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Architect , developer , real estate , Venture capitalist

Ralph David Brill, American architect, real estate developer, venture capitalist. Registered architect; licensed real estate broker, New York. Grantee New York State History Preservation, 1977, Pure Water Technologies, Inc., since 1988; recipient First Honors award Mid-Hudson American Institute of Architects, 1988, 89.


Brill, Ralph David was born on November 24, 1944. Came to the United States, 1949. Naturalized, 1955. Son of Walter and Irmgard (Levy) Brill.


Student, University Illinois, 1966. Student urban design, Kunstskolen, Copenhagen, 1967.


Vice president, founder Node 4 Associates, Inc., 1968-1970. Director development Townland Marketing and Development Corporation, Cherry Hill., New Jersey, 1970-1972. President Ralph Brill Associates, Garrison, New York, since 1973.

Partner Brill, Kwakami, Wilbourne, Architects, Telluride, Colorado, 1973—1993. President Finsky Group, Inc., 1974—1988. Founder Manitou Realty, Cold Spring, since 1976.

President Deer Hollow Partners, since 1984, Manhattan Strategic Venture Fund, since 1988, Cara Ventures, 1988—1993, White Column Farms, Pawlet, Vermont, since 1988, Woodbury Technology Ventures, since 1992, Southment Development Group, Inc., Montrose, Colorado, since 1993. Founder Swallow Community, Cold Spring, New York, since 1982. Architectural critic Columbia University, 1969.

Chairman Duchess Partners, Inc., 1989. Co-chairman Prism Appliance Systems, Inc., 1992—1996, Ster-L-Technology, Inc., 1996—2001, Studio 244, since 1999, running lights.com, since 1999. Adjunct assistan professor urban sys Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1974—1976.

Board directors Brill Gmbh, Herzbrock.


  • Registered architect. Licensed real estate broker, New York.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Hudson River Catalogue, 1978.


Board directors Garrison Art Center, 1976-1983, Spectra Arts, 1983-1988, Chapel of Our Lady Restoration, 1977. Member Society Industrial Archeology, Center for Hudson River Valley.


Children: Micah Levy, Loren Koff, Wade Sydney.

Walter Brill

Irmgard (Levy) Brill

Micah Levy Brill

Loren Koff Brill

Wade Sydney Brill