Meet The Team

The average tenure of our leadership team is 18 years.
I don’t know of a construction company in Rochester NY that can say that!
I’m so proud to be associated with them all.

The Partners

Clay Carpenter
Clay CarpenterPartner CEO/CFO
Clay joined the Team in 1998. He earned his B.S. in Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology…
Ric Carley
Ric CarleyPartner President
Ric joined Nichols Construction Team in 1991. He brings over 35 years of strategic planning and operational…
Jim Burm
Jim BurmPartner Chief Operating Officer
Jim joined the Team in 1997. Jim has had a prolific 28+ year career in the construction industry highlighted by…

40 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Nichols Construction Team is a full-service construction company serving the Greater Rochester, NY area. We bring 40 years of experience and deliver comprehensive construction services.

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The Team

Brad Benton
Brad BentonProject Manager
“Brad Benton joined us in 2018. He hit the ground running and has merged seamlessly into our Team Culture. In…
Michael O’Connor
Michael O’ConnorProject Manager
Michael joined the Nichols Team in 1999. Michael began his career as a carpenter’s helper and through…
Todd McMillan
Todd McMillanProject Manager
Todd McMillan joined Nichols Construction Team in 2021, and brings 20+ years of experience in the…
Matt Szczepanski
Matt SzczepanskiProject Manager
Matt Szczepanski joined Nichols Construction Team in 2021 as a Summer Intern, where he began…
Jennifer Kump
Jennifer KumpDirector of Business Development
Jennifer Kump joined Nichols Construction Team in 2021. She is involved in a range of activities to…
Kristy Gilchrist
Kristy GilchristOffice Manager & Project Administrator
Kristy has been an integral part of the team servicing the needs of a multitude of stakeholders, since…
Chip Ayres
Chip Ayres Project Superintendent
Chip joined our construction company in 1995, bringing tremendous trade artistry to the team. A hands-on…
Adam Fayko
Adam Fayko Project Superintendent
Adam joined the Team in 2005. He is an exemplary leader and educator, as he fully embraces the Team-based…
Ray Hillabush
Ray Hillabush Project Superintendent

Ray joined the Team in 1990. He has earned an industry-wide reputation for his depth of construction…
Dan Sheldon
Dan Sheldon Project Superintendent

Dan joined the Team in 2005 as an interior renovation specialist. One of his greatest strengths is his ability…
Jaden Miller
Jaden MillerProject Superintendent
Jaden Miller joined Nichols Construction Team in 2018.

Mike Bezon
Mike BezonProject Superintendent
Mike Bezon joined Nichols Construction Team in 2023.

Mike Borrelli
Mike BorrelliField Associate
Mike Borrelli joined Nichols Construction Team in 2022.

Jon Cobb
Jon CobbField Associate
Jon Cobb joined Nichols Construction Team in 2023.

Bert Lieberman
Bert LiebermanField Associate
Bert Lieberman joined Nichols Construction Team in 1995.

Tim Fenyn
Tim FenynField Associate
Tim Fenyn joined Nichols Construction Team in 2023.

Brett Offen
Brett OffenField Associate
Brett Offen joined Nichols Construction Team in 2000.

Alex Proctor
Alex ProctorField Associate
Alex Proctor joined Nichols Construction Team in 2023.

Sean Reilly
Sean ReillyField Associate
Sean Reilly joined Nichols Construction Team in 2022.

Robert J. Walker
Robert J. WalkerField Associate
Robert J. Walker joined Nichols Construction Team in 2013.

Andrew J. Wiley
Andrew J. WileyField Associate
Andrew J. Wiley joined Nichols Construction Team in 2005.

Nick Holzapple
Nick HolzappleField Associate
Nick Holzapple joined Nichols Construction Team in 2023.

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