Slide ABOUT US We Work as One Family Unit.

Slide ABOUT US We Work as One Family Unit.

OUR STORY

For over 60 years, we’ve stayed true to what Samuel P. and Michael D. Spoleta first set out to be —an honest and reliable contractor.
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We Work as One Family Unit.

There’s something special about companies that begin humbly, but with a dream. Undeterred by challenges, the dream persists and serves as a grounding ideal from which hard work, dedication, and perseverance is born.

Our enterprise includes:

  • General Contruction
  • Construction Management
  • Design-Build
  • Development
  • Property Management

As a third-generation family owned and operated company, our dream endures. Encompassing General Construction, Construction Management, Design-Build, Development and Property Management, Spoleta Construction is one of the most seasoned, full-service general contractors working throughout the Northeast.

Today we proudly own almost 3 million square feet of industrial, office, multi-family, medical and retail development throughout Upstate New York. With great appreciation for our clients, and honor to have served the communities we’ve reached, we share our portfolio of work displaying our past, present, and future.

 

As a fourth-generation family owned and operated company, our dream endures. Encompassing General Construction, Construction Management, Design-Build, Development and Property Management, Spoleta Construction is one of the most seasoned, full-service general contractors working throughout the Northeast.

Today we proudly own almost 3 million square feet of industrial, office, multi-family, medical and retail development throughout Upstate New York. With great appreciation for our clients, and honor to have served the communities we’ve reached, we share our portfolio of work displaying our past, present, and future.

TIMELINE

The 1940s The foundation for a family's legacy is built. 1940s The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building.
SEE THE 1940's TIMELINE
The 1950s S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta. 1950s SEE THE 1950's TIMELINE The 1960s S.P. Spoleta & Son becomes the leading developer in the Rochester area. 1960s SEE THE 1960's TIMELINE The 1970s The early 1970’s were a transition point for Spoleta 1970s SEE THE 1970's TIMELINE The 1980s The 1980’s were the beginning of a new era for Spoleta 1980s The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building. The firm S.P. Spoleta & Son, Inc. was founded by family patriarch Samuel P. Spoleta, who began working as a home builder and remodeler around 1941, the average price of a new home was $6,900. During the Great Depression he worked a full-time job, and hired out as a carpenter-contractor.

His commitment to the concept of doing something perfectly or not doing it at all, word of mouth advertising by satisfied clients brought him more and more requests for his work. At the same time, magnitude of the construction projects escalated from minor work to full scale remodeling and single family home building.
SEE THE 1980's TIMELINE
The 1990s Spoleta's annual revenues averaged between $25 & $30 million a year. 1990s SEE THE 1990's TIMELINE The 2000s Spoleta has aggressively built their real estate portfolio 2000s SEE THE 2000's TIMELINE

LEADERSHIP

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Michael M. Spoleta

CEO

Michael M. Spoleta began his construction career in 1976, when he started working part-time as a machine operator and laborer for Spoleta Construction during his summer vacations from High School and College. In 1982, Michael earned a B.S. degree in Construction Management from Syracuse University and joined the company full time with his grandfather, Samuel P. Spoleta and father Michael D. Spoleta.

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Having worked in the construction industry from the ground up, Michael has been an integral part of Spoleta Construction throughout the span of his career. Michael was appointed Vice President of the firm in 1985, President in 1997, and CEO since 2001.

Michael’s responsibilities at Spoleta Construction and Development include maintaining and developing business relations, coordinating financial/bonding relationships and future strategic planning. Michael’s in-depth field experience and problem solving abilities provide a strong foundation for the successful completion of all projects. He’s also a licensed real estate broker since 1985 which has proven to be an asset for Spoleta’s real estate and development portfolio.

Michael is a very family orientated person and focuses on integrity, honesty, trustworthiness and safety throughout all aspects of his life. He ensures those same values are implemented in the company’s day to day operations. “I’ve always instilled in my family and employees that respect and honesty are two of the most valuable principles of business. Our reputation and integrity are everything. Your credibility can only be cultivated through the history of your words and actions.” Michael M. Spoleta

In addition, Michael is a licensed Commercial Helicopter and Fixed Wing Pilot since 1980 and has been flying ever since College. His love for aviation was inspired through his late father Michael D. Spoleta, he also was a licensed pilot. Aside from both loving the construction/development industry they equally shared a passion for aviation and would frequently fly together.

Michael also serves on the board at Hope Hall School and actively supports various charities in the Rochester community throughout the year.

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David Spoleta

PRESIDENT

David Spoleta began his construction career while working part-time as a laborer for Spoleta Construction during his summer vacations from High School and College. In 1985, David earned a B.S. degree in Construction Management from Syracuse University and joined the company full time with his father Michael D. Spoleta, grandfather Samuel P. Spoleta, and brother Michael M. Spoleta.

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David started working full-time for the company and served as the firms Secretary in 1985, Vice President in 1997, and President since 2001. David’s responsibilities at Spoleta Construction include negotiating with the subcontractors and suppliers, day to day communication with project managers and field superintendent.

His construction experience and knowledge are invaluable in ensuring that each job site is held to the highest safety and cleanliness standards, while still maintaining a quality product for the client.

“We have good employees who are hardworking and dedicated to the company. They are prepared to do whatever it takes to get the job done right, in a professional and adequate manner.” “It all starts there.”

David has been a licensed Commercial Helicopter and Fixed Wing Pilot since 1990. The love for aviation has been a family hobby for both Michael and David and their late father Michael D. Spoleta nurtured his son’s passion.

“Being able to meet our customers, needs while maintaining a welcoming atmosphere is the heart of our business.”

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KEY PEOPLE

Project Management Team

Jon Fitzsimmons
Senior Project Manager - 22 Years

Mobile: 585-943-7514

Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 106

jfitz@spoleta.com

Derek Harrison
Senior Project Manager - 15 Years

Mobile: 585-943-7524

Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 131

dharrison@spoleta.com

Jonathan Spoleta
Project Manager/Estimating 

Mobile: 585-943-6605

Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 134

jespoleta@spoleta.com

Ellen Bell
Project Coordinator

Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 109
ebell@spoleta.com

 
 

Project Superintendents

Michael Odell
Senior Superintendent - 35 Years
Mobile: 585-943-7510

modell@spoleta.com

Matthew Latone
Superintendent - 30 Years
Mobile: 585-943-7511

mlatone@spoleta.com

Andy Lembaris
Superintendent - 15 Years
Mobile: 585-943-7526

alembaris@spoleta.com

Malcolm Nulton
Superintendent
Mobile: 585-943-0374

mnulton@spoleta.com

Roman Zhemkov
Superintendent - 17 Years
Mobile: 585-943-1855

roman@spoleta.com

Michael Latone
Superintendent - 30 Years
Mobile: 585-943-7523

mdlatone@spoleta.com

Estimating

Jeff Nanna
Chief Estimator - 16 Years
Mobile: 585-750-5274

Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 110

jnanna@spoleta.com

 
 

Property Management

Christine Moynes
Spoleta Management Services/Multi-Family Leasing
Mobile: 585-370-4546
Office: 
585-436-2701 ext. 118
cmoynes@spoleta.com

 
 

Accounting

Kim Mahaney
Accounts Payable/ HR/ Certified Payroll - 20 Years
Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 116

kmahaney@spoleta.com

Nicole Ellsworth
Accounts Receivable/ Controller
Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 115

nellsworth@spoleta.com

Andy Holloway
Senior Accountant
Office: 585-436-2701 ext. 114

aholloway@spoleta.com