DeMartino Construction is a privately owned commercial construction company that has managed successful projects in Manhattan, New York, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and beyond. With more than 25 years experience, the firm has a unique understanding of what owners and developers want, and a reputation for delivering the essentials on every job: the highest quality construction, schedules that are met, exemplary safety, and jobs that come in on time and budget. A family owned business, our principals, Michael and Evelyn DeMartino are involved in every construction project from preconstruction to municipal and governmental approvals, through completion and final occupancy. Both principals guide the process with fastidious attention, personal care and efficiency. They, and their team of skilled professionals continue to earn the respect of clients, which may be why DeMartino has enjoyed double-digit growth year after year.
Evelyn DeMartino, President
Evelyn began her career in marketing and advertising, initially working on the ‘client side’ for a Boston-based retail company. She moved to Manhattan in 1994 where she worked for global advertising agencies such as J. Walter Thompson, Draft Worldwide and Young & Rubicam. Evelyn was responsible for developing marketing and sales plans for Fortune 500 companies such as Kraft, Xerox, IBM, AT&T, HBO, Advil, Clairol and Hills Pet Nutrition. In 2002 Evelyn left her successful career to work with her husband, Michael, and launch DeMartino Construction Company. Her years of experience in operations, business development, sales and marketing inform all of her decisions and have helped build DeMartino Construction’s success.
Michael DeMartino, Chief Operating Officer
Founder Michael J. DeMartino has over 20 years of experience in a wide range of construction-related fields including traditional general contracting services, preconstruction planning, construction management, and design and build services. Michael started on the client side and this knowledge and perspective allows him to protect each clients’ interests and act as a virtual extension of their business. No one understands urgency, diplomacy or financial pressures better. Michael graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA with a degree in Construction Management and Architectural Engineering.
At DeMartino Construction, our mission is to provide superior construction services across the board. We’re committed to making sure each client meets their goals and we aim to exceed their expectations in every phase. We measure our success in myriad ways.
- Completion on time, or in advance of schedule.
- Cost-effective financial management which means not only coming in on budget, but saving money and cutting expenses without compromising quality, wherever and whenever possible.
- Excellence. Delivering the highest quality projects, each and every time.
- Accountability. Taking responsibility for every aspect of every project from start to finish, and making sure that everyone on our team from the bottom up, does the same.
- Performance. Earning the respect of our project team that fosters an ongoing relationship.
"DeMartino's attention to detail, scheduling and budget prove they understand and appreciate our requirements. Their project managers are quick to respond to our needs, their staff is tremendous and their ability to adapt to jurisdictional challenges gives us great confidence. We value the relationship."
-Nick Veros, V.P. Construction & Development
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation
"Swarovski turns to DeMartino Construction Company for their in depth knowledge and outstanding track record for retail construction projects. Working on challenging NY regional projects, their experienced staff communicates effectively, anticipating potential project pitfalls. DeMartino continually delivers results for Swarovski North America!"
Senior Manager Store Planning and Construction,
"I have worked with DeMartino since 2002, and even under the toughest circumstances present in our business, they get the job done."
Dan Pitts, Director of Store Planning,
Casual Male Retail Group
"On behalf of Staples Inc., I would like to take this opportunity to compliment your company on being one of our top five preferred General Contractors that can complete any and all types of projects that Staples requires."
Brian R. Wye, Director of Retail Construction
Management, Staples, Inc.
"You have demonstrated what it means to be a true business partner. I look forward to working with you well into the future."
John Cox, AVP, Construction and Fixtures Director,