About the late Harry M. Perks

Harry M. Perks (April 3, 1928 – September 29, 2013) was the former Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Streets Commissioner of Philadelphia, President of Day & Zimmermann, and Deputy Superintendent of Schools of Philadelphia. He owned his own engineering firm, Perks Reutter Associates, until 2008.

From Dave Davies’ 1997 Daily News column about Harry M. Perks:

“Unlike the inflated egos who claim credit for everything that happens in Philadelphia, Perks has been quietly getting very big things done for decades. He may be the most important Philadelphian you never heard of.” Read more

To learn more about Harry M. Perks, please contact his sons:

H. Mark Perks. Jr. – 410-530-0883
Chris Perks – 856-905-2338
Matthew Perks – 215-888-7418
Clark Perks – 609-206-3166

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