Jan Gleysteen, NCARB, AIA - Principal
Jan Gleysteen, NCARB, AIA - Principal

Located in the suburbs of Boston, Jan Gleysteen Architects (JGA) has developed a talented team dedicated to bringing exceptional designs to life. JGA is a collaborative and award-winning full-service architectural design firm executing high end residential designs that effortlessly blend classic modern elegance and functionality. From the design of custom homes, additions, kitchens and interior projects, to contractor selection and construction administration, JGA prides itself on their ability to work collaboratively with clients to create their dream home.


JGA offers a range of architectural design services including site selection, evaluation and analysis, feasibility studies, cost analysis, construction documents, regulatory approvals, value engineering, shop drawing review, and construction administration. Our team brings a wealth of talent and experience including budget management, cost savings, and project completion. We have extensive experience in kitchen and millwork design, lighting layout design, master planning, historic renovation, and sympathetic additions.

Jan Gleysteen, NCARB, AIA


Jan Gleysteen, Principal of Jan Gleysteen Architects, Inc., is an award-winning architect with more than thirty years of experience. Beginning his career at the critically acclaimed New York firm of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Mr. Gleysteen spent seven years responsible for several award-winning large scale commercial and corporate office projects. In 1989 he founded Jan Gleysteen Architect in New York City and in 1991 moved his firm to Boston, where he has earned numerous prestigious awards for his custom residential work.

Mr. Gleysteen received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University (1976) and a Master of Architecture degree from the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning at Columbia University (1980), where he was the recipient of the Ware Traveling Fellowship. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) and has National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) certification. He is registered in several states including Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Maine.

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