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Portrait of Mark Pestrella

Mark Pestrella


Los Angeles County Public Works

Mark Pestrella is the director of Los Angeles County Public Works. Public Works’ diverse operations include: water resources, transportation, environmental services, construction management, and municipal services. Los Angeles County Public Works is the largest municipal public works agency in the United States, providing vital public infrastructure and civic services to more than 10 million people across a 4,000-square-mile service area. A native of Southern California, Mr. Pestrella attended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he received a bachelor of science in civil engineering. He is a 35-year veteran of Public Works and is a licensed professional engineer.