National Architecture + Planning Firm KTGY Names New Shareholders


IRVINE, CALIF. – January 22, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national architecture and planning firm KTGY Group, Inc., has named three new shareholders. They are Alan Scales, AIA, and principal of residential design for the low density studio for the Southern California market; Brittany Choisnet, chief financial officer; and William Ramsey, AIA, LEED AP, and principal of residential design for the low density studio for Nevada.

“KTGY is so proud of the accomplishments of all three of these professionals and all of the shareholders are very excited to have them sitting at the table with us,” said KTGY’s CEO Tricia Esser. “Each of these individuals bring something different and unique to the table, and the addition of them as shareholders makes KTGY even stronger.”

Esser added, “As we build our firm generation-to-generation, part of our mission is to bring great people into our partnership. These three will add additional expertise and professionalism to our existing strength in leadership.”

Alan Scales joined KTGY in 2001, and offers clientele more than 14 years of experience in urban infill, residential design and construction. With a focus and passion for design, from project planning through to completion, Scales brings tremendous knowledge and creativity in site planning, entitlements, project coordination, design development, building department approvals, and construction administration.

Scales has been responsible for the design and planning of over 20 Small Lot Subdivisions in the City of Los Angeles offering unique solutions to challenging sites.

Brittany Choisnet joined KTGY in 2003, and as CFO, Choisnet oversees the accounting, administrative and human resources departments. Choisnet is responsible for developing and monitoring the firm’s corporate financial strategy with an emphasis on bottom line performance and enhancing shareholder value. This includes all aspects of financial management including reporting and financial transparency to shareholders. She also handles all contract reviews and negotiations, working diligently to mitigate risk. Her keen understanding of balancing client relationships with sound business principles has been instrumental in facilitating KTGY’s growth.

William Ramsey joined KTGY in 2004, and has over a decade of comprehensive residential real estate market experience. From design guidelines and site planning, to programming, schematic design and construction documents, Ramsey understands the many facets of a successful project. Licensed in both California and Nevada, Ramsey recognizes how various trends and market-specific intricacies effect how a project is perceived. The ability to align all aspects of a project with the target demographic has made him a well-respected expert in his field and a media resource.

About KTGY Group
Celebrating 23 years, KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, is a national award-winning firm providing comprehensive planning and award-winning architectural design services for residential communities, retail, hospitality, mixed-use and related specialty developments. KTGY delivers innovative solutions that reflect clear understanding of development, market and consumer trends, and financial performance. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices in Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune, and Tysons. See

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