Carl was 44 years old. He became a firefighter at Ladder 172 in Brooklyn on 9/7/83. He went to Rescue 5 on Staten Island in 1991. He had 18 years on the job. He owned a construction business called Tower East Construction along with another Rescue 5 firefighter‚ Joseph Mascali‚ who was also lost on 9/11. Carl was married to Christine for 23 years. He had two daughters‚ Desiree 20 and Stephanie 17.