Richard W Gibney RLA, Principal of Gibney Design LA PC, holds a BS degree in Landscape Architecture (Cornell University ’81) and an AAS degree in Ornamental Horticulture (SUNY Farmingdale ‘78). He is a licensed landscape architect registered in New York since 1986 and a consulting ISA certified arborist since 1991. In addition to providing landscape architecture services, Richard Gibney established Gibney Design Group Inc. in 1989 to provide arboricultural consultation services and horticultural education in the form of lectures and seminars. He is a LA CES approved speaker providing continuing education for landscape architects. In 2009 Richard W Gibney RLA and Gibney Design Group Inc. combined to form Gibney Design Landscape Architecture PC. In 2014, www.gibneyce.com was created to provide continuing education credits to landscape architects and ISA certified arborists.
His Appointments and Memberships include:
Past-President (2008/09) - NYS Council of Landscape Architects – Emeritus status
Past-President (2007/08) - Design Professionals Coalition of L.I.
Past-President (1994/95) - American Society of Landscape Architects (New York Chapter)
Planting Fields Foundation Board of Trustees (1999 – 2016)
New York Re-Leaf Committee (Region 1)
Chairman (2009) - Ornamental Horticulture Dept. External Review Committee at Farmingdale College
Trustee - North Shore Public Library (2011 to present)
Awarded ISA True Professional of Arboriculture (2014)
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