Stalco Construction Promotes Joseph M. Serpe to Principal
Islandia, NY – Stalco Construction, Inc., an Islandia, NY-based general contracting and construction management firm, promoted Joseph M. Serpe to Principal. Building Design & Construction magazine recently ranked Stalco as the 148th largest general contractor and the 50th largest construction manager in the United States. The value of the firm’s currently on-going projects totals approximately $100 million.
“Since joining Stalco in 2008 as Project Manager and then serving as Vice President, Serpe has contributed his technical expertise and excellent managerial skills to developing our firm into one of the fastest growing commercial and institutional builders in the Northeast,” said Stalco President and CEO Alan Nahmias. “His business acumen and expertise in managing highly complex construction undertakings and large project teams, leading pre-engineered building projects, and guiding LEED certification procedures will reinforce our firm’s strong position in the New York City, Long Island, and greater New York area markets.”
Serpe’s responsibilities as Principal include overall management of all Stalco construction operations, supervision of the firm’s project management and superintendent staff, executive management of selected projects, and mentorship of junior project management personnel.
Serpe will also increase his role in developing and implementing Stalco’s business strategy aimed at geographical expansion, business development activities, and growing the firm’s pre-engineered steel structures design/build affiliate, Stalco International Group, an certified designer and builder of American Buildings Company-fabricated projects.
The firm’s current projects include the $5 million renovation and interior fit-out at the SUNY Downstate Medical center in Brooklyn, NY; the $2.5 million Broad Channel Athletic Club in Broad Channel, NY; the $12 million Westbury Middle School science wing; the $2 million Island Trees Library renovation in Levittown, NY; the $9.2 million upgrades and expansion at Springs Union Free School District in East Hampton, NY; the $8.9 million renovation of the Mineola Fire District facilities in Mineola, NY; and the $7.1 million upgrades for the Massapequa Union Free School District in Massapequa, NY.
While at Stalco, Serpe has managed the $15 million, LEED Silver-certified historic restoration of the landmark Pier A in Manhattan, the oldest surviving pier in New York; the 60,000-square-foot, $8.4million, LEED Platinum-certified Battery Park City Asphalt Green Sports Center, also in Manhattan; the $35.8 million renovation and expansion of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Queens, NY; the $5.2 million Emergency Department expansion at the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx, NY; the on-call Construction Management assignment for the 760,000-square-foot CA, Inc.’s Global Headquarters in Islandia, NY; the $30 million, 176,000-square-foot Three Village School District Expansion and Capital Improvement Program in Setauket, NY; the $1.5 million, 14,000-square-foot expansion and renovation of the IGA Supermarket in Southold, NY; and the $2.5 million ground-up construction of the Hicksville Fire Department Station 2 in Hicksville, NY.
Serpe an active member of Contractors For Kids (CFK) and a supporter of Cooley’s Anemia Foundation. Stalco’s original founders and Principals, Alan Nahmias and late Kevin G. Harney, co-founded CFK, a not-for-profit organization supported by nearly 300 Long Island-based construction, real estate, architecture, and finance companies. CFK provides assistance to children and their families impacted by health-related crisis. To date, CFK has provided support valued at more than $3 million.
CFK offers assistance extending beyond payment of medical bills. The organization has reimbursed travel costs related to cutting-edge treatments unavailable locally and provided aid to families unable to submit mortgage payments due to healthcare-related expenses. It also financially assists parents faced with the heartbreaking task of making funeral arrangements for their children.
Prior to joining Stalco, Serpe served as Project Manager at Radon Construction and as a New York State highway and road construction inspector.
Stalco Construction, Inc.
Headquartered in Islandia, NY, Stalco Construction, Inc. is a full-service general contracting and construction management firm active in the Greater New York area and on Long Island. Building Design & Construction magazine recently ranked Stalco as the 148th largest general contractor and the 50th largest construction manager in the United States. Engineering News-Record New York magazine ranked Stalco as the 47th largest construction firm in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Tri-state area.
Established in 1992, the firm builds facilities for commercial and institutional clients in the educational, healthcare, retail, office, governmental, entertainment, industrial, research/laboratory, and worship markets. The value of the firm’s on-going ground-up, interior, and capital improvement projects totals approximately $100 million.