Jeffrey Parfitt, LEED AP BD+C



Jeff joined IDEA in 2007 to provide strong experience with mixed-use commercial development, public libraries, aviation terminals, exhibition halls, commercial office buildings, academic facilities, retail and multi-unit residential projects. His technical background is significant, having performed engineering coordination as well as extensive on-site construction administration.

Jeff enjoys year-round bicycling, gardening, cooking, drawing, metal casting and ceramics. Jeff privately dabbles in historic preservation, actively maintaining the upkeep of his over-130-year-old Chicago Landmark home.


Years with IDEA
Total Years Experience


Licensed Architect
State of Illinois, 2004


Bachelor of Architecture
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Selected Experience

Eckhardt Research Center, The University of Chicago

Alsdorf Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago

Social Security Administration Service Center, General Services Administration

Engine Company No. 16, Public Building Commission for Chicago Fire Department

Chicago Federal Center (Kluczynski & Dirksen Federal Buildings), General Services Administration

West Town Branch Library, Public Building Commission for Chicago Public Libraries

Fieldpointe of Schaumburg, Draper and Kramer

Roosevelt Collection, Centrum Properties (with A. Epstein & Sons, Intl.)

McCormick Place West Expansion, MPEA (with A. Epstein & Sons, Intl.)

3250 Lacey Road, Hamilton Partners (with De Stefano + Partners)

2001 York Road Center, The John Buck Company (with De Stefano + Partners)