Professional Profile: Evan Parganos 2021

Evan Parganos

Name: Evan Parganos

Title: Senior Partner

Company: EP Engineering

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Queens, NY

Education: BE in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology

First job: Sears Men’s Department

First job in real estate or allied field: HVAC design engineer

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?:I manage a growing MEP firm in downtown NYC and in my spare time I am developing a sustainable beach property in Montauk. And in my other spare time, helping my wife raise three amazing young children. The future in all aspects of business and life involves the pursuit for Net Zero – buildings that have no energy use. 

How do you unwind from a busy day?:Spin class and hot shower

Favorite book or author: Malcolm Gladwell

Favorite movie: “Shawshank Redemption”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded?:Latest album streaming = London Calling

One word to describe your work environment: Open

Rules to live by in business: Surround yourself with people smarter than you

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?:Barrack Obama, backyard BBQ

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job):Snowboard instructor at Lake Tahoe