The 2,225-square-foot house was built in 1940 in the East Flushing neighborhood.
Mr. Engels principal and vice president at Sanborn, Head and Associates, Inc., an engineering firm in in Westford, Mass.
Prior to Sanborn, he was vice president and manager of the hazardous and solid waste group at Earth Tech, Inc. Before that, he worked with GEI Consultants, Inc., where he held positions from project manager to vice president and environmental division manager.
Engels earned his master's in civil engineering at Cornell University and a bachelor's in civil engineering at Manhattan College.
There were 126 home sales in the East Flushing in 2008, with median price of $627,500.
Address: 47-10 159th Street
Buyer(s): Yin and Xiao Tian
Seller(s): Jo-Ann Engels (Estate), Engels and Joseph G
Sale date: Jun. 5, 2009