Giuseppe Abbrancati has been working in the family construction business in Italy since the age of 7. At 16, he moved to Milan, Italy where he worked with a construction Company until the age of 20. He then immigrated to Long Island, NY and by the age of 21, he had already started his own business under the name Gappsi in 1987. Gappsi Inc has grown over the past 33 years. Today, we specialize in Importing the most unique natural stone pavers, building custom gunite and vinyl pools, landscaping, masonry, home remodeling, patio restoration/cleaning and sealing, sport courts, synthetic grass, outdoor appliances and more! Each division is headed by talented and well experienced personnel who will help you make the right decisions by providing you with professional suggestions, functional design ideas, and high-quality finished products.
Designer For Home Remodeling & Masonry
was born in Grajewo, Poland. As a young boy, Greg attended public schools until the age of 14. In 1993, he moved to the United
States and continued his education to graduate from West Babylon High School. He had many jobs while going to school, but by the
time he finished high school, he had a control of his own construction business. He primarily dealt with private home remodeling
work, both interior and exterior. In 2014, Greg joined Gappsi and is in charge of the home remodeling and masonry division. His
duties include designing and estimating,
Greg is a dedicated husband and father of three children. He is well-experienced and knowledgeable and our customers compliment
Designer on site construction coordinator
Martin Okonowicz was born in Elk, Poland. Martin worked in various construction companies while he attended college. In 2005, he moved to the United States and continued his adventure with construction. He primarily dealt with residential new construction and private home remodeling, both interior and exterior. In 2016, Martin joined Gappsi and is in charge of home remodeling as an on side coordinator. Martin is a dedicated husband and father of two children. He is well-experienced and knowledgeable and our customers compliment his services.
East West Pools and Spas, Gappsi Swimming Pool Division
Tosh Kazdal was born in Ankara, Turkey. As a teenager, he attended public schools and worked in his spare time to support himself while attended college. Tosh graduated with a bachelor’s degree in International Economy, and at the age of 27 he moved to the United States. He worked in a mechanic shop for two years while going to night school to learn the English language. He then worked with a pool company and quickly learned every aspect of the business - from pool construction to water chemistry. Today, Tosh has over 25 years of experience in the pool business Tosh is a dedicated husband and father of three children. Our customers compliment his knowledge, patience, and professionalism.
Designer Landscaping and Masonry
Joe Sorrenti was born in Brooklyn, NY. At the age of 15, he started working in the landscape industry at a garden center nursery in Holtsville where he installed plants all throughout Long Island. Joe then went on to working for a national based lawn care company, as a territory manager, who was responsible for all aspects of lawn care. Soon after in 1997, Joe started a lawn care fertilization company. In 2000, Joe owned a garden center in Ronkonkoma where in addition to supplying materials, Joe did design & installations as well. Joe’s experience in the landscaping and lawn care field has resulted in creations of beautifully designed landscaping projects over the last 35 years. He is a true expert in landscaping and has great knowledge of plants and flowers. Our customers compliment his workmanship and vision.
Designer Of Sport Courts & Cleaning and Sealing Manager
Jeff Jimenez was born in Manhattan, NY. He is the youngest of six children. As a child, he attended public school, played baseball, and spent a good amount of his free time working. In his adult career, he has only had two jobs, in which he built himself up the ranks of his companies. He joined Gappsi in 2011, and in a very short time, he mastered the processes of cleaning and sealing patios, and the construction/sales of sport courts. Jeff is very dedicated, knowledgeable, professional among his interactions with customers, and well-respected from the employees that he supervises. He is a dedicated husband and father of two children.
Showroom Customers Assistant and Products Sale
Abner Lobo was born in Honduras and in 1998 came to Long Island, NY For a better opportunity at life and became an american citizen in 2007. He attended Brentwood public schools, graduating from Brentwood High School in 2011. He then went on to attend Suffolk Community College and graduated in 2015 with an associates degree in liberal Arts and Science. Shortly after graduating, he got introduced to the Construction field and fell in love with the Art and the craft that came with making any construction projects come to life.
Showroom Customers Assistant and Products Sale
Emanuele Abbrancati was born and raised on Long Island, NY and attended Hauppauge public schools, graduating from Hauppauge High School in
2011. He then went on to attend Providence College and graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Public and Community Service
Studies. Shortly after graduating, he was hired at Success Academy Harlem Central Middle School in New York City as a Community
Relations Coordinator for 2 years. In the summer of 2017, Emanuele returned home to help manage the Gappsi showroom.
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