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Sisto Martello

President/ Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Martello is the President and founding Principal of Design 2147, Ltd. He is also responsible for overseeing Business Development for the company and has specific expertise relating to projects based in Brooklyn, Queens, the Department of Transportation (DOT), and the School Construction Authority (SCA). With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Mr. Martello’s tenacity and drive continues to elevate Design 2147, Ltd. to new heights. Mr. Martello leads by example with a high level of moral value and professionalism and empowers those who work alongside him to be great leaders in their prospective fields. Quality service and continued advancement is Mr. Martello’s primary goal.

Like Design itself, Mr. Martello was born and raised in New York City. He attended Brooklyn Technical High School and received a B.S. cum laude, in architecture from the City College of New York’s School of Architecture. After graduating, Mr. Martello founded Design 2147, Ltd. in 1986. Since its founding, Design has grown from a one man operation to a rapidly expanding company with approximately 70 employees.

Under Mr. Martello’s leadership, Design has evolved from an expediting company to a dynamic, full-service land use and development firm with a full code and zoning consulting division with projects ranging from under 1000 square feet to projects in excess of 6 million. Notably, Design served as a leader in the major redevelopment and rezoning of the Williamsburg/ Green Point neighborhoods from manufacturing to residential and mixed use buildings.

Mr. Martello continues to push Design to provide specialized and comprehensive services to our clients. He is committed to providing continued personal service that is responsive to the changing needs of our clients.

Bachelor of Science in Architecture
CCNY School of Architecture, CUNY