leslieManaging Principal, Perkins Eastman

Leslie Moldow is a principal of Perkins Eastman and the managing principal of the San Francisco office. She has more than 30 years of experience, primarily focused on senior living and special needs housing communities. Her work involves the full continuum of care facilities, from active adult to senior centers, independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, skilled nursing environments, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). She is a skilled planner and architect and enjoys assisting clients develop new and reposition existing communities for affordable and luxury markets.

Moldow speaks regularly at national conventions concerning the latest trends in senior living design and is past chair of the AIA’s Design for Aging Knowledge Community promoting research, education, and conferences to raise the bar of design in senior living communities. Prior to joining Perkins Eastman, Ms. Moldow directed the senior living practice at Mithun for 13 years, and also worked on affordable senior projects in New England.

In addition to Leslie’s work with the AIA DFA, she is a member of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, Aging Services of Washington, and Aging Services of California. Ms. Moldow is also an invited member of Eskaton’s Livable Design Advisory Committee, an advisor for Technology and Design in Senior Living Conference, Women Religious Institute Conference, and Academy of Neuroscience and Architecture: Senior Living Environments Conference.

Ms. Moldow is a licensed architect registered in California, Massachusetts and Washington, and is certified by the National Council for Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). She is also a U.S. Green Building Council LEED® accredited professional.