Ranking the largest demolition contractors
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Ranking the largest demolition contractors

Our sister publication "Construction & Demolition Recycling" ranks the largest U.S. demolition contractors based on their 2017 revenues.

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February 26, 2019

Recycling Today's sister publication Construction & Demolition Recycling recently published a list of the largest demolition contractors in the United States.

The list, which was published in the November/December 2018 issue based on 2017 revenue figures, was compiled through voluntary submissions from the country’s top contractors. It portrays an industry that showed relatively steady growth from 2015, the last figures that Construction & Demolition Recycling reported when it published the list in the November/December 2016 issue. Of the 14 contractors who made the list in 2016 and 2018, seven contractors reported growth in revenue, six reported a loss in revenue and one reported revenue that stayed the same.

The demolition revenues for the five largest firms range from $462 million to $94 million:

1. NorthStar Group Services Inc.,

New York City, www.northstar.com
Company CEO or President: Scott E. State
Demolition Revenue (2017): $461.98 million
No. of Employees: 3,500
Additional Services Offered: abatement, emergency and disaster response, environmental remediation, nuclear decommissioning

 

2. Brandenburg Industrial Service Co.,

Company CEO or President: Thomas Little
Demolition Revenue (2017): $208 million
No. of Employees: 700
Additional Services Offered: environmental remediation, asbestos abatement, hazardous material removal, soil remediation, asset recovery, site preparation
 

3. Environmental Resources Management (ERM),

Denver, www.erm.com
Company CEO or President: Chuck Leichner
Demolition Revenue (2017): $150 million
No. of Employees: 200
Additional Services Offered: demolition and remediation construction management, engineering general contractor, hazardous building material surveys, abatement
 

4. Cherry Cos.,

Company CEO or President: Leonard Cherry
Demolition Revenue (2017): $145 million
No. of Employees: 305
Additional Services Offered: recycled aggregate sales, stabilized material sales
 

5. MCM Management Corp.,

Bloomfield Hills, MI, www.mcmmanagement.com
Company CEO or President: Rob Mardigian
Demolition Revenue (2017): $93.75 million
No. of Employees: 250
Additional Services Offered: metal/aggregate recycling, environmental remediation, material handling/processing, industrial repurposing

 

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