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Historical Timeline

A. Martini & Co. founders

1951

A. Martini & Co. founded by Antonio Martini & Gilbert Auel, in Homewood/East Liberty area of PA

Kroger building

1952

A. Martini & Co. selected by Kroger as General Contractor for grocery store construction in Western PA

Angelo, Sr.

1959

Angelo Martini, Sr. joins the business

Partnership with Diocese of Pittsburgh as GC

1963

A. Martini & Co. begins partnership with Diocese of Pittsburgh as General Contractor

A. Martini & Co. Builds USPS Buildings in area

1963

A. Martini & Co. Builds USPS Buildings in area

1967

Gilbert Auel passes away, December 24

1968

Antonio Martini retires

1969

Clementine Pittore joins the business as Secretary / Co-Owner with Angelo Martini, Sr.

Angelo Sr.

1969

Angelo Sr. becomes President of A. Martini & Co.

A. Martini & Co. moves to Verona, PA

1970

A. Martini & Co. moves to Verona location from Homewood/East Liberty area of PA

Parkvale Savings Bank

1971

A. Martini & Co. started working with Parkvale Savings Bank

1972

A. Martini & Co. starts work at PACE School

Presbyterian University Hospital

1972

Presbyterian University Hospital – A. Martini begins work within healthcare sector

1973

Rodman Street Baptist Church – first church project – A. Martini begins work within religious sector

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

1976

A. Martini & Co. selected by AIP as General Contractor for nationwide locations – completes projects in Houston, Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, Denver, Akron, and Pittsburgh

1977

A. Martini & Co. builds Mineo Building in Shadyside Neighborhood (5414 Walnut Street)

1979

A. Martini & Co. begins relationship with Pittsburgh National/PNC Financial Corp (now known as PNC Bank)

Parkvale Savings Bank

1979

A. Martini & Co. begins work for Parkvale Savings Bank, constructing their first pre-fabricated retail branch in the Pittsburgh region.

Art Institute Atlanta

1984

Art Institute Atlanta – project in Atlanta for AIP

Anthony

1985

Anthony joins the business as Project Manager

Carl W. Herrman’s Furs retail location in downtown Pittsburgh

1986

A. Martini & Co. constructs Carl W. Herrman’s Furs retail location in downtown Pittsburgh

Mister Donut renovation to Dunkin’ Donuts

1986

Mister Donut renovation to Dunkin’ Donuts in Monroeville, PA

Angelo Jr.

1988

Angelo Jr. joins the business as Project Manager

Toys R Us

1988

Toys R Us retail locations around the region

First project with Western PA School for the Deaf (WPSD)

1988

First project with Western PA School for the Deaf (WPSD)

A. Martini & Co. becomes a regional general contractor for McDonalds

1989

A. Martini & Co. becomes a regional general contractor for McDonalds, constructing 10, ground-up, restaurants for the leading global foodservice retailer

Cohen & Grigsby

1990

A. Martini & Co. serves as the general contractor for the first project for Cohen & Grigsby – 27th floor in former CHG Building (presently EQT Building).

As of 2020, our team continues work with Cohen & Grigsby.
Pedestrian Tunnel in Oakland

1990

Pedestrian Tunnel in Oakland constructed (on University of Pittsburgh Campus); connecting Western Psychiatric Hospital with UPMC’s Main Tower, under DeSoto Street

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

1990

A. Martini & Co. awarded service contract at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

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BlueCross Blue Shield Harmar Medi-Center constructed

1991

BlueCross Blue Shield Harmar Medi-Center constructed

lementine Pittore retires

1995

Clementine Pittore retires

1996

PACE School Gym Renovation

Banana Republic retail store on Walnut Street

2001

A. Martini & Co. completes Banana Republic retail store on Walnut Street

Angelo Martini, Sr. becomes WPSD Board of Trustees member

2002

Angelo Martini, Sr. becomes WPSD Board of Trustees member and Secretary of the Executive committee for the school

2002

Anthony becomes President

2004

Angelo Jr. becomes COO

Henne Jewelers flagship store on Walnut Street

2008

A. Martini & Co. builds Henne Jewelers flagship store on Walnut Street in Shadyside

Offices of Sherrad German Kelly

2010

A. Martini & Co. completes offices of Sherrad German Kelly

Google Headquarters in Bakery Square

2010

A. Martini & Co. served as the general contractor for Google’s Headquarters in Bakery Square when the tech-giant took up residence in Pittsburgh, in the former 100-year old Nabisco Bakery Factory.

Construction began in 2008.
Google wins MBA Building Excellence Award

2010

Google wins MBA Building Excellence Award

MBA Award Video
MBA 125th Anniversary

2011

The Master Builder's Association celebrated its 125th Anniversary on Nov. 5

Design Pittsburgh Awards for St. Thomas A’Becket

2013

Design Pittsburgh Awards; A. Martini & Co. was the General Contractor on this project and worked with Astorino architects.

Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE)

2013

A. Martini & Co. completes construction of the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) in Harmar, PA

Angelo Sr. awarded the James Kling Fellowship Award

2014

Angelo Sr. awarded the James Kling Fellowship Award by the Master Builders Association of Western PA

Excela Health’s Frick Hospital: Phase 1

2015

A. Martini & Co. completes Phase 1 of renovations to Excela Health’s Frick Hospital. This was the first of five phases completed by A. Martini in an effort to renovate each department of the hospital and expand the facilities square footage in Mt. Pleasant, PA.

Poros wins MBA Building Excellence Award

2016

Poros wins MBA Building Excellence Award

MBA Award Video
A. Martini CARES

2016

A. Martini & Co. launches “A. Martini CARES” Corporate Philanthropic Program to support non-profits in the Pittsburgh region through volunteer efforts and financial contributions

BVRS Person(s) of the Year Award

2016

Blind and Vision Rehabilitative Services (BVRS) Person(s) of the Year Award

A. Martini & Co. Website

2016

A. Martini & Co. – New Website Launched – Hermes Gold Design Award for Website Design

St. John Vianney project begins

2016

St. John Vianney project begins with Diocese of Pittsburgh

City Works wins MBA Building Excellence Award

2017

City Works wins MBA Building Excellence Award

MBA Award Video
Mollie Martini Joins A. Martini

2017

Mollie Martini joins A. Martini as Project Engineer/Project Manager

Fouth Generation Family Business

2017

Fourth Generation expands Family Business

Excela Square opens

2018

Excela Square at Unity opens its doors; This 115,000sf facility was constructed by A. Martini in an effort to combine 16 separate sites for Excela’s healthcare system

PBT Family Business Award Winner

2018

Pittsburgh Business Times Family Business Award Winner

See article at bizjournals.com
PBT Best Places To Work Winner

2020

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, & 2020 Pittsburgh Business Times, Best Places to Work Winner