Welcome to Associated Builders and Contractors of Empire State
We are the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, a national construction association devoted to merit shop contractors. The Empire State Chapter serves over 400 members throughout New York State from our central office in East Syracuse, and from branch offices in Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, New York City and Long Island.
Membership is available to general contractors, subcontractors, associates, and suppliers.
Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. From best-in-class safety programs to discounts with leading vendors, ABC has the solutions for merit-shop companies nationwide.
Multiple Employer Apprenticeship Program
With apprenticeship requirements on the rise for both public and private work, ABC’s Empire State Chapter is proud to offer a nine-trade, NYSDOL-approved program.
Professional Services Committee
This valuable, member-created resource hosts meetings and informational webinars while also acting as a referral service that links contractors with professionals in a number of industries to aid with critical issues.
The Chapter’s dedicated government affairs team advocates for and against a multitude of legislative policies – at the local, state, and federal levels – for the benefit of merit shop contractors throughout New York State.