About Us

We build relationships. 

Platinum Builders is a construction management firm with broad industry experience in producing commercial and residential projects. For over 25 years, working with owners, architects, engineers, and subcontractors, we have formed lasting partnerships. From pre-construction through occupancy, our attention to detail and commitment to open communication has yielded impressive results – nearly 90% of our work is from repeat customers who have become members of the Platinum family.


Michael Moore

Michael Moore is the Founder and President of Platinum Builders where his responsibilities include financial oversight, business development, and strategic planning. Michael works closely with clients and teams to ensure that projects are being executed with Platinum care. Michael began working for a commercial real estate developer in 1988, where he learned to approach projects with an Owner’s mindset. This practice has been the key to success and remains the foundation upon which Platinum Builders operates. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clarkson University.

Jamie O'Brien

Jamie is a multi-talented, versatile senior professional with over 18 years of domestic and international experience in construction projects. Working in a supervisory role in both entrepreneurial and general business management, his outstanding ability to build and maintain constructive working relationships, decisiveness, and organizational skills provide exceptional results. Jamie has managed projects of all sizes and budgets including new construction, renovation and retrofits, facilities, and infrastructure development.

Team Members

Trevor Smith

Trevor is a seasoned Project Manager with over 20 years of experience in the Platinum family serving many industries. He has also successfully served in Estimating and Site Supervision roles. Trevor’s leadership is direct, transparent, and collaborative while maintaining acute attention to the customer’s goals. As a result, he has earned the trust of and built lasting relationships with many of Platinum’s valued clients and subcontractors. Trevor holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University.

Victoria Thurston

Victoria has been with Platinum since 2014 and provides support in all manner of roles that include office management, client communications, accounting, estimating, and marketing. Vicky brings more than 20 years of experience in client/account/product management from a variety of profit and non-profit companies. Her engaging and considerate personality makes her a valued front for the organization. Victoria holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Emerson College.

James McDade

Jim has been working with Platinum Builders since 2014. He holds his MA Construction Supervisor’s License and has performed as Superintendent, Project Manager and Estimator on many project types. Jim is hard-driven and organized; his collaborative approach to solving problems, attention to detail, and extensive experience make him a valued leader on the Platinum team and results in job satisfaction for all those under his supervision. Jim holds an associate’s degree in Fire Science from Lakes Region Community College.

Jonathan Atchue

Jon has been with Platinum Builders since 2015 and has supervised multiple projects including assisted living facilities, nursing home renovations, and additions, single home construction, and more. Jon’s personable approach and extensive skill set have earned him praise from both clients and co-workers, and make him a valuable member of the Platinum team. Jon holds a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Peter Collins

Peter is a 40-year construction professional with a diverse 30-year background in wood-framed residential structures. For the past 10 years, Peter has been involved in a variety of public sector heavy and industrial type projects for the Federal and State government. Beyond his construction experience, Peter holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Fitchburg State College and 10 years of experience in municipal government.

Anthony Malchiodi

One of our experienced Assistant Project Managers, Anthony has worked on multiple projects including multi-family construction, nursing home renovations, and additions, and more. Anthony’s straightforward approach and creative problem-solving skills make him a valuable addition to any project team. Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Kevin Moore

After years of part-time work on job sites, Kevin joined Platinum in 2021. A multi-talented Project Manager, his responsibilities include estimating, buyouts, submittals, RFIs, and scheduling, among other duties. Working primarily in Assisted Living and Multi-Family projects, Kevin is focused on Owners and Subcontractor workflow and communication.  Kevin is a graduate of Lehigh University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and minored in both Energy Engineering and Business.

Eric Biron

Eric is an ambitious Assistant Superintendent with several years of business management and hands-on work experience in high-profile commercial projects, including multi-unit residential apartments and hotels. An accomplished entrepreneur, Eric’s understanding of project workflow from start to finish, makes him a valuable resource for both clients and the teams he supports. Eric holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Tantasqua VHS.

Edward Kaminski

Experienced in creating bid packages, estimating, design, and engineering, Edward Kaminski brings a high level of enthusiasm to his work as an Assistant Supervisor. Eddie’s proactive approach in all aspects of the project cycle makes him a valued team member and an asset to the projects he works on. He brings a broad scope of knowledge with his experience in civil and structural engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from CA State Polytechnic University.

Paul Lach

Paul is a Project Superintendent with experience in commercial and state/federal projects and facilities management.  His project experience includes new builds, renovations, and additions.  Paul’s background and personality make him a valued member of the project team. His knowledge base includes experienced, hands-on work in electric, HVAC/plumbing, site work and more. Beyond his broad construction experience, Paul is also a volunteer firefighter at the Newington, CT Fire Department.

Nicolas Palin

Nicholas joined Platinum as an Assistant Project Manager in 2024 and has been primarily involved in estimating and managing the bidding process for healthcare renovations and educational projects. With a background in sales and business administration, Nick is focused on building and delivering exceptional services to answer our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Nick holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Binghamton University, SUNY, School of Management.

Patrick Benson

Prior to joining Platinum, Patrick worked as a Project and Installation Manager for a residential remodeling firm, overseeing all aspects of the project workflow cycle, from contract negotiations through to closeout. In his current role as Assistant Project Manager, Patrick utilizes his experience and strong work ethic to successfully manage bid packages, project estimating and buyouts, and coordinate contracts, RFIs and submittals for many of our repeat clients. Patrick’s easy-going nature and sharp intellect make him a valued member of the Platinum team. Patrick holds a BS in Computer Science from SUNY Albany.

Gerry McCormack

Gerry brings over 40 years of impressive domestic and international commercial and residential construction experience to his role as Project Superintendent. Gerry has worked on large scale construction projects, including new builds, renovations and fit outs for multifamily development projects, hotels, community and state schools and healthcare facilities. Gerry’s ability to organize and manage his projects, balance owner/client expectation and ensure project efficiency, make him a valued mentor on the Platinum Team. Gerry holds extensive certifications from Wentworth Institute of Technology, University of MA/Boston, Croydon College/London and PMI/Dublin.

Anthony Mauro

With an extensive background in both residential and commercial construction, Tony brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Project Superintendent. Tony has experience managing all field operations of multi-family projects including scheduling, supervising work crews and subcontractors, running safety meetings, and ensuring all project and owner requirements are met. Tony’s attention to detail and understanding of the different facets of construction make him a steady leader and asset to the Platinum Team. Tony holds a BS in General Business from Bentley College.

Neil Rissman

Neil joined Platinum as a Superintendent with several years of construction experience ranging from framing and carpentry to coordinating site logistics for multi-family and Town LEED projects. Neil’s collaborative approach, problem solving skill-sets and clear communication positions him to establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with clients, work crews, and subcontractors.Neil holds a Software Engineering Immersive Certificate from General Assembly.