Gates Elegante' 352-378-9509
Gates Elegante'       352-378-9509

About Us

Our team will do everything possible to ensure you are completely satisfied. We look forward to working with you - now and in the future.


Richard Lester, President & Owner

Phone: (352) 378-9509 Ext. 111



Sales, Artist, Craftsman, Master Gate Designer/Installer

44 Years Experience



  • Past President of National Ornamental Metals Association - Florida Chapter
  • 1988 Gainesville Home Builders Association Associate of the Year
  • Builders Association of North Central Florida Life Spike



Patrick Alsop - Project Supervisor

Phone: (352) 363-4350



Assistant Manager, Installation Expert, Metal Fabrication Expert

15 Years Experience

Christopher Smith

Phone:  (352) 378-9509 



Service Manager, Installation Expert

21 Years Experience

Janet Hoeft, Accounts Payable

Phone: (352) 224-7682




Contact Information:


Gates Elegante'

​​div. of D.D. Lester & Associates, Inc.
720 SE 9th Place
Gainesville, FL 32601


State License #


Toll Free:

(800) 356-5168



(352) 378-9509



(352) 351-0303


Outside Sales:

Rich Lester

(352) 354-5003


Serving: Gainesville, Ocala, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee

Business Hours

Monday - Friday

8AM - 5PM

By Appointment Only

What's New.

Our Work

See some of our recently completed projects.

Special Offer

New customer or returning one? Ask us about our special discounts.

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