Buffalo Construction Consultants Inc. named best company in the first Fast 46 competition

UB named Buffalo Construction Consultants Inc. as the fastest growing alumnus or alumnus-owned or led company at the inaugural Fast 46 celebration on September 30.

Over 300 organizations have been nominated for the award; of the finalists, 20 were from Western New York State, 25 were from U.S. companies located outside of Western New York State, and four were located outside the United States

The mission of the Fast 46 competition, named in honor of the founding of UB in 1846, is to recognize successful businesses run or owned by former UB students or former students. In addition to the 46 fastest growing companies, three new start-ups were selected as “3 Under 3” recipients – companies that have been in operation for 36 months or less.

“This competition was inspired by Buffalo’s economic resurgence, the strength of the business community and the entrepreneurs who have come out of UB,” said Cynthia Khoo-Robinson, associate vice president for alumni engagement. annual donations. “Fast 46 is a unique way for our successful business leaders to compete for rank among their peers.”

Fast 46 audit firm The Bonadio Group analyzed three years of financial data provided by each company and determined the ranking. Based on this analysis, Buffalo Construction Consultants Inc., led by UB alumnus and former UB engineering faculty member Joseph Mannarino, was named the fastest growing company. rapid, as confirmed by income growth rates. The full-service construction management company serves clients throughout western New York State and has won new project awards of over $ 900 million in the past four years.

“It’s very gratifying for me to see our team recognized,” said Mannarino, PhD ’01, MBA ’90, BS ’88. “I’m an end-to-end UB guy, and the education I received has helped pave the way for our business to be successful. We are honored to have been ranked # 1 in the Fast 46 competition, and I also congratulate the rest of the finalists on their tremendous success.

Denise Neamon, partner of the Bonadio group, described it as “pleasure” to be associated with UB on this initiative. “We are honored to have served as the official verification company of the competition,” she said. “On behalf of all members of our firm, we congratulate the recipients on their success and wish them continued growth in the years to come. “

In addition to the support of the Bonadio group, Fast 46 was sponsored by Bank on Buffalo, KeyBank, HoganWillig and Lippes, Mathias.

More information on the Fast 46 competition, including a full list of finalists, is available online.

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