Mark Pestrella is the Director of Los Angeles County Public Works. Public Works’ diverse operations are defined within the following business areas: Water Resources, Transportation, Environmental Services, Construction Management, and Municipal Services. With an annual budget of more than $2.7 billion and a workforce of 4,000 employees, Los Angeles County Public Works is the largest municipal public works agency in the United States, providing vital public infrastructure and civic services to more than 10 million people across a 4,000-square-mile service area.
A native of Southern California, Mr. Pestrella earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is a 35-year veteran of Public Works and is a licensed professional engineer.