our people

Q Design Group offers expertise through all stages of project development, from compliance and permitting to construction documentation and project implementation.  

 

As a full service Design+ Build company, we have partnered with the most qualified trades to work hand in hand creating your vision.  We have a strong reputation for putting client’s first, exceeding expectations, doing things right and working as partners with our contractors and consultants. Success, for us, is the alignment of our client’s goals, our organizational goals and our staff’s personal goals.  Let us help you create the outdoor living space you desire.

Collaborating with tried & true Architects, Designers, Horticulturalists, Arborists, and Craftsmen in our field gives us a definitive advantage to bring your project in on time, within budget and without sacrificing quality.”                   

- Vincent Quartararo

 

Principal:

Vincent Quartararo, Master Gardener, CNLP

Vincent is a passionate entrepreneur, dedicated to creating artful, innovative and sustainable landscapes. Vincent's enthusiasm and love of design are key to his success as a designer.  He believes that the collaboration between an inspired homeowner and professional designer ensures spectacular results for even the simplest of projects.

 

His designs have been featured in various publications, including Luxe magazine and Architectural Digest.  Recognizing that landscape design requires more than just plant selection, Vincent maintains an ongoing commitment to education.  He has recently received a Master Gardener Certificate from Cornell as well as advanced training in a range of design specialities including lighting design, outdoor kitchens masonry and firescaping. 

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To learn more about Vincent and his journey visit our about page

Senior Designer:

Mathew McGinley, ASLA, Leed Green Associate

Matt McGinley has extensive experience in landscape architecture designing and managing project across the United States, throughout Asia and the Middle East.  Matt has worked on mixed use, commercial, large scale urban planning, government and institutional projects as well as high end residential and resort design for developers, wealthy landowners, captains of industry and royal families around the world.  

 

Having grow up in western Pennsylvania with the largest nursery in the region at his backyard, Matt grew to appreciate nature at an early age.  Having a talent in art since childhood, Matt developed his passion further studying fine arts at the university level where he received his first of three degrees.  He later went on to earn a business degree from a highly competitive university. He completed his masters degree in landscape architecture along with a minor certification in gis at Texas A&M University.  The combination of his education and project experience has give Matt the capabilities to create passion for technology and is versed in computer aided drafting, illustration, 3d modeling and rendering software.  

 

Matt also is interested in photography (architecture and nature), still life drawing and travel.  He strives to discover artistic qualities in all things and believes design and nature are a cohesive expression.

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Executive Director:

Sharleen Finnerty, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Agent

Sharleen Finnerty brings to the team an invaluable managerial attribution.  Her 15+ years working for c level executives has taught her to handle even the most complex tasks with grace and diligence.  As an advocate for each client, she takes the time to treat each project with kid gloves and has put her studies and experience to the test on a daily basis.  

 

After working for a high end residential builder on the east end of Long Island for 10 years, she knows the intricate details of what goes into a project from inception to completion.  She understands the delicate balance of design and budget and provides each client with complete transparency and accountability.  

 

Sharleen has also been a buyer of our furnishings and has partnered with some of the most exclusive companies worldwide to bring our clients the best in quality and innovation. 

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collaborators 

Atlantis Custom Pools

www.atlantiscustompools.com

B& D Landscape Lighting Inc.

www.bndlandscapelighting.com

EF Maloney & Associates

www.efmaloneyelectric.com

Peat & Sons

www.peatnsons.com

John McNulty Landscaping

www.landscapingbyjohnmcnulty.com

Castro Stoneworks

www.castrostoneworks.com

Delea Sod Farm

www.deleasod.com

Northeast Quartz

www.nequartz.com

AJC Land Surveying

www.ajclandsurveying.com

Campania

www.campaniainternational.com

Revco

www.revcoelectric.com

Shades of Light

www.shadesoflight.com

Kingsley Bate

www.kingsleybate.com

Gaze Burvill

www.gazeburvill.com

Walpole Outdoor

www.walpolewoodworkers.com

Danver Outdoor Kitchens

www.danver.com

Mathew Korn Architecture PC

www.matthewkorn.com

Alex Latham, AIA

www.lathampostgroup.com

MDG Design & Construction

www.mdgny.com

Bridlewood Construction Corp.

www.bridlewoodcorp.com

All-Pro Horticulture

www.allpro-horticulture.com

Plessers Appliance

www.plessers.com

Landuse Ecological Services

www.landuse.us

Restoration Hardware

www.restorationhardware.com

Williams Sonoma

www.william-sonoma.com

Architectural Iron Designs, Inc.

www.archirondesign.com

Frontgate

www.frontgate.com

Dedon

www.dedon.de

Engineering by Joseph Fischetti

www.fischettiengineering.com

Gibbons Pools

www.gibbonspool.com

The Garden Department

www.gardendept.com

Nocera General Contracting

www.nocerainc.com

Abraham Development Group

www.abrahameastwest.com

Cranes Complete Landscape

www.cranescomplete.com

Hanover Architectural Products

www.hanoverpavers.com

Organically Green

www.organicallygreen.org

AGS Stainless Railing Systems

www.agsstainless.com

AKDO Tile

www.akdo.com

Syoneyard Inc.

www.stoneyardinc.com

Thos Baker

www.thosbaker.com