Ronald A. Beattie, an executive with extensive experience in the computer-aided facilities management and technologies for commercial real estate worldwide, is Commercial Business Director at SUNation Solar Systems in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
A U.S. Coast Guard veteran with a B.S. in Business Management from the City University of New York/Staten Island, Ron is former vice president and director of administration for Smith Barney Shearson’s Branch Real Estate Department. He also served as facilities-management systems manager for Citibank’s North American Banking Group; director of production and systems for Mancini Duffy, a nationally prominent architecture-design firm; and as executive vice president/owner of PlanData Systems Corp. in Huntington, NY, a consulting firm in real-estate facilities management and space documentation with clients on four continents.
Ron is an active leader in the Long Island business community and speaks widely on CAD/CAFM and technology for commercial real estate. A member of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum Board of Trustees since 2009, he was elected president in 2012.
As president, he said his priority is “to restore the museum’s economic sustainability so we can continue our mission to honor the wish of William K. Vanderbilt II, to provide education and enjoyment for the people of Suffolk County.”