Who We Are

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ASLA Landscape Architect Jay Marino brings over 25 years of experience to Pinnacle with an ecologically sensitive artist’s touch from the initial consultation to the final brush of dirt from his hands. Pinnacle’s team of experienced landscape construction crews pride themselves in client’s complete satisfaction in finished projects. From large commercial irrigation designs to small residential gardens, Pinnacle Landscapes delivers the highest quality and integrity the landscape design business has to offer.

Jay graduated from Louisiana State University, the highest ranked Landscape Architecture program in the country, and is a licensed, certified ASLA in both NC and Florida. He has a broad range of landscape experience including residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal site work. His designs have won numerous awards and recognition in WNC, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Jay approaches all of his projects with an artist’s flair, and strives to create practically sustainable, magical landscapes with his creative eye. Environmentally sensitive, he takes seriously the balance in careful land planning while balancing the needs of a growing community. His unique style and community pride motivate him to be a member of the Associated Landscape Contractors of America Green Industry Conference for many years as well as to serve on the Buncombe Co. Planning Board.

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Landscape magic with an understanding and sense of place

We operate with the following Values:

Honesty and Integrity in all aspects of business

Excellence in all aspects of the company

Ecological sensitivity whenever possible

Social responsiblity

It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Jay Marino and Trey with Pinnacle Landscaping these past years We have a weekly contract with this amazing group of individuals. They keep our grounds in top notch shape. They did an excellent job redesigning our garden in our resident garden here at Arbor Terrace Assisted living. We have been so happy with all of our projects Pinnacle Landscaping has done for us. In our recent ice storm, after one call Trey had his salt truck take care of our parking lot within the hour. The response time to my calls is always prompt. You will be happy that you called Pinnacle Landscaping.
Susan P. Fairbaim

Thank your crew once again for talent & hard work, new plants, mulching, and the new wall looks great! All your guys are so courteous and helpful -- you're very lucky! Appreciate your expertise with the plants for the "curb appeal." Love it!
- Jennifer Ridgley