Jerry is the Chief Operating Officer of GRIT. He brings over 25 years of progressive experience as a proven leader and serves as the executive manager responsible for all daily office activities and field operations for the company.  

He grew up in the New York City suburbs, graduated from Fordham Prep and received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College with minors in Math, Physics, and Biology. He began his professional career with Kiewit Construction working on a major rehabilitation project of the Queensboro (59th St.) Bridge, starting out as an entry level field assistant and working his way up to lead superintendent within the duration of the four-year project. Once completed, he went to work for Turner Construction Company at their NYC headquarters where he was involved in various types of commercial projects, including the construction of healthcare, education, critical system, and sports facilities, as well as arts and entertainment centers, corporate interior fit-outs, and high-rise buildings. Over the course of a ten-year career, he excelled at numerous positions ranging from project manager, general superintendent, purchasing, and multiple senior level roles.

He then transitioned his career to the Philadelphia region after moving to Bucks County to raise his family and utilized his large company and project experience to help bring structure and organization to several small to mid-size companies in the residential, commercial, transportation and waste industries. He served as the Vice President for these companies over a sixteen-year period.

Jerry now works directly with Sean to further develop and train the GRIT team, promote a healthy business environment, diversify the company’s portfolio, and execute the company vision.