Retired Montreal Development Firm Owner Frank Catania
About Frank Catania
A respected business presence in the greater Montreal area, Frank Catania is the former owner and president of Canadian real estate development firm F. Catania. Having immigrated to Montreal with his brother-in-law Giovanni from Sicily in the early 1960s, he established the landscaping and asphalting firm Les Jardiniers Modernes. Frank Catania led the enterprise alongside his brothers and associates Tony and Pasquale, and welcomed his son Paolo to the firm in 1982.
Mr. Catania and Paolo established the current company in 1987, with a focus on creating quality residences in well-planned communities. The firm combines innovative architecture with environmentally friendly design that is efficient and durable. In the mid-1990s, F. Catania began work on the high-end Domaines de la Rive-Sud development. This Brossard community offers residents easy accessibility to downtown Montreal while retaining rural charm. After retiring from his company in 2004, Frank Catania handed over leadership to his son.