People in Business for April 27 _lowres

Bill Pietri

Perkins Rowe, a mixed-use development combining retail, office, residential and entertainment space off Bluebonnet Boulevard, has hired Bill Pietri as general manager.

A 30-year veteran of the industry and a Louisiana, Pietri previously served as regional operations director and market leader in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi for ABM Industries, one of the country’s largest facility management services providers.

Pietri’s experience includes facilities management for several major developments, including Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans and its retail, office, parking and entertainment venues. He also served in multiple roles for Lakeway Center in Metairie, which combines office, hotel and retail space.

Stirling Properties manages Perkins Rowe.