Meet the Team 

"Among the many things we pride ourselves on, the greatest of those is our team. Trustworthy, caring, and professional."

 

- Brian Ciota, VP    

 

Project Consultants

 

 

Kristie Grande, Project Consultant - Project Consultant Team Photos

Kristie Grande

Project Consultant

Kristie joined the McClurg Team in 2020, bringing with her over 20 years of interior decorating experience along with a bachelor's degree from Binghamton University and two years of Civil Engineering education. Kristie is originally from Rochester, NY and now resides in Syracuse with her husband. Kristie has three children, a stepson, two dogs and two cats.

Jenn Hamm, a member of our Project Consultant team

Jennifer Hamm

Project Consultant

Jenn joined the McClurg Team in 2022. With a degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Jenn has over 20 years of industry experience. She has a passion for making clients' dreams come true, and values building quality relationships with everyone she works with. Originally from the Capital District area, she relocated to Camillus in 2006 where she is always seeking new places to kayak, hike with her dog, and ski.

Paul Jones - Project Consultant Team Photo

Paul Jones

Project Consultant

Paul joined McClurg in 2005 and has over 35 years of experience in the industry. Paul specializes in home repair projects and is an EPA Certified Renovator for Lead Safety. Paul enjoys fishing, hunting and SU sports. He is also a high school hockey referee. He resides in Skaneateles with his wife and dog, Charlie.

Amy Nathan - Project Consultant Team Photo

Amy Nathan

Project Consultant

Amy joined the McClurg Team in 2016, bringing with her more than 25 years of experience in fashion, design and sales. Amy is a graduate of Syracuse University, with a strong passion for home design and relationship building.

Matthew Seeley - Project Consultant Team Photo

Matthew Seeley

Project Consultant

Matthew joined the McClurg Team in 2021. Prior to joining our team, Matthew spent 10 years selling luxury real estate in Los Angeles, CA. He is born and raised in Fayetteville, NY and happy to be back in the CNY area. He enjoys meeting new people everyday and providing creative solutions for our clients.

Ryan Shattuck - Project Consultant Team Photo

Ryan Shattuck

Project Consultant

Ryan joined McClurg in 2018. After spending over a decade in the field as a carpenter, Ryan knows what truly matters to his clients - trust. When he isn't working, you can find him cycling, hiking, running or just enjoying nature. Ryan is a life-long resident of Syracuse and now resides in E. Syracuse with his wife and two dogs, Lucy & Nellie.

Kevin Wright - Project Consultant

Kevin Wright

Project Consultant

Kevin joined the McClurg Team in 2015 and has over 20 years of experience in the industry. He loves meeting new people everyday and helping their visions for their homes become a reality. He currently resides in North Syracuse, NY with his wife and kids.

 

Production Team

 

 

Joe Brill, Painter -  Production Team Photo

Joe Brill

Painter

Joe joined the McClurg Team in 2022 and loves being a part of such a cooperative team environment. He is from Constantia, NY and enjoys spending time with his wife, daughters, and grandchild on Oneida Lake.

Tom Chigaridas, Maintenance Technician - Production Team Photo

Tom Chigaridas

Maintenance Technician

Tom joined the McClurg Team in 2016 and has over 17 years of experience in facility maintenance/property management. He lives in Camillus with his wife, sons, and two dogs.

Gavin Ciota

Ethan Ciota

Laborer

Ethan is from Marcellus, NY and has been working in the field since high school. He loves learning from the team and transforming people’s homes.

Gavin Ciota

Gavin Ciota

Laborer

Gavin is from Marcellus, NY and joins the McClurg crew during summer breaks. He loves learning from the team and working alongside his brother.

Jim Clark, Lead Carpenter - Production Team Photo

Jim Clark

Lead Carpenter

Jim joined the McClurg team in 2017 and has been a carpenter for over 30 years. He is originally from Pulaski, NY and currently lives in Mexico, NY with his family.

Derek Colby, Lead Carpenter - Production Team Photo

Derek Colby

Lead Carpenter

Derek has been a carpenter for the last 15 years and joined the McClurg Team in 2018. He loves the family atmosphere of the team. He lives in Cicero, NY with his wife, two children, and dog.

Joe Conte, Painter - Production Team Photo

Joe Conte

Painter

Joe joined the McClurg Team in 2003 and has over 35 years of experience as a painter. He and his wife reside in Pompey, NY and have two children, two dogs, a cat, horses and chickens.

Tom Fabiani, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Tom Fabiani Jr.

Carpenter

Tom has been in the industry for 4 years and loves the team environment of McClurg. He is originally from Bucks County, PA and currently lives in Owasco, NY with his wife and dog.

Dave Furness, Lead Carpenter -  Production Team Photo

Dave Furness

Lead Carpenter

Dave joined the McClurg team in 2006 and has been a carpenter since 1995. He lives in Camillus, NY with his wife, three kids, and dogs.

Pete Gafner, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Pete Gafner

Carpenter

Pete has 5 years of experience in the residential construction trades. He loves the variety of his work and being challenged every day. He lives in Fairmount, NY with his wife, daughter, and two crazy dogs.

Pete Henderson, Lead Carpenter -  Production Team Photo

Pete Henderson

Lead Carpenter

Pete joined the McClurg team in 1990 and has been a carpenter for 42 years. He lives in Spafford, NY and he and his wife have four children, six grandchildren, two dogs, and several chickens.

Dylan Hood, Laborer - Production Team Photo

Dylan Hood

Laborer

Dylan is from Marcellus, NY and joins the McClurg crew during summer breaks. He enjoys learning from all of the knowledgeable team members in the field and in the office.

Jimmy Howard, Lead Carpenter -  Production Team Photo

Jimmy Howard

Lead Carpenter

Jimmy joined the McClurg Team in 2018 and has worked in the trades for over 25 years. He grew up in Palermo, NY and currently resides in Fulton, NY.

Ben Jones, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Ben Jones

Carpenter

Ben joined the McClurg team in 2019 and loves working on a team that’s committed to quality work. He grew up in Kingsbury, NY and now lives in Skaneateles, NY.

Aaron Kepple, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Aaron Kepple

Carpenter

Aaron joined the McClurg Team in 2021 and enjoys the friendly, team-oriented environment. He lives in Memphis, NY with his wife, two dogs and horse.

Jeff Loefstedt, Lead Carpenter -  Production Team Photo

Jeff Loefstedt

Lead Carpenter

Jeff joined the McClurg Team in 2001 and has worked in carpentry since 1995. He loves the independence of his work and the satisfaction of happy clients. He lives in Kirkville, NY with his two dogs.

Stephen Loerzel, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Stephen Loerzel

Carpenter

Stephen has three years of experience as a carpenter and enjoys working with his fellow team members. He grew up in Jordan, NY but lives in Camillus, NY now with his wife and child.

Kris Mathieson, Lead Carpenter -  Production Team Photo

Kris Mathieson

Lead Carpenter

Kris joined the McClurg Team in 2021 and has been in the industry since 2013. He really appreciates the work culture at McClurg and getting to work with friendly and knowledgeable people. He resides in Baldwinsville, NY with his wife and two kids.

Sepp Martin, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Sepp Martin

Carpenter

Sepp is new to the industry but excited to learn from all of the experienced carpenters on the McClurg team. He is from Skaneateles and loves being a “dog dad.”

Randy Newell, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Randy Newell

Laborer

Randy joined the McClurg team in 2019 and has been in the construction industry for over 7 years. He is from Marcellus, NY and currently lives in Camillus, NY with his wife, four children, and two dogs.

Mike Raymond, Carpenter Helper -  Production Team Photo

Mike Raymond

Carpenter

Mike is Marcellus, NY born & raised. He holds a degree in Architecture Design & Construction Management from Onondaga Community College and has been in the field for over 9 years.

Marty Reals, Lead Carpenter - Production Team Photo

Marty Reals

Lead Carpenter

Marty has been a carpenter for nearly 40 years and loves working with the McClurg team. He grew up in Syracuse, NY and now lives in Fairmount, NY. He and his wife have two sons and two cats.

Luke Rufo, Lead Carpenter -  Production Team Photo

Luke Rufo

Lead Carpenter

Luke joined McClurg in 2017 and has over 10 years of experience in the field. He loves working with great people and getting to do something new each day. He resides in Manlius, NY.

Jim Welsh, Lead Carpenter - Production Team Photo

Jim Welsh

Lead Carpenter

Jim has been with the McClurg team since 1996. He loves working with the same clients over the years and seeing their spaces transform. He resides right here in Marcellus, NY.

Dave Woodin, Lead Carpenter -  Production Team Photo

Dave Woodin

Lead Carpenter

Dave joined the McClurg Team in 2015 and has been a carpenter for the last 25 years. He loves meeting new clients and being creative every day. He and his wife have two daughters, two dogs, two cats, and live in Elbridge, NY.

 

Project Management

 

 

Kaylee Cooper, Project Coordinator - Project Management Team

Kaylee Cooper

Project Coordinator

Kaylee joined the McClurg Team in 2015 and is also a member of the NY Army National Guard. She loves working for McClurg because this team feels like family. She was raised in Marietta, NY and currently resides there with her husband and dog, Koda.

John Griffin, Estimator - Project Management Team Photo

John Griffin

Estimator

John joined McClurg in 2002 and is a graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University (B.S.) and SUNY Morrisville (A.S.). When John is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, kids, and two dogs. John and his family reside in Marcellus, NY.

Matt Huff, Project Manager - Project Management Team

Matt Huff

Project Manager

Matt joined the McClurg Team in 2018 and has over 10 years of industry experience. His favorite thing about his job is helping people. He is originally from Eugene, OR but now lives in Marcellus, NY with his wife, two sons, and two dogs.

Scott Phillips, Project Manager - Project Management Team Photo

Scott Phillips

Project Manager

Scott joined the McClurg Team in 2015. He has over 40 years of industry experience and is an EPA Certified Renovator for Lead Safety. Scott resides in Baldwinsville with his wife and his dog, Kloe. He has 3 children, and 6 grandchildren, and loves fishing, boating, skiing and spending time with his family.

Mark Taylor, Project Manager - Project Management Team Photo

Mark Taylor

Project Manager

Mark returned to the McClurg Team in 2020. Prior to rejoining our team, he operated his own remodeling company for over 25 years and has over 45 years of experience in the industry. He is an EPA Certified Renovator for Lead Safety and a NYS Code Official. He enjoys automotive repair, carpentry, hunting and working on his 25 acre property and farm. He resides in Marietta with his wife and they love spending time with their family and grandchildren.

Paul Thompson, Kitchen and Bath Designer - Project Management Team Photo

Paul Thompson, CMKBD

Kitchen and Bath Designer

Paul joined the McClurg Team in 2013 and has been a professional kitchen and bath designer since 1991. Paul is a graduate of Colorado State University and holds the NKBA certification for Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer (CMKBD). Paul was the former president of the CNY chapter of the NKBA and is still very active in the organization. Paul resides in Tully, NY where he is the Scoutmaster for Troop 62 of the Boy Scouts of America.

 

Office Team

 

 

Janet McBride, Office Coordinator - Office Team Photo

Janet McBride

Office Coordinator

Janet joined the McClurg Team in 2004 and has loved working with all of her coworkers over the years. She has an immense love for rabbits as she raised and showed show rabbits nationally for over 50 years. She lives in Cayuga County with her husband, and together they enjoy spending time with their sons.

Dianne Reich, Accounts Manager - Office Team Photo

Dianne Reich

Accounts Manager

Dianne joined the McClurg Team in 2006 and has loved working with a company that feels like family ever since. She spends her free time enhancing her small business where she sells essential oil infused products. She lives in Marietta, NY and loves spending time with her husband, son, daughter-in-law, and her granddaughters.

Amy Ross, Digital Brand Manager - Office Team Photo

Amy Ross

Digital Brand Manager

Amy joined the McClurg Team in 2021. She enjoys working with such a passionate team that values the work/life balance. She attended college in Virginia for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communications & Marketing. She loves exploring all that the CNY area has to offer with her fiancé and dog, Sully.

Julie Sweet, Receptionist - Office Team Photo

Julie Sweet

Receptionist

Julie joined the McClurg Team in 2017 and loves the team atmosphere that she feels as soon as she walks in the door. She lives in Marcellus, NY and loves all the seasons and outdoor activities that New York has to offer. She enjoys spending time with her son and pup, Cooper.

Kelli Worden, Accounts Payable Coordinator - Office Team Photo

Kelli Worden

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Kelli joined the McClurg Team in 2022 and enjoys the friendly and helpful atmosphere. After selling her own business, she wanted to find a fun, family-run business that would be a rewarding role. She has lived in the area since 2005, and loves spending time with her husband and three children, traveling, and crafting.

 

Leadership Team

 

 

Scott McClurg, President - Leadership Team Photo

Scott McClurg

President & Co-Owner

Scott, the President and Co-Owner of McClurg Remodeling & Construction Services, started the company in 1978 and developed it into one of CNY's most respected remodelers earning national recognition along the way. Scott has previously served as President of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of CNY, and holds multiple certifications including: Aging-In-Place Specialist, Graduate Builder and Green Professional designations from the NAHB. Scott was a Syracuse Fire Fighter for 20 years and retired as a Lieutenant. Scott lives in Marcellus and is a very active member of the community. He and his wife, Suzanne, have three daughters and nine grandchildren and they love spending time as a family.

Brian Ciota, Vice President - Leadership Team Photo

Brian Ciota

Vice President & Co-Owner

Brian started working with Scott McClurg as a high school student in 1988 and has been Vice President and Co-Owner since 1998. A graduate of SUNY at Geneseo with a B.S. degree in Business Management, Brian holds a Certified Graduate Remodeler designation from the National Association of Home Builders and has been a member in NAHB’s Remodeler 20 group for over 20 years. Brian is an active member of the Marcellus community and with his sons' various sporting teams, fundraising and coaching. Brian and his wife, Kathleen, and their three sons live in Marcellus. They stay busy with their children’s activities and enjoy spending time at the lake in the summer and skiing in the winter.

Jill Bristol, Human Resources Manager - Leadership Team Photo

Jill Bristol

Human Resources Manager

Jill joined the McClurg Team in 2013 and started her career in Human Resources over 15 years ago. She attended Fordham University where she received her B.S. in Political Science & Business Administration. She enjoys working with every member of the McClurg Team, and values the importance of family that McClurg incorporates into a balanced work/life relationship. She enjoys adventuring with her kids, and an occasional night out with her husband Jon. She resides in Marcellus with her husband, three daughters, dogs, Teddy and Levi, and two cats.

Jon Bristol, Directory of Sales and Marketing - Leadership Team Photo

Jon Bristol

Director of Sales & Marketing

Jon joined the McClurg Team in 2014 after spending 15 years as a Sales and Marketing professional in Central New York. Jon is a graduate of LeMoyne College and holds a B.S. degree in Business Management. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family. He resides in Marcellus with his wife and co-worker, Jill, and their three daughters.

Tim Manahan, Production Manager - Leadership Team Photo

Tim Manahan

Production Manager

Tim joined the McClurg Team in 2016 as the Production Manager. He received a B.S. degree in Management from Niagara University, a M.S.T. degree in Education from LeMoyne College. He brings over 20 years of industry and management experience. Tim spends his free time coaching youth sports and also is a Trustee on the Marcellus Village Board. He resides in Marcellus with his wife, two children, and dog, Charlie.

Jamie Sprague, Architectural Project Manager

Jamie Sprague

Architectural Project Manager

Jamie has worked with the McClurg team since high school, spending his summers working as a laborer. He attended Hobart and William Smith College, where he received a degree in Economics. He joined the McClurg team as a Project Consultant in 2015 and has over a decade of experience in the industry. In 2016, he received the NKBA National Award and joined the "30 Under 30" group for our industry. His favorite part of the job is working with people to make their visions come to life. He loves spending time on the water with family and friends. Jamie resides in the Syracuse area with his wife and three kids.

 

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