• AGC MA Board of Directors

  • Meet the AGC of MA Board of Directors for 2016-2017. These professionals will be guiding your Association over the next year.

    Officers 2016-2017

  • Mark David

    Chair, AGC MA 
    Director, Elaine Construction

    Mark is a member of Elaine’s Executive Leadership team. He has over 29 years of experience in the industry and prior to joining Elaine, Mark spent the last 17 years at Jones Lang LaSalle where he most recently was the President of Jones Lang LaSalle Construction, leading the business nationally. His experience in commercial ground up construction and tenant improvement projects includes award-winning buildings for both corporations and commercial developers. He is a Past President of the Massachusetts Building Congress, and a member of the Wentworth Institute of Technology Industry Advisory Board. He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Lowell.


  • Michael O'Brien

    Vice Chair, Chair of the Advisory Council, AGC MA
    District Operations Manager, Gilbane Building Company

    Michael O’Brien serves as Gilbane’s Massachusetts District Operations Manager, where he oversees all operations department activities in the state with a focus on customer satisfaction, quality, training, and adherence to policies and procedures. Gilbane’s Massachusetts District office employs over 150 employees who deliver a full range of preconstruction, construction and program management services. O’Brien presently oversees various projects in the Commonwealth including the large scale DCAM Worcester Psychiatric Hospital.
  • Steven B. Avery, CPA

    Treasurer, AGC MA
    CFO, Dimeo Construction 

    Steven leads the organization's accounting and financial accounting activities. Prior to joining Dimeo in 1996 Steve was an audit manager with Deloitte & Touche fo-cused on assurance acquisitions in the construction industry. He has been a leader in a number of key areas including the establishment of Dimeo's self performance operations as well as financial, insurance, and bonding activities. Steve is a graduate of Babson College with a BS degree in Accounting.

  • Board of Directors

  • William Aalerud
    Vice President, Columbia Construction

    Serving as a Vice President with the firm, Bill plays an integral role in providing oversight and implementation of continued growth in Columbia Constructions leading market segments. Known for his experience and interpersonal skills, as well as his strategic planning expertise, Bill is responsible for working closely with the firm’s Principals to help guide Columbia’s long-term strategic growth. Since joining Columbia, Bill has taken a leadership role in implementing Lean tools and practices in his never ending pursuit of continuous improvement. Bill is a LEED Accredited Professional with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from UMass/Lowell and an MBA from Babson College. 

    Joseph Albanese

    Immediate Past Chair, AGC MA
    Founder & CEO, Commodore Builders, Inc. 

    Joe is founder and CEO of Commodore Builders. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, with a BSCE from UMass Lowell and an MBA from Boston University. His career in construction has included positions with A.J. Martini, Macomber and Shawmut, founding Commodore in 2002. In 2007, Joe served in the Middle East leading the 22nd Naval Construction Regiment (fwd), he retired from the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps as a Captain in September 2009.


  • Jeffrey Bardell

    President, Daniel O'Connell's Sons

    During his 30 year career, Jeff has held management positions with Charles Pankow Builders in Honolulu and American Constructors in Texas and Hawaii. Prior to joining Daniel O’Connell’s Sons he served as Vice President and Business Group Manager (Northeast) with the Walsh Group of Chicago. Jeff holds a BSCE from the University of Pittsburgh.


    Kevin Beaton

    Project Superintendent, Gilbane Building Company

    AGC MA CLC Chair, 2017

  • Fran Colantonio

    President and CEO, Colantonio, Inc.

    Fran started the firm in 1978 as a carpenter with a background in industrial engineering management.  He has steadily grown the business into a successful, self-performing general contractor and construction management firm with 45 employees.  Fran has been widely recognized for his support of our Armed Services Members, was named 2014 Business Leader of the Year by the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce and received a 2014 Top Workplace Award by the Worcester Business Journal.  He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.



  • Matt Consigli

    Vice President, Consigli Construction

    Matthew is Vice President of Consigli Construction Co., Inc. Representing fourth-generation ownership, he has helped guide the company from a small, local contractor to one of the largest construction management firms in the Northeast. Matthew is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm. He holds a degree in Construction Management from the University of New Hampshire, a B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University, and an M.B.A. from Babson College Graduate School of Management.


    Kerim Evin
    Executive Vice President & General Manager, Skanska USA Building, Inc.

    Kerim Evin has more than 27 years of construction experience. Evin has served for 18 years with Skanska USA Building in Boston. He played key roles in the Harvard Art Museum's renovation and expansion project in Cambridge as well as the construction of the 37-story State Street Financial Center. Kerim received his Bachelors of Science (BS), Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


  • Emil Frei

    President, Berkeley Building Company, Inc.

    Emil is Founder and President of Berkeley Building Company and has been involved in the New England construction market for over 25 years. His projects range from One International Place, Two Twenty Two Berkeley Street to multiple projects at Harvard and MIT among other institutions. He has served on a number of boards and building committees and has a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis.


  • Pam Fisher

    Vice President, Construction Coordinators 

    Pam is Vice President of Construction Coordinators and was part of the founding team in 1991. She is involved in the overall management of the company and plays a key role in client relationship management. She is a Director of CREW Boston, and is involved in entrepreneurship, membership, mentoring and housing and community development committees. Pam is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


  • Peter Hamill
    Vice President of Operations, Turner Construction
    Peter is currently a Vice President and Operations Manager for Turner Construction’s Boston business unit and has been a leader in institutional and medical facility construction in the northeast for over 25 years. Peter’s undergraduate and graduate education was from Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he holds degrees in both structural engineering and construction management. Currently Peter is in a tri-management position overseeing TCCo’s New England construction operation.
  • Robert Murray

    President, BOND Brothers, Inc.

    Robert Murray serves as President of BOND, where he has worked for his entire construction career after graduating from the University of Lowell. His leadership has guided BOND’s growth over the past decade. His investment in great talent, coupled with a highly motivated approach to carefully managed growth, has led the company to prominence in New England. Bob also is on the Corporate Council for the American Cancer Society.


  • Michael Sanchez
    Chief of Construction Operations, Shawmut Design and Construction

    As Chief of Construction Operations, Michael oversees processes across all of Shawmut’s eight offices and divisions. He combines both traditional methods and leading-edge technologies to work with division executives, ensuring that project teams have the necessary training, disciplined consistency, and resources to be best-in-class builders in the industry. Mike holds a B.S. in Building Construction Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology. His building licenses include the Boston Builder’s License (A, B, C), Cambridge Builder’s License, and an unrestricted Commonwealth of Massachusetts Construction Supervisor’s License.

  • Tony Starr

    Partner, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.

    Tony is Co-chair of the firm's Construction Law Practice. He represents contractors, owners, developers, and public authorities across a wide range of construction-related issues in both the public and private sectors including contract drafting, bidding issues, job problems, change order disputes, mechanics’ liens, bond claims, terminations, and delay claims.

    Tony has represented clients in numerous major construction trials, arbitrations, and mediations. He is a frequent lecturer in the area of construction law, particularly in the area of arbitration and mediation of construction disputes. Tony received his BA from Harvard University and his JD from Northeastern University.


  • Marc Truant

    President and CEO, Marc Truant Associates, Inc.

    Marc, a licensed architect, is a past chairman of AGC of Massachusetts and a national director of the AGC of America. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Boston Society of Architects and for many years has served as a director of Friends of Boston’s Homeless. Marc holds a Bachelor of Science from MIT and a Master of Architecture from Rice University.


  • Charles S. Vaciliou

    Senior Vice President, Director of Operations, Erland

    A member of Erland’s founding team 36 years ago, Chuck is Senior Vice President serving as Director of Operations and is in charge of the company’s annual strategic planning process. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. He has been active in industry associations and activities, serving the Wentworth Construction Management Program Industry Professional Advisory Council (IPAC).


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