Our History


Committed and energetic entrepreneur Eli Smith is an award-winning contractor who was born in Elmira, NY. At the young age of 13 decided he would follow behind the footsteps of his parents, successful business owners of over 40 years and made his dream a reality. His hope as a man of his community was to carry on his legacy through one of his five children and inspire the next generation of leaders to make a difference in the community. Creating a full-service construction company that specializes in construction management and fostering innovation. 

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 in high schools and colleges, including Syracuse University and Onondaga Community College.  Often found at local events, business fairs, recruiting employees and independent contractors to be art of this growing corporation.