Jeff Renterghem


Partner, AIA, NCARB

Jeff joined Pappageorge Haymes Partners (PH) in 1994 and quickly became involved in some of the firm’s most celebrated work in Chicago including; Willow Court, Kinzie Park, Park Terrace, and Old Town Square. He later became the senior designer and project manager for Museum Park; the highly acclaimed, multiphased Chicago lakefront residential development comprising townhouse, mid-rise and high-rise components, including One Museum Park East, the third tallest all-residential tower in the United States and its companion building One Museum Park West. Other notable projects include; SouthShore, a $165 million luxury mixed-use riverfront project located in Newport, Kentucky; and the highly acclaimed University Commons, an adaptive re-use and historic renovation of six landmark buildings from warehouse structures into 929 residential loft condominiums.

Some of Jeff's work includes; Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront (formerly Hotel 71); an extensive rebranding of the flagship boutique hotel which included a full renovation of the exterior entrance, ground floor and lobby, the creation of a new restaurant and tavern, and the design of a new penthouse level with outdoor space, Arlington Downs; a $250 million mixed-use redevelopment in Arlington Heights, Illinois, which will include luxury high-rise residential apartments, hotels, retail and restaurants, Waihonua at Kewalo; a new 43-story, 345-unit luxury residential tower located in the epicenter of urban renewal in Honolulu, and The Collection; a mixed-use complex comprised of high-rise, mid-rise, and townhouse components in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Jeff began his professional career at CF Campbell Architects/Contractors, Detroit, Michigan, working as project architect on single-family projects. He later worked at Schervish Vogel Merz, P.C., Detroit, Michigan, and Garnet Cousins and Associates, Royal Oak, Michigan where he expanded his experience with multi-residential and entertainment facilities work. He moved to Chicago in 1993 and worked at Muller & Muller Architects as project architect on various public and commercial projects, including park renovation, athletic, and educational facilities before joining PH.

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Master of Architecture, 1990
Lawrence Technological University at Southfield, Michigan, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 1986

Licensed Architect, State of Illinois
Licensed Architect, State of Indiana
Licensed Architect, State of Michigan
Licensed Architect, State of Minnesota
Licensed Architect, State of Massachusetts
Licensed Architect, State of Nebraska
Licensed Architect, State of Texas
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Registered Energy Professional, City of Chicago

American Institute of Architects (AIA), Member
Urban Land Institute (ULI), Member