Hylan Datacom & Electrical
DAS and Small Cell
Sanford Duskin Memorial Training Center
The Sanford Duskin Memorial Training Center is Hylan’s 14,000 square foot state-of-the-art training facility located in Long Island City, NY.
The facility occupies 38,000 square feet of land, with 1,000 square feet of training space in a 14,000 square foot building.
Our Hylan team is expertly trained in fiber splicing and testing, small cell installation, and testing and safety training.
Vice Chairman & President
Chief Operating Officer
Regional Vice President of Operations
Vice President - Project Management
Director - Underground
Senior Project Manager
Mr. John S. DiLeo Jr. worked side by side with his father, Mr. John S. DiLeo Sr., for over 20 years, learning the business hands-on. In his role as Vice Chairman & President, he carries on the strong client service orientation and stringent quality standards, which are the family tradition. DiLeo oversees HYLAN’s day-to-day business operations, directly influencing how company resources are allocated to deliver growth and profitability to the business. Along with the rest of the senior management team, DiLeo reviews daily project reports and production sheets, actively monitoring the progress and status of all jobs. He is actively engaged with customers and employees, and his primary objective is to help ensure quality of work and customer satisfaction.
Mr. DiLeo graduated from St. John’s University in 1983. Over the course of his career, he has served in executive leadership roles, gaining comprehensive experience overseeing complex operations and guiding strategic direction for multiple well-established organizations. He presently serves as a board member for the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) and the National Utility Contractors Association of New Jersey (NUCA). He is also a member of the Columbus Citizens Foundation in New York City and the New York Electrical Contractors Association. Additionally, DiLeo is a successful restauranteur and avid sports fan, with a life-long allegiance to the New York Jets.
Mr. Carmine Manna has 35 years of management experience. He has managed internationally known sports and convention facilities, such as Madison Square Garden and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. While at these facilities, he was responsible for directing major construction and renovation projects. He prides himself as being a customer-driven manager who works hard to provide courteous, quality, and professional workmanship to all his clients. Mr. Manna’s customer relation skills are an asset to HYLAN. Mr. Manna is a graduate of St. John’s University.
Mr. Joseph Romano has over 25 years in the Electrical Industry. As a member of IBEW Local #3, he has served as a General Superintendent, Senior Project manager and a Project Executive. He specializes in heavy construction, highway/public works and infrastructure work. Some of his past projects include; Harlem River Lift Bridge, Hudson Yards MOE/Platform Rail Yard and numerous other large scale projects throughout New York City and the 5 Borough’s. He brings an aggressive work ethic to HYLAN and strives on a hands-on project management system from start to finish. He believes that a team effort helps drive a project to complete success. His field experience as a Journeyman electrician has helped him build a career that helps with every aspect of the industry.
Mr. Williams has over 30 years experience in the communications industry. He is a seasoned veteran, spending the last 20 years as Project Manager on all phases of datacom / telecommunications construction. His knowledge and proven capabilities with projects include pre-planning, cost engineering, vendor pricing and selection, as well as hiring and maintaining personnel and project scheduling. Mr. Williams’ outstanding leadership skills have helped him become one of the industry’s best and have given him the opportunity to work in twenty U.S. States and six foreign countries.
Mr. John Gambino has served 22 years in the underground utility industry & started at the age of 18. Starting as LIUNA laborer John began his career specializing in underground utilities while working alongside his father who was a long time laborer and laborer foreman; an honor John cherishes today having learned just as much about work ethic and accountability as he did about utility work. Working as a laborer taught him what was needed to complete the day to day activities hands on. Learning how to get a 3D visual of the Code 53 Mark outs ( of Gas , Electric , Steam & Communications ) beneath the surface and choosing prospective routes of new installation took him to his next level as a Foreman. As a Foreman he ran a 4-7 man crew constructing new installation of underground utilities , one most notable location was Columbus Circle Utility Relocation. Communicating with the utility lower & senior management on daily basis & learning the specs for each utility brought him to supervising 3 Crews on a daily basis & making him the 1st utility relocation Super in the 21st century to start the 2nd Ave Subway Project. Relocating all major utilities on 2nd Ave from 96th St to 81st Street. His knowledge in the industry saved several months by design building most of the project. In the years to come he had learned to estimate costs and analyze each specialty project. Today He has achieved directing over 75 men, managing multiple facilities & equipment throughout NYC , NJ & PA.
Mr. Matthew Christie is a 1997 graduate of SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. He has 23 years of experience in the wireless and telecom industry, starting his career with HYLAN Datacom & Electrical in 1997. As Director of Telecom Field Operations, he is experienced in turnkey construction, RF, various technology upgrades and indoor/outdoor DAS.