George H. Miller, FAIA, of New York, New York, is the chief operating officer of Richard Meier & Partners, LLP, and previously served as the managing partner of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners from 1989-2018. He served as chair of the New York State Board for architecture and is currently a member of the board. He has also served as secretary and chair of NCARB’s Region 2 and is currently the region’s director.
He is an internationally recognized leader and advocate on behalf of the profession. Among his many leadership positions within the profession, Miller served as president of the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 2003, as AIA National president in 2010, and as chair of the AIA Architectural Foundation from 2011-2017.
Drawing on his extensive experience organizing large design teams to deliver complex projects, Miller has played a central role in the development of an effective framework for collaboration among architects, consultants, and other specialists. Through these and a variety of other initiatives, he continues to promote architecture, mentor emerging architects, and promote diversity and inclusion in the profession, as well as protecting the public’s health, safety, and welfare.