COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION EXPERTISE
BNF Contractors builds success for our clients with the help of some of the most dedicated professionals in the filed. Our core team of experienced specialists best represents our commitment to excellence and commercial construction expertise.
Over 20 years ago, Barbara built BNF Contractors like her previous successful business, from the ground up.
To create an efficacious, woman-owned business in a male dominated industry Barbara coupled her entrepreneurial business savvy… Read more
with the Commercial Construction expertise of BNF’s Senior Vice President, Frank Giordano.
Using her past experience as a “Concept to Completion” business owner, Barbara employed the same goal-driven practices and client-focused services that have established BNF Contractors as a successful commercial construction company. Barbara and the BNF team ensures that with every project completed, the quality work delivered for clients solidifies BNF Contractors’ reputation in the industry as a reliable, well-oiled machine. However, Barbara is most proud of the lasting relationships she has built with clients and staff.
As the president of BNF Contractors Inc., a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), Barbara Giordano said, “The most important component of constructing enduring commercial builds begins with knowledgeable, tenacious, trustworthy people–like the team at BNF. With a proven track record of success, BNF Contractors demonstrates expertise in commercial construction and our team of dedicated professionals are here, day and night, to get the job done.”
Barbara continues to oversee all aspects of the company’s goals and hopes to continue to expand, build higher, and farther–all by using the same foundation of reliability and hard work, BNF Contractors established over two decades ago.
Barbara Giordano is a proud Professional Women in Construction (PWC) Member and Chief Award Winner and a member of National Association of Women in Construction.
Frank has been an integral part of the development and growth of BNF Contractors Inc. From the very beginning, Frank has provided expertise in carpentry and project management in order to establish and build the BNF brand… Read more
as a premiere Commercial Construction Company. Seeding the early formation of BNF’s success Frank brought a hands-on approach and years of experience as field operations management to develop; client relationships, project estimates, deep knowledge of building materials, as well as allocating manpower–all while working tirelessly to execute commercial builds from start-to-finish.
Frank attended New York Institute of Technology for Architectural Design before serving in the US Army. As a sergeant in Vietnam, combat infantry; Frank formed leadership skills that guided men in a war zone, created structure, and helped to build teamwork among the troops. Applying these same ethics and tenets to BNF was a matter of positive replication.
Frank has been quoted as saying, “Enduring Relationships with clients that have withstood the test of time is one of my proudest professional achievements. We have been successful for 22 years without ever advertising, all our recommendations have been by word-of-mouth. Thankfully, our reputation precedes us. It makes all the hard work and sleepless nights building BNF over the years worth it all.”
Frank continues to ensure the standards he worked so hard to uphold never fail by continuing to oversee effective business practices at BNF Contractors, as well as ensures the team members are all on the same page and apprised of one another’s project status, for effective workflow for all BNF clients.
With over 17 years of industry experience
at BNF Contractors, Inc., Rich leads all of BNF’s commercial construction initiatives, from strategic planning to completion. He is responsible for every facet of a project… Read more
including developing bids and budgets, negotiating contracts, preparing work schedules, on-site troubleshooting and communicating daily with clients, subcontractors, government municipalities, and the BNF team.
Rich brings an exceptionally detailed-oriented, technical, and conscientious perspective to each job–skills honed from his career with the U.S. Air Force in which he served for more than nine years. Traveling the globe, Rich was involved in a wide variety of intelligence operations which earned him an SCI/TKG security clearance, often referred to as “above Top Secret.” He started his tour at Iraklion Air Station in Greece where he was the first and only airman in his unit to be selected as a Morse Systems Controller, managing a number of airman and critical information. When he retired from the military in 1999, Rich was the NCO Joint Watch Chief at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii. There he maintained 100% mission readiness and oversaw the flight training programs for more than 120 personnel. He received numerous acclamations for his service, including multiple U.S. Joint Service Commendation medals and U.S. Humanitarian Awards.
Rich attended a number of educational institutions, including University of Maryland and Hawaii Pacific University, where he studied architectural engineering, electronics, communications technology, and total quality management.
As a 32-year industry veteran, Ed began his managerial career as a Construction Office Manager where he coordinated subcontractors and dispatched work crews. Soon after, he was promoted to Construction Supervisor and then Project Supervisor… Read more
where he was responsible for the efficient execution of jobs, working directly with clients, assigning subcontractors, arranging schedules and inspections and the ultimate objective–delivering every project on time and on budget.
Ed came to BNF Contractors in 2011 as Project Manager offering both extensive and varied experience managing multimillion-dollar construction projects, among them: New York City’s Chelsea Piers Sports Complex which required the construction of an aquatic center, swimming pool and spa; the Long Island Railroad where Ed supervised the turn-key construction of two substations; the building of Brooklyn’s Lenox Road Baptist Church; and a complete renovation of an existing school plus a new building addition for the West Islip, New York, School District.
As a member of a family-owned residential construction company Jeff quite literally grew up in the business. Jeff began work as a carpenter in 2002 and experiencing the sense of accomplishment that comes from seeing a project develop from blueprint to completion… Read more
He soon advanced to company foreman, where he coordinated and supervised on-site trades and managed all phases of the hands-on building process, including both residential and commercial framing, interior and exterior finish work, roofing, and flooring.
Jeff relocated to New York and joined BNF Contractors in 2012 as a Project Manager. His daily duties are diverse and include overseeing interior banking and other commercial property renovations, scheduling subcontractors, maintaining daily progress reports, and keeping clients up-to-speed with project development along with coordinating weekly onsite project meetings to ensure limited, if any, punch-list items. He also works alongside other BNF team members, assisting in RFP submittals for presentation to clients.
Kevin brings over 18 years of experience and expertise in the Commercial Construction industry to BNF Contractors. In that time, he has never lost his passion for construction…Read more
Throughout his career, he has proven to be an asset to the team and valuable player in bringing complex plans and projects to life. He began his career as a foreman for a painting company and quickly learned the value of honesty and understanding in building lasting relationships with clients–a value he still practices today with BNF Contractor’s clients. Kevin’s time working with Columbia University, Teachers College, Northwell Health, Long Island Industrial, Sutton and Edwards, T Weiss Realty, Simone Development, have all prepared him for a multitude of building challenges and exposed him to a wide range of service capabilities in order to fulfill the needs of each industry’s specialization. Notable projects include building out a 100,000-sq-ft office space, as well as the new EICU for Syosset and Plainview Hospitals. Kevin has been quoted as saying, “I am always looking to expand my knowledge in the field, whether it’s working with cutting-edge materials, state-of-the-art machinery, or learning from colleagues and partners in the industry–the world of building is always progressing and it’s exciting to be an integral part of this ever-expanding field.”
(OSHA & Lead Certified)
Office Operations Supervisor
For over 10 years, Tracey has performed complex, in-house office operations that ensure the infrastructure at BNF runs smoothly
in order to contribute to our client’s commercial building success… Read more
As a key resource at BNF Contractors, Tracey is dedicated to performing day-to-day tasks impeccably–from overseeing all Human Resource activities to coordinating appointment calendars and schedules for our entire office staff. Tracey ensures proposals and invoicing are all be executed expeditiously, while always meeting expectations and deadlines. Plus, her expertise in DOB Permit applications, QuickBooks processes and inter-office relations provides a seamless workflow for the BNF team and our clients.
With industry experience dating back more than twenty years when he was a general laborer for a local union, Bryon has since traded in his tool belt to work in the administrative offices of BNF… Read more
For the past 12 years he’s championed the development of new business opportunities by facilitating the detail-intensive RFP and RFI processes, collecting and disseminating all necessary submittal documentation, and maintaining productive relationships with integral team members including design professionals, subcontractors, consultants, clients, utilities, labor unions, and city and state agencies and municipalities.
Bryon also helps coordinate projects prior to their actual construction and oversees field supervisors, trade and construction personnel in the planning, scheduling and safe execution of all projects. He’s worked on numerous Bank of America and Fleet Bank initiatives, ranging from ground-up construction to new store interior fit-outs, as well as renovations and fit-outs for Chase, Sovereign and TD banks, and Cablevision. He is a NYC Licensed Construction Superintendent and is certified in site safety management and OSHA regulations.
For over a decade Kathleen has been an integral part of the daily office operations at BNF and is the initial point of contact for all new architectural drawings… Read more
Her extensive knowledge of A.I.A. documents often put both Customers and Subcontractors at ease when questions arise, and her knowledge of Auto Cad has proven helpful on many occasions. Kathleen’s “point of entry” management allows for smooth transition of each and every project undertaken. Kathleen is the “familiar voice” that all BNF Partners come to rely on for helpful information and any questions they may have.
Alex brought 25 years of commercial construction experience when he joined the team at BNF over a decade ago. He began his career in the industry as a laborer and was quickly recognized as an asset and promoted… Read more
to Assistant Supervisor and ultimately to Project Supervisor. Prior to becoming a part of the BNF team, Alex was equipped with a wealth of knowledge and played an integral role in the completion of important commercial construction projects, including; The Roberto Clemente State Park in the Bronx; The Corinthian (high-rise) at 34th St in Midtown and numerous NYC School Construction Authority projects. Alex’s relationship with BNF is presently in its 11th year. His work ethic is incomparable. Our Customers cannot offer enough positive comments regarding Alex on their projects. When you have a Project Supervisor in the field, of Alex’s caliber, the responsibilities of all other Team members on his projects is definitely minimized.
Michael has been an “Irish Blessing” for BNF Contractors. His career began in Dublin where he studied at The Architectural College of Technology. Upon graduation, Michael worked for two local architectural firms… Read more
Empowered by his passion for Graphic Design, Michael was inspired to open his own Graphic Advertising Firm in Ireland. When he moved to New York, Michael became ICS Builders Director of Marketing. Looking for a more “hands on” approach to the construction industry, he was hired as a Project Supervisor on the Hospital for Special Surgery project for Medway Construction. Upon completion of this project, Michael was hired by BNF as one of our lead Project Supervisors. Michael’s tenure is closing in on his tenth anniversary. His hard work, knowledge and professionalism coupled with his Irish Brogue – make him an absolute pleasure to work with, for the team at BNF and our clients.
Gregg has over 22 years of experience in the Commercial Construction Industry. Prior to joining the team at BNF, Gregg was an important staff member for The School Construction Authority and Department of Design & Construction… Read more
for the City of New York, where he was responsible for the scheduling and coordination of sub-contractors for capital renovations and school additions. When Gregg joined BNF, he served as a BNF Project Supervisor for over ten years and was recently promoted to Project Management. As a Project Manager, his responsibilities now extend to overseeing a number of projects, including, but not limited to; Creating Project Schedules, Maintaining Daily Logs, Weekly site visits and constant coordination between Customers and on-site Project Supervisors. Gregg ‘s Professionalism and Commercial Construction expertise are valued assets that ensure our clients’ projects are executed meticulously. Gregg’s Training and Education include: Associate of Science Civil Engineering Degree; 12 yr. carpenter journeyman Local 608 NYC; 30 hr. OSHA Site Safety Training; Licensed NYC Construction Superintendent; Certified Site Safety Manager.
BNF Contractors, Inc. was built on a foundation of satisfied customers, loyal subcontractors and reliable staff. For over 20 years, our dedicated team has spearheaded and completed countless commercial construction projects–from the bustling streets of NYC, to as far as Colorado and the Florida coast. The professionals at BNF Contractors have the knowledge and experience to deliver quality commercial construction builds, on time and on budget.
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