Endorsements

One of the best indicators of our performance can be found in how we have served others on their building assignments.

Below are endorsements we have received from our clients.

Educational

"Walter Pate's seasoned practice in Midland brings a deep understanding of the local construction economy, as well as personal knowledge of many local contractors and subcontractors. In addition to the successful design, MISD has been impressed with the attention given to the project during construction. Through his efficient and effective efforts, Mr. Pate ran weekly progress meetings while "pushing" the construction team to the successful completion of the project "on schedule and under the allocated budget".

     James W. Riggen, AIA

     Chief Operations Officer, MISD

Financial

"Together we have completed 8 projects and Pate Architects has handled every job with great professionalism. We consider them a part of our team when we are planning future projects. Walter Pate and his team are a critical part of our building process."

     Jason Berridge, President/CEO

     Complex Community FCU

"Professional, collaborative and exceptional. Three words that aptly describe Pate Architects. We have had the privilege of working with their team on multiple projects and are always delighted with the process and the finished product. No job is too big nor any detail too small."

     Lisa Wyman, SVP Member Services

     Complex Community FCU

"I have had the pleasure of working with Walter Pate as the architect on several projects for Citibank. His professionalism, continuity and attention to detail have been outstanding. The bank has been very pleased with the results of his work."

     Jay H. Norris, Area Manager (Retired)

     Citibank

Religious

"Mission Dorado used Pate Architects to help us with both our original building, as well as the addition of our new education wing. I cannot praise the organization enough. Very communicable and a pleasure to work with at every turn."

     Jared Wellman, Pastor

     Mission Dorado Baptist Church

"Walter's integrity is unquestioned. From the early days when he was seeking to discover the vision that was still just an idea in our minds, to dealing with the color of the carpet, Walter has been a blessing."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dr. Douglas P. Lamb, Pastor

     Fannin Terrace Baptist Church

 

"For the last several months we have been working with Walter. We have found him to be so congenial, so helpful, has great insights for the needs of churches and has a great grasp of building something within the means of the people but also to glorify God."

     Robert L. Bratcher, Pastor

     Mission Dorado Baptist Church

"I have known Walter Pate for over ten years now and have worked with him on numerous projects. He and his firm provided architectural plans and oversight throughout our most recent project. Walter possesses a wonderful talent as well as deep Christian integrity. He will do all and more than you expect because his services is given to you through the Lord."

     Dr. Larry Ashlock, former pastor

     Crestview Baptist Church

Public/Civic

"Pate Architects has truly transformed the Old Superior Building into our new offices and counseling center. Walter Pate brought to us his unique combination of abilities and knowledge that have served Centers well. His extensive architectural career in Midland and personnel experience with many local contractors and subcontractors brought to us a deep understanding of local construction conditions and economy."

     Ann Bradford, CEO

     Centers for Children and Families, Inc.

"Mr. Pate and his firm have displayed the highest standards of professionalism and expertise. They have consistently endeavored to keep in mind the objectives of the Commissioners’ Court and the interests of our citizens. The Pate firm has been innovative in their designs, yet within our construction budget and proposed construction schedule. Mr. Pate has been extremely helpful in communication with the news media, the voters, and the regulatory authorities on matters concerning our projects."

     William B. Ahders, former County Judge

     Midland County

"It has been my privilege to observe and work with Pate Architects on several community plans and developments. Most recently, I worked with Mr. Pate and his staff on the design and development of Centennial Plaza, a $1.1 million development in downtown Midland. I found the Pate firm to be professionally competent and personally responsive in every respect. Despite the duration of the project, and the complex political and financial issues involved, the firm surpassed our every expectation."

     Guy McCrary, President

     Midland Centennial Plaza Association

"Pate Architects served as principal architect for the new Midland Centennial Branch Library at Midland Park Mall.  The successful results achieved in this very compact but efficient “user-friendly” library help to demonstrate the high level of competence and skill of the architect. In addition to their library expertise, I must mention their eagerness to work in true partnership with management and staff to meet the functional requirements of a building. Yet the aesthetic touches are not forgotten, even while working within a realistic budget."

     John W. Deats, Director, Learning Resource Center

     Midland College

Health

"Thank you for your work in our new hospital construction project.  The project was initiated with the request that the overall cost be completed at or below the budget.  That goal was accomplished and the building quality was not sacrificed.  We have been in the building for 3 years now and its structure and lay-out work well.  I would not hesitate to recommend you as an architect.  I am glad that I have had the opportunity to work with you."

     Ed Rodgers, former Administrator

     Yoakum County Hospital

"ClayDesta Corporation has worked with architectural firms in Dallas, Austin, Lubbock, Midland, Houston and San Antonio as well as firms from outside the state of Texas. Pate Architects is one of the most professional and accommodating firms that ClayDesta has been associated. We have found Walter Pate and his staff to be flexible in working with all individuals associated with our projects and to have an extremely cooperative attitude. ClayDesta Corporation is extremely satisfied with the efforts of Pate Architects."

     William A Sandlin

     ClayDesta Corporation

"We have worked with the Pate firm for the past year or so. During that time, we have found them to be knowledgeable, professional, and attentive to our needs. We have found Pate Architects to be resourceful, comprehensive in their research, and genuinely interested in our needs and concerns."

     Richard C. Liley, President

     ClayDesta Regional Medical Plaza Development Corporation

Interior Architecture

"Regardless of the size of the project, I have found Pate Architects to be professional, knowledgeable, diligent and courteous in all respects.  They have always followed-up to make certain I was satisfied with the work performed. I would not hesitate to recommend this architectural firm for a project of any size."

     Debra J. Walker, former Property Manager

     The Summit

"I personally feel the staff at Pate Architects is one of the best I have ever dealt with.  We have a department that is functional and one we are very proud to show off.  It has been a pleasure doing business with Pate Architects."

     Randall H. Pugh, MIS Director, Information Services

     Clayton W. Williams Jr., Inc.

"I have found the Pate firm to display the highest standards of professionalism and expertise. They have been extremely sensitive to our needs, to tight time schedules and to the complexities of our projects. The staff of Pate Architects has been conscientious, responsive, innovative and very concerned with the details of our office construction."

     Dean H. Mutti, Engineering Manager

     Exxon Company, USA

Contractors

"One of the best architectural firms I have had the good fortune to work with."                                            

     Gary Stringer, VP Construction Operations

     Pharr & Company General Contractors                                                          

"We recently had the pleasure of working with Pate Architects and completing the new Midland ISD Bunche Elementary School. We found Pate Architects to be one of the top architectural firms to work with. Their design capabilities are strong and their high quality construction drawings and specifications were thorough, clear ad accurate. I look forward to the next opportunity to work with Walter Pate and his team. It is without reservation we recommend Pate Architects for selection as your architect."

     Jason Smith, Executive Vice President

     Lee Lewis Construction, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

"I have known Walter for twenty years and have worked on several projects with him. Walter has always displayed a high degree of integrity, responsibility, and ambition. He is definitely a leader in the Architectural and Planning Field in the Permian Basin. In addition to his excellent design accomplishments, he has proven his leadership ability by working with pastors, building committees and members allowing them to participate in the design process. His good judgment and mature outlook ensure a logical and practical approach to all his endeavors. Walter would be an asset to your building team and I am happy to give him my wholehearted endorsement."

     Michael E. Mason

     Joyce Builders Inc.

"We have had the pleasure of working with Pate Architects many times and have found them to be one of the top architectural firms. Mr. Pate and his team have always been very prepared, well organized and consistent. They to produce well organized plans & specifications which in turn provide the owner with a cost effective project. Without hesitation we recommend Pate Architects for your architectural team."

     T. Alan White, President

     Mid-Tex of Midland

"Pate Architects was one of the first firms to give us an opportunity to prove our ability as a "start-up" in 2005. We have found the Pate firm to be people of high integrity desiring to add worth and value where ever they are connected. They can make your dreams a reality with their broad experience in the architectural field."                       

     John Dunn, President

     Barbed Cross Construction Company             

"I have worked with Pate Architects on various projects including shopping centers, office buildings (new and existing), and churches. Professionalism is what best describes Pate Architects. They present themselves well and they know the correct way to administer a project, which means knowing the role of the Architect, Owner and Contractor and seeing to it that each performs."

     Richard W. Campbell, President

     Campbell Construction Company, Inc.

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