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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Lester Petracca 2016


  • Title: CEO
  • Company: Triangle Equities
  • Location: Queens, NY
  • Birthplace: Queens, NY

Education: University of Dayton, B.S., Management & Finance

First job outside of real estate: NYC heavy construction

First job in real estate or allied field: Triangle Equities

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Focused on construction of Lighthouse Point, our major mixed-use development on the Staten Island North Shore, and finishing approvals for Kensington Estates. Continue to find and execute value-add community-focused developments in the New York metropolitan area.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Watching a movie or reading a book

Favorite book or author: Mark Twain

Favorite movie: “My Cousin Vinny”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison

One word to describe your work environment: Organized

Rules to live by in business: Honesty and integrity

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Ernest Hemingway – onboard Pilar, his sportfishing boat

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) United States consulate general to Bermuda