Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

19 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE As a former apprentice for the Bricklayers Association at the age of 19, Lewis P. Houghtaling III was exposed to the construction industry early on in his life. After working for Ramon and Dubrino between 1970 and 1977, he established Debrino Caulking Associates, Inc., in 1977, where he currently serves as president and owner. Although his career has been filled with highlights, he is especially proud of providing an income for the families who have worked for him, as well as helping others work on high-profile projects, including projects for Turner Construction. Inspired by his father, who was a tradesman with expertise in carpentry and electricity, among other trades, Mr. Houghtaling was noteworthy in the 1970s for his work, as he was one of the few entrepreneurs in his profession offering his unique services. For his expertise, he was honored with a Best National Restoration Rehabilitative Maintenance Project Award from the International Bricklayers Union, as well as an accolade from the American Subcontractors Association. To remain abreast of developments in the field, Mr. Houghtaling maintains affiliation with the Sealants Waterproofers Restoration Institute, the Eastern Contractors Association, the Engineers of Concrete Restoration Institute, the Northeastern Contractors Association and the American Subcontractors Association. Civically engaged in his community as well, he is a trustee and sits on the board of directors of the Eastern Contractors Association, is a trustee of the Irish American Heritage Museum, and is a trustee and board member of the Bricklayers Pension and Welfare Fund. Additionally, he is a trustee of the International Masonry Institute in an effort to recruit others into the industry. Attributing his success to his diligent work ethic, Mr. Houghtaling is happily married and has three children and five grandchildren. Looking toward the future, he intends to ease into a well-deserved retirement. Millennium Magazine Featured Listee LEWIS P. HOUGHTALING III PRESIDENT, OWNER Debrino Caulking Associates, Inc. Castleton on Hudson, NY