Professional Profile: Daniel Piselli 2018

Daniel Piselli

Name: Daniel Piselli

Title: Director of Sustainability, Senior Associate

Company: FXCollaborative

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Milford, CT

Education: University of Kentucky, BARCH

First job outside of real estate: Change Attendant at an Arcade

First job in real estate or allied field: Internship at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to do measured drawings.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I was recently promoted to director of sustainability, and am very excited to push the firm’s work and the building industry to a more energy efficient, ecologically aware, and humane future.

How do you unwind from a busy day? A few volos on the bocce court.

Favorite book or author: Michael Sorkin

Favorite movie: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Phillip Glass, “Wichita Vortex Sutra”

One word to describe your work environment: Organized chaotic vitality.

Rules to live by in business: Avoid uninformed assumptions, that’s when mistakes happen.

What is your dream job? Leader of a global nonprofit foundation that supports environmentally and socially responsible research and development.