Our Team

Gary W. Purucker – Managing Partner

Gary Purucker serves as Managing Partner of Purucker & Marrano Custom Homes. Mr. Purucker has been in the home building business for nearly forty years, starting out as Sales Manager for The Marrano Corporation in Buffalo, New York in 1976. In 1982 Mr. Purucker moved to South Florida with The Marrano Corporation and managed sales at the Jupiter Bay and The Ocean & Racquet Club. In 1984, he started his own custom home building business – G.W. Purucker Homes – and quickly established a reputation for quality and craftsmanship while building in many of South Florida’s premier golf course communities.

In 1996 Mr. Purucker and partner Patrick A. Marrano formed Purucker & Marrano Custom Homes, and they continue today as one of South Florida’s premier custom homebuilders, as evidenced by the numerous Prism and Palm Awards the company has won for new home quality and design. Under Mr. Purucker’s leadership, Purucker & Marrano Custom Homes’ core principal is to exceed customer expectations through superior architecture, craftsmanship and personal service.

Mr. Purucker is a member of the National Association of Home Builders and the Gold Coast Builders Association of South Florida.


Patrick A. Marrano - President and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick A. Marrano became President of Marrano Enterprises at the age of 28. He later successfully guided the merger of Marrano Enterprises and The Marc Equity Corporation to form The Marrano/Marc Equity Corporation, a diversified residential builder that continues to thrive today.

Mr. Marrano is known for his savvy in marketing and his ability to foresee market conditions in advance of the competition. Under Mr. Marrano’s leadership, the company has experienced its strongest periods of growth, even during times when the housing market was extremely volatile and complex. Today, Marrano is the leading homebuilder in Upstate New York and is recognized as the market leader in quality and innovation.

Mr. Marrano is past President and Director of the Niagara Frontier Home Builders Association, former Director of the New York State Builders Association, and a former Director of the National Association of Home Builders. In addition, Mr. Marrano is involved in several non-industry, local Boards such as the Roswell Park Foundation and First Niagara Financial Group.