Caretti Inc. has been providing top of the line concrete and masonry construction and restoration since 1959. Since then to meet the increased demand Caretti Inc has been divided into 2 divisions. One side handles new construction while the other handles restoration and repairs. Formed in 1997 and based out of Berwick, Pennsylvania, Caretti Restoration and Preservation handles all work involving the repair, restoration, and preservation of stone, terra cotta, concrete, and brick masonry assemblies.
Caretti Restoration and Preservation Services, LLC currently employs approximately 40 full time restoration technicians who are trained and experienced in the installation and restoration techniques required within the industry. All operations undertaken by Caretti R&P are directly managed and supervised by the Division Manager, Project Manager, Operations Manager, Field Superintendent and select site foreman. Additional assistance, when required, to address scheduling concerns and/or labor force requirements is provided by technicians employed by Caretti’s new construction division. At present, approximately 290 journeyman mechanics are employed between our two divisions thereby allowing Caretti the resources necessary to perform project’s secured by each division within required time frames.
- Facilities: Caretti’s restoration facility and warehouse is located in Berwick, Pa. Caretti’s new construction division and corporate headquarters are headquartered in Camp Hill, Pa. In conjunction, these facilities afford the firm efficient access to all storage facilities, trucking and equipment as necessary to perform all projects in an efficient manner.
Greg Hess Owner/CEO
Greg Hess has been with Caretti, Inc. since 1971 and is involved with every aspect of the business. He is on the National Board of the International Masonry Institute and is involved in development of specialized masonry training programs.
Matt Ventin Estimator/Project Manager
Matt has over 35 years’ experience in the masonry construction and restoration industry. He joined Caretti in 2007 and has managed significant restoration jobs including the Packer Church at Lehigh University, Sandy Hook Lighthouse (the oldest working lighthouse in the United States), and various historical bridge restorations in Bucks county. His multi-craft experience includes masonry and stone masonry restoration, Jahn and Edison mortar and coatings systems, air barriers, re-cladding, sealants & coatings and solid project logistics.
Stan Hepler, Field Superintendent
Stan began his career at Caretti in the 1990’s after completing his apprenticeship for both stone and brick masonry as well as undergoing training as a tile setter. Based upon his attention to detail and his desire to expand upon his level of skill and knowledge, he was promoted to a project foreman very early in his career. In time, Stan was expressed a desire to focus on repair and restoration projects and was subsequently re-assigned to the firm’s restoration division in 2003. Serving as lead foreman, he successfully performed numerous high profile and/or historical projects including several landmark structures. He was promoted to Field Superintendent of the division in 2008 supervising a crew of approximately 10 project foremen and 35 to 40 field technicians.