Philip Jaffarian, AIA

Entertainment Practice Area Leader, Senior Associate

To his role as a Firmwide Leader of our Entertainment Practice, Phil brings more than 25 years of experience in project management. Prior to joining Gensler in 2012, Phil was with Jerde Partnership, overseeing large planning and mixed use projects worldwide. He also spent four years managing the design and architecture for the three hotels and Downtown Disney at Disneyland and then several additional years with other Disney business units managing the design of the DisneyQuest projects in North America. Phil also served as Director of Operations at both SmithGroup and Leo A Daly in Los Angeles. A Registered Architect and Gensler Senior Associate, Phil graduated with honors from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona with a Bachelor of Architecture.