Leadership - PT Mechanical Group
  • Ron Liberati Ron Liberati President
  • Ron Liberati

    Ron Liberati

    President

    Ron is one of the co-founders of PT Mechanical Group and is responsible for the strategic decisions that impact both the construction and service divisions and plans that dictate the future direction of the business.

    After his years in Local 420 Steamfitters Ron joined Fluidics in 1980 as a foreman. Rising through the ranks, Ron had the opportunity to learn the business from the ground up. In 2003 Ron became a joint owner of Fluidics. In 2014 Ron was named President & CEO of the company.

    Ron attended West Point’s CPP program and continued his leadership development with Penn State’s Executive and Engineering programs.

    Believing that with success comes responsibility Ron co-created the PT Mechanical Charitable Foundation with Rich Cooper in 2018. The Foundation has been able to directly contribute to several worthwhile organizations.

  • Richard Cooper Richard Cooper Principal
  • Richard Cooper

    Richard Cooper

    Principal

    Since joining Pro-Tech in 2010 as President, Richard Cooper has lead the company’s transformation from a local New Jersey solar EPC firm to a nationally recognized, full service provider. He has grown the company from six to more than forty employees and expanded the company’s capabilities to self-perform all aspects of a solar project.

    A lifelong entrepreneur, Mr. Cooper founded his first company at the age of 18. With more than 25 years of business experience in the financial, venture capital and energy sectors, his broad scope of knowledge and experiences give him unique qualifications to guide PT Mechanical Group’s path forward.

    Mr. Cooper holds a business administration degree from Rutgers University and completed his CEM certification in 2009.

  • Barry Skoultchi Barry Skoultchi P.E. Principal
  • Barry Skoultchi

    Barry Skoultchi P.E.

    Principal

    Mr. Skoultchi has over 35 years of experience in positions of leadership and authority in the energy and engineering field.

    As a recognized expert in the engineering field Barry has provided expert testimony on multiple litigation matters.  Most recently he has been personally involved with securing approvals and financially modeling a portfolio of solar energy assets in Massachusetts with a market value of more than $250 million.   Mr. Skoultchi serves on the Board of Managers of Pro-Tech Energy Solutions, LLC, a leading solar energy development and construction firm.

    Mr. Skoultchi holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Utah, Rhode Island, Maryland, Massachusetts and Florida.

  • Ed Guzak Ed Guzak Vice President Operations
  • Ed Guzak

    Ed Guzak

    Vice President Operations

    Ed Guzak has over 22 years of experience in the mechanical construction industry, gaining hands-on experience in the field as a union Steamfitter. Ed has served in various roles during his career, including
    foreman, general foreman, superintendent, estimator, and project manager.

    In 2018, Ed joined the team at PT Mechanical as Vice President of Construction where he coordinates and oversees pre-construction, commercial construction projects, and ensures development and
    implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet current and future needs of the company. Ed takes great satisfaction in determining the vision and needs of each client to bring their project to successful completion.

  • Steve Henry Steve Henry Vice President Estimating
  • Steve Henry

    Steve Henry

    Vice President Estimating

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  • Lou Nazirides Vice President Business Development
  • Lou Nazirides

    Vice President Business Development

    For 30 years, Mr Nazirides specialized in developing large scale energy efficiency projects utilizing various methods of financing. In today’s market there is a focus on Energy as a Service (EaaS) that addresses the challenges with evolving technology choices, increasing operational constraints, and competing capital priorities.

    By assisting organizations to secure business continuity amid grid availability challenges, increasing costs, severe weather, cyber threats, and sustainability mandates. Empowering organizations to control their energy future and achieve energy cost savings, reliability, resilience, and sustainability – with zero capital expenditure.

    Mr. Nazirides has extensive experience in developing and working with multiple and complex partner structures, c-suite negotiations, project management including contract structuring, financial structuring, marketing, investor engagement, operational and project management oversight, and contract closing.

  • Steve Finocchiaro Director of Service
  • Steve Finocchiaro

    Director of Service

    Steve has spent the past 20 years devoted to Customer Service in the HVAC business in the tri-state area as a service technician, field supervisor, service manager, and an area service manager. Steve has a proven track record of increasing revenue and creating sustainable competitive advantages, highly effective in understanding customer requirements, and creating and implementing market strategies. Known for his ability to consistently deliver revenue and profitability commitments through new client development, client retention, productivity, and operational improvements.

  • Murphy Murphy Creator of joy and happiness
  • Murphy

    Murphy

    Creator of joy and happiness

    Murphy is the company’s mascot and chief snuggler. Always up for a walk or treat, he’ll camp out under the desk and keep your feet warm. His favorite things are Ron Liberati, steak sandwiches and shredding paper he’s taken from your trash. He’s the happiest dog around and spreads the love wherever he goes.