• From left to right: Steven Friedlander, Leonard Auerbach, and Patricia Glasow

    Credit: Courtesy Auerbach + Associates

    From left to right: Steven Friedlander, Leonard Auerbach, and Patricia Glasow


Signaling the firm’s growth and future development, San Francisco-based Auerbach + Associates has announced some senior leadership changes within its two practices Auerbach Pollock Friedlander, which focuses on performing arts/media facilities planning and design, and Auerbach Glasow French, the practice which focuses on architectural lighting design. The changes are as follows:

Steven Friedlander has taken on the title of President. He will continue to focus on project work from the company’s New York office in addition to his new administrative responsibilities. 

Patricia Glasow will serve as Executive Vice President. She will continue to lead the architectural lighting design group with Larry French from the San Francisco office. 

Len Auerbach will continue as Chairman of the Board and Director of Design with more day-to-day focus on design and project work rather than administrative duties. 

Steve Pollock, vice president; Larry French, Michael McMackin, Paul Garrity, Tom Neville, and Kenneth R. Fause will continue in their positions as principals. The firm’s headquarters will continue to be based in San Francisco and Patrick Markle will continue in his role as chief administrative officer.

“The success of our firm has been based on innovation ad practicality, which has fostered many historic developments in both theatre and architectural lighting,” said Len Auerbach. “Steve and Patty’s promotions will allow me to continue to work personally with our clients as I have always done and devote more of my time to focus on design.”