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For people building families, businesses and communities

  About Kacin Companies  

KACIN founder A. Richard Kacin has been building upscale residential homes, condominiums and communities in the Pittsburgh region since 1960. Headquartered in the Pittsburgh suburb of Murrysville, KACIN also manages the design and construction of an array of commercial and industrial facilities throughout western Pennsylvania through our sister company, KACIN General Contractors.

We serve our clients to the best of our abilities, because we believe that strong relationships build strong communities. KACIN leadership has had the honor of serving as President of the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the Homebuilders Association of Westmoreland County, and we continue to serve on the boards of other organizations and community groups throughout Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties.

  Milestones  

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    1960
    A. Richard Kacin founds Kacin Companies, introducing the region to the design-build construction of custom-built homes.
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    1970
    Kacin Companies begins construction of commercial and industrial buildings.
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    1984
    Kacin Companies named Builder of the year by the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh.
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    2000
    Kacin Companies expands sustainable-designed building processes, providing environmental, economic and social benefits.
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    2000
    Summerset at Frick Park construction begins in the City of Pittsburgh.
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    2002
    Kacin Companies named the General Contractor of the Year from the Association of Builders & Contractors of Western PA (ABC).
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    2003
    Kacin Companies awarded the Behlen Building System’s "Building of the Year" for the Smail Acura dealership.
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    2004
    Kacin Companies received the Behlen Building System's Partnership of the Year award.
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    2009
    Kacin Companies receives the Behlen Building System's Automotive Building of the Year award for construction of the #1 Cochran Collision Center in Robinson.
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    2010
    Kacin Companies signals the start of the development of Edgewater at Oakmont, located along the Allegheny River.
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    2011
    Kacin Companies awarded the PA Commonwealth Award for building a more perfect Pennsylvania.
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    2012
    Kacin Companies receives the James Hardie Excellence in Design for the Pittsburgh region award.
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    2012
    Kacin introduces Edgewater Realty, featuring a highly experienced team, assisting customers with real estate sales and development.
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    2013
    KACIN Companies awarded Largest LEED-Certified Projects for their Edgewater at Oakmont Community as published in the Pittsburgh Business Times.
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    2014
    Kacin receives the Excellence Award from GAF for its Edgewater at Oakmont Community in recognition of superior design and construction.
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    2015
    KACIN Companies Awarded the Commonwealth Award from 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania for their Edgewater at Oakmont community in the Mixed Use/Residential category.
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    2015
    KACIN Companies awarded the Sustainability Project of the Year Award for their Edgewater at Oakmont Community from the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania.

Kacin Leadership

A. Richard Kacin - President
A. Richard Kacin founded Kacin Companies in 1960 to provide custom residential and commercial construction and renovation to the people of western Pennsylvania. A hands-on leader, Richard works alongside his team of construction experts to craft the highest quality commercial, industrial and residential projects with the best customer service. Under Richard's direction, KACIN Companies expanded its services to include environmentally-friendly design/build processes and LEED-certified design.

Winner of the 2011 Pennsylvania Commonwealth Award for building "a more perfect Pennsylvania," Richard is also winner of the 2012 Excellence in Design Award from James Hardie Building Products. In addition, Richard is Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders and past President of the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh. He serves on many community boards, including the East Suburban YMCA and local libraries.
Bruce J. Corna - Vice President
Bruce Corna began his career in finance with an emphasis on mortgage banking and new home lending solutions before joining KACIN Companies in 1977. Since then, he's focuses his expertise in custom home design and the development of some of Pittsburgh's most beloved residential communities.

Bruce's passion for construction follows him into the community where he volunteers his time and leadership to a number of regional industry organizations, serving as past president of the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the Builders Association of Westmoreland County, Life Director of the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, Vice Chairman of the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Authority, and member of the Executive Committee of the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland County.
Jeffery D. Ferris - Vice President
Growing up in the construction industry, Jeff Ferris gained hands on experience on a variety of projects at KACIN Companies while he was a high school student and while attending college.

In 1979, upon graduating with a degree in Business Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jeff began his career with KACIN in project management. Today, he directs the commercial construction design and development division, where he spends time estimating projects, budgeting and efficiently moving projects from conceptual stages through completion.
Robert F. Pekarsky - Controller/CFO
As Controller/CFO, Rob possesses over 18 years of experience in accounting and finance with an in-depth understanding of the construction industry. In this role, Rob directs all accounting aspects of the business including Financial Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cost Control, Treasury and Risk Management. Prior to joining Kacin Companies, Rob previously worked for both small and large construction companies and is constantly improving and implementing new business processes along with monitoring financial performance.
Jason C. Corna - Director of Sales and Marketing
Jason began his career with KACIN Companies in his early teens, while on break from school. Learning not just from KACIN, but also from an array of subcontractors, Jason got an early education in all aspects of construction.

As Director of Sales and Marketing for KACIN and the Managing Broker for Edgewater Realty, Jason leads the promotion and advertising efforts for KACIN Companies and all sales efforts for Edgewater Realty. Jason holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a degree in Real Estate Management and continues to passionately pursue continuing education courses in both real estate and construction. When he's not working, you'll find Jason volunteering his time and talents to local community groups.