Ralph E. Rossi, P.E.
Ralph E. Rossi, President of Pratt & D’Angelo Services
Ralph E. Rossi, PE is a licensed New York State Professional Engineer (PE) with over 25 years of home improvement experience. Starting in his early teens, Ralph worked in his family real estate business rehabilitating older homes and later building new homes on weekends and during summer breaks.
After High School, Ralph attended Manhattan College and continued to manage residential construction projects on weekends and during college breaks. Ralph graduated from Manhattan College in 1990 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.
Immediately following his undergraduate studies, Ralph was awarded a US Department of Energy Fellowship and attended Cornell University to earn his Masters of Science (MS) in Environmental Engineering in 1992.
Upon graduation from Cornell, Ralph worked as an Engineering Consultant in Manhattan while still working on residential construction projects. Ralph has authored and taught various courses at the New York University (NYU) Real Estate Institute. Not able to shake the entrepreneurial bug, in 1998 Ralph resigned his engineering position and started his first home improvement company that later became Pratt & D’Angelo Services, Inc.
Pratt & D’Angelo started as a painting and carpentry contractor servicing the residential market of Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. In 2010, Ralph was chosen by Benjamin Moore paints to be profiled in their national advertising campaign as one of “The Very Best” in the business.
Ralph is also founder and Managing Member of RMA Development, LLC. RMA Development is a real estate development and management company focused on opportunistic real estate investments, value-add turnaround projects and the development and managing of multi-family rental communities. Ralph’s specific experience is in developing constrained in-fill sites and environmentally sensitive projects. Ralph is well versed in the NYS Brownfield Program and its utilization of tax credits to assist environmentally challenged sites.
As an affiliated company, Pratt & D’Angelo acts as General Contractor for many of RMA’s development projects bringing over 30 years of construction and engineering experience to our stakeholders.