“I see my buildings as pieces of cities, and in my designs, I try to make them into responsible and contributing citizens.”
- Cesar Pelli

Charles Pigg

Director of Business Development, Utah

Charles Pigg is an independent consultant, leading business development opportunities for MVE across Salt Lake City and beyond. He is a well-known architectural designer with over 43 years of architecture and urban planning experience. Charles started his career in 1977 when he joined the newly founded Jerde Partnership of Los Angeles where he worked closely with Jon Jerde as one of his original designers. Charles’s projects have always been noted for creating high-quality, character-rich environments that offer a heightened experience for users and bringing commercial success for communities and developers.

Charles’s in-depth knowledge of a broad array of project types assists clients with their development goals and project visions. His dynamic character and engaging dialog, along with his understanding of options and opportunities for successful mixed-use and multi-family projects, brings a lively and focused strategy to client meetings. Charles’s presence in the Salt Lake City community coupled with his experience in, and familiarity with, the local region aligns with MVE’s commitment to smart growth across Utah.

School of Architecture
University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science with Honors
Art Center of Design