Robert McNamara

Robert E. McNamara


Over his 30+ year career, Mr. McNamara has worked with dozens of public sector and institutional clients as a valued design professional and project manager.

An experienced architect with diverse interests and expertise, he leads some of the Netta Architect’s largest and most complex projects. He combines the technical skill required for planning additions and renovations to occupied buildings with the collaboration needed to guide with public clients and complex organizations through the design process. His skills in facilitation, consultant coordination and experience with engineering systems and infrastructure provide an invaluable resource to clients making major design decisions and investments. With his considerable field and site safety experience, he makes an excellent team member during construction.

His work has included notable large governmental projects, including the Middlesex County Administration Building, Bergen County Jail, New Brunswick Municipal Courts & Police Headquarters, Ocean County Jail Expansion, Mercer County Youth Detention Center and Trenton State Prison. Projects have ranged from planning to multi-story new construction projects with highly specialized requirements. He has completed a number of projects for higher education clients as well as K-12 work for several large NJ school districts.

Prior to joining Netta Architects Mr. McNamara worked for several well recognized architectural and engineering firms, including Fletcher Thompson and ZDG LLC Construction Managers in New Jersey and New York. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and several industry certificates, and is licensed as an architect and professional planner in New Jersey.