Keith Pittsford

Principal, Studio Leader, Vice President San Diego


Keith directs the San Diego office and oversees all projects, staff, and clients. Since joining SGPA in 1993, he has developed specialties in planning, design, entitlements, and repositioning strategies for large-scale projects that enrich the community.

At SGPA, Keith guides our project leaders to challenge conventional thinking and develop big ideas. He leads dynamic team efforts to find the path connecting great design, user experience, longevity, contextualism, community input, sustainability, and efficiency. Knowing that the decisions made early can affect factors downstream, he enjoys the early conceptual planning that set projects up for success.

Keith is a Registered Architect and an expert witness determining property value through evaluations of highest and best use. He is an active member of the Mission Valley Planning Group, ICSC, and NAIOP. Keith is committed to being a responsible contributor in the community and influence design for the betterment of our built environment.



  • Registered Architect, California
  • B.Arch, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"Whatever you do, do it with all your heart."