Project Team

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Project Team Field Personnel

Project Team Field Personnel

While seeking a quality contractor in Chicago or the Midwest, we suggest you start with Joseph J. Duffy Co. Our Senior Project Managers and Superintendents have an average of 20+ years experience on all types of construction. When we meet to discuss your project, we will be glad to present our field management team to you. Below are a few the people who make Joseph J. Duffy Co. a success with you our client.

Robert C. Einspar Superintendent

Bob joined the firm in 1984 as a union carpenter. As a carpenter, Bob has worked in concrete, rough framing, metal studs, acoustic tile, finish carpentry and millwork. He was quickly promoted to the foreman level, and since 1994, has been a superintendent for Duffy. One of Bob's strengths is his desire to do things right, which makes him stand out from other Chicago contractors. He strives for perfection with every one of his project decisions and always keeps the interest of the customer at the forefront of his concerns. Bob has completed the 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training Courses in addition to courses in First Aid. He has recently completed a $33 Million Dollar senior housing development in Vernon Hills, IL.

Donald M. Morales Superintendent

Donald joined the firm in 1995. Don earned a BA from Northeastern Illinois University, has been a union carpenter since 1973 and has extensive construction experience, including more than 23 years as a superintendent. He has completed the 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training Courses and First Aid courses. Don's latest project is a 7 story cast-in-place concrete structure with 76 one bedroom units.

Douglas M. Karcavich LEED AP BD+C Project Estimator

Doug joined the firm in 2004. He works on all the architectural, structural and MEP components, compiling costs required for the final estimates. Doug earned his BA from the University of Illinois. Prior to joining Joseph J. Duffy Co., he spent 4 years working for a national cost consulting firm on commercial, institutional, healthcare and industrial projects throughout the U.S. Since joining our team of estimators at Joseph J. Duffy Co., he has focused on Senior Housing projects of all types for both non-profit and for-profit clients in addition to other types of commercial and industrial projects. Doug was also a member of a national insurance firm’s catastrophe assessment team.

Diego Labycz Project Manager

Diego started with Joseph J. Duffy Co. in 2002. He has over 16 years of construction experience as a superintendent and project manager in industrial, multi-family, residential, commercial, retail and institutional projects. Diego received his AS degree in Architectural Technology from Triton College and his BS degree in Construction Management from Purdue University. He has recently completed safety training that qualifies him to teach the 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA Safety and Health Training courses.

Ronald R. Ammons Superintendent

Ronald has more than 37 years of experience. He has progressed from carpenter foremen to site superintendent for numerous schools, WWTP facilities, and college buildings for science research, libraries and multifamily units.

Michael Godek Project Estimator

Michael has a MS in Technology & a BS in Industrial Technology, Construction Management from Eastern Illinois University. As part of our team of Chicago contractors, he is experienced in multifamily unit projects from townhomes to midrise construction.

Jose A. Flores Assistant Project Manager

Jose graduated in 2010 from the University of Illinois, Chicago with a degree in Civil Engineering. He handles field engineering and the processing of shop, drawings and field office paper work and reports. He also provides computer tech support for the field operations.

Nicholas Kasmar Field Engineer

Nick Kasmar is as a Field Engineer work in support of our field operation.  Some of Nick’s duties include handling the processing of submittals and shop drawings.  Assisting Project Superintendents with maintaining quality control and subcontractor communication.  Also to provide a general review of project documents in order to identify conflicts and find solutions.  Nick's Bachelor's degree is from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN., where he majored in civil engineering; and he has completed his E.I. certification. Currently Nick is working on the West Humboldt Place and Mayslake projects. 

As you can see from our team’s collective experience, Joseph J. Duffy Co. has the best contractors Chicago, IL has to offer. Not only do we have the experience, we have the training and knowledge to complete your project better than other Chicago contractors.