Our grоuрѕ оf рrоfеѕѕіоnаlѕ are always prepared to hеlр уоu mоdіfу уоur соnѕtruсtіоn рrоjесt.


Our goal is to make our clients so happy, they can't wait to move into their location.


Our tеаm of is аvаіlаblе tо make changes and communicate progress to keep your project on target.


We pride ourselves on being an award winning local builder with national reach. Our comprehensive commercial construction services give you the freedom to work with one construction company and skip the aggravation of dealing with multiple contractors.

We work to develop strong partnerships with our clients and bring creative solutions to the table. Our team has a diverse mix of highly specialized and technical members who are experts in their fields, including engineering, architecture, and virtual design. Our many years of experience fosters a collective approach in analyzing a project from each angle with the goal of creating tangible results for our clients. We build with the intention of exceeding expectations for safety, quality, functionality, and aesthetics and deliver finished products that stand the test of time.


 “Our goal at E. Smith Contractors is to be uncompromising in our core values.  We value each and every employee, client and community partner and we stress the importance of community involvement.” — Eli Smith


Eli Smith is an award-winning contractor who was born in Elmira, NY. A committed and energetic entrepreneur,  he is following in the footsteps of his parents who were successful business owners for over 40  years. He is hopeful that one day one of his own 5 children will be inspired to make a difference in the community they live in by starting their own business.

In 2016 he was awarded the Carey Gabey Excellence and Innovation Award from Governor Cuomo that recognized him for entrepreneurial spirit and achievement in contracting.

His community involvement includes sitting on the board of the Girls & Boys Clubs of SyracuseThe Empire State of the Association of Builders and Contractors and The Urban Business Association of Syracuse. He is also an alumnus of Babson College and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

Currently operating out of offices in DC and Syracuse, Eli continues to give back to his community by mentoring students at area high schools and colleges including Syracuse University and Onondaga Community College.