Vicki Match Suna, AIA
Executive Vice President and Vice Dean for Real Estate Development and Facilities
Vicki Match Suna, AIA, oversees strategic campus planning, design, construction, maintenance, food and nutrition, and facilities operations, as well as leasing, acquisition, and management of properties for NYU Langone Health’s real estate portfolio, which totals more than 13 million square feet and comprises over 550 clinical, research, administrative, and residential locations in the greater New York metro region, Florida, and Las Vegas.
She leads the implementation of NYU Langone’s Campus Transformation, adopting a comprehensive and consistent design approach to creating healthy environments in the healthcare setting; and to reimagining resilient and sustainable design. The effort encompasses the redevelopment of the Manhattan main campus; NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, and NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island; and expansion of an extensive portfolio of ambulatory care facilities.
Ms. Match Suna oversaw the design and construction of the award-winning Joel and Joan Smilow Research Center in 2016, as well as the award-winning Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion and the Science Building in 2018; she also oversees the ongoing transformation of Tisch Hospital. Under her leadership, the Manhattan campus became the first worldwide to receive U.S. Green Building Council Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications. She also led the campus’ recovery and resiliency efforts following Superstorm Sandy in late 2012.
A registered architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Ms. Match Suna previously served as a commissioner on the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, board member of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and a member of the advisory board of the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation.
She currently is on the board of the New York Building Congress, and is a member of the Business Advisory Council of the Children’s Tumor Foundation and a member of the Real Estate Board of New York. In addition, Ms. Match Suna is a member of the board of trustees of Washington University in St. Louis, where she also serves as chair of the Sam Fox School of Visual Arts and Design, and as a member of Washington University’s New York Regional Cabinet.
Ms. Match Suna was an honoree of the New York City Commission on the Status of Women and recipient of the Art Trek Award from the Queens Council on the Arts. In 2010, she received the Center for Architecture Award from the New York Chapter of the AIA and the Center for Architecture Foundation. She received a Sam Fox School Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014 from Washington University in St. Louis; and in 2016, the Washington University’s Founders Day Distinguished Alumni Award. Ms. Match Suna was named as one of Crain’s Notable Leaders in Real Estate in 2022.
Ms. Match Suna joined NYU Langone in 1994. She was appointed senior vice president and vice dean for real estate development and facilities in 2007; and was named executive vice president in 2019. She holds a bachelor of arts and a master’s degree in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.