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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

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

Drew Hollingworth

Drew joined JBC in 2017 after over 13 years with a local subcontracting firm. This experience allowed him to get to know several JBC project managers, making him a welcomed addition to the team. Drew brings an element of professionalism and relationship development that has allowed for JBC’s estimating department to thrive. Drew remains a constant resource throughout the construction phase to both the owner and the construction team. During his free time, Drew enjoys a variety of things, including volunteering and giving back to people restoring vintage airstreams, brewing beer, BBQ (brisket and turkey are his specialties), snowboarding and traveling!

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.

Business Development Manager

Fred Becker

Fred brings 20 years of experience in Estimating, Project Management, Pre-Construction, Business Development, and more to the JBC team as our Business Development Manager. His ability to develop connections with new clients is invaluable to our growth as a company. He is a team player and is always working to improve operations at JBC. During his free time, Fred enjoys hiking, kayaking, and tinkering with old cars.

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

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.

Assistant Project Manager

Jaimie Lux

Jaimie joined JBC in 2018 as an assistant project manager. She helps oversee projects varying in size and complexity, while also assisting with the day to day management tasks to ensure that all project information is properly organized, recorded, and shared with team members. Jaimie is essential in facilitating project communications and her team approach has been key to the success of many JBC renovations. During her free time, she enjoys doing yoga, running and cooking!

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!

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.