2010: Celebrating Our Centennial

2010: Celebrating Our Centennial 350 526 Sordoni Construction

In 2010, Sordoni celebrates A Century of Service: Clients, Employees, Community. This milestone coincides with a renewed sense of energy and a commitment to the core values upon which the company was founded: Integrity, Client Focus, Safety, Professionalism, Teamwork, and Community. Following the retirement of his father, William B. Sordoni, William E. Sordoni became president…

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2000-2010: Building for the Future

2000-2010: Building for the Future 350 526 Sordoni Construction

The twenty-first century brought with it an interest in rejuvenating urban communities and rebuilding downtowns. Public/private partnerships were created, with developers, public agencies, and Sordoni working together to revitalize our cities. The company’s commitment to community was formalized through the creation of the Sordoni Volunteer Program, which enables employees to share their time, talent, and…

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1990-2000: Developing Community Institutions

1990-2000: Developing Community Institutions 350 526 Sordoni Construction

As the New York regional market matured, Sordoni capitalized on an opportunity to strategically sell New Jersey operations to Skanska, one of the world’s largest construction companies. The deal represented the first U.S. acquisition for Skanska and allowed Sordoni to leverage other business interests. With the benefit of the experience gained in a larger market,…

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1980-1990: Exploring New Markets

1980-1990: Exploring New Markets 350 526 Sordoni Construction

By the early 1980’s, Sordoni’s qualifications and expertise allowed the company to expand into the rapidly developing New York Metro area. In a short time a client base was established, and Sordoni constructed world headquarters and research facilities for several global companies, including Schering-Plough, Warner-Lambert, Mobil Chemical, and PepsiCo. Under the leadership of William B.…

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1970-1980: Emerging from Turmoil

1970-1980: Emerging from Turmoil 350 526 Sordoni Construction

Out of the tragedy of Hurricane Agnes that thoroughly flooded the Wyoming Valley, Sordoni emerged as a new company guided by the third generation of the Sordoni family. The company’s intensive involvement in flood cleanup, renovation of structures, and reconstruction of downtown Wilkes-Barre provided a tremendous challenge and unique opportunity for the new management team.…

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1960-1970: Transitioning Leadership

1960-1970: Transitioning Leadership 350 526 Sordoni Construction

In 1960, Sordoni celebrated its 50th anniversary with an optimistic outlook for the years ahead. Unfortunately, the Senator passed away in 1963, and just four years later Jack Sordoni died unexpectedly at the age of 50. Despite the loss of the company’s first two generations of leadership, the foundation for a modern organization had been…

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1950-1960: Expanding Capabilities and Geography

1950-1960: Expanding Capabilities and Geography 350 526 Sordoni Construction

The post-war boom fueled significant corporate growth in America. Sordoni’s reputation and visibility continued to grow, and most of the company’s work focused on large industrial projects. Sordoni became known for strict adherence to schedules and budgets. The company utilized an automated punch card system for accounting and cost reports on jobs in progress. Seven…

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1940-1950: Setting a Foundation for Growth

1940-1950: Setting a Foundation for Growth 350 526 Sordoni Construction

With the advent of the Second World War, manpower and equipment were required to support the war effort. Sordoni was busy with major construction projects in Middletown, Pennsylvania and Aberdeen, Maryland. In 1946, the Senator’s son, Andrew J. “Jack” Sordoni, Jr., returned home from war and joined the company. With a business acumen and drive…

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1930-1940: Managing Tough Times

1930-1940: Managing Tough Times 350 526 Sordoni Construction

During the difficult era of the Great Depression, the company continued to be entrepreneurial and resumed some of the labor intensive tasks of its earlier years. Building projects were few and far between, so trucks were modified to haul coal and manure from the mines. Sordoni managed to keep most of its employees on the…

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1920-1930: Establishing a Reputation

1920-1930: Establishing a Reputation 350 526 Sordoni Construction

The 1920’s was a decade of rapid growth. From modest beginnings just ten years earlier, the company was now well-established and grew in expertise, equipment and employees. The company added to its Line Division by establishing a Building Division to handle larger, commercial structures. Sordoni added a registered architect and engineers to strengthen its Building…

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Why Sordoni?

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