KBE Building Corp. Promotes Two Long-Time Team Members

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Ross Mezzanotte and Bob Nelson now Senior Project Managers

FARMINGTON, CT, Dec. 8, 2015 – Two long-time KBE Building Corp. team members have earned much-deserved recognition with their recent promotions to Senior Project Manager.

Formerly Project Managers with the $300 million construction management firm, Ross Mezzanotte and Bob Nelson have been instrumental in boosting KBE’s reputation for on-time, on-budget project delivery for the past two decades.

Ross Mezzanotte | Senior Project Manager, KBE Building Corporation

  • B.S. in Industrial Technology and Construction Management from Central Connecticut
  • Joined KBE in 1995
  • Served in several roles including Project Administrator, Project Estimator, and Project Manager
  • Managed key senior living and retail projects including the Whitney Center, Jewish Senior Services, and Stamford Town Center

Bob Nelson | Senior Project Manager, KBE Building Corporation

  • Attended New England College of Business 2007-2008
  • Joined KBE in 1996
  • Served as a Project Superintendent before becoming a Project Manager
  • Managed key retail projects including various LA Fitnesses, Sierra Suites, Guilford Commons, and Seabrook Commons

“Ross and Bob have each consistently demonstrated their ability to manage large and complex projects for our clients,” said KBE owner and CEO Mike Kolakowski, who acquired the firm in 2007 with long-time senior executives Eric Brown and Simon Etzel. “Their leadership skills and dedication to KBE is greatly appreciated.”

Photographs of the senior project managers are available below:


Caption: Ross Mezzanotte, Senior Project Manager, KBE Building Corporation

Credit: KBE Building Corporation


Caption: Bob Nelson, Senior Project Manager, KBE Building Corporation

Credit: KBE Building Corporation

About KBE Building Corporation

Located in Farmington, CT, Norwalk, CT, and Columbia, MD, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets. KBE has managed more than $4 billion in construction volume over the past two decades alone and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

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