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Protecting the quality of life since 1944.

Michael Pucillo, Chairman & CEO

Michael Pucillo, Chairman & CEO

Vice Chairman

Mr. Pucillo has been a lifelong resident of Palm Beach. His parents opened the Petite Marmite restaurant in 1949 and operated it until its sale in 1983. Mr. Pucillo is a graduate of Williams College and Georgetown University Law School. After clerking for two federal judges and working at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, he and his wife, Deborah, settled in Palm Beach permanently. Mr. Pucillo practiced law in Palm Beach and West Palm Beach for 35 years.  In 1994 he founded the firm of Burt & Pucillo, serving as managing partner until its merger with a national law firm. He limited his practice to securities litigation, and he represented several of the nation’s largest public pension funds. He retired from the practice of law at the end of 2015. Mr. Pucillo has been active in civic and community affairs. From 2011 until 2017 he was a member of the Town Council in Palm Beach, and served as Council president from 2015 to 2017. While on the Council, he chaired both the Public Works Committee and the Finance and Tax Committee.

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The Civic Association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting our remarkable community and enhancing the special quality of life found only on the island. Your support helps to ensure that Palm Beach continues to be the best place to call home.