicago office, which he started in 2021. Albert strives for collaboration among all team members and stakeholders through his management of new construction and existing building projects for a diverse group of clients, including educational, residential, civic, and cultural institutions.
His ongoing work includes new construction and renovations for cultural clients such as the Hispanic Society Museum and Library, the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Steep Theatre, and the Shaker Museum. Albert is also currently serving as the project manager on various projects spanning building typologies in Chicago, the Midwest region, and nationally.