Sean McKay
Senior Associate

  • Licensed Landscape Architect; Illinois, Tennessee
  • MLA, University of Pennsylvania
  • BLA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Sean McKay is a Senior Associate at PORT and a licensed Landscape Architect, leading PORT’s Ft. Dickerson Augusta Quarry Lake and Urban Wilderness Gateway Park master plan and implementation projects.  Sean was previously a landscape architect and project manager at Altamanu Inc. where he worked on a diverse range of award winning master plan and public landscape projects in the Chicagoland area. 

Sean joined PORT following the completion of his Masters of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) where he awarded the Laurie D. Olin Prize for excellence in the design of urban landscapes and an American Society of Landscape Architects Certificate of Honor. While at Penn, Sean also served on the production team for LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture and as a research assistant for three Landscape Architecture Foundation Landscape Performance Series Case Study Briefs. Additionally, Sean holds a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture with a minor in Environmental Studies from the University of Illinois where he also received an American Society of Landscape Architects Certificate of Honor.