Notable milestones in our company's history.

Founded - 1967

Joseph A. Massaro founded Massaro Corporation with $4,000 he had saved and an $5,000 loan from his parents.


A Successful Beginning - 1968

In the company’s first year, five office/warehouse projects were completed totaling $251,000.

A Successful Beginning

Built For Growth - 1970

Massaro Corporation’s current offices located at 120 Delta Drive were built.

Built For Growth

Higher Education Becomes a New Market - 1970

Massaro Corporation’s first higher education project was the construction of the $1,000,000 Duquesne University Law School.

Higher Education Becomes a New Market

Giving Back - 1975

Massaro has been giving back to the communities in which we work since our earliest beginnings. Mr. Massaro and his wife Carol pose with Howard Cosell during a fundraiser at the Massaro family home.

Giving Back

New Opportunities - 1982

Pre-dating the formation of Massaro CM Services, LLC by 26 years, Massaro’s first construction management project was for Bethel Park School District.

New Opportunities

Massaro Partners with Gilbane - 1984

The Union Trust Building, a $100,000,000 project, was the company’s first joint venture, executed in partnership with Gilbane Inc.

Massaro Partners with Gilbane

Massaro, a National Player - 1985

Massaro was ranked the 212th largest contracting firm in the nation.

Massaro, a National Player

Perseverance - 1987

Massaro ran into three major problem projects simultaneously: Columbus, Motor Square Garden and The Flagship (pictured).


Downsizing - 1988

Due to the problems arising from the three problem projects, Massaro downsized and sold the offices at 120 Delta Drive.


Rebuilding - 1989

Massaro was recapitalized as LMI Construction Company Inc.


New Beginning - 1991

A project with the Sisters of St. Francis in Millvale, PA started Massaro back on the path towards contracting success.

New Beginning

Opening Doors at UPMC - 1995

Massaro Corporation’s first project with UPMC was the Bethel Medical Center.

Opening Doors at UPMC

Franciscan University, Our Loyal Customer - 1996

Massaro’s relationship with Franciscan University began with the construction of Starvaggi Hall. We’ve been building on the Steubenville, Ohio campus ever since.

Franciscan University, Our Loyal Customer

Wild and Wonderful - 1996

Massaro Corporation first obtained a West Virginia Contractor’s License.

Wild and Wonderful

It's a Family Business - 1999

Massaro was voted one of the top ten Family Businesses in Western Pennsylvania.

It's a Family Business

Lifetime Achievement Award - 2001

Mr. Massaro received a lifetime achievement award from NAIOP.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Passing the Torch - 2002

Joseph A. Massaro III became President of Massaro Corporation.

Passing the Torch

New Markets - 2004

Massaro Restoration Services, LLC is established to work in the insurance restoration and emergency response arena.

New Markets

Continued Growth - 2008

Massaro CM Services, LLC was formed.

Continued Growth

Baldrige Journey - 2008

Massaro began using the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Our journey has been internally dubbed the “Expedition”.

Baldrige Journey

We LEED. - 2008

We completed our first LEED Gold Certified building, The Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.


Virtual Construction - 2010

Massaro began our first Building Information Modeling (BIM) project on The Pennsylvania State University Biobehavioral Health Building.

Virtual Construction

Keystone Alliance Submission - 2010

Completed our first Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence Award Application.

Keystone Alliance Submission

IUP - 2011

The four-phase Residential Revival project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania was completed. At completion it was the largest student housing replacement project in the country and all four phases are LEED Certified.


Safety Above All - 2012

100% use of hardhats, glasses and gloves for the entire on-site Massaro workforce.

Allegheny College Awarded - 2012

Allegheny College Carr Hall won the MBA 2012 Building of Excellence Award in the Design Build Category.

Allegheny College Awarded

Keystone Alliance Submission - 2013

Completed our second Keystone Alliance For Performance Excellence Application.

Keystone Alliance Submission

Safety Above All - 2014

100% use of hardhats, glasses and glove for all Massaro subcontractors.

MCG Born - 2014

Massaro Construction Group (MCG) was formed to provide structure to the growing companies of Massaro, they include Massaro Corporation, Massaro Construction Management Services, LLC; Massaro Restoration Services, LLC; and Hogg Construction.

MCG Born

Design Build, LLP Formed - 2014

Massaro Design Build, LLC was created to provide a more streamlined way to present Design Build Services as a delivery choice for our customers. The company is led by the Manager of Design Build Services, Gretchen Kurzawa, a registered architect, and he is supported by a team of educated, young professionals representing an array of talents and design skills.

Design Build, LLP Formed

Women's Cohort Established - 2014

Massaro establishes the Women’s Cohort to provide female employees with better tools and skills to succeed in the traditionally male dominated construction industry.

Massaro Purchased Hogg Construction - 2014

Hogg Construction was purchased to provide access to the growing central Pennsylvania marketplace.

Massaro Purchased Hogg Construction

Massaro Building Company - 2015

Hogg Construction became Massaro Building Company.

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