Paul J. Choquette, III Named to Lead Gilbane Building Company’s Mid-Atlantic Business Unit

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Construction industry veteran focused on expanding Gilbane’s presence in multiple public and private market sectors in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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Paul has been instrumental in outlining Gilbane’s long-term strategic vision for the Mid-Atlantic region.

Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce that Paul J. Choquette, III has been promoted to senior vice president and will now be overseeing all operations for the company’s Mid-Atlantic Business Unit. Mr. Choquette, a member of the fifth generation of the Gilbane family, most recently served as regional business development manager for the Mid-Atlantic region, which encompasses Maryland, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia. During his tenure in the region, Gilbane played a critical role in the construction of landmark projects including Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital, the U.S. Capitol Dome Skirt Rehabilitation, the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Monument, and the District of Columbia Public Schools Dunbar High School project. Mr. Choquette is the first member of the fifth generation to become a senior vice president for Gilbane.

“Paul’s ability to recognize clients’ business needs and his strength of conviction to implement new approaches have helped him excel,” said Bill Gilbane, Jr., president and COO. “Paul has been instrumental in outlining Gilbane’s long-term strategic vision for the Mid-Atlantic region by assembling an elite team of executives, superintendents, estimators, and builders who live by Gilbane’s core values and are committed to safety and owner advocacy. I’m confident he will continue to provide excellent leadership to the region in this new capacity.”

In his career with Gilbane Building Company, Mr. Choquette served in a variety of positions including superintendent, project engineer, business development manager and area manager. He has actively pursued continuous learning and development and was selected to attend elite leadership training with both the Global Institute for Leadership Development and FMI (Fails Management Institute) leadership development training. Mr. Choquette holds an MBA from Northeastern University, a Bachelor’s degree in History from Brown University and is actively involved in several community outreach initiatives including the Trust for the National Mall, DCBIA, AGC, New England Council, and ACE Mentoring.

About Gilbane, Inc.
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 60 office locations around the world.

Since the 1970s, Gilbane has played a major role in the development and expansion of facilities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including such projects as the World War II Memorial, University of Maryland’s Comcast Center Arena, the National Air & Space Museum, Towson University’s Center for the Arts, and the Baltimore Convention Center, while working with diverse clients including George Washington University, Virginia Community College System, and the Department of Justice.

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