Who Are Turner Construction Leaders and Executives?
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Turner Construction Company is a construction management company specializing in large-scale infrastructure projects. The company is one of the largest government contractors in major industries, including healthcare, commercial, aviation, and green building. Get to know Turner Construction leaders and executives right here.
Executive Team of Turner Construction
Turner Construction executive team consists of construction industry experts with award-winning backgrounds in their respective fields. The company has a network of executives to manage and operate its range of construction management projects. Here’s a list of the Turner Construction leadership team.
Peter J. Davoren, President and Chief Executive Officer
Peter Davoren has served as Turner Construction Company’s President since 2003 and Chief Executive Officer since 2004. He joined the company in 1978 and has built a leadership portfolio across North America and key markets in Asia, India and Europe. He also serves as the Chairman of the ACE Mentor Program for the construction industry.
As Turner Construction Corp. CEO, Davoren has led the company’s sustainable initiatives, such as decreasing gas emissions and water consumption at the company’s infrastructure operations by 50% by 2030. Several award-winning firms recognized his initiatives, ranking in one of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector.
Christa Andresky, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Christa Andresky has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Turner Construction Company since 2021. Before becoming Turner Construction CFO, she served as the company’s Vice President and Controller in 2013 and Senior Vice President in 2017. Previously, she was with HARMAN International for over three years.
Under her leadership, Andresky leads Turner Construction Company’s finance teams, responsible for the balances, regulatory compliances, strategic evaluations, and growth opportunities. She has solid experience in audit and cost control, creating value for shareholders and increasing the company’s overall profits.
Rosemarie Demonte, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
As the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer at Turner Construction Company, Rosemarie Demonte leads the Human Resources and Recruiting Group. She provides the knowledge and learning of the company’s talent management recruiting, employee relations, compensation, and benefits.
Demonte joined Turner Construction Company in 2002 as the Director of Recruiting. Since then, she has held increasing responsibilities, including a promotion to Vice President of Recruiting in 2008, Senior Human Resources Director in 2009, and Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in 2020.
Pat A. Di Filippo, Executive Vice President
Pat Di Filippo is the Executive Vice President at Turner Construction Company. He manages Turner Construction Company’s Northeast region offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and New England states. He also works on the company’s partial ownership of E.E. Cruz, a construction company based in -New York.
Filippo joined Turner Construction Company in 1984 and has assumed different responsibilities in various business units and offices across New Jersey, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. He also served as the company’s Vice President upon promotion in 1998 and Senior Vice President in 2003.
Michael J. Kuntz, Executive Vice President
As the Executive Vice President at Turner Construction Company, Michael Kuntz heads the global sales and market segments. He has assumed senior leadership responsibility for the company’s offices and operations in Northern California and across Southwest and Northwest regions since 2013.
Since joining Turner Construction Company in 1987 as an assistant superintendent, Kuntz has assumed different leadership positions, including Vice President and Director of the Pharmaceutical Group in 1998, Vice President and General Manager at the Philadelphia office in 2003, and Senior Vice President in 2013.
Tom Reilly, Executive Vice President
Tom Reilly serves as the Executive Vice President at Turner Construction and senior leader for offices across Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Ohio regions and its Federal Services Group. He joined the company in 1987 as a field engineer and has since served as a superintendent, purchasing agent, project manager, and project executive.
Reilly served as a Vice President and Operations Manager for Turner Construction’s Government Services Group. He also led the company’s Mid-Atlantic Region as its New Jersey office’s VP and General Manager. Upon his promotion to VP and Regional Manager, his work expanded to managing Maryland and Pennsylvania offices.
Abrar Sheriff, President and Chief Executive Officer of Turner International
Abrar Sheriff is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Turner International and the Executive Vice President of Turner Construction Company. He oversees the company’s operations in Southeast Asia, Europe, India, and Latin America and serves as the senior leader for operations in Canada, Central, and Great Lakes Regions.
Before becoming CEO of Turner International in 2013, Sheriff was the Chief Operating Officer of the said division from 2011 to 2013. Prior to joining the company’s International segment, he was involved in project management across sites in Texas, the United Arab Emirates, Taiwan, and Malaysia.
(Above Executive Photos from Turner Construction Company Website)
Turner Construction Company’s Management Team
Turner Construction comprises 35 Senior Vice Presidents and 174 Vice Presidents to monitor its more than 1,500 annual projects worldwide. The company’s management team leads one of the largest construction firms in the United States. Here are other notable contacts among Turner Construction Company’s management team.
- Patrick Blake, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
- Lars Leitner, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
- Rick Bach, Senior Vice President
- Lisa Ballantyne, Senior Vice President
- Chris Beck, Senior Vice President
- Pete Hamill, Senior Vice President
- Mark Iammarino, Senior Vice President
- Charlie Murphy, Senior Vice President
- Matt Papenfus, Senior Vice President
- Dave Robinson, Senior Vice President
- Kyle Rooney, Senior Vice President
- Chris McFadden, Vice President of Communications
About Turner Construction Company
Turner Construction Company is a construction management company based in North America. As one of the largest contractors in the United States, the company delivers technical knowledge, resourcefulness, and experience to large complex projects. The company is an award-winning firm that improves efficiency and enhances client value.
Turner Construction Company is a subsidiary of Hochtief AG, a German construction company that bought the company in 1999. The company employs over 10,000 employees within the U.S., working on over $12 billion worth of construction contracts across 1,500 projects each year.
Who started Turner Construction Company?
Turner Construction founder, Henry Turner, established the company in New York City in 1902. His first project under the company was the construction of a $690 concrete value in Brooklyn and concrete staircases for the New York City Subway Station. By the late 1920s, the company secured the construction of large companies in the U.S.
Where is Turner Construction headquartered?
Turner Construction Company is located in New York City. The company operates in nearly 30 states with various office networks in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Meanwhile, Hochtief AG is based in Essen, Germany.
Providing the Highest-Value Global Construction Services and Technical Expertise
Turner Construction leaders and executives have played a vital role in developing infrastructure in the United States and key markets worldwide. The company provides the highest-value construction services and technical expertise for the federal government and global commercial customers.