Meet the Team 

 

Our Dedicated Team: Experts in Customer Service and Quality Workmanship

We are proud to have a dedicated and experienced team of professionals committed to delivering exceptional customer service and high-quality workmanship. Our team is made up of a range of experts-- from our project consultants who work with clients to design and plan their projects, to project managers who oversee every aspect of construction, and our production team who make the magic happen on the job site. We also have a talented office team who provide administrative support, handle scheduling, and ensure that the process is running smoothly. At the helm of our organization is our leadership team, dedicated to upholding our core values and ensuring that our clients receive the best possible experience.

Our team is passionate about what we do and takes pride in working together to bring your project to life. You can get to know our team and contact us to learn more about how we can make your dream space a reality.

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

 

- Brian Ciota, VP    

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Project Consultants

 

 

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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.

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Natalie Greathouse

Project Consultant

Natalie became part of the McClurg Team in 2024, bringing with her five years of dedicated interior design experience. With a background in education that enriches her approach to client projects, she is passionate about transforming clients' visions into reality and places a high value on fostering meaningful relationships throughout the process. Hailing from Liverpool, Natalie has since made her home in Baldwinsville with her husband, two daughters, and a golden retriever.

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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.

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Mike Sharlow

Project Consultant

Mike joined the McClurg Team in 2023, bringing with him over 6 years of expertise in the Home Improvement Industry. He's passionate about forging genuine relationships with clients and helping them achieve their dream homes. Based in Baldwinsville, Mike is a proud father whose daughter now works abroad. When he's not championing home transformations, he relishes cooking, hiking, skiing, and exploring new places.

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Kelli Worden

Project Consultant

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.

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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 with his wife and kids.

 

Production Team

 

 

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Darren Boyd

Lead Carpenter

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Tom Chigaridas

Warehouse Manager

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Marty Crandall

Laborer

Marty joined us in 2023 with enthusiasm about the world of carpentry. New to the trade, he's keen on absorbing all there is to learn. Marty appreciates the atmosphere at McClurg and is eager to further his carpentry journey. He lives in Syracuse with his daughter, balancing his new career with the joys of fatherhood.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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Kevin McLaughlin

Lead Carpenter

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Teddy Moses

Laborer

Teddy resides in Nedrow, NY with his wife, son and faithful dog. With an associates degree from OCC and 2 years of restoration experience, he enjoys learning from other carpenters to improve his skills. He appreciates McClurg's family-oriented culture and is excited to continue his career in carpentry.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Patrick Reals

Laborer

Hailing from Camillus, Patrick joined our team as a Carpenter Helper with two years of construction experience under his belt. Passionate about the intricacies of the craft, he's always eager to lend a hand and expand his skills. Outside of work, Patrick is an adrenaline enthusiast who loves to hit the trails on his dirt bike and carve down slopes snowboarding.

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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.

 

Project Management

 

 

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Meghan Greenfield

Project Coordinator

Meghan is the newest member of the McClurg Team, having joined in 2022. She is from Marcellus, NY and is a graduate of Barnard College. She enjoys the supportive environment of McClurg and is excited to help the team execute all kinds of successful projects. She loves traveling, reading, music, and hanging out with her pup, Mandu.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dave Woodin

Project Manager

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.

 

Office Team

 

 

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Renee Alexander

Payroll Specialist

Renee worked with the McClurg Team from 2015-2020 and rejoined the team in 2022. She loves the genuine support and strong sense of community she feels here. She attended college in Rochester, NY for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She enjoys crafting and spending time with her two children.

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Kaylee Cooper

Accounts Payable Specialist

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

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Rachael DeFilippis

Design Coordinator

Rachael joined the McClurg Team in 2022 and brings over 5 years of home design experience with her. She loves helping people’s dreams and visions for their homes come to light. Originally from Canada, she now lives in Liverpool, NY with her husband, daughter, and dog, Otis.

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Maggie Hartnett

PR Coordinator

Maggie joined McClurg in 2024. A mother to three kids and a dog named Louie, Maggie brings a vibrant energy to our team. Her passion for reading often finds her exploring bookstores and libraries with her children and her Strathmore roots fuel her passion for community involvement. She is enthusiastic about creating meaningful connections and actively participates in local events.

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Janet McBride

Office Coordinator (Retired)

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.

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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.

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Julie Sweet

Sales Support Coordinator

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.

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Bea Talplacido

Digital Brand Manager

Bea joined the McClurg team in 2023 and brings over 15 years of experience in creative design and brand marketing. Her passion for design is matched only by her commitment to building strong, lasting relationships with colleagues and clients alike. Previously living in New York City, Bea now resides in Fayetteville, where she loves embarking on new adventures with her son and her beloved dog, Butter.

 

Leadership Team

 

 

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Scott McClurg

Founder & Co-Owner

Scott, the Founder 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.

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Brian Ciota

President & Co-Owner

Brian started his career with Scott McClurg as a high school student in 1988 and ascended to the role of President after an impressive 36-year tenure, including 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.

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Jamie Sprague

Architectural Project Manager & Co-Owner

Jamie began with McClurg in high school, working summers as a laborer. He later graduated from Hobart and William Smith College with an Economics degree. By 2015, he joined as a Project Consultant, bringing over a decade of experience. Recognized in 2016 with the NKBA National Award, he's also part of the "30 Under 30" in our industry. Among his many qualifications, Jamie is also our in-house CAPS certified consultant. To Jamie, the true joy of the job lies in collaborating with people to actualize their dream spaces. 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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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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