PETER R. CANALIA
In his role as President, Peter manages all phases of the development process including working with local municipalities, developing site and house plans with architects and engineers, coordinating with attorneys on zoning issues and teaming with contractors and designers to build out the community. Mr. Canalia began his real estate development career in the Chicago market, working for one of the city’s largest homebuilders. In the next stage of his career, he spent eight years working for Beazer Homes, one of the nation’s largest home builders, in the North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky markets. While there, Mr. Canalia oversaw the company’s local and regional Purchasing & Operations departments before being named the youngest Division President in the company’s history. In his role as Division President, Mr. Canalia ran the company’s Memphis division building in excess of 200 homes per year. While in Memphis, Mr. Canalia and his wife started a family and determined it was best to be closer to home in raising their family, so they relocated from Memphis to Glenview, IL. Mr. Canalia consulted with Beazer and some local builders in the Chicago market prior to starting PKPG Companies in 2008. Mr. Canalia is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois and is a brokerage member of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Glenview office He is also a General Contractor in the state of Tennessee. He has participated in the Center for Creative Leadership’s Advanced Leadership Program and has sat on various committees at his previous companies.