Standish Lee AR’11

Running for: Nominating Committee

Campaign Statement

I am very grateful to have attended The Cooper Union and that Peter Cooper’s vision continues today. I have been Alumni Association Co-Chair of the Annual Fund. I also participate in Mock Interview Night and the new Portfolio Day and have assisted in fundraising efforts for the school.


Standish received a B. Arch from The Cooper Union in 2011 with a minor in History & Society. She is currently with MAG Partners as Assistant Vice President of Development.

Previously, Standish was with Triton Construction as a Pre-construction Manager in New York City. Her projects with Triton included: 80 Flatbush- a mixed use tower and school, 550 Clinton- a 29 story rental, 11 Hoyt Street- a 52 story condo, 1185 Broadway- a 40 story 164 key hotel, 412 W15th Street- a 21 story 128,577 GSF commercial core & shell project, 413-435 W14th Street- a 99,834 GSF commercial gut renovation, approximate contract values totaling $1,032,000,000. 

Prior to Triton Construction, Standish was with Hunter Roberts Construction Group as a Project Manager on the Manhattan West Southwest Residential Tower- a 63 story, 799,800 SF, 844-unit rental. She was a Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager on 50 West Street- a 64 story, 523,643 GSF, 191-unit condo.

During her time at The Cooper Union, Standish worked for multiple architects, notably Vito Acconci, where her projects included; The Mediterranean Biennale in Italy, the Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, Art Basel Miami Beach, The 2012 London Olympics and a Public Auditorium in Norway. Standish was also a research assistant to Sanford Kwinter for Harvard University. 

Standish is a Registered Architect and holds a LEED AP BD+C certification.