About Us

Established in 1983, Graduate Pest Control is a second generation family owned and operated Pest Elimination Company, servicing New York City, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Long Island.  We are a progressive pest elimination service company. Using a science based approach, known in the industry as Integrated Pest Management (IPM), we will eradicate any infestation.  We offer affordable and personalized pest elimination services to our clients.

Arnold Katz

Owner and Entomologist

Arnold earned his Associates Degree from SUNY Farmingdale in Pest Control in 1976 and  Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Georgia in Entomology and Toxicology in 1978.

Arnold has over 30 years of experience in the Pest Control Industry.  Arnold established Graduate Pest Control in 1983 and has been implementing and perfecting Integrated Pest Management techniques in his accounts to ensure the highest quality of pest elimination and safety for his clients, their pets and the environment.

The inspiration for the name of the company came to Arnold while enrolled in the AAS Pest Control Degree program at Farmingdale State College SUNY in 1976. He went on to further his education at The University of Georgia, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Entomology from their College of Agriculture.  

Arnold’s in-depth educational background in insect biology, morphology, environmental relationships, and structural function along with his vivid imagination has allowed

Ryan Katz

Staff Technician

Ryan Katz followed in his father’s footsteps and received his AAS Degree in Biology from Farmingdale State College SUNY.

Meryl Katz

Office Manager

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