Milwaukee plumbing industry veteran Jim Lagina dies

Jim Laginathe former owner and president of Milwaukee-based Lagina Plumbing, who later worked on his own as director of business development for Lagina Agencyrecently passed away at the age of 63.

Lagina was the owner and president of the commercial plumbing company Lagina Plumbing from 2001 to 2010. The company has been involved in several major construction projects in the Milwaukee area, including Bayshore Town Center, Park Lafayette, Milwaukee Public Market, the office building 875 East Wisconsin and The Modern. .

Since 2012, Lagina has been independent as the business development manager of the Lagina agency.

During her career, Lagina has also worked for Zien Mechanical Contractors, Friese Mueller Plumbing and Fire Protection Ahern.

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Andrew Weiland is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as an editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Weiland is a permanent resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, and son, Zachary. He is an avid sportsman and enjoys coaching his son’s baseball and basketball teams.