Melissa Sarko

Ennead 6000 EA Headshot Melissa Sarko


Melissa Sarko is a Principal at Ennead Architects and has played an integral role on a broad variety of institutional and academic projects. Her strong interest in project programming and planning is a critical component to the success of each of her projects. An expert in technical and regulatory requirements, Melissa has extraordinary talents motivating project teams and has experience managing large projects for complex institutional and government clients. Ms. Sarko received a Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University in 1997. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects.


Programming / Master Planning

    • Yale School of Drama / Yale Repertory Theatre Planning Study, 2011
    • One Madison Avenue Residences Study, 2007
    • New York University, Faculty of Arts and Science, Humanities and Social Science Master Planning Study, 2003


    • City University of New York, Hunter College Science and Health Professions Building, 2018
    • Lycée Français de New York, Renovation and Addition, 2010
    • New York University, Economics and Politics Department, 2006

Laboratories / Healthcare

    • New York Blood Center, Center East Life Sciences Hub, 2026
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care, 2019
    • Weill Cornell Medicine, New Laboratory Building (unbuilt), 2018

Performing Arts

    • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Institute of Performing Arts, 2012
    • Yale University Art Gallery, Renovation and Addition, 2012
    • New York City Center Renovation, 2011

Residential / Hotels

    • General Theological Seminary, Chelsea Enclave, 2009


    • Harrisburg Federal Courthouse, 2022