• AGC MA Board of Directors

  • Meet the AGC MA Board of Directors for 2018-2019. These professionals will be guiding your Association over the next year.

    Officers 2018-2019

  • Michael O'Brien

    Chair, 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.
     
  • Fran Colantonio

    Vice Chair, AGC MA
    Chairman 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 $75 million general contracting and construction management firm, employing 50 people and specializing in complex projects in the education, historic renovation, affordable housing, and public markets. He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, as well as his Construction Supervisor, Public Safety, Boston Builder, Welder, Hoisting, and Commercial Maritime Captain’s Licenses.

  • 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.

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  • 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. 

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    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.

     

  • Tom Comeau

    Executive Vice President & COO, Commodore Builders, Inc.

    Tom graduated from Wentworth with a degree in Civil Engineering and earned his MBA from Northeastern. He joined Commodore Builders in 2003.

     

  • 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.

     

  • Ashley Greenwood

    Project Manager, Sea-Dar Construction

    Ashley has more than 10 years of experience in the construction industry and has been with Sea-Dar Construction for 3 years. Ashley graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a degree in Construction Management. Now, she holds the LEED® AP certification. Ashley is Chair of the CLC and an active member of the BWiC and Code Committees. 

  • Maureen Kirkpatrick
    Vice President & Operations Manager, Turner Construction
     
    Maureen is currently the Vice President and Operations Manager of Turner Construction’s Boston Office, which performs $900M of work annually in the New England Region. Turner Construction specializes in commercial construction with an annual volume of $11 Billion in 2017. Maureen has spent the past 26 years working in multiple operations roles. In her current role, Maureen sits on the executive committee for the Boston Business Unit. In addition to her work within Turner, Maureen is a Trustee for the MCAP – Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program, as well as a member of PGTI – The Policy Group on Tradeswomen’s Issues, which focuses on breaking the barriers for women in the trades. 
     
  • Matthew Kilty

    President,  Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp.

    Matt's years of experience building high-end restaurants and retail stores combined with his impressive knowledge of building methods make him an invaluable resource; he advises project teams on purchasing long lead items and setting permitting milestones, and provides expert assistance in preconstruction planning of site logistics and scheduling. He is also responsible for business development, developing company-wide policies, procedures, standards and training programs, and for the scheduling of construction operations staff.

  • 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.

     

  • Jeff Navin

    Vice President Project Management | Project Executive, Consigli Construction Co., Inc.

  • Stacy Roman

    Senior Project Manager, Commodore Builders, Inc.

    Stacy has been in the construction industry for 15 years and is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology. Currently, she holds the LEED® AP and CM-Lean certifications. Stacy has been with Commodore Builders for over 8 years. As Senior Project Manager she provides clients with a full range of construction services. Stacy is presently Chair of the BWiC Committee. 

  • 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.

     

  • 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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    Christine Walsh

    Government | Community Liaison Commercial Development, Lee Kennedy Co., Inc.


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