Meet Our Team

Our Story

Remiger Design creates sustainable and functional architecture and interior design solutions for clients across the United States. We believe in “Listening first to the client” and have the talent, experience, and vision to serve client projects of any size. Our architects and designers understand that projects demand timely, cost effective solutions, carefully scheduled, addressing each client’s specific goals.

Our Team

Place You Take People in St. Louis: FEBA if you’re a real St. Louisan you’ll know what that is . . . Fast Eddie’s Bon Air.

Favorite Place to Travel: Oktoberfest in Munich.

Vern Remiger

AIA, LEED AP, Founder

Favorite building- Auditorium Building in Chicago by Louis Sullivan (The original mixed-use building).

Any pets? One cat – Tooken – The friendliest cat you will ever meet.

Colleen Nigro

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Managing Principal

My Super Power is: Finding a way to organize just about anything.

On Your Bucket List: Living in a world without Alzheimer’s!

Courtney Padgitt

IIDA, Fitwell Ambassador, NCIDQ, Managing Principal

Dream Project: A skyscraper in downtown St. Louis that’s taller than the Arch.

Favorite Thing to Do: Golf & spend time with my family.

Denny Crain

AIA, LEED AP, Managing Principal

Favorite Sport: Swimming

Interesting Fact: Mike enjoys giving back to the sport by officiating at various junior swim meets throughout the region as a USA Swimming Certified Meet Official.

Mike Favazza Jr.

CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Favorite Hobby: Woodworking.

Greatest Adventure so Far? Mackinac Island with the family. No motorized vehicles allowed. We traded cars for bikes & had a great time living in the past (or future?).

Paul Stefanski


Favorite Architectural Style: Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Arts & Crafts Movement.

Favorite Thing to Do: Travel to new places.

Mary Petschel


Favorite Part of the Design Process: Visiting sites during the construction phase.

If You Could Visit Any Place in the World? Italy. I lived there briefly during grad school and fell in love.

Scott Clark


On Your Bucket List: Visit all 50 states and National Parks.

Favorite Building: Thorncrown Chapel

Ashley Hemmen


Can’t Live Without: Diet Coke!

Any pets? A mini poodle named Moose.

Kelsey Johnson

Favorite Architect: Tom Kundi.

Favorite Thing to Do: Golf, build computers, try to keep houseplants alive, and hang out with friends

James Sgroi


Favorite Architectural Style: Midcentury Modern

Favorite Architect: To me there’s only one Architect . . . Vern Remiger of course!

Ann Remiger

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