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Development
Lester Petracca
President

As President of Triangle Equities, Lester Petracca has leveraged the experience he gained from his family business, which began in 1916 as a specialized construction firm, to develop Triangle into a thriving, successful,  full  service real estate company.  Lester Petracca has successfully built a business based on sincerity, respect, and loyalty.  Triangle has consistently grown with leadership that initiates hard work and dedication.

 

Elysa Goldman
Director of Development

Ms. Goldman joined Triangle Equities in 1996 to manage the development process. With 15 years of experience in acquisition, development and leasing, Elysa spearheads the company’s program for the creation of private and public partnerships bringing development to urban areas throughout New York City.   Elysa had previously been employed by the New York City Economic Development Corporation for the Giuliani and Dinkins administrations. Her specific expertise is in successfully navigating Triangle through the City’s land use approval processes as well as adding value through the clean-up of environmentally challenged properties.  She holds a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Development from New York University.

Brett Goldman
Director of Acquisitions

Mr. Goldman joined Triangle Equities in 1999 and has been instrumental in acquiring properties for development.  He explores and evaluates strategic commercial and residential development opportunities and is also responsible for the creation and implementation of new development plans.  Prior to joining Triangle Equities, he was employed as a Retail Leasing Representative and Project Manager for Forest City Enterprises.  Additionally, Mr. Goldman served as an Associate with Cronheim Mortgage.  He holds a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

Administration
Accounting
Richard Seiler
COO/CFO

Mr. Seiler joined Triangle Equities in 2008 as the key corporate executive responsible for providing a critical leadership role in the management of Triangle Equities.  The COO works with all other Senior Managers in the establishment and implementation of corporate strategies, long range goals, short-term objectives, plans and policies.

Mr. Seiler comes to Triangle with an excess of 30 years experience in the Real Estate Industry.  Mr. Seiler has in-depth experience in all facets of the business with a concentration in; cash management, internal controls and overall operations management. Mr. Seiler’s previous experience includes acting as Treasurer for Cohen Bros. Realty and Vice President of Finance for Frank Mercedes & Sons.  Mr. Seiler received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bentley College, Waltham, Mass.

Property / Asset Management
Harvey Bergman
Director of Property Management

Mr. Bergman oversees Triangle Equities’ portfolio of properties within the New York Metropolitan area.  His efforts to enforce quality control throughout the portfolio are a reflection of Triangle Equities’ commitment and dedication to our clients.  Mr. Bergman brings 15 years of property management experience which includes his service with New York City Economic Development Corporation managing high profile sites such as Brooklyn Army Terminal, the South Street Seaport, and the Staten Island Homeport.

Construction Management
Kamran Mirfakhraie
Construction Management

Mr. Mirfakhraie has over 23 years’ experience in all phases of Construction Management and General

Contracting services. Throughout his career he has been responsible for a variety of new building construction,

renovation, and interior fit-out projects in both the public and private sectors. Previously, Mr. Mirfakhraie held

Executive and Senior Project Management positions with major New York City companies, where he gained

experience as both a Superintendent and Project Manager. Mr. Mirfakhraie is a faculty member of New York

University School of Continuing Education. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering

from Northeastern University and Master’s degree in Organizational / Engineering Management from

University of Pennsylvania.