Michael Kleinberg: Designing Relationships

We’re the perfect partners,” said Jeffrey Kleinberg of his brother Michael Kleinberg, partners at the space planning and interior architecture firm their father founded more than 48 years ago. “I tend toward the creative side and he tends toward the business side.”

As president and head of business development at MKDA (Milo Kleinberg Design Associates), Kleinberg has spent the past 29 years working side-by-side with his brother and father to help the family company grow from $15 million to more than $75 million in project valuations.

He has also transformed the firm, which at its inception had been focused on a single sector, into the most recognizable name in the Manhattan marketplace by expanding the firm’s design reach to include the finance, entertainment and publishing sectors, to name a few, and also by developing lasting business relationships with brokers and landlords …. Read more.