Principals

Barry & Kathleen Robbins-Capuano
This couple’s diverse experience and education have led them to become the face of Fit Pit Elevator Systems. They are focused on working with consultants, architects and engineers in the elevator industry to develop the safest and healthiest elevator pits known to OSHA, LEED and the EPA. Barry and Kathleen combined forces in 2007 to own and operate Silver Linings 777, LLC a company specializing in commercial real estate design, build and project management. Projects include recreational vehicle retail sites, health care clinics and food service facilities. Prior to operating this business, they had a 15-year journey that included roles in human resources and operational improvement for automotive dealers throughout central Texas. Kathleen received a BA in History and a Minor in Business from Texas A&M. Barry’s education in Psychology as a Law Enforcement Officer in Houston, Texas still aids him in his day to day business relationships.

Jerome Fokas
Jerome leads the technology, training and installation certification functions for Fit Pit Elevator Systems. His credentials include CWS (Certified Waterproofing Specialist), CSRS (Certified Structural Repair Specialist) and CMR (Certified Mold Remediator/Indoor Air Quality). Jerome formed Select Basement Waterproofing Inc. in 2004. His company has over 45 employees and has completed over 7000 residential and commercial projects in New Jersey & New York. He launched Water2Wine777 Operations, LLC in 2015 where he serves as Vice President of Manufacturing and Installation Certification. Jerome is also a Partner in Grate Products LLC, a manufacturer of water evacuation systems. He holds the license rights to Fit Pit and full patent rights to the Green Smart Pit, an oil collection and recycling system.

Peter Schadek
Peter’s 25+ years of experience in design and commercial construction enable him to provide guidance to Fit Pit Elevator Systems from the perspective of a contractor. He is also a co-founder of PSR West Coast Builders, a firm that offers ground-up construction of grocery and retail stores, grocery remodels and industrial refrigeration in the western US. Prior to PSR, Peter held senior positions in construction and project management at leading firms including Capitol Refrigeration, Kysor/Warren, Grocery Outlet, R 3 Builders, Hussmann Refrigeration and WR Layne Construction and Engineering. With over 1,000 projects completed, Peter has demonstrated the ability to complete a variety of projects to stringent timelines and requirements.

Gary Warness
Gary’s career spans 35 years and he is leading Fit Pit Elevator Systems strategy development. He became part of the mechanical contracting industry in 2003 as a co-owner of ColonialWebb - a company he helped form, grow and sell. Gary is also investing in JRC Mechanical - a mechanical contractor and Ultimate Construction Services - an elevator-related work contractor. He began his career in a Management Development program with GE and held leadership positions with GE, York International, and Alcoa. Gary received a BSME from Rutgers University. Gary formed and leads a charity board that has raised over $1.5M for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Steve Zorko
Steve brings over 30 years of management experience to Fit Pit Elevator Systems and is leading the marketing and finance functions. He also owns Integrity Wealth Management, LLC (IWM), an investment advisory business he operates with his wife. Prior to creating IWM, Steve held executive roles in public, private and private equity businesses in the metals manufacturing and distribution industries. His previous employers include Alcoa (Firth Rixson), Spectrum Metals, Interturbine (United Technologies) and GE. Steve received a BSWE from The Ohio State University, a MSME from the University of Cincinnati and is a veteran of the US Army.

Brandie Hassing Sales Executive
925-878-2758
brandie@fitpitelevator.com
3458 Mount Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA 94549

Opportunities for Installers


Fit Pit Elevator Systems, LLC is the exclusive distributor of the Fit Pit line of products. Our senior leadership team has over 125 years of experience in the areas of construction, manufacturing, distribution and finance. The systems are designed and manufactured in the USA.

Our path to market is to establish partnerships with contractors that have expertise with elevator modernizations and relationships with the property managers, inspectors and consultants in their respective regions. We work closely with our partners to train their personnel on the proper installation and operation of our systems. This approach ensures that all stakeholders will benefit from the decision to install Fit Pit products.

Please contact us at info@fitpitelevator.com if you have an interest in becoming an installation partner.