Lorenzo Vascotto Founding & Managing Director VVA, LLC
June 23, 2008 - Spotlights
Title: Founding and Managing Director
Company: VVA, LLC
Birthplace and year: Glen Cove, NY, February 11, 1961
Family: Wife and 3 kids
College: Manhattan College, also a licensed professional engineer and real estate broker in New York State
First job outside of real estate: Auto mechanic in grade school
First job in real estate or allied field: Engineering for Syska & Hennessey. Started in college then continued full-time with the company.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? VVA, LLC is a leading full service, independent project management and consulting company headquartered in New York City with offices in Washington, D.C. and Sao Paulo, Brazil. VVA is regarded as an expert in project management for a variety of industries, including law firms, financial services, media and entertainment, libraries, museums, healthcare facilities, mission critical facilities, hotels, building development and renovation. VVA continues to grow by expanding its scope of services and diversifying its client base by providing project management services to new clients in various industries.
Favorite book: "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
Favorite movie: Any Indiana Jones movie
Keys to success: Balance in life and keeping our options open
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Developer, because it's similar to being a project manager in that they both make nice environments for tenants. The big difference is that developers take on more risk but have the potential for much greater returns!