Phone Number: 631.277.7602 Ext. 155
Serving as Director of Corporate Development, Joe Evangelista oversees all internal and external corporate growth initiatives as well as long-term strategic planning with a focus on fulfilling Croker’s mission to provide unparalleled service to its clients.
Evangelista is a retired Captain of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Bureau of Fire Prevention, most recently serving as the Director of the Emergency Planning & Preparedness Group. With significant experience in fire and life safety, Evangelista has served an accomplished and much recognized career with the FDNY (over 25 years of service) actively progressing New York City’s Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan protocols. The broad and long-lasting impact of his efforts are well documented as NYC is now safer and more prepared to handle emergencies. In recognition of his accomplishments, Evangelista has been awarded a citation for dedication and perseverance in elevating awareness of fire and life safety issues in the City of New York (presented by the Building Owners and Managers Association of New York) and a citation for outstanding contributions to fire safety in the high-rise community (from the Fire Safety Directors Association of Greater New York).
Evangelista also provides added depth of knowledge to the well-versed Croker staff as he actively serves on many noteworthy industry work group and code committees including, but not limited to, the International Code Council (ICC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).