Peter is a native Washingtonian and long-time resident of Bethesda, Maryland. He is married to Mary Jane Pagenstecher, who hails from Nebraska and serves as Director of Fine and Performing Arts at the Holton Arms School. They share a Cape Cod-style home in Bethesda with their boxer named Lena who enjoys swimming in the Chesapeake Bay. They have two children: Schuyler who lives and works in Denver and Natalie who is a student at the University of Delaware.
Actively involved in the construction industry since 1975, Peter co-founded the originating firm; John A. Pagenstecher, Builder in 1981.
Specializing in residential remodeling, the firm's commitment to quality has remained steadfast throughout its rich history. With a culture guided by team work and customer service, the firm creates a "positive remodeling experience" for all.