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Liokareas Construction

Liokareas Construction Company Inc is Pittsburgh’s premiere general contractor. Located in Bethel Park, PA, we provide service for all phases of commercial construction projects. Our team can serve as turn-key specialists and see your project from start to finish, or handle specific jobs that you need completed. With over 40 years of experience serving commercial clients, we are prepared to handle all aspects of commercial construction, from interior demolition to window installation.

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The Liokareas Team

John Liokareas
John Liokareas

Owner

John has over 40 years of experience in General Construction.  In the past 30 years, (since the incorporation of Liokareas Construction in 1986) John has completed over 100 million dollars worth of federally funded projects without ever defaulting or having a bond claim.

Chrissi Liokareas
Chrissi Liokareas

Executive Officer

One of the founders of Liokareas Construction company, Chris has over 40 years experience in the contracting industry. Chris started as an office manager for a large industrial painting company before co-founding Liokareas Construction with John Liokareas. Chris overseas all internal operations at Liokareas Construction.

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Peter Liokareas

Vice President

Peter is a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Business Management and a concentration in Finance. With over 19 years’ construction experience, Peter has worked on multiple projects ranging from 1 to 30 million in various positions such as superintendent, project manager, and lead estimator.

Peter holds a certification from the American Association of Cost Engineering (AACE) as a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP). He has also been recognized by the United States Green Building Council as a LEED Green Associate.

Peter has successfully completed over 40 projects in the educational sector such as, Additions and Alterations to Aliquippa Elementary School, Renovations to College Square Elementary School, Alterations and Additions to Uniontown High School and WVU College Park Apartments.

Peter has also successfully completed over 35 projects in the multifamily sector such as, Renovations and Additions to Andrew Carnegie Apartments, Upgrades to Park/Sheldon Phases 1-3, and MHA Scattered Site Housing Phases 1 & 2.

Nick Liokareas
Nick Liokareas

Director of Field Operations

Nick has 16 years of experience in the general construction industry. As superintendent and project manager for Liokareas Construction, Nick has completed multiple projects ranging from 1 -10 million. From 2000-2008 Nick was the president and owner of Nick’s painting, Inc. During this time, Nick completed multiple bonded commercial painting and general construction projects ranging from 100,000 to 1 million. Nick worked as a job superintendent for industrial painting companies from 1993-2000, which consisted of sandblasting & painting various bridges and water tanks. Nick currently holds a valid lead renovators license from The Environmental Protection Agency.

Erin Summers

Operations Manager

Erin is a graduate of Point Park University. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and comes to Liokareas with 18 years in the construction industry. She has worked in many different aspects in the industry and brings a unique skill set to our team. Her background includes, masonry, mechanical, heavy highway, oil & gas (pipeline), excavation, and general construction. She has worked on projects such as The Squirrel Hill Tunnel Rehab Project (Heavy Highway), EQT Sunrise-Landslide Remediation, Dover Air Force Base (mechanical), WVU Life Science Building (Masonry), & Allegheny County Airport site excavation. Erin oversees A/R-A/P, project controls, estimating, and safety.

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Justin Jones

Lead Estimator

Justin has over 10 years experience in the construction industry. After he attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Justin worked for an environmental company in which he attained his Lead Abatement License and Asbestos Supervisor License. Justin came to Liokareas as a carpenter and worked his way up to Lead Estimator. His projects include overseeing a truss crew at WVU – College Park, managing multiple projects for Pittsburgh Public Schools, and estimating projects worth up to $5 million.

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James Bentley

Controller

James has been a controller for over 30 years, working in the construction industry since 2000. He enjoys spending time with his work family, as well as his real family (all 14+ of them). His main passion right now is watching Cricket. James oversees all the financial aspects of Liokareas.

Brian Jones
Brian Jones

Carpenter Superintendent

Brian has worked for Liokareas Construction for over 15 years supervising construction projects ranging from 500,000 to 5 million.  Brian also worked as a superintendent for other Commercial Contractors and was the owner/superintendent of his own company, Brian’s Total Remodeling. Brian specializes in commercial school construction projects and large scale community development projects for the surrounding housing authorities.

Jeremy Ronallo
Jeremy Ronallo

Project Coordinator

Jeremy comes with over 20 years field experience as a Carpenter (Union/Non Union).

A graduate of Point Park University, he has worked on projects such as Riverfront Landing, Eastside Bond Apartments, Flats on Fifth Apartments, Walnut on Highland Apartments, and Apartments near PPG Paints Arena.

He specializes in exterior assemblies from siding, weather barriers, shingles, and flat roofing. Jeremy takes care of our fabrication, ordering project materials, running field work, designer for metal siding specialties.

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Susan Marsula

Administrative Assistant

Susan comes to Liokareas with over 10 years construction experience. Susan takes care of all administrative duties such as submittals, O&Ms, vendor invoicing, and assist estimating.

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James Huffine Sr.

Lead Superintendent

Jim has 30 years experience in commercial painting and general construction He is a lead superintendent for Liokareas and has successfully completed jobs ranging from $50,000.00 to 1 million. Jim carries certificates in OSHA safety, aerial lifts, and is a EPA certified lead renovator.

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James Huffine Jr.

Lead Carpenter

James has 15 years experience in the construction industry. Jim is a lead carpenter and has successfully completed projects as a superintendent or foreman over the past 3 years for Liokareas. Jim also has experience as a project estimator/scheduler. Jim carries latest safety certifications from OSHA and is a certified forklift/aerial operator.