Daniel Garber, FAIA, is a partner at Fergus Garber Architects. Before joining his wife in her architectural practice in 2002, Dan was a partner at Relign Consulting and before that a vice president at Jones Lang LaSalle, both real estate services and consulting companies.
Mr. Garber started his professional life at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (Chicago), a large international architectural engineering company. He is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and is a licensed Architect and, as of 2014, elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Dan received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Carnegie Mellon University, where he received a PPG traveling scholarship. Dan is a past chair and commissioner of the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission, a past trustee of TheatreWorks Repertory Theatre in Palo Alto and Mountain View, and a former President of the Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo. Previously, he was appointed by the Palo Alto City Council to serve as the co-chair of the City of Palo Alto Citizens Advisory Committee on the Comprehensive Plan Update. He is currently a member of the SF Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) Architecture + Design Accessions Committee, a member of the AIA Committee On Design (COD) San Francisco Trip Planning Committee and co-chair of the AIA COD 25 Year Award Nominating Committee.