The team at Pugliese Associates takes great pride in the relationships we have cultivated with Pennsylvania’s leaders over the years. We also take our client partnerships very seriously and work hard for them regardless of the size of the organization or the scope of the project.
The people we serve are the people who know us best.
Here’s what they have to say:
“We wanted a partner that could deliver results, and that is what we have with Pugliese Associates. We sincerely enjoy working with the Pugliese team. As we expand our business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by investing in job creating projects that stimulate rural economies, we look forward to our continued partnership.” Carling Dinkler, Vice President, Business Development, Enhanced Capital
Once again this year, Rocco’s team was successful in increasing our reimbursement from the Department of Education by an additional $1 million. In a time of such low unemployment, where employers are competing for skilled staff, increased funding is necessary so that we are able to continue to provide for our children, many of whom face significant developmental and physical challenges. John Barber, President/CEO, Barber National Institute
Pugliese has helped our nonprofit to achieve, among other things, state grants that would not have been possible to access without their relationships, diligence and know-how. Kathy McHale, President and CEO of SPIN
Keystone Human Services has worked with Pugliese Associates for many years. They have been instrumental in helping us to secure necessary funding to maintain and build a variety of services in both intellectual disability and autism that positively impacts and improves the lives of so many people in Pennsylvania. Charlie Hooker, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services
Harristown is proud to be a client of Pugliese Associates. Their work on legislation and appropriations has enabled Harristown and its affiliate companies to improve and expand the downtown business district for the benefit of the City of Harrisburg, its community and our PA State Commonwealth partner. Bradley R. Jones, President and CEO of Harristown
Few understand the actual degree of complexity in navigating the waters of state government the way Rocco Pugliese does. With his team’s collective 150 years of experience, the guidance they have provided has proven to be a wise and invaluable investment for MARC USA. Steve Smith, VP / Group Account Director, 9Rooftops Marketing LLC.
We chose to partner with Rocco and his team at Pugliese Associates to expand our presence with the Commonwealth. Exceeding our expectations, the team not only delivered prompt short-term results but also continues to cultivate valuable new relationships for our firm and our clients. Rocco and his team are skilled at building connections that deliver growth, exposure, cost savings, and success for their clients. Robert J. Murphy, Principal and CEO, Boyer & Ritter
In an extremely challenging budget year, Rocco’s team was successful in increasing our reimbursement from the Department of Education by an additional $1 million. His team worked with us to accomplish the seemingly impossible task of increasing funding for our children, many of whom face significant developmental and physical challenges. John Barber, President/CEO, Barber National Institute
The University of Pittsburgh has a long and productive relationship with Pugliese Associates, working with us to enhance the University’s presence in Harrisburg. With Pugliese Associates, Pitt has an organization working for it with years of institutional knowledge and a stellar reputation. Rocco and his associates are extremely capable on a wide range of issues and always available to provide help and guidance on appropriation, legislation and other issues. Paul Supowitz, Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, University of Pittsburgh
Rocco and his team have the experience, knowledge and ability to deal with issues that affect our organization on a daily basis. We rely on them for guidance and recommendations that will help position our Local Development District Association as leaders in the economic development delivery system. Kevin Abrams, Executive Director, Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission
We rely on Pugliese Associates for their solid counsel and relentless energy in communicating our role in the community and importance to key decision makers. Bernard Havard, President & Producing Artistic Director, Walnut Street Theatre
WES Health Centers has provided essential healthcare services to the residents of Philadelphia for many years. To reach our long-time goal of expansion within the communities we serve, we must convince critical elected officials, policy makers and stakeholders to support our efforts. Pugliese Associates’ expert advice and guidance have been critical to making our recent expansion and continued success possible. We look forward to many years of positive, successful collaboration. Dennis E. Cook, President and CEO of WES Health System
Pugliese Associates has been an invaluable resource for better understanding how to achieve organizational goals within state government, reaching across party lines and beyond geographical areas to gain support. They are adept at locating additional capital and programmatic funding opportunities to meet organizational needs. Lynette M. Brown-Sow, President of L.M. Brown Management Group, LLC
Our organization found Pugliese Associates to be a “force multiplier” in a legislative battle we fought against a much larger association with extensive resources we couldn’t match alone. Pugliese Associates utilized its relationships inside the Capitol on our behalf to stop seriously adverse legislation. Our organization was able to demonstrate to our opponents that they could not run over us. Subsequently we were able to negotiate legislation favorable to the members of our profession. Scott Hartman, Immediate Past Chairman, Coalition of Certified Real Estate Appraisers
Our organization has been represented in Harrisburg by Pugliese Associates for more than five years. In that time, Pugliese has successfully increased awareness of our organization and issues with members of the legislature and with the executive branch. They have also successfully helped us move many of our top legislative priorities through the legislative process and into law. We have been exceptionally pleased with their representation, and with the results delivered by Pugliese Associates. Tony Campisi, Executive Director, Community Associations Institute, Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter
We have worked with Pugliese Associates for several years on a variety of legislative, regulatory, and litigation-related matters, and have found the responsiveness, resourcefulness, creativity, and execution of the firm to be invaluable to our company’s strategy and interests in Pennsylvania. Courtenay Dunn, Counsel, MERSCORP
I am very pleased with the work of Pugliese Associates in representing my Company. Their hard work resulted in a RACP grant that was awarded to Little Leaf Farms that will enable us to build one of the largest lettuce greenhouses in the world. I highly recommend Pugliese. Peter Sellew, President & CEO, Little Leaf Farms