Casey is the former Deputy Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations at the U.S. Department of State. In 2018, he joined Perkins+Will and serves as director of civic projects.
For 20 years, Casey has been one of the nation’s top advocates for well-designed civic architecture and public space, having overseen a range of public and private sector projects around the world. Earlier in his career he helped establish New York’s Van Alen Institute, and is a fellow of the Design Trust for Public Space, where he produced the master planning document–“Reclaiming the High Line,”—which laid the groundwork for the highly-regarded park on Manhattan’s West Side.
Casey has taught courses on urban design and architecture at Columbia, the University of Michigan, and Parsons School of Design. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in architecture from the University of Virginia and his Master of architecture degree from the University of Michigan.