President, Montante Construction
Doug Elia is President of Montante Construction, which was founded in 2013. He defines and manages the scope, schedule, budget and ultimate completion of all construction projects for Montante Construction, TM Montante Development, and Montante Solar. Mr. Elia works closely with project owners, architects, engineers, contractors, and sub-contractors to ensure goals and timelines are met while meeting the highest standards of quality and safety.
Prior to joining Montante Construction, Mr. Elia was a Project Executive at LP Ciminelli. He played an integral role in several notable projects, including the $80 million Conventus medical office building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, the $38 million University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences building, the new $20 million baggage handling system at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport, the $32 million Niagara Falls, N.Y. municipal complex, and the $13 million renovation of Erie County Hall and Annex in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. Throughout his career, Mr. Elia has successfully managed projects totaling more than $250 million.
Mr. Elia’s previous experience also gives him the ability to offer multiple project delivery systems. He has actively been involved in stipulated sum, guaranteed maximum price and design-build projects. Mr. Elia thoroughly understands that no two projects are alike and each project requires unique analysis. He is a LEED accredited professional, and has completed 30-hour OSHA Construction Safety Training.