Meet The Team

Our talented personnel is Gerard Construction Corp’s greatest asset.


Gerard Ricciardelli


Gerard Ricciardelli (“Jerry” to his friends and partners) has been involved in the construction industry for almost three decades, and he learned the business “from the ground up”. Jerry’s career began as a Superintendent’s Assistant and he climbed the ranks quickly throughout his career. Each new position required more responsibility, and every challenge taught him something new. Today, he is experienced in all aspects of the construction industry and is able to lead his staff successfully through a wide variety of projects. Jerry is a hands-on, working president, and is directly involved in each of the firm’s projects. As President, he has the full authority to commit the resources of the firm to the successful completion of each project.

Ronald Cohen

Director of Construction

With over 35 years of experience, Ronald Cohen possesses a wide array of technical knowledge that he brings to each project. As a Senior Project Manager at Gerard Construction Corp, Ronald uses clear communication and meticulous attention to detail to guide the teams on each of his projects to successful outcomes for our clients. Ronald is adept at keeping our projects on track while expertly managing schedules, costs, and quality.

Ray O'Neill

Project Manager

Ray O'Neill brings to Gerard Construction Corp. a 7-year record of success overseeing all phases of construction from small tenant improvements to multi-million-dollar capital improvements. Ray oversees the day-to-day activities onsite and ensures quality construction never sacrificing safety. During his career, Ray has managed projects from a client’s first idea to their punch list free completion. Our project owners and subcontractors take pleasure in working with Ray which always makes for a smooth project.

Joe Mesgleski

Assistant Project Manager

Joe Mesgleski has been in the construction industry for over 25 years. He has working on projects as simple as maintenance issues to groundbreaking to turnkey construction. He is a site superintendent with projects ranging from $100,000.00 to $15M. He oversees the day-to-day activities on site and ensures quality construction. His capability to bring his projects in on time, within budget, and without sacrificing safety is a known specialty of is. He has an excellent safety record and an exceptional ability to foresee and resolve any potential problem that may arise.