New York’s and New Jersey’s Top 10 Sub-trades, Suppliers and Service Professionals

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New York Construction Report special feature

More goes into building than meets the eye. Engineers, designers, and subtrades all have roles to play, but so do all the businesses that support them – financial firms, accountants, and equipment suppliers all perform crucial roles and coordinate their efforts to build the world around us. This top 10 list celebrates some of the best and brightest in New York and New Jersey, in alphabetical order.

Castellano, Korenberg & Co

The certified public accountants (CPA) at Castellano, Korenberg, and Company can help with anything from tax preparation to budgeting and cash flow advice, to help companies running smoothly. Planning for the future with mergers and acquisitions or succession planning, or analyzing the past with forensic accounting and litigation support, construction firms can operate with more confidence when they team up with the accounting expertise of the Castellano and Korenberg team.

Concrete Wash Out Services

Concrete Wash Out Systems (CWS) has introduced a simple and cost-effective solution to the problem of concrete washout pollution: A portable, self-contained and roll-off bin that controls, captures and contains concrete washout and runoff.  The waste is then collected and processed at CWS’s plant. The company’s systems avert expensive environmental compliance penalties for concrete washout waste.

See: Concrete Washout Systems has an environmentally-friendly solution

Con-Tech Construction Technology, Inc.

Carmel based Con-Tech Construction Technology, Inc. began in 2003 with small masonry and concrete projects. Today, it is a successful contractor based on solid union values, with key projects for municipalities, school boards and institutions across the state.

Enviro-Disposal Group

Since 1991, Enviro-Disposal Groups president Rich Rivkin has managed more than 3,000 projects involving transportation and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous contaminated soils, dredged sediments and other environmentally regulated materials.

Frontier-Kemper Constructors, Inc.

Frontier-Kemper Constructors, Inc. (FKCI) has a trio of special services to help get the toughest jobs done in heavy civil construction, beginning with its speciality in tunnels for subways, roadways, wastewater tunnels, and deep shafts for mine development. Known for its expertise in engineering and construction of underground projects, FKCI also works above ground in its Lakeshore division to do the heavy lifting with innovative hoisting, elevator, and vertical conveyance systems. In any case, FKCI strives to be the best source and best value for turn key construction systems and services.

Grassi and Co.

Grassi and Co. opened its doors almost 40 years ago with the goal of adding value to businesses and helping them reach their goals. It does this by focussing on the entrepreneurial aspect inside every company, by consulting with businesses owners to make proactive moves to create success. Grassi and Co. is more than merely a CPA firm, it’s a partner and advisor to navigate a modern business climate.

See: Grassi business advisors offer more certainty in uncertain times

JD Traditional Industries

Founded in 1996, JD Traditional Industries is now a second-generation family owned company that specializes in drywall installation; interior metal framing; black iron and lathing; acoustical ceilings; carpentry; taping; plastering; and more.

OurRental Pump

OurRental prides itself on renting state of the art equipment, specialized to the job at hand, and backed by reliable scheduling, top-notch service, and expert operators. The fleet boasts a 65 meter boom pump, the largest in the northeast, making it possible to build at new heights. Certified through Women in Business Enterprises (WBE),             OurRental is also locally owned and operated, employing operators who live nearby, all of whom are certified through the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA). OurRental Pump strives to make a contractor’s day run smoother, no matter how big or small the project.


Taking care of tax-related headaches before they occur makes Sax LLP an invaluable partner for business owners. At Sax, advisors strive to understand clients’ personal visions, to help them succeed at the highest level. As a member of RSM US Alliance of firms, Sax allows clients access to an expanded pool of expertise in the fields of tax, accounting, and business advice, all delivered through its client service delivery model. Set aside by specific industry expertise that allows them to specialize their services, Sax can help clients seize opportunities and minimize risk in some of their most important decisions.

Weiss Instruments

After more than a century in business, Weiss remains committed to creating quality products, backed by exceptional service. Creating thermometers and pressure gauges that maintain their accuracy and withstand the rigours of a workplace environment, including light-powered digital thermometers that operate with a tenth of the required light of a mechanical room, and stainless steel pressure gauges that won’t corrode or lose accuracy despite vibrations or other disturbance, Weiss is a name the construction industry can trust.


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