As a founding partner Charles serves as Gotham Elevator Inspection’s Vice-President. He is instrumental in crafting the strategic direction of the agency. Charles is involved in all areas of the business including management, client relations, scheduling, and new business. He is the agency’s leading authority on the New York City Elevator Code.
Charles started in the elevator industry when he was 17 years old, and has been steadily rising through the ranks for over 30 years. He began his career in repair and maintenance with Marcato Elevator, and spent 18 years with the New York City Housing Authority’s Elevator Division. At this agency, Charles rose to become Deputy Assistant Director for the Technical Services Division. He joined Gotham full-time in 2009. Charles was a member of the New York City Elevator Industry Advisory Council, the New York City Code Committee and the New York City Code Interpretation Committee.
Charles lives in the Morris Park section of The Bronx, New York