Building Opportunity Course Graduates

Peter Fontanes

The Fontanes Group

Peter Fontanes ('15) has been involved in the real estate, building construction, telecommunications and information technology industries for over 20 years. He is the founder of The Fontanes Group, which brings together numerous enterprises he owns, including Mehlman Construction, Contractors Clearinghouse, Paylexx Telecommunications, The Renovit Corporation, Su Casa Funding, and Su Casa Prime Real Estate, among others.

Peter graduated from the University of Chicago and Antioch Law School. He has held leadership positions on the boards of the New York Building Congress, the National Hispanic Construction Association, the Puerto Rico Empire State Trade Association, the New York City School Construction Authority Advisory Board, the New York City Housing Authority Small Business Advisory Council and the Mayor's Task Force on Minority Businesses, in addition to numerous other charitable organizations.