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WHO WE ARE MATTERS

A history of successful partnerships

In partnering with our highly respected clients, Jeffrey Brown Contracting has constructed award-winning specialty environments in healthcare, education, bio-medical, business and real estate. We are a full-service team, offering expertise in general contracting, construction management, design-build and pre-construction services in the greater Baltimore-Washington region.

Since 1998, we have demonstrated our commitment to responsive and client-focused service, maximum flexibility and exceptional value. We have steadily honed and augmented our skills, with a special emphasis on reliable project management and quality craftsmanship.

 

Our team

The integrity, hard work and commitment of our people have been the cornerstone of JBC’s proud track record since the company was founded. Working together, we have been able to consistently deliver solutions that contain costs while meeting aggressive schedules – even for the most unique, complex projects. Continuous improvement is part of our everyday focus, promise and legacy.

In every sense of the word, we are a team. We care about each other and recognize that we rise or fall together. We also care about our community and enjoy making a meaningful contribution to the quality of life in our region. And, of course, we like having fun together in the process.

To learn more about JBC’s smart, hard-working team or discuss your next project, please call or contact us online today.

Senior Vice President

Bill Bennett

Senior Vice President

Heather Rustici

Senior Project Manager

Nick Mancuso

Chief Estimator

Andrew Campbell

Estimating Coordinator

Mary Pat Koscher

Estimator/Project Manager

Anthony Longo

Controller

Jenn Long

Accounting Manager

Katy Georgiades

Project Manager

Chris Kiley

Project Manager

Steve Smith

Project Manager

Joe Matterer

Project Manager

Josh Nagle

Project Manager

Robert Boswell

Assistant Project Manager

Julie Gentry

Assistant Project Manager

Nick Gallahan

Assistant Project Manager

Amy Sicard

Superintendent

Greg Guillen

Superintendent

Chuck Wills

Superintendent

Paul Ferguson

Superintendent

Jason Frederick

Superintendent

Joe Brunner

Superintendent

Greg Robey

Superintendent

Dave Leasure

Superintendent

Tim Hellman

Superintendent

Tony Mancuso

Superintendent

George Moran

Superintendent

Carlos Gutierrez

Superintendent

Jay Leonard

Senior Vice President

Bill Bennett

Bill, senior vice president, has spent most of his career with JBC, joining the team in 2000. He has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry, and has served the company in a number of roles, including Project Executive, Senior Project Manager and Chief Estimator. His main focus today as SVP is overseeing daily activities of the estimating and project management teams. Bill has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to estimating, financial reviews, and schedule development. His knowledge is invaluable in the pre-construction phase of a project, and he provides pre-construction services that include, but aren’t limited to: design meeting engagement, constructability reviews, scope reviews with subcontractors, value engineering, and project schedule development. When Bill is not working, he enjoys competing in fishing and golf tournaments, as well as, traveling abroad.

Senior Vice President

Heather Rustici

As senior vice president of JBC, Heather has a unique background. After graduating from Penn State University with a B.A. in Psychology, Heather started with the firm in 2011 as an administrative assistant. From there, she helped with accounting, and then moved into a business development role. A primary responsibility of Heather’s is forging new relationships with potential partners and enhancing communication among team members at JBC. She also oversees marketing efforts and represents the company with her leadership in SMPS and AIA’s local chapters. In 2016, Heather was recognized as one of The Daily Record’s 20 in Their Twenties honorees for her leadership in the A/E/C industry, and her involvement in the local community. With her spare time, Heather regularly spends time out in the community with Volunteering Untapped.

Senior Project Manager

Nick Mancuso

Nick is a senior project manager at Jeffrey Brown Contracting, and has been with the company since 2015. His multi-faceted background as a carpenter and engineer makes him equipped with the skills needed to successfully oversee activities of the project managers, be a resource for JBC’s superintendents, engage in client relations while on the job-sites, and help with the development of policies and procedures that enhance our services and team’s efficiency. His unrivaled attention to detail and passion for building is evident inside and outside the office, where he handcrafts furniture in a woodworking shop that he built himself.

Chief Estimator

Andrew Campbell

After starting with JBC in 2015 as a project manager, Andrew later transitioned into an estimating role. His years of experience working in the field and managing new construction projects is heavily utilized to create project schedules and deliver competitive pricing to the company’s clients. He is always sure to bring a good laugh to everyone in the office, and like many at JBC, Andrew’s passion for construction does not end at work. He can often be found remodeling his house or that of his friends and family.

Estimating Coordinator

Mary Pat Koscher

Mary Pat, estimating coordinator, oversees JBC’s project bid board and works closely with our team of estimators to ensure the timely and complete delivery of every bid. She coordinates the distribution of information to bidding subcontractors, maintains the bid documents, and coordinates the delivery of each bid. Her enthusiasm over a win and determination to gain feedback after a loss further strengthens the estimating team and their desire to chase the next opportunity. Mary Pat enjoys spending time with family, gardening, going to concerts, and watching HGTV & sports.

Estimator/Project Manager

Anthony Longo

Anthony, a graduate of Loyola University, has over eight years of experience in the construction industry. He was a part of JBC’s PM team from 2016-2018 and eventually re-joined JBC in 2021 as a Project Manager and Estimator. Anthony has experience managing projects in occupied settings within higher education and healthcare environments, including patient wing, lab and classroom renovations. He works in close coordination with his superintendents and subcontractors to ensure the timely completion of each project, while effectively communicating with the design team and owner. In his free time, Anthony enjoys golfing, getting dinner with friends, and going fishing.

Controller

Jenn Long

Jenn started with JBC in 2017. As Controller, she manages accounts receivables, cash management, and financial statements. Jenn also ensures that the company reporting is timely and accurate. We can always count on Jenn to celebrate small milestones, surprising the office with snacks to help us power through! During her free time, Jenn loves to watch her kids play soccer!

Accounting Manager

Katy Georgiades

Katy started with JBC as an Administrative Assistant in 2019. Her strong organizational skills and attention to detail naturally led her into the Accounting Manager position, where she oversees accounts payable and reviews job costs. Katy is a dedicated employee who is always willing to help anyone in the office. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, visiting local vineyards, and traveling.

Project Manager

Chris Kiley

Chris started at Jeffrey Brown Contracting as an intern in 2017 while earning his degree in Business Administration with a focus in Project Management and Business Analysis. In 2018, he joined the team full time and now serves in a project management role. Chris’s experience covers projects in occupied settings within higher education. He has an attention to detail that is critical to the success of every project. His collaborative approach with his superintendents and subcontractors ensures the timely completion of each project. Chris enjoys playing basketball, hiking, bike riding, going to the beach & concerts, visiting breweries, and watching football during his free time.

Project Manager

Steve Smith

Steve brought over 30 years of experience in the construction industry when he joined JBC in 2019. His strong ability to effectively manage his team and finish projects on time, on budget, and to the satisfaction of his clients, has been a true asset to the firm. His constructability knowledge is invaluable when it comes to problem-solving with the project team. During his free time, Steve enjoys completing home renovation projects, spending time with family and his 10 grandchildren, watching the Ravens, and fishing.

Project Manager

Joe Matterer

Joe started with JBC as a project engineer in 2012, and he quickly grew into the superintendent role before becoming a project manager in 2020. His experience with renovations is invaluable to our company, with an emphasis on those in occupied settings, requiring site safety and dust control measures. Joe’s strong communication skills with owners and subcontractors have proven to be the key to success in his management of healthcare and bio-medical renovations.

Project Manager

Josh Nagle

Josh joined the JBC team in 2019 as a project manager with years of experience as a project manager and as a business owner. His experience ranges from new construction and interior renovations, especially in sensitive, occupied settings. Josh communicates effectively with the client and design team throughout the duration of the project and takes a hands-on approach to project management. During his free time, Josh enjoys cooking and spending time with his family.

Project Manager

Robert Boswell

Robert joined the JBC team with 20 years of healthcare and construction experience. He specializes in healthcare construction having completed numerous renovations, imaging equipment installations, mechanical-focused upgrades, and more. He provides value to our project management team by communicating effectively and problem-solving efficiently. During his free time, Robert loves working on and customizing cars with friends.

Assistant Project Manager

Julie Gentry

With over 10 years of previous experience as an assistant project manager, Julie has continued building upon that experience since joining the JBC team in 2018. She works closely with her project manager, managing a variety of projects in the higher education and healthcare markets. Julie keeps all team members updated with current project information, and facilitates project follow through with owners, design team partners, and project subcontractors. Julie is also responsible for the review and submission of submittals, RFIs, meeting minutes, change orders, and billings. In her free time, Julie enjoys cooking, going to the beach, and playing games of any kind!

Assistant Project Manager

Nick Gallahan

Nick started at JBC as an intern while earning his degree in Business Administration with a focus in Project Management. Since then, Nick joined the team full-time. He has helped our team manage projects varying in size and complexity, both in higher education and healthcare. He has quickly proven his ability to juggle many responsibilities at once, track project financials, and maintain proper communication with all parties involved in a project. Nick enjoys making music, hiking, sailing, and walking his dog during his free time.

Assistant Project Manager

Amy Sicard

Amy joined the JBC team in 2020 with a background in architecture and construction. Having previously worked in architecture product sales and estimating, she brings a diverse history of experience to our team. Amy assists in the day-to-day project management tasks, ensuring that all project information is properly organized, distributed, and recorded. She is essential in facilitating project communication and follow through with owners, design team partners, and subcontractors. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and traveling the country.

Superintendent

Greg Guillen

As a superintendent at Jeffrey Brown Contracting, Greg brings over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, including his many years with JBC after starting in 2000. With prior skills in building and renovating condominiums, apartments, technology facilities, and tenant fit-outs, Greg is a natural fit in his superintendent role, where he has supervised new construction, additions, and renovations in hospital settings, on college campuses, and for office spaces. Greg has been essential to the success and timely completion of many technically challenging projects in occupied settings. He enjoys doing renovation projects on his house and yard work, spending time with his wife and family, visiting the beach, golfing, fishing, and cooking.

Superintendent

Chuck Wills

Chuck has been a superintendent with JBC since 2000, and with over 28 years of experience in the industry, he brings a focus on renovations and new construction. Since joining the team, Chuck has expanded his portfolio to gain extensive practice and knowledge in lab renovations and healthcare construction. He effectively manages his subcontractors and drives a schedule with their cooperation and support from his project management team. Chuck is one of JBC’s top superintendents when it comes to knowledge, skill, and client satisfaction.

Superintendent

Paul Ferguson

Paul has been with JBC since 2006 after starting as a superintendent and moving into a project manager role. He brings more than 23 years total of experience in the industry and a wealth of knowledge to the company. Paul’s previous experience as a superintendent at JBC allowed him to provide valued problem-solving skills and efficiently communicate with all parties involved to ensure a project’s success during his time as a PM. In the spring of 2021, Paul moved back into a superintendent role for JBC. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and fly fishing.

Superintendent

Jason Frederick

Jason has been a member of the JBC team since 2005 and has more than 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. His experience places emphasis on occupied renovations, interior alterations, and tenant fit-outs. Jason has completed projects in healthcare, bio-medical, and higher education settings. His attention to detail, positive relationships with JBC’s subcontractors, and schedule management make him a valuable member of the JBC team. Jason enjoys motorcycling, woodworking, birdwatching, gardening, and working on his car in his free time!

Superintendent

Joe Brunner

Joe has been with JBC since 2008, bringing over three decades of experience to every project he manages. Joe has overseen renovations in hospitals, office spaces, and on college campuses. While Joe’s experience expands across various sectors, his specialty is working within occupied settings in urban settings where tight site constraints and safety measures present as additional project challenges to overcome.

Superintendent

Greg Robey

Greg started with JBC in 2011, bringing years of experience in a wide array of sectors to the team. Since joining JBC Greg has spent his time in the healthcare setting managing MRI, IR, and CT replacements, as well as, patient wing and catheterization lab renovations. Greg’s ability to manage a team and push a project schedule has been critical on numerous projects.

Superintendent

Dave Leasure

Dave has been a superintendent for over 20 years and has worked with JBC since 2015. He specializes in higher education projects and renovations within occupied settings. He successfully manages complex projects with tight schedule durations and increased levels of security and safety procedures. Dave also has experience in healthcare and commercial office projects. Onsite, he is known for running an organized and efficient operation. In his off-hours, Dave is JBC’s local rockstar. On the weekend, you can often find him singing lead for his band, Sound Storm, at local Maryland venues.

Superintendent

Tim Hellman

Tim has 40 years of experience working in the construction industry. Since joining JBC in 2016 as a superintendent, he has supervised renovations on college campuses, hospitals, and office spaces. Tim’s experience is primarily in occupied settings where site safety and infectious control measures are top priorities. He excels in the management of high-paced projects with tight deadlines. Tim has been recognized by end-users for his ability to resolve issues as they arise and propose solutions when necessary. In his free time, Tim enjoys hanging at the pool with friends, playing golf, and completing home renovation projects.

Superintendent

Tony Mancuso

Tony has a long history with JBC, working as superintendent from 2002-2004 before starting his own residential company. Since re-joining the company full-time in 2017, he has supervised renovations on college campuses and within commercial office spaces. Tony brings over 40 years of experience in the construction industry to our team, and embodies the definition of a ‘team player’. He spends his free time baking pizza in the outdoor wood fired oven that he built, completing home renovations, oil painting, and traveling.

Superintendent

George Moran

George is a quality-focused superintendent utilizing exceptional leadership skills combined with over 30+ years of construction experience. He effectively manages his subcontractors and drives a schedule with their cooperation, and support from his project management team. George has supervised projects in both higher education and healthcare since joining JBC. During his free time, George loves cooking gourmet meals, golfing, visiting the beach, and traveling.

Superintendent

Carlos Gutierrez

Carlos joined the JBC team in 2019 with 13 years of construction experience, having spent years working as a foreman. JBC and Carlos worked together numerous times in the past on a wide range of projects. Each time Carlos proved to be knowledgeable, dedicated, and essential to the project’s success. Since joining JBC, Carlos has brought that same passion and commitment to the projects he oversees. He effectively manages his trade contractors while monitoring the schedule and quality control efforts through completion.

Superintendent

Jay Leonard

Jay has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. Jay came to JBC with project experience in residential, commercial, and specialty construction. Since joining the team, he has supervised renovations in occupied, hospital settings and on several college campuses. His open communication and willingness to get the job done right are surely keys to his success in the industry.