Burke Construction Group, Inc. is a privately held firm founded by Tony Burke and David Martinez with over 30 years of experience. BCG provides design-build, general construction, construction management and pre-construction consulting services. BCG specializes in commercial, educational and residential construction, solar array panel consultations and installations, and sports field construction. Under the direction of Tony Burke and David Martinez, their firms have managed and built over $1.5 billion of high quality and high profile jobs like Parrot Jungle Island (now Jungle Island), City Palms, 5th & Lennox on South Beach, Midtown Miami, the Destin Commons Mall, Key West City Hall, and many others.
In the previous few years, Burke Construction Group, Inc. has expanded their capabilities by launching two affiliated companies: Burke Sports Construction Group and Burke Energy Solutions, LLC. Burke Sports Construction Group (BSCG) was founded with the vision of providing the highest quality fields for sporting events by guaranteeing maximum performance on the world stage of competitive sports. BCSG is a team of experts lead by Brad Moretti, providing consulting, Design-Build services, and construction of athletic fields for both natural and synthetic facilities. In 2014, Mr. Brad Moretti joined Burke Construction Group, Inc. as the President of the Sports Construction Division. Mr. Moretti has an extensive background in land development, oilfield location construction, golf course construction, and athletic field construction. His expertise with design, development and installation of both synthetic and natural sports fields has given him the opportunity to build over 80 major sports fields throughout the US including numerous professional and collegiate athletic fields. He is one of only 40 Certified Field Builders in the entire United States, a U.S. Military Veteran and is a member of the American Sports Builders Association.
Burke Energy Solutions is a turn-key based construction company dedicated to the design, installation, and development of energy solutions. Burke Energy Solutions (BES) was founded by Burke Construction Group and Dimensione Ingenierie. In merging over 20 years of contracting experience with over 26 years of energy experience, BES is able to provide our clients with a turn-key based company dedicated to the installation, and development of renewable energy solutions around the globe.
Delivering a quality product on time and within budget is the main objective of every project. However, as we develop our construction plans, we also assess how our activities may affect ongoing operations and look for ways to minimize any major impacts on a project. If needs change during construction, we have the flexibility to adjust our plans to accommodate our clients.
Over the course of hundreds of successfully completed projects, we have developed a clearly defined base-line level of quality both in how we approach and manage the project and the final product. Every staff member is well versed on our standards and clearly communicates our expectations to the subcontractors prior to construction. While established processes create the framework for our interactions, project managers and superintendents have the authority to make decisions in the field to address the myriad of variables that make up a construction project. The senior management team is actively involved in every project and maintains direct communication that expedites critical decisions, making us more responsive to your needs. We have invested heavily in the industry’s top talent, ensuring the successful completion of virtually every type and size of project.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Burke is one of the original founding partners of Burke Construction Group. He has served as the CEO since 1997. Mr. Burke’s primary focus is on developing and maintaining client relations. He works closely on the preconstruction services, preparation of project estimates and oversees contract negotiations.
Mr. Burke started his career in the construction industry as a field engineer over thirty years ago. Prior to founding Burke Construction, Mr. Burke was the founder of The Tower Group which he owned and managed for twelve years prior to selling the firm to an international company. Under Burke’s leadership Tower grew to over 250 employees and 185 million in annual revenues. Prior to founding the Tower Group, Burke worked for ten years with a prominent local Florida developer serving as President of their Construction Division where he designed and constructed more than 4.2 million square feet of commercial space. Mr. Burke graduated from Indiana State University with a B.S. in Construction Management in 1982. In addition to his leadership role with the entities stated above, he was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to serve on the State of Florida’s Construction Industry Licensing Board and presently serves as an advisor to his church board. Mr. Burke is a State Certified General Contractor.
Partner/Chief Financial Officer
David W. Martinez began his career twenty-eight years ago as a staff accountant and local municipality’s auditor. In 1987, Mr. Martinez joined the CPA firm of Muskat, Simon & Kolber, one of South Florida’s top 50 accounting firms. There, he worked his way up from staff accountant to senior staff manager and in 1992 he opened his own CPA firm. His experience includes tax, financial, audit and consulting services, with a heavy concentration in the construction industry. Mr. Martinez has also been highly recognized as an expert witness for numerous court cases dealing with multi-million dollar claims. His knowledge of management, accounting and financial matters enabled him to detect, calculate and report on several frauds and mismanagement claims.
In September 2000 Mr. Martinez became Chief Financial Officer and Partner of The Tower Group, Inc. He was responsible for overseeing the accounting staff, securing adequate bonding, insurance, and credit, as well as, controlling the overall financial stability of the corporation. He works closely on the preparation of all financial reports, project budgets, managing of assets and the implementation of the internal control and computer systems. In 2007, Mr. Martinez, along with Anthony Burke, launched Burke Construction Group, Inc. Together these two have completed over $1.7 billion of construction projects throughout the state of Florida in just the last 17 years. Education: University of Central Florida, Associates Degree Florida International University Miami, FL – 1987 Bachelor of Accounting, College of Business Administration Registrations: Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida Member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Member of the Construction Financial Management Association, Member of the FIU Construction Industry Advisory Board and University of Miami Master of Construction Management Advisory Board.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Galmin started his career in the construction industry in 1982 working as a Plumber, HVAC installation Mechanic, Painter, Draftsmen’s and Estimator while attending college. After graduation Mr. Galmin worked for several contractors in the following construction industries: HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Water/Wastewater Treatment and Commercial/Residential. Mr. Galmin’s primary focus as the Vice President of Operations for Burke Construction Group, Inc., is developing/maintaining existing and new client relationships, risk management/safety, strategic planning & development for growth in new office regions, construction team development & leadership with focus on the successful completion of projects on time within budget with a satisfied client.
Education: Kean University, BS Industrial Technology/Mechanical Contracting Professional Licenses: Certified Construction Manager, State of Florida Certified General Contractor, State of Florida Certified Plumbing Contractor, State of Florida Certified Mechanical Contractor, State of Florida Certified Underground Utility/Excavation Contractor, State of Florida Certified Pollutant Storage Systems Contractor, State of Florida Protection System Contractor V License, State of Florida Notary Public, Medical Gas Certification, State of Georgia Utility Foreman License, State of Georgia Utility Manager License, State of New Jersey Master Plumber License, State of New Jersey Underground Storage Tank Licesnse, NASCLA Certification, Georgia GC License, Virginia GC License, Plumber License, State of New Jersey Underground Storage Tank License.