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Commercial Construction

Jay Howard


Founder & Principal

With over 19 years of experience in the construction industry, Jay combines his sensitivity to the specialized needs of clients with his project management skills to manage the overall success and value of your project. Jay’s broad experience includes a wide variety of project types, including: Class A office space, restaurants, banks, office buildings, churches, art galleries, retail stores, government buildings, fire stations, medical/dental offices, clubhouse facilities, high-rise hotels, solar power plants, and condominiums. Jay co-founded BUILD in 2006. He holds a degree from the University of Florida's M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction, the oldest, most prestigious construction school in the country.

William Gaston


Founder & Principal

Over the past 19 years in the construction industry, William has managed over $100M of projects, from inception through warranty, for a wide variety of project types to include: Clubhouse facilities, banks, office buildings, retail stores, fire stations, medical facilities, apartment buildings, assisted living facilities, condominiums, and industrial distribution facilities. William has held a state certified building license since 2002 and co-founded BUILD in 2006. He holds a degree from the University of Florida's M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction, the oldest, most prestigious construction school in the country.

AJ Bremerman


Vice President

AJ monitors project performance to ensure all components are delivered according to the client’s expectations. He takes a leadership role in managing the client relationship together with the project resources. He oversees the GMP budgets, project operations, scheduling and financial reviews, and offers guidance throughout the entire construction process. The success AJ consistently attains in maintaining subcontractor resources, monitoring productivity, and overseeing safety and quality make him an incredibly valuable team member.

Brian Mayotte


Vice President

Brian joined the BUILD family in the Spring of 2016 bringing with him more than 18 years of experience in the construction industry. He has been involved on both the commercial and residential sides of contracting with a background in retail, clubhouse, single family custom homes, and multi-family home projects. His responsibilities as Vice President include owner relations, contracts, budget control, value engineering and overseeing the project teams during pre-construction through post-construction. Brian's hands on experience along with his degree in construction management bring a complete understanding of construction to the BUILD team.

Norm Gentry


Vice President

Norm has over twenty six years of experience in the construction industry. Over the years, Norm has managed over 500 million dollars of commercial construction projects from inception through warranty for a wide variety of project types including clubhouse facilities, condominiums, independent living, office buildings, retail stores, fire stations, medical facilities, apartment buildings, and industrial distribution facilities. Norm has held a state certified General Contractor license since 2010.

As a Vice President/Project Manager, Norm will provide team leadership throughout the pre-construction and construction phases. He takes a leadership role in managing the client relationship and project resources.

Jeff Bee


Project Manager

Jeff has over 30 years of local experience and success in numerous high end residential remodel and improvement projects as well as commercial construction projects (country clubs, churches, restaurants, retail, medical and office). Results driven, goal oriented individual capable of providing team management oversight for all phases of projects, including coordinating subcontractors and materials, and ensuring that the work is completed on schedule and within budget parameters.

Scott McConnelee


Project Manager

With experience as a Superintendent before becoming a Project Manager / Estimator, Scott truly understands all of the facets of the construction business. He provides world-class service to everyone associated with a project, monitoring from start to completion and overseeing the budgeting, project operations, financial reviews, and scheduling. Scott’s experience includes multi-family units, high-rise condo remodels and single-family residences.

Nick Walker


Assistant Project Manager

Nick has experience estimating and managing a diverse set of both construction and fiber optic projects. He monitors project performance to ensure that both the construction process and the product exceed client expectations. His coordination of problem-solving efforts is unmatched!