Merkourios a. Angeliades, better known as Mike, was born on November 20th, 1941 in Symi, Greece. In 1960 he came to the Unites States. In 1965 he founded ANT Construction doing home and restaurant improvements. In 1969 he founded Magnetic Construction Corp. Magnetic Construction completed over 200 restaurants in the tri-state area as well as city and state projects. Currently, it is an organization with over 40 years experience and continues to do work in the private and public sectors. In 1991 he founded M.A. Angeliades, Inc., which today is a well-known and highly-regarded contracting firm.
In addition to his business accomplishments, he is very active in civic, community and philanthropic endevours. His generosity and high moral standards, both in and out of the business world, have earned him an outstanding reputation. He is extremely proud of his heritage and is very involved in the Greek community. He is one of the original founders of the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church in Roslyn, New York. He is a member of the Ahepa Gold Coast Chapter and Leadership 100. He and his wife Libby have been married for more than thirty years, they reside in Manhasset, New York and have four daughters, Phaedra, Aegina, Irena and Ilana.