Company Profile

William Grater

William Grater
Founder and Principal in Charge
Registered Architect: New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois & Virginia

William Grater is Founder and Principal in Charge of Grater Architects, P.C. with offices in Clayton and Rochester, New York. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies in 1976 and his Master of Architecture degree in 1982 from the University of Virginia, concluding his studies with architectural research in Venice, Italy in 1982.

Prior to his architectural education, Mr. Grater worked for four years in the residential and commercial construction industries. He has built upon this experience throughout his professional career and maintains a keen interest in emerging construction technologies especially in the realm of green and sustainable architecture.

Following two years with Lewis and Holt, a residential firm in Washington, D.C., Bill joined the nationally recognized firm of Hartman-Cox Architects in Washington in 1984 and worked as Project Architect on various residential, commercial and institutional projects including the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia. Since opening offices in Clayton, in 1992, and Rochester, in 1994, Grater Architects, P.C. has completed numerous projects for residential and institutional clients in the United States and Canada. He is a LEED AP professional, and member of the AIA.