Patel Group (PG) portfolio companies are lead by an innovative entrepreneur and experienced management teams who are defining and dominating product categories.
PG’s General Partners leverage their collective operations and industry expertise in the military construction, affordable housing, historic restoration and environmental remediation sectors. Helping its portfolio companies commercialize their vision into self-sustaining market-leaders.
With over two decades of commercial real estate development, civil engineering and construction management experience, Milan M. Patel leads Patel Construction and Harbor Holdings as its CEO. Under Milan’s guidance, Patel Construction has become a leading Design Build and Construction Management firm for Federal government agencies. Since the company’s founding in 1999, his efforts have led to a dramatic expansion of the company's success in the military construction sector.
Milan received a BS in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. Building a reputation in the industry as a strong leader; directing his affiliate companies to be fiscally discipline and committed to maintaining steady growth.
His strategic investments and mentorship of companies owned by Under-Represented Minorities(URM) located in America’s Under-Served markets has capitalized the growing buying power of minorities and value of the multicultural economy. His expertise in Strategy, Business and Creativity coupled with a unique understanding of the urban marketplace has driven over $100 million in federal contract awards to minority owned small businesses located within Under-Served communities.
He serves as a board member of Northeastern University-Industrial Advisory Board, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem, North Shore Community Development Coalition and past recipient of the Massachusetts Small Business Minority Person of the Year from the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”). Additional, serves as approved mentor within the SBA Mentor-Protégé Program. He passionately works with local schools and non-profits in providing exposure of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field to the URM community.