Board of Directors

Elected Officers

Position Name Company
Chairman Ray Cudney VIP Structures 
Vice Chairman  Tom Santa-Barbara Direct Advisors 

Past Chairman

Tom Murphy Power Construction Group
Treasurer  Kenneth Gardiner  Dannible & McKee, LLP

State Board Members

Name Company
Kenneth Alweis, Esq.
Goldberg Segalla LLP
 Fred Boeheim Gypsum Systems, Inc.
Ray Cudney
VIP Structures
Kenneth Gardiner
Dannible & McKee LLP
Jeff Grube Chesterfield Associates
Dan Lucia
Tom Murphy
Power Construction Group
Floyd Rayburn F.G. Rayburn Mason Contractors, Inc.
Anthony T. Rinaldi
The Rinaldi Group, LLC
Thomas Santa-Barbara
Direct Advisors 
Anthony Soprano DiMarco Constructors LLC
Steve Tallman Tag Mechanical Systems Inc. 
Dave Visone
Visone Construction Inc.


Region Name Company
Western Fred Boeheim Gypsum Systems, Inc.
Rochester Tom Murphy Power and Construction
Central Ray Cudney VIP Structures
Eastern Tom Santa-Barbara Direct Advisors 
New York City Anthony T. Rinaldi The Rinaldi Group, LLC
Long Island Jeff Grube Chesterfield Associates

Recent Posts

Cuomo and his Surrogates are Pressuring Local Manufacturer to Build with Discriminatory PLA
 Tanner Schmidt  Sunday, March 11, 2018  0

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Empire State Chapter President Brian Sampson blasted Governor Cuomo appointee Howard Zemsky and his team at Empire...

Outdated Union Work Rules Driving Up MTA Costs
 Tanner Schmidt  Wednesday, February 28, 2018  0

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has come under fire of late. It’s been accused of being one the most mismanaged transit authorities in the world...

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