Founded in 1979 by James A. Leopardo, the firm has grown continuously and today employs over 300 industry professionals. We successfully complete 300 to 400 projects annually and, since 1979, have completed more than 75 million square feet and $6.5 billion in construction.
One of our greatest strengths is our market diversity. Our team of construction experts has the expertise to manage all types of construction projects: healthcare, retail, office, industrial, interiors, education, municipal, federal, multifamily, high-rise, aviation, etc. Our people are among the best and brightest in the business. We carefully recruit and develop sophisticated construction leaders and solution providers who know how to exceed our clients’ expectations. Our clients benefit from our innovative and proven methods, as well as our tool belt of demonstrated cost-management tactics. Our preconstruction process is arguably the best in the industry and we deliver estimates that are routinely recognized for being far more comprehensive than our competitors, which translates to additional cost saving solutions for our customers.
As one of the premier builders in the nation, Leopardo has worked with numerous Fortune 500 firms and is the trusted builder for 40 hospitals. We have built multiple village halls, fire departments and police stations including the Aurora Police Headquarters, which is among the nation’s largest public safety buildings. Additionally, Leopardo has completed projects for many of the world’s most recognized consumer brands such as Apple, Borders, Canon, CVS/pharmacy, Dominick’s, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Radio Flyer, Trader Joe’s, and countless others. A small sample of our clients is provided on this page.