MFM Contracting Corp Leadership Team
It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.

David Allan Coe

Felix M. Petrillo, CEO

Felix M. Petrillo has over 45 years of experience in infrastructure construction management and real estate development industry. As CEO of MFM Contracting Corp., he assists in the origination of new projects and the oversight of all ongoing work.

Prior to the formation of MFM, Mr. Petrillo was President and CEO of Felix Industries, a major General Contractor specializing in utility and communications construction in the New York and Florida markets. He started the firm in 1979 and built it into one of the premier construction firms in the New York area, performing over 200 million dollars of work a year.

In August of 2000, Mr. Petrillo sold his company to, a national company based in Miami, Florida that specialized in the design and construction of fiber optic networks throughout the United States.

Michael Petrillo - MFM Contracting Corp Leadership Team
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

Michael V. Petrillo, President

As president of MFM Contracting Corp. and their real estate development subsidiary Petro Development Corp., Michael V. Petrillo has steadily grown the company’s revenue and market share over the past 15 years. As a result, MFM and Petro are now recognized as the premier underground utility contractors and infrastructure construction management firms in New York City, its boroughs, and Westchester County, New York. Mr. Petrillo has overseen the acquisition of approximately 1 million square feet of residential and commercial space throughout the United States.

Prior to founding MFM Contracting Corp., Mr. Petrillo worked as a Project Executive for Felix Equities, Inc., one of NYC’s largest and most successful underground utility contractors. Mr. Petrillo literally learned the construction industry “from the ground up” and utilizes this unique construction knowledge and background in all of Petro’s new construction developments. “Starting my career in such a competitive industry enabled me to develop the survival skills needed in today’s ever-changing business environment. My father’s ‘baptism by fire’ philosophy galvanized my confidence in my own abilities and taught me that you create your own success.”

Mr. Petrillo holds a B.S. in Political Science from Boston College and continues to matriculate in the Real Estate Development program at NYU with the goal of eventually achieving a Masters degree in Real Estate Finance.

Felix Petrillo Jr - MFM Contracting Corp Leadership Team
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille (1881 – 1950)

Felix J. Petrillo, Vice President

Felix J. Petrillo, MFM Contracting Corp.’s Vice President since its inception, has assisted in the planning and execution of all of MFM’s infrastructure and large scale construction development projects. Mr. Petrillo’s organizational and problem solving skills have been crucial to the success of the company during both the growth years of the early to mid 2000’s and the more challenging times of the last decade.

Prior to founding MFM Contracting Corp., Mr. Petrillo worked as the Vice President of Operations for Felix Equities, Inc., one of New York and Florida’s largest and most successful underground utility contractors. Mr. Petrillo maintained responsibility for a workforce of over 300 people and several different unions. “Being organized is the key to success. It starts from the top down and if your personnel know that ownership is organized and motivated, then they will endeavor to carry out their responsibilities in the same way. Our company motto is ‘You’re only as good as your people’ and we know we have the best people. They are the key to our success!”

Mr. Petrillo holds a B.A. in Business Management from Boston College and a Construction Management degree from the diploma program at NYU.

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