Meet the Team

Bill Metzger – President

bio-bill-largeGraduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration. Worked in corporate sales and management before starting Peak Construction in 1994. Worked many different construction jobs from laborer, equipment operator, roofing installer, and estimating prior to starting his own company.

John O’Brien – Director of Human Resources/Purchasing Manager

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Degree in Finance from Mercy College. Worked in corporate finance and management for more than 15 years. Has been a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor every year since then. Has been doing bookkeeping and finances for Peak Construction since 2005.

David Abramson – Controller

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Graduated from Johnson & Wales University. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and an Associate of Science degree in Finance & Investment. Prior to joining Peak Construction, Dave worked for 7 years as the Operations Manager/Bookkeeper for Mr. Rooter Plumbing. He also has 10 years experience in Inventory Management and Distribution Center Operations. In addition to working with numbers, Dave has 3 years of hands on construction experience. Dave is a licensed Notary Public.

Don Swanerbury – Operations Manager

Don has over 35 years of experience in Facilities Management, Security, Safety Compliance and Quality Assurance and attended Orange County Community College studying business management.

Don worked for the family business in Wholesales Electronics and Professional Sound Reinforcement before changing career directions. Over the years, Don has worked for Fowler Industries, KW Control Systems, Bloomberg News, and RAD Data communications.

Don is a Certified Quality Auditor, ISO Quality Systems Management, OSHA 30 Certified and over 40 years’ experience in the volunteer Fire and Rescue Service.

Chris Riehle – Sales Estimator/Project Manager

bio-chris-largeHas worked in construction for over 15 years, is a master carpenter and woodworker. Chris attended Dutchess Community College and has been through training at JLC (leading construction event in New England), NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry), and Xactimate (estimating software).

Mark Carson – Sales Estimator/Project Manager

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Graduated from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Business Management. Worked as a Manager at JC Penney’s for 23 years including managing their Home Furnishing line. Also has experience in Human Resources, Facilities Management and 8 years of construction sales prior to joining Peak Construction.

Jason Giannoni – Mitigation/Project Manager

bio-jason-largeGraduated from Boston College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. Jason has over 15 years experience in home renovations and property management. Additional experience in sales and insurance and Jason is certified through the IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification) in Water Damage Restoration, Applied Structural Drying, Fire & Smoke Restoration and Odor Control

Nathan Nelson – PROJECT MANAGER/ESTIMATOR

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Over ten years in restoration/construction industry. Operations manager for Servpro franchise. Nathan responded to national catastrophic events including Joplin tornado, Irene, Sandy, and Ohio flooding’s- each event requiring the coordination of 150+ simultaneous projects. Owned and operated a construction company for two years before joining Peak Construction. Certified in multiple IICRC certs, including the youngest to have ever been certified in WRT and ASD.

Stephanie Riehle – Production Manager/Inside Sales

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Stephanie attended Sage College and Marist College and has been through JLC training (leading construction event in New England), as well as Xactimate training (estimating software). Stephanie has a background in administration and scheduling.

Danielle Place – Business Development Specialist

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Danielle received her Associates Degree from Dutchess Community College and went on to further study Business Administration at Empire State University. She has over fifteen years of experience working with the public and seven years managing a successful business within the community. She has years of customer service and human resource experience as well.

Deb Swanerbury – Office Manager

Deb attended Orange County Community College majoring in business and has a diversified background in office management, purchasing, customer service, inside sales, quality assurance and safety compliance.

Over the years, Deb has worked for Bogner-Seitel Lumber Company, Community General Hospital, Wilder Manufacturing, Dave Wiebolt Architect, A-Star Heating and Air Conditioning and Kolmar Laboratories.

Meet Our Field Construction and Mitigation Team

Peak Construction makes every effort to provide our customers with the best in class service. Part of the reason is the many years of combined experience our Field Construction Team possesses. Whether it’s new construction, additions or renovations, rest assured each project is given the personal attention it requires.

The uncertainty of problems you find in your home may cause concerns. Peak Construction’s Mitigation Crew is ready to help. Our trained and certified technicians are experienced in removing Mold, Lead and Asbestos. If you suffer loss due storms or fires, our crews can assist you with securing, cleaning and restoring your property.

Meet Our Excavation and Site Planning/Preparation Team

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Peak Construction knows that successful projects start from the ground up. Our excavation services go beyond knowing how to operate equipment. Our team has many combined years of experience operating heavy equipment and are OSHA 10 safety certified. Commercial and residential clients can expect prompt service and careful attention always.

Peak construction owns 18 various pieces of equipment to meet your needs, which include Excavators, Dozers, Loaders, Specialized Lifts and the trailers to move them. This guarantees no delay with your projects.