Carlo A. Scissura is President & CEO of the New York Building Congress, a broad-based membership association committed to promoting the growth and success of the construction industry in New York City and its environs. Carlo was previously President & CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, prior to which he was Chief of Staff and General Counsel to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. He also owned a thriving solo practice law firm and served on the staffs of State Senator Vincent Gentile and Assemblyman Peter Abbate. Carlo is a lifelong Brooklyn resident. He currently lives in Dyker Heights with his daughter Teresa Rose. Carlo is the President of the Federation of Italian-American Organizations. He is a member of the Boards of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp., The New York City Regional Economic Development Council, and the Friends of the BQX.