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Under the direction of Sanford Steinberg, AIA, Principal Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLP has gained far-reaching influence and prominence with more than 150 development companies, both in multifamily residential, mixed-use, student and senior housing developments. A “full-service” mind-set provides a brilliant blend for meeting client expectations.

Much of the firm’s focus has been on multi-family residential design.  Identifying the needs of its clients, the firm attends to the total business needs rather than the confines of traditional architectural services. This has established the firm as a true “full-service” organization providing services from the land planning process through the construction of a project.  To date, the company has participated in the completion of over 3,500 projects throughout the United States encompassing over 750,000 residential units with site amenities and services.

Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLP has helped builders and developers all over the country find creative and ingenious ways to produce aesthetically pleasing, trendsetting, and financially successful projects.  The design has been based on marketing as well as our understanding of all phases of the development process.  The firm continues to receive numerous awards within the Home Building industry and many reviews by a variety of notable publications over the years.  Awards include the National Association of Home Builders Pillars of the Industry Awards; Houston Business Journal Awards; the Austin Business Journal Best Real Estate Awards; the Gold Nugget Award of Merit; the Houston Landmark Award; Aurora Awards; Best in American Living Awards; and the Top Multi-housing Architect Award.  The firm has been featured in national publications such as Multi-Housing News – “Design Excellence” for 2004 (One of Eight Chosen); Multifamily Trends for 2002; Multi-Housing News – “Top 100 Multi-Family Architects to Watch” for 2003; 2004 and 2005; the Houston Business Journal for 2002 through 2018; and the Austin Business Journal for 2006 through 2017; The Washington Post 2014; and the Chicago Tribune 2014.

Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLP has become highly regarded as one of the top multifamily design firms in the country. The firm currently has 47 employees and continues to expand with its main headquarters located in Houston, Texas with a satellite office in Austin, Texas.

Sanford Steinberg, Partner - Steinberg Dickey Collaborative

Sanford P. Steinberg, Partner/CEO/AIA/CGP

Founding Principal of Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLP, in Houston and Austin, Texas. As a Multifamily Architect, Sanford has been serving the industry for 30 years. He is at the top of his field and is a sought-out speaker at many industry conferences. He has received his Certified Green Professional Designation from the NAHB and is a Licensed Architect in over 10 states nation-wide.

Sanford received his Bachelors of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado and completed his Masters of Architecture at the University of California in Los Angeles where he received the Dean's Award. He currently serves on the board of trustees for the NAHB Multifamily Council and is Vice-Chairman of the NAHB National Design Committee, which he chaired in 2003 and 2014. He was the National Chairman for the AIA Housing Knowledge Committee and sat on the committee for 5 years. He also has served on the Board of Directors for Dynamo Charities and Home Innovations Research Lab. 

Michael Dickey, Partner - Steinberg Dickey Collaborative

Michael Dickey

Michael has devoted his entire career to Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLP and became a Partner in 2016. He joined SDC as an intern after he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Architecture. His work ethic and project management skills coupled with is attention to detail, his ability to understand multifamily construction, and his vast knowledge of building codes quickly advanced him from intern, to Production Manager and to Manager of Production. Michael has worked on every type of project from garden to high rise and all types of construction. His position as Partner, allows him to use his vast knowledge to oversee and assist the Design Department, Manager of Production and Construction Administration Manager.

Michael is an invaluable talent to Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLP and has proven to be an asset to both the firm and to each of the firm’s clients. He has been a part of our award-winning design team for the past 23 years.

Kayonte Winters-Dillard, Principal/Design Dept Manager

Kayonte Winters, Principal/Design Dept Manager

Kayonte’s understanding of aesthetic, physical, and sustainable architectural principles made her an ideal pick as a Principal and the Design Department Manager. Her early career experience in production, in congruence with the last 9 years with Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLC gave her the foundation to progress into leading the design phase process for SDC projects. Kayonte is a graduate from Tulane University where she received both her Bachelor and Master degree in Architecture. Kayonte has the unique ability to facilitate the design process that gives the client/developer an opportunity to explore what their needs are and be truly heard by the design team while working diligently to provide the best design solution. Additionally, she is responsible for providing leadership to a team of design professionals and while managing their output. The productivity from her department has greatly contributed the many design awards that SDC continues to receive.

Fernando Macias, Manager of Production

Fernando Macias, AIA, NCARB Principal / Production Dept. Manager

As Production Department Manager at Steinberg Dickey Collaborative, LLP, Fernando brings over 15 years of experience in multifamily architecture and is well-versed in adapting his team’s output to a project’s requirements presented by building codes, weather requirements, and local market demographics. His comprehensive experience and strong technical knowledge help him lead the production department from schematic design and entitlements, to production of construction drawings and construction observation. Fernando is a graduate of Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at The University of Houston, where he received his Bachelor of Architecture. He draws from his industry and construction knowledge to manage a skilled professional staff to deliver the highest level of complete, coordinated, code compliant communities that meet or exceed client goals.

Tom Novosad, AIA/Construction Administration Manager

Tom Novosad, AIA/Construction Administration Manager

Tom brings 48 years of experience with different architecture styles, the last 6 years working in multifamily with Steinberg Dickey Collaborative. He received his Bachelors of Architecture from Texas A&M, and his Texas Architect License. Tom has worked with luxury residential, large and small commercial, including high rise residential and commercial renovation/buildouts. His span of knowledge of different architect styles allows him to be proficient and skilled at leading the Construction Administration department in reviewing submittals, field observation, reports and change orders, with emphasis on efficiency, timeliness, quality assurance and risk management for the owner/developer.

Partial Client List

Easterling Development, Inc.
Estates, Inc.
Gross Investments
Lincoln Property Company
Marc Levine Real Estate Interests
Fein Interests Ltd.
Simmons Vedder Partners
Winther Investments
Maroms Ltd.
Farb Homes
Huntington Residential
Allied Orion
Cypress Real Estate Advisors
City Street Residential Partners
Stanmore Partners
Arruth Associates
Princeton Properties
Lynd Development Partners
Memphis Land Bank
Vivcor LLC
Price Development Group
Zieben Group
Alliance Residential Company
Gables Residential
Trammel Crow Residential
Judwin Realty Group, LLC
Wood Partners
McCord Development, Inc.
Martin Fein Interest, Ltd.
Enclave Property Management
Deal Sikes & Associates
Barvin Group
W2 Real Estate Properties
M&M Properties
Dhanani Private Equity Group