About Murnane

Murnane Building Contractors, Inc. is a general construction firm with offices in Plattsburgh, Utica, and Syracuse, New York.

Formed in 1986 by Patrick Murnane and Darcy Mousseau, Murnane Building Contractors, Inc. is the successor firm to Murnane Associates, Inc. which was owned and operated by their father, James L. Murnane.

The company as a second generation construction business has adopted the motto, “Building on a Tradition of Excellence” to reflect their commitment to providing all types of construction services in accordance with established traditional values of quality, craftsmanship, and integrity.

Murnane currently operates throughout upstate New York acting as general contractors, design/builders and construction managers for competitively bid and negotiated contracts. Staff includes Civil and Mechanical Engineers, Engineering Technology and Business Administration Graduates, and Construction Management Graduates working in Project Management capacities. The company annually employs over 500 individuals.

Murnane’s public agency clients include the N.Y.S. Office of General Services, State University Construction Fund, Dormitory Authority, and the New York Power Authority. Private clients range from educational institutions such as Clarkson University and Syracuse University to industrial customers including: ALCOA, Corning, Inc., Georgia Pacific Corp., Kraft Inc., Reynolds Metals, and Wyeth Laboratories.

With a surety capacity of $100 million, a network of regional offices, and a large staff of Project Managers committed to excellence, Murnane Building Contractors, Inc. is poised to continue to grow — building New York State.

Murnane Awards

1987 Grand Award, American Concrete Institute
Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital Expansion Project

1992 High Performance Butler Builder Award
Butler Manufacturing Company

1992 Honorable Mention, Build New York Award, General Building
Contractors of New York State, Cheel Campus Center Project
Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York

1992-1993-1994
Safety Excellence Commendation,
Associated General Contractors of America

1994 Corning Incorporated Quality Vendor Award
Corning JNLT Renovation Project

1994 Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

1994 Grand Award, American Concrete Institute
Syracuse War Memorial Renovation Project

1995 Build New York Award Winner, General Building Contractors of
New York State, St. Lawrence County Courthouse Expansion Project

1995 Engineering News-Record, Top 400 Contractors in the United States
Engineering News-Record, a publication of the McGraw-Hill Company

1996 Blue Ribbon Contractor Award, Department of the Army
U.S. Army Reserve Kitchen Upgrade Project

1999 Build New York Award Winner, General Building Contractors of
New York State for the Preservation of Hawkins Hall, State University of
New York at Plattsburgh

1999 Architectural Woodworking Institute Award of Excellence,
St. John the Baptist Church Restoration, Plattsburgh, New York

2001 Build New York Award Winner, General Building Contractors of
New York State, Bertrand Snell Hall, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York

2001 Masonry Construction Magazine's Fourth Annual Project of the Year,
Honorable Mention, Bertrand Snell Hall, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York

2002 Northern New York Builders' Exchange Excellence in Construction and Craftsmanship Award, High Peaks Welcome Center, Town of North Hudson, New York

2003 American Concrete Institute Gold Award for Excellence in Design and Installation, University Avenue Parking Garage, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

2003 Syracuse Builders Exchange - 2003 Craftsmanship Award (Project Supervision Category) - Shenandoah Golf Clubhouse at Turning Stone Casino Resort, Verona, New York

2003 Build New York Award Winner – General Building Contractors of New York State – Turning Stone Casino Resort, Verona, New York

2002-2006; New York Construction News, Top 100 Contractors

2004; Northern New York Builders Exchange, Excellence in Construction Craftsmanship Award, Elizabethtown Central School, Additions and Alterations.

2005; Northern New York Builders Exchange, Excellence in Construction Craftsmanship Awards, Massena Memorial Hospital Addition & Renovations, and The Rehabilitation of MacDonough Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh

2006; Northern New York Builders Exchange, Excellence in Construction Craftsmanship Award, St. Joseph’s Home, Diocese of Ogdensburg

2006 American Concrete Institute; Design Installation Gold Award – St. Joseph’s Parking Garage; Syracuse, New York