Professional Profile: Luiz Aragon 2019

Luiz Aragon

Name: Luiz Aragon

Title: Commissioner for Development

Company: City of New Rochelle

Location: 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801

Birthplace: England

Education: BA in Architecture and MBA

First job: Draftsman at an architectural firm

First job in real estate or allied field: New York City Parks Department–Capital Projects

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently repositioning the City of New Rochelle for growth. I hope my future will allow me to make sure the plans go through to fruition.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Exercise 

Favorite book or author: “Waiting for Godot”

Favorite movie: “Hair” (1979, Milos Forman)

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? “Rain of Terror,””Sleigh Bells” 

One word to describe your work environment: Team

Rules to live by in business: Work hard and have passion.

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? Federico Garcia Lorca for a home cooked meal.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Working with all aspects of a municipality in order to implement change.