Nick Fillas / Founder
Christopher Fillas / Principal/President of The Penta Group
Christopher Fillas is a principal and the President of The Penta Group. His responsibilities include developing, negotiating and monitoring all projects, funding, staffing for upper management and organizing/executing a variety of construction projects.
Mr. Fillas started in the construction industry at the age of 18 working part time for Penta Restoration as he studied in college. He spent most of his early days learning about the business with hands-on training. His ability to understand and service the clients’ needs helped Mr. Fillas establish solid relationships with owners, architects, engineers and owners’ representatives which propelled him into other facets of the industry. At the age of 26, he started to develop a loyal customer base which helped him expand to larger restoration projects, full rehabs, new construction projects and overall construction management of major developments.
Aside from his business, Mr. Fillas is involved with several non-profits and charities. Some of these organizations include the CHIAN FEDERATION which aids and assists with philanthropic causes and Kats Ribbon of Hope, which raises money for breast cancer research and patient navigation.
George X Raptis / Principal/Director of Operations
George Raptis is Principal and Director of Operations of The Penta Group. George oversees all day to day aspects and functions of the company as well as being responsible to direct all field and project management operations during construction.
George recently joined Penta from a background in managing construction and development on both affordable and market rate projects. Prior to joining Penta, George worked for another general contractor for almost 20 years gaining knowledge and experience in every aspect of the business. He studied and graduated from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2003 with a degree in Civil Engineering.
George is also a founder and serves as chairman of Kat's Ribbon of Hope, a charity dedicated to providing financial support for breast cancer research and patient navigation.