Joe A. Safin, Architect
As Senior Partner and Vice President of Operations, Joe is involved in nearly every aspect of the firms’ business endeavors across the country. He also oversees the operation of several BSB Design offices, along with the firm’s Community Design and Interior Design studios. Joe’s project experience includes custom and semi-custom homes, multifamily for sale and for rent communities, community club facilities and high density urban infill projects. This varied experience helped him build a strong foundation in project development, site evaluation, supervision and coordination of project management teams and subcontractors.
Joe’s experience and depth of knowledge makes him a popular speaker at industry events such as NAHB’s International Builders Show, NAHB’s Builder 20 Club, Indiana’s Midwest Builders Convention and the Midwest Builders Show and Conference. Joe sits on the Board of Directors of BSB Design and Tracy Cross and Associates and is a former board member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago.
As they say, you can take the boy out of Iowa but you can't take Iowa out of the boy. Joe was born and raised in Sioux City and went to college at Iowa State University. Despite living in Chicago for the past 30 years, he still has loyalty to his home state.