History

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PFI occupies a unique niche as a full-service urban landscape design / build / garden maintenance company, including in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, green roof technology. Other company specialties include interior plants, festive seasonal/holiday decorations and displays, and original floral arrangements for lobbies and special events. PFI takes an integrated approach to the design process, involving production and installation specialists in order to effectively resolve the particular challenges often encountered with urban landscapes, particularly on rooftops.

In 1987 Teresa Carleo founded PFI based on her passion for horticulture, and with focus on a personalized level of service that remains a cornerstone of company philosophy 26 years later. Today it is reflected in the design-driven commitment the PFI team brings to all aspects of their work, whether implementing in-house

designs, or installing a project designed by other professionals. The enthusiastic PFI team includes a balance of experienced landscape designers and project managers, plus a staff of seasoned field personnel who are committed to providing exceptional, well-rounded service.

Among their clients are discriminating owners and developers representing some of Manhattan’s most prestigious addresses, as well as private clients seeking detailed, custom tailored landscape designs and meticulous installations. PFI’s solid relationships with respected landscape architects, architectural firms, and real estate developers have gained it recognition for its design, installation, and year-round maintenance of the city’s variety of spaces, from rooftop terraces to courtyards and plazas to penthouse gardens.