For more than 40 years, we have been satisfying the demanding construction requirements of America’s leading
restaurant chains and retail brands. Turn to us to build your physical presence. On budget. On time. Every time.


Before the first steak hits the grill, your restaurant has to be built to your specifications. And fast. Once a lease is signed, every day you’re not serving diners, you’re not ringing up sales. Whether your restaurant is a casual dining trendsetter, or a fast food franchise in a prime location, we know your business. We’ve built more than 1,000 restaurants and our clients know we can deliver a ready to open eatery in record time even in the most demanding markets such as Midtown Manhattan.

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

“We opened 6 Buffalo Wild Wings across 4 different states in 30 months!  It would not have been possible without our partnership with American Construction.  Steve and his crew got every restaurant opened on time while Alan made the accounting process a breeze. First class operation.”

Aaron Miller – Buffalo Wild Wings Franchisee

Dos Toros Taqueria

“Working with AMC has been an absolute treat. Steve Zavodnick led the charge for the buildout of our last restaurant and his son, Scott, is leading our current one – a true family affair. They are great to work with, providing a deep knowledge of the process, superb communication, fair prices, and a clean final product. I would recommend them to anyone.”

Tyler Lohman – Director of Development

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

“As the Director of Property Operations for Buffalo Wild Wings in the greater New York area, I have had the pleasure of working with American Construction on a daily basis. Their team is fantastic. ACMI’s communication, knowledge, professionalism, and work ethic are all unparalleled. American Construction has built almost every restaurant that we have opened in the last ten years and we are so very fortunate to be in business with them. Thank you American Construction Management!”

Jean-Paul Parnizari – Director of Property Operations, 4M Franchising. LLC.


“ACM combines well-earned industry experience with a strong bench of subcontractors to achieve results that please. They demonstrate a take-charge attitude and execute with integrity; a CM you can count on!”

Gary Metzler AIA – Managing Director

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

“After nine years supporting Buffalo Wild Wings, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the American Construction Management team individually (Alan, Steve, Joe and Scott) for their loyalty and outstanding performance toward our brand and in particular to our franchisees. I have been in construction for over 35 years and American Construction Management is one of the top companies I have had the privilege to work with. They always take the extra step to deliver on time and to do whatever it takes to satisfy our franchisees and to keep the stores up to our standard.”

Edmond Farran – Director – Franchise Construction

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

“We had a five store agreement with Buffalo Wild Wings. We hired Steve Zavodnick, and American Construction to build all five of our locations. Steve was instrumental in helping us to negotiate with our landlords the TI dollars as he got involved and explained to each of them what he said was standard to receive and what we expected to receive. Once construction started,Steve got our stores built more quickly than anyone that you might consider and done with high quality throughout.”

Dan Pictor – Pictor Enterprises, Inc.

Stuff Yer Face

“The brothers Alan and Steven at American Construction are an all-star team. They have all the bases covered with experience, knowledge, and attention to detail. All our projects with them have been a home run and we would work with them in the future.”

Bill Washawanny – Owner (Stuff Yer Face Restaurants)

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

“8-10 week turnarounds for construction are a must on our projects! American has delivered every time and on time”

James Bitzonis – Franchise President



Your physical space is an extension of your brand. Your choice of architecture, materials, and design all reinforce your vision. As your trusted partner, we ensure the construction of your stores reflect your high, uncompromising standards.

Shea Design

“As Project Architect for several well known restaurant and retail chains as well as one-off concepts, I always recommend American Construction Management to all my clients. Steve Zavodnick and his sons Joe and Scott go above and beyond the typical general contractor services to offer full construction coordination. In my experience ACM has always had great attention to detail and quality of work and can handle even the most difficult of city jurisdictions and existing conditions. They exceed client expectations on construction timelines and put them at ease during the construction process so they can focus their energy on running their business.”

Erica Freeman – AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Ericksen Ellison and Associates

“The engineering of restaurants and retail projects, particularly those in New York City and the tri state area, have created some special challenges relative to feasibility and space restrictions. The confidence and trust that we have in American shines through in their ability to complete projects on time and on budget in a difficult environment”

Connie Jo Richtmyre – Mechanical Designer

Anzalone Architects

“I am fortunate to have worked with Steve Zavodnick and American Construction on several large commercial projects in the NYC Metropolitan area. As an architect and filing representative to the NYC-Department of Buildings and other City Agencies, I can say they have always ensured the project was delivered ready for inspection, and have always been diligent in providing necessary documents timely for sign off. Thanks to Steve and American Construction for being a great part of the project delivery team!”

James I Anzalone, RA
Anzalone Architecture, PLLC



Licensed in 26 states, we have built thousands of restaurants, retail stores, brand showrooms,
schools, houses of worship and commercial offices over the past four decades.

State Licenses

Arizona Maine North Carolina
Arkansas Maryland Pennsylvania
California Massachusetts South Carolina
Connecticut Michigan Tennessee
Delaware Minnesota Utah
District of Columbia Nevada Vermont
Florida New Hampshire Virginia
Georgia New Jersey West Virginia
Illinois New York

Each project we work on has clearly defined objectives, a predetermined course of action to achieve those objectives, organized integration of the entire building team and careful and direct monitoring to ensure that all objectives are met during the performance stage.

We have both the technical qualifications and the hands on experience to effectively manage these processes and to optimize the productivity and efficiencies required to meet those objectives.


“As project architect for a leading sports bar restaurant and several other popular restaurants, it is of utmost importance to work with a management team that understands the concept, program, and goals of the client as well as having the skills to implement them efficiently and effectively. American has done all of that.”

Jeremy Nelson – AIA, LEED AP


“Being a software company, we needed to have a specialized and supportive approach to the construction of our new corporate offices.  Alan, Steve and Scott all were extremely patient in handling our unique requirements, budgetary concerns, and last minute modifications with professionalism and courtesy.  We are extremely grateful that we chose ACM for our construction project.  Our employees love our new space.”

Michael Ball – Vice President, Markets & Strategy

Poliform USA, Inc.

“We trusted American Construction Management with the opening of our Poliform flagship store on Madison Avenue in fall 2016. In our business, we pride ourselves on quality, high-design and attention to detail. They’ve helped us fulfill our vision, and they’ve proven to be extremely professional and to share our values from beginning to the end of the project.”

Luca Bizi – Director of Sales



Our commitment to excellence is not based upon a single job. In the construction industry it is well
documented that you are only as good as your last job. We are not only builders, we are investors.

Our investment is in building a quality relationship with our customers. We believe in nurturing long lasting relationships that build confidence and trust. We also have built long term relationships with our subcontractors and tradesmen. In fact, we take pride in the fact that we are working with the next generation of craftsmen after decades of work with their parents and grandparents. We are dedicated to helping you achieve and exceed your goals and expectations.

Reliable Fire Protection

“Working with American Construction Management makes our job easier. The projects are well run and organized from start to finish, avoiding the last minute emergency phone calls. The project managers always communicate the project timeline and requirements in advance to ensure the project is completed on time, every time.”

Doug Coger – Vice President

Preferred Electric

“Preferred Electric has been part of the ACM family since 2009. From small renovations to new construction it is always a pleasure to work with the Zavodnick family. We look forward to having this great relationship continue.”

Lenny Barbaro – President

Crossroads Construction

“The staff at American Construction provides a plethora of construction knowledge which is second to none. This is the ultimate tool to delivering a perfect finish product in a timely fashion, which they nail every time. Their professionalism sets the bar for any business out there. We have worked with American Construction many times over the last 10 years and I truly look forward to every project that we are able to complete together. I would highly recommend American Construction for any/all construction management needs.”

Terrence Revere, Jr.
Crossroads Construction

Lawrence Sign

“I have had the privilege of working for Steve and Alan Zavodnick of American Construction Management since early 2006. They know how to build relationships that last. Our experience together exceeds 40 projects and the number is still growing. In addition to consistently delivering high quality results, they complete their projects quickly—which allows their customer to open and make money sooner. Their speed is a clear strategic advantage compared to other builders.

Robb Walker – CEO

Mark & Son

We have completed numerous projects with the team from American Construction and there are few companies that match their experience, coordination and professionalism. American’s expertise at maintaining the schedule through good communication and coordination makes their projects’, even with the tightest deadlines, go off without a hitch. Their “Family/Team” approach allows you to work through even the most challenging projects within the time frame.

Josh Cohen
Estimator/Project Manager

Space Savers

“We at Space Savers Demolition a family owned company for over thirty years are proud to work with American Construction Management. They are a very loyal and honest company, that works as a team with its contractors. They treat our crew as Family and we highly admire their integrity on and off the work site.”

Greg Pagano – President

Heritage General Contractors

“We have had the pleasure of working with American Construction Management on many projects over the years as a subcontractor. They value each team member’s contribution to the project; which is a critical component that drives the success of each job. They are a group of honest and hardworking people; it starts at the top and is reflected thoughout their company.”

David Price – President

New England Painting Plus, Inc.

“It’s great working on American Construction Management projects. The guys in the field, Steve, Scott, and Joe, all work hard communicating with the subcontractors any project details, changes, or requests. The respect and dedication to their subcontractors is returned to them through pride in workmanship and on time turn overs. It’s this reciprocity that is not found on every jobsite and one reason why the team works!”

Christopher Hellyar – President

DeMonte Plumbing & Heating Corp.

“American Construction Management’s team are experts at managing a project. Coordination, Facilitation and Cooperation allow the sub-contractor to perform their tasks in a timely fashion, greatly increasing our ability to make a profit. When we are able to produce seamlessly, the project is delivered on time, the client is happy and we can move forward to the next project.”

Michael P. O’Shea
DeMonte Plumbing & Heating Corp.

Breslaw Plumbing

“American Construction is one of the best General Contractors in New York City!!! Very well organized, top supervision, honest and always there to lend you a hand. American Construction is conscientious and very customer focused. Great company to work for.”

Michael J. Breslaw – CEO


“American Construction Management is one of the best companies to work for. Steve, Alan, and the boys, are honest in their approach. They have integrity, and show professionalism in every aspect of their business . I’ve worked for them for the past twenty years. As our business relationship has grown, so has our personal relationship. I can truly say that I feel like part of the family.”

Anthony Circelli – President

Boston Barricade

“As a Project Manager who has worked with ACM on several jobs, I’ve been really impressed with their organizational skills and attention to detail. Their communication from start to finish of each project is exceptional, leaving little room for “surprises” that could have affected my budget or construction timeline.”

Joe Mulligan – Senior Account Manager

Jeromi Industries

“We’re very happy to work with American Construction Management. The superintendents, administrators and everyone involved are very professional and the quality of workmanship is just outstanding. We began working alongside with them several years ago as an owner’s integrator and we seamlessly fit into the American Construction Management model. The tradesman and contractors are professional and work so well together our projects are consistently on budget and ahead of schedule. “

Robert Messineo – President


leed-apAs part of our commitment to having a positive impact on society and the communities we serve, we encourage the use of sustainable building practices for our projects. From the concept and design stages, our team of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professionals aim to reduce the overall environmental impact and increase the overall economic performance associated with the building’s life-cycle.

With multiple LEED AP’s on staff, we are fully qualified to aid in the LEED Certification process to help create environmentally responsible and resource efficient buildings. By taking an integrated approach at the earliest stages of a building project, we can help to substantially reduce negative environmental impacts and improve existing unsustainable design, construction and operational practices throughout the building’s life cycle.


brosBrothers Alan (right) and Steve (left) pictured with their dad, the late Sam Zavodnick, have been in the construction industry for over 40 years and have built a reputation for unyielding commitment to the highest ethical standards and unparalleled customer service.

Now, the next generation follows the path set by Alan and Steve. Scott and Joe Zavodnick have been using tools since the moment they were able to swing a hammer and have spent the majority of their professional careers working alongside their father, Steve, and their Uncle Alan. Together with Hezzy Jesin, who brings years of experience in non-profit management, they continue to operate with the same passion and principles for which American Construction Management, Inc. has become known.

Let us bid on your next project and you’ll see why we are held in the highest regard by our customers, partners, and subcontractors.


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