Construction Firm Builds on Strong Mid-Atlantic Team with New Hire

KBE-David-RoccoKBE Building Corp.’s MD Office Welcomes New Project Manager

COLUMBIA, Md., August 2, 2016 – After relocating from New York to Maryland, David Rocco has joined KBE Building Corporation (KBE) as Project Manager.

David Rocco graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from State University of New York at Potsdam.

With 35 years of experience in the construction industry, David has extensive experience as a project manager in completing challenging and diverse projects. His previous titles include Contracts Supervisor, Senior Project Manager, Construction Manager, Superintendent, Estimator, and Production Field Engineer. His certifications include NYS PE, PMP, CCM and LEED GA.

“Hiring skilled, talented professionals in our Maryland office ensures that our company thrives throughout the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic,” said KBE principal owner and CEO Mike Kolakowski, who bought the firm in 2007 with fellow senior executives Eric Brown and Simon Etzel.

A headshot of David Rocco is available below.

Caption: David Rocco, KBE Project Manager

Photo credit: Paul Burk Photography

About KBE Building Corporation

KBE has managed more than $4 billion in construction volume during the past two decades and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally.

With offices in Columbia, MD, as well as Norwalk and Farmington, CT, 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 $300 million 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’s team of 120+ construction professionals and support staff is deeply committed to the firm’s corporate philanthropy program, 50 Ways to Make a Difference. Established in 2009 to celebrate the firm’s new ownership, name change, and 50 years in business, 50 Ways has helped KBE associates donate more than $1.7 million and 11,474 volunteer hours to charitable causes benefiting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.

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