John Ratto (a.k.a. Jay) is the President and owner of the Long Island based, award winning landscape design & build firm, J. Ratto Landscaping, Ltd. Jay has successfully managed to bring to life the landscape visions of numerous commercial and residential clients in the three decades spanning his career. His vast knowledge of horticulture coupled with his panache for creativity is what has given him the ability to satisfy customer after customer.
In addition to attending SUNY Farmingdale University’s Horticulture program, Jay is also a PLANET Certified Landscape Professional, Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional (CNLP) and Interlocking Concrete Paving Institute (ICPI) certified. Furthermore, Jay served as the Associate Vice President of Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI) and served two terms as President of Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association (LINLA). Likewise, Jay is also an active member for New York State Nursery Landscape Association, New York State Turf & Landscape Association, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.