An uncompromising priority of CMA has been to deliver Construction Management and General Contracting at a superior level of quality that goes beyond the industry standard. Our Management Team, their experience and commitment to detail and excellence, allow us to rise above the competition and show why we are “built on reputation.”
The CMA team is comprised of over 85 Engineers, Architects, Construction Professionals, and administrative staff plus 100 laborers and trades people. Our offices are located on East 4th Street in Manhattan, which includes the core project management group and Gateway Center Newark which serves our New Jersey Projects as well as our estimating, accounting, risk management, human resources, and general administration operations.
It is crucial to create a dedicated team for each project that is ready and capable of adapting to ever-changing conditions that present themselves. In most recent times, CMA was successful in staying the course, and being a stable, reliable, and professional representative for their clients during a very unpredictable time. These principles have allowed CMA to deliver with the full satisfaction of their clients.
Chris Mesbah began CM & Associates in 2005 with the goal of bringing experience, integrity, and professionalism to every project for every client. Chris has been a professional in the Construction Industry for over 30 years with diverse project experience. He has served in several capacities as Field Superintendent, Project Manager and Project Executive for several firms. As President of CMA, he supervises and oversees all projects from Pre-Construction, Construction, and Close Out phases.
Bob Barry has been a professional in the construction industry for over twenty-five years, with diverse project experience. He has serviced in the capacities of Assistant Superintendent, Senior Superintendent, Project Manager, Safety Coordinator and Director of Operations with only two firms in his long career in NYC. Currently, he is a Vice President; with his title as Director of Operations with CM & Associates where he continues his successful career in Construction Management. On the weekends he likes to spend time at the Jersey shore with his family.
VP of New Business & Pre-Construction
As Vice President of New Business Development, Paul is responsible for all Pre-Construction activities, including buyouts, value engineering, interactions with client’s staff, representatives, and design consultants, compiling budgets, forecasting costs, reviewing General Conditions, billings, claims, and change orders, as well as managing CMA Project Management and Field staff. In his free time, he enjoys live music and traveling.
Senior Project Executive
As Senior Project Executive, George has worked in the construction industry for over 37 years, 25 of those in NY. He is responsible for day-to-day operations for CMA projects including buyouts, value engineering, interactions with client’s staff, representatives, and design consultants, compiling budgets, forecasting costs, reviewing General Conditions, billings, claims, and change orders, as well as managing CMA Project Management and Field staff. George spends his free time with his family and 2 children, and various woodwork and metalwork projects in his shop.
John has over thirty years of experience, he is responsible for estimating of CMA projects including budgets, take-offs, value engineering, interactions with clients and design team/consultants and working with the Project Management Teams forecasting costs, reviewing claims, and change orders, as well as managing CMA estimating staff.
With over 30 years construction industry experience in risk, insurance and CCIP program management; from both the contractor and brokerage viewpoint, Joe is responsible for overseeing the the cost of insurance on projects from conception to completion.
VP of Interiors and Closeouts
Mr. Pacillo has been a professional in the construction industry for over 30 years, with diverse project experience. He has served in the capacities of Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Superintendent, and Senior Superintendent. Currently, he is Vice President of Interiors and Closings with CM & Associates where his focus and expertise are supervising the installation of high-end finishes and managing the turnover of luxury apartments.
We make every effort to be the best Construction Manager and General Contractor in the New York City Metropolitan Area. We believe that through hard work, experience, integrity, collaboration, and community service, we are an asset to any Project Team.
We take pride in creating and maintaining strong relationships. Our business is built on communication and trust. We deliver well thought out presentations that clearly express our suggestions and or recommendations on any construction aspect of the project. Our team members are reachable, passionate, and share the same goals as the Project Team.
Providing the highest level of customer service is paramount. We believe in going above and beyond of what is expected of us is what sets us apart and makes working with us a rewarding and refreshing experience.
We firmly believe in building up the neighborhoods we work in by giving back. We are building more than structures; we are building relationships and stronger communities. To learn more about our philanthropic endeavors, click here.