37. Michael Posillico
2013 Power List
Michael Posillico’s company is a leader in brown-field remediation. He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty. As the chairman of the League of Conservation Voters for Long Island, he puts his principles into action. His professional expertise at the helm of a far-sighted company like the Posillico Group is making a difference. Glen Isle, one of 16 national Environmental Protection Agency showcase projects, is set to transform more than 50 acres of Glen Cove’s contaminated waterfront into the largest mixed-use, smart-growth development on LI. His firm is also building the new sewage treatment plant in the Hauppauge Industrial District for Suffolk County. For five consecutive years, Posillico Group has been ranked by Engineering News Record as one of the “top 400 contractors in the United States.” Whether he’s solving complex construction challenges or cleaning up the environment from past neglect, Posillico has got it covered.