Integrity and professionalism are the principles that PJS Group is built upon, infused into everything we do.
We start with a responsible estimate and a great price. Then we innovate the heck out of the job and drive it to a successful completion.
Our field forces work with our engineers and project managers to build the job efficiently, providing a quality product ahead of schedule.
Our work and reputation cultivated over the past 20 years with owners, construction managers, our bank, our bonding company, and our insurance carrier demonstrate this philosophy in practice.
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Paul Scariano Chief Executive Officer
Paul founded Paul J. Scariano, Inc. in 1996 and PJS Electric, Inc. in 1998. He has served as President of Paul J. Scariano, Inc. since its founding. He has also served as President of PJS Electric, Inc. since its founding except for a period of several years when he was involved in an advisory capacity only. He graduated with a B. S. in Civil Engineering from the Manhattan College School of Engineering in 1994. Paul believes that ethics, safety, open communication, and common courtesy are just as important to building something as knowing how to build it.
Dominic Parisi, PE President
Dominic is a NYS licensed Professional Engineer and a graduate of Manhattan College’s School of Engineering with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He has been Executive Vice President of PJS Electric, Inc. and Paul J. Scariano, Inc. since 1997, as well as the Vice President – Operations for PJS Electric, Inc. since 2009. Dominic believes that concentrating on the details of the project lead to a great final product and a happy client and that reputation and quality are just as important as whether you make money on a project!
Maria Parisi Guski, CPA VP – Finance
Maria is a NYS Certified Public Accountant with a B. A. degree in Accounting and Accounting Information Systems from Pace University. She has over 20 years experience specializing in construction accounting, in both the public and private sectors. Maria has been with PJS since 2011 and has been Vice President of Finance almost as long. Maria works towards making the financial and accounting side of the organization efficient and user friendly. This allows the construction operations to be as efficient and profitable as possible.
Joseph M. Condon VP – Information Systems
Joe joined PJS in September 2002. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Fordham University. Joe joined PJS after working with Mack Trucks and Eagle Electric on both the Operations and Administrative sides. Joe’s entire purpose is to help drive the success of the organization by ensuring that everyone has the best and most timely information about everything we do, so that we can make sure we are doing our best day in, day out.
Kenneth J. DeLasho VP – Acquisitions
Ken is a graduate of Manhattan College School of Engineering and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.B.A. from Pace University in New York. He joined PJS after working for IAC-Acoustics, Inc. where he was Director and General Manager for the Americas Division of an international noise control engineering, manufacturing, and construction company. He has an effective, customer driven, value added, and on-time performance philosophy. “I believe that the most important quality for our organization is our ability to set a vision and develop a high performance team to achieve the goals that exceed the vision.”
Joe Ascolese, PE VP – Project Operations
Joe received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from SUNY @ Buffalo, he is a NYS Professional Engineer, and a member of The Moles. Joe came to PJS with over 27 years of Heavy Construction experience working for one company. He has been involved in many challenging projects for a variety of agencies in the NY Metropolitan area. Joe is currently the Vice President of Project Operations and oversees all of our construction activities.
Kenneth Brouwer Chief Operating Officer
Ken joined PJS Group in September 2018 as Chief Operating Officer of PJS Electric, Inc. Ken was working in the field as a union journeyman electrician when he took a project manager/estimator position at Welsbach Electric Corp. Within his 15 years at Welsbach, Ken rose from a project manager/estimator to the President/CEO. As President/CEO, he led a workforce of over 500 union employees and generated over 1.1 billion dollars of consistently profitable revenue during his a 6 year tenure. Ken brings 30 years of industry experience, a passion to effectuate positive strategic change, and an endless energy to lead and grow the electrical division of PJS Group. He is the proud father of four boys: Kirk, Luke, Caiden, and Kenny.
Laura Eisenhardt VP – Bid Administration and Regulatory ComplianceDeputy VP – Project Operations MWDBE Compliance Officer
Laura joined PJS in 2007 with twenty years of experience in New York construction. Over the past 10 years, Laura has helped solidify and streamline the Finance, Bid Administration, and Operations departments. Her support has allowed the field maintain momentum completing projects and driving PJS to steady growth over the years. Laura takes pride in her family and her role as a grandmother. She brings those qualities that make her a great grandparent to the PJS Family. Laura is there to give you advice, provide support when you need it, and hold you accountable to your responsibilities.
John Duraes Project Executive
John graduated from Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. In 2003, he joined PJS as a Senior Project Manager. Over the next 13 years, John’s attention to detail helped PJS tackle more complicated electrical work. He obtained his NYC Master Electrician’s License and was promoted to his current position of Project Executive.
Luca Toscano Project Executive
Luca has the equivalent of an M. S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rome, Italy. He began his career in heavy construction in 1987 and has gained extensive experience in all facets of the construction industry. Luca began with Paul J. Scariano, Inc. in early 2009 as a project superintendent. Luca rose to his current position because of his tenacity in building projects the right way. He builds things by focusing on the finished product and bringing everyone and everything together to get it done as safely and efficiently as possible.
Steven Queirolo, PE Project Executive
Steve is a NYS licensed Professional Engineer and a graduate from Hofstra University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Steve joined PJS Group in 2018 after working in the construction industry for the majority of his professional career. He has managed several successful heavy construction projects for various agencies throughout the five boroughs. Steve believes that the key to the success of any project is teamwork. Good teamwork promotes a safe, organized, and efficient workplace. He currently serves as Project Executive, responsible for overseeing and supervising the full life cycle of multiple construction operations.
Michael Zysk Project Executive
Michael received his B.S. & M.S. in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College. Michael joined PJS Group in 2019 with over 24 years of Heavy/Highway Construction experience in the New York Metropolitan area while working for two different companies over that time. Michael has performed work for all major agencies and has experience with many different scopes of work, with a strong background in bridge reconstruction/rehabilitation. He believes in fostering an environment focused on teamwork, ethics, safety, attention to detail, and a passion to construct which helps to ensure successful project completion as well as owner satisfaction. He also believes in the importance of building new relationships while maintaining existing ones along the way. Michael currently serves as Project Executive, responsible for overseeing and supervising the full life cycle of multiple construction operations.
Chris DeBonis Project Executive
Chris DeBonis is a graduate of St. John’s University. During summer breaks, from college Chris worked for DeMicco Brothers, Inc., a company his grandfather co-founded. This experience ignited his passion for heavy construction and was the impetus for him to form DeBoe Construction Corp., which he’s been an owner-operator of since 1993. Chris has tremendous pride and takes great pleasure in the finished projects he provides his clients. He accomplishes this through his own hard work as well as the hard work and dedication of his loyal employees, both in the field and the office. As a leader Chris’ work ethic sets the tone for the rest of the company.