Mitchell Freedman, AIA, NCARB \\ Principal


Mitch Freedman, AIA is principal, founder and owner of The M Group, responsible for all facets of the practice including marketing, design, production and administration, as well as overseeing all corporate operations and overall firm direction. He also cultivates relationships with corporate end users, pension fund advisors and building management personnel. Since founding the firm in 1987, The M Group has grown to a staff of 20 and designs between one and two million square feet of office, retail and flex space annually.

Prior to founding The M Group, Mitch was an Associate with Zinser & Dunn. Earlier in his career, he worked with Pietro Belluschi & Associates and Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum. A graduate of the University of Arizona, Mitch holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Originally from Bloomfield, Mich., Mitch currently lives in Reston, Va. with his wife, Susan. His adult children Ben and Courtney also reside in the Washington DC area. Outside of the office, Mitch enjoys golfing and traveling. He’s also an accomplished photographer and woodworker.

Mitch’s Favorite…

Quote: “The best way to improve at golf is to start at a younger age.”

Food: King Crab, Ribs & Dark Chocolate

Team: Tie – Detroit’s Tigers and Lions, Washington’s Nationals

Architect: Richard Meier