Erie Materials
Serving the Professional Builder & Remodeler in New York and Pennsylvania Since 1973

Architects & General Contractors

We have the dedicated staff and resources to make it easy for architects and general contractors to select the best building products for their projects.

General Contracting/Architectural Department

Responsive, reliable support for GCs, developers, architects and subcontractors
We at Erie Materials know how difficult some jobs can be — and your success depends directly on the quality of service your suppliers offer. That’s why we have an entire department geared to the needs of general contractors, developers, architects and subcontractors.

Erie Materials is your source not just for high-quality materials, but also for the service that ensures you have the right materials, in the right quantities, at the right time.

Our estimating, sales and support staff, along with top-notch manufacturer representatives and architectural specialists, stand ready to help you face your job’s challenges, from estimation through completion.

Just some of the ways we can help:

  • Expertise. Drawing upon our experience and strong manufacturers’ support, we help you find the best solutions for your project. With our depth of knowledge and broad product offering, we’re especially adept at identifying window and door options to fit your needs.
  • Information. We keep you informed about the latest building products and innovations on the market.
  • Estimation. We respond quickly with accurate and comprehensive takeoffs from your blueprints.
  • Invoicing Flexibility. We can set up multiple project accounts to make it easy for you to track costs. 
  • Hands-On Selection. Along with product information, we provide specifications, samples, literature and anything else that might help with the crucial decisions you and your customers must make.
  • Showrooms. Each of our nine store locations has a comprehensive showroom and staff to help you or your customer make product selections.
  • Installation Support. We’ll help make sure that installers not only know but follow best practices for installation so that our products perform as promised and your reputation is protected.
  • Follow-up. Once your project is underway, we handle product submittals, architectural updates, punchlists and closeout documents such as warranties for building owners.
  • Seminars. Many of our manufacturers offer continuing education seminars for credit or informational purposes. We’re happy to host a “lunch and learn” at your office or you can earn six credits at a time at our “CEU Day” events.
  • Events. In addition to our popular CEU Day, we host a major trade show, branch barbecues, smaller trade shows and other events.
  • Website and newsletters. Stay abreast of new developments in the field and find the product information you need quickly and easily. On our website, you’ll find a wealth of current information, from a helpful Resources page to quick links to the CertainTeed Architect Binder and CertaSpec programs.
  • Timeliness. We maintain deep, broad inventory for timely delivery to your jobsite.

 

Please feel free to contact these representatives for assistance.

General Contractors/Architectural Representative
Eastern New York

DJ Carstensen
dcarstensen@eriematerials.com
315-708-2616
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General Contractors/Architectural Representative
Central New York

Neal Bryden
nbryden@eriematerials.com
(315) 484-8183
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General Contractors/Architectural Representative
Northern Pennsylvania

Mark Embriani
membriani@eriematerials.com
(570) 702-5059
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All of our department staff is dedicated to serving general contractors, architects, developers and subcontractors.

Supervisors
Leading our General Contracting/Architectural Department are, from left to right, Estimating Supervisor Chris Dominic, Vice President of Sales Jeff Erhard, and Operations Manager Chris Engle.
This team ensures that projects stay on schedule and that our customers are receiving the best possible service.

 

 

Inside Sales Staff
Our Inside Sales Staff (Mike Condon and Dan Mathewson) works behind the scenes to pull together all of your project requirements, making sure products are shipped complete and on time and all punchlists, warranties and post-project documentation is complete.

 

 

 

Estimating Team
From left to right, Estimators Dan Zacholl, John Edinger, Frank Montana and Gerald Arrao.
Our Estimating Team translates your plans or blueprints into detailed takeoffs and estimates. Their meticulous nature combined with sophisticated PlanSwift software quickly generates extremely accurate estimates.
If you’re just starting to contemplate a project, we’re always willing to help you by running budget figures.

Some Projects We've Assisted