Larry Rooney named President of Manhattan Construction Group

Naples, FloridaLarry Rooney has been promoted to president of Manhattan Construction Group, one of the country’s largest privately-held construction services companies. Its operating companies include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Manhattan International Construction Company, Ltd, Cantera Concrete Company, Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safezone, LLC. Manhattan Construction Group serves the commercial building, civil, pipeline and specialty construction markets through its regional offices in Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, and Washington, D.C.  Manhattan also provides construction services internationally in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

Larry Rooney, President of Manhattan Construction Group.

Rooney’s construction experience includes roles in field supervision, project management, estimating and pre-construction and a total revenue portfolio in excess of $ 1.5 billion. After working in Chicago for Turner Construction Company, Rooney joined the family business in Manhattan’s Houston regional office in 2010.  Rooney holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and graduate of Leadership Tulsa Class 51. He serves on the board of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce and the advisory board of Tulsa’s American Cancer Society.

Rooney will also continue to serve as the regional manager for Manhattan Construction Company in Oklahoma and is the fifth generation of the Rooney Family to work at Manhattan.

 

About Manhattan Construction Group:

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction Group is consistently recognized by Engineering News-Record as a top 50 contractor and serves building, civil, pipeline and specialty construction segments in the U.S., Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Manhattan was named 2017 “Contractor of the Year” in a four-state region by ENR Texas & Louisiana. Its operations include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Manhattan International Construction Company, Ltd, Cantera Concrete Company, Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safezone, LLC. In the last three years, its operations have received more than 40 industry honors for quality and safety. www.manhattanconstructiongroup.com

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