Frank Castagna and his wife, Rita, are principals of Castagna Realty Company. After receiving his degree in civil engineering in 1950, Frank joined his father’s successful construction company, Gerace and Castagna Inc., as an assistant field engineer. 1955 saw the purchase of the property now known as Americana Manhasset, and in 1965 the firm’s name changed to Castagna and Son, Inc.
Frank eventually took the reigns, steering the company toward continued growth. He subsequently led the company’s strategic shift in focus, beginning in the 1980s, to the development and management of quality real estate properties under the banner of Castagna Realty Company.
Frank and Rita have always been and continue to be involved in many charitable endeavors. Frank is Chairman Emeritus of the Council of Overseers for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts and is currently Executive Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Museum of Art. He is a member of the Board of The American Jewish Committee, New York, and North Shore Land Alliance.more » « less