Our Team

The Lightscapes Team

Our wonderful employees are what have helped grow our business so quickly. Our goals are to design unique projects and install with the best practices possible. Without our great team none of this would be possible.

  Matt O’Reilly     President  Matt founded Syracuse Lightscapes in 2012.  He is responsible for coordinating daily operations, meeting with potential clients, preparing their designs, and over-seeing the installation of the projects.  He studied Landscape Architecture at SUNY Morrisville. He has a strong passion for Outdoor Living Design with an emphasis on Outdoor Lighting.

Matt O’Reilly   
President

Matt founded Syracuse Lightscapes in 2012.  He is responsible for coordinating daily operations, meeting with potential clients, preparing their designs, and over-seeing the installation of the projects.

He studied Landscape Architecture at SUNY Morrisville. He has a strong passion for Outdoor Living Design with an emphasis on Outdoor Lighting.

  Patricia O’Reilly  Administrative Director  Patricia is responsible for managing business expenses, accounts receivable, and payroll.  She has an active role in our marketing, brand management, and community involvement.    Patricia has a degree in Landscape Architecture from SUNY ESF and also serves on the Board of Directors for the PACNY,

Patricia O’Reilly
Administrative Director

Patricia is responsible for managing business expenses, accounts receivable, and payroll.  She has an active role in our marketing, brand management, and community involvement.  

Patricia has a degree in Landscape Architecture from SUNY ESF and also serves on the Board of Directors for the PACNY,

  Patrick Driscoll  Lighting Manager  Pat is responsible for the design and installation of our Irrigation Systems as well as Outdoor Lighting Layout /Installation.  With 25 years of landscape construction experience and 22+ years of snow and ice removal operations in numerous areas of the country including New York , Pennsylvania and Colorado.

Patrick Driscoll
Lighting Manager

Pat is responsible for the design and installation of our Irrigation Systems as well as Outdoor Lighting Layout /Installation.

With 25 years of landscape construction experience and 22+ years of snow and ice removal operations in numerous areas of the country including New York , Pennsylvania and Colorado.

  Antonio Lainez  Landscape Technician  Antonio joined the Lightscapes team in the 2017. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction and Maintenance.    During the winter months Antonio helps run our snow shoveling division.

Antonio Lainez
Landscape Technician

Antonio joined the Lightscapes team in the 2017. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction and Maintenance. 

During the winter months Antonio helps run our snow shoveling division.

  Martin Cleaver  Landscape Foreman, Green Roof Specialist  Martin coordinates some of our most complicated projects. This includes lake-front projects where soil erosion and environmentally friendly construction are crucial. He is a tremendous asset to our company with an extensive background in all aspects of Landscape Construction, Green Roof Construction, and Snow Removal Services.

Martin Cleaver
Landscape Foreman, Green Roof Specialist

Martin coordinates some of our most complicated projects. This includes lake-front projects where soil erosion and environmentally friendly construction are crucial. He is a tremendous asset to our company with an extensive background in all aspects of Landscape Construction, Green Roof Construction, and Snow Removal Services.

  Bowman Horning  Mason  Bo has been with our firm since 2014. He specializes in masonry work and has extensive experience with cultured stone, cement / mortar applications, and natural stone work.  He is also often present on our paver and paving slab projects.

Bowman Horning
Mason

Bo has been with our firm since 2014. He specializes in masonry work and has extensive experience with cultured stone, cement / mortar applications, and natural stone work.

He is also often present on our paver and paving slab projects.

  Eric Spencer  Landscape Technician  Eric joined our team in the 2014. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction. Eric is often found working on all aspects of our projects from Pool patios to cultured stone.  During the winter months Eric plows for us. residentially

Eric Spencer
Landscape Technician

Eric joined our team in the 2014. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction. Eric is often found working on all aspects of our projects from Pool patios to cultured stone.

During the winter months Eric plows for us. residentially

  Samantha Gardinier  Landscape Technician / Maintenance Crew Leader  Samantha joined the Lightscapes team in the 2017. She brought an extensive knowledge of plant design and management.  She is often responsible for the installation of softscapes around our design and build projects.   During the winter months Samantha is a big part of our sidewalk / snow removal team.

Samantha Gardinier
Landscape Technician / Maintenance Crew Leader

Samantha joined the Lightscapes team in the 2017. She brought an extensive knowledge of plant design and management.  She is often responsible for the installation of softscapes around our design and build projects.

During the winter months Samantha is a big part of our sidewalk / snow removal team.

  Justin Maliszewski  Landscape / Green Roof Technician  Justin joined our team in the Spring of 2014. He has experience in both Landscape and Hardscape Construction. Justin is one of our strongest workers on our green roof construction projects due to his background in roofing and also works on our Green Roof Maintenance Crew.

Justin Maliszewski
Landscape / Green Roof Technician

Justin joined our team in the Spring of 2014. He has experience in both Landscape and Hardscape Construction. Justin is one of our strongest workers on our green roof construction projects due to his background in roofing and also works on our Green Roof Maintenance Crew.

  Michael Nesbitt  Landscape Technician  Mike joined our team in the Spring of 2014. He has over 20 years experience in Landscape Construction. Mike is often found working on all aspects of our projects from Lawn installs to Paver Patios.

Michael Nesbitt
Landscape Technician

Mike joined our team in the Spring of 2014. He has over 20 years experience in Landscape Construction. Mike is often found working on all aspects of our projects from Lawn installs to Paver Patios.

  Josh Miller  Landscape Technician / Maintenance Crew Leader  Josh joined the Lightscapes team in the 2015. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction and Maintenance.    During the winter months Josh snowplows for us. commercially.

Josh Miller
Landscape Technician / Maintenance Crew Leader

Josh joined the Lightscapes team in the 2015. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction and Maintenance. 

During the winter months Josh snowplows for us. commercially.

  Justin Otis  Landscape Technician   Justin joined the Lightscapes team in the 2015. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction. He specializes in flagstone and natural stone flat work.   During the winter months Justin snowplows for us residentially.

Justin Otis
Landscape Technician

Justin joined the Lightscapes team in the 2015. He has over 5 years experience in Landscape Construction. He specializes in flagstone and natural stone flat work.

During the winter months Justin snowplows for us residentially.

  Chad Warner  Landscape Technician / Mechanic  Chad joined the Lightscapes team in the 2017. Chad is an extremely hard worker and has been quickly become a skilled worker on our hardscape projects. Chad has an extensive background as a mechanic and he helps maintain our fleet of equipment and trucks.   During the winter months Chad snowplows and salts for us commercially.

Chad Warner
Landscape Technician / Mechanic

Chad joined the Lightscapes team in the 2017. Chad is an extremely hard worker and has been quickly become a skilled worker on our hardscape projects. Chad has an extensive background as a mechanic and he helps maintain our fleet of equipment and trucks.

During the winter months Chad snowplows and salts for us commercially.