Since our beginning in 1888, the principles of skill, integrity, and responsibility have been driving our industry forward and those are still the guiding principles for our members today. The Craftsmanship & Lifetime Achievement Awards are a chance to celebrate and honor the craftsmen and women who have excelled in these principles in both a particular project and throughout their careers. While projects and companies tend to get the bulk of the public recognition, these awards are an opportunity to turn the spotlight over to the men and women on the job that make these achievements possible.






The Builder’s Exchange is Proud to Honor The Following Recipients of a Lifetime Achievement Awards:

  • David J. Beinetti, AIA of SWBR Architects
  • David Christa of Christa Construction
  • Jeff Davis of Elmer Davis
  • Thomas F. Judson, Jr. of The Pike Company
  • Richard Kozyra of ARK Glass & Glazing Corp
  • Joseph Leone of Unicon
  • Ted H. Orr of The Pike Company
  • Gary Roth of Quality Structures, Inc.


The Builder’s Exchange is proud to recognize the following local craftsmen for expertise and leadership in their respected trade:

  •  Dave Perotta of Frontier Glass for his glass work at RIT Magic Studios
  • Jeff Colf of Grayco, Inc for his interior construction work at the ROC Airport
  • Joshua Thayer of Lakelands Concrete for his custom architecture work on the I-390 Decorative Columns
  • Brennon Zenoski from Manning Squires Hennig Co, Inc. for his masonry work on the Western NY Cemetery
  • Ernie Callaway from O’Connell Electric, Inc for his electrical construction work on the Greenridge Bitcoin Mining Project
  • Ryan Wasley from RW Dake for his interior construction work at the Victor and Lake Avenue ESL Branches