Nello History

1952

Nello Construction was established as a masonry contractor and operated as one for nearly twenty years before becoming a general contractor.

1964

Retro job trailer! Nello first operated in Monroeville before building a small office on Craig Street in Oakland.

1970

Date of Incorporation! Gito, Inc. DBA Nello Construction Company.

1974

Ponderosa Steakhouse in Uniontown. In addition to Ponderosa, Nello worked for a number of restaurant franchises including Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips, Rax, and Wendy's.

1980

Giulio Torriero (left), Nello's founder, and architect Adolfo Marche map “defensive” plans for making Highland Park bath house a safer place for the public.

1982

George Leasure, Nello's president, was originally hired as a project estimator. George eventually worked his way into project management and upper management in the 90s.

1984

Old project list. Nello's project list is currently in the 1800s!

1985

Gateway Center Station (finished). Gateway Center Station closed on October 30, 2009 and was demolished as part of the North Shore Connector project.

1985

Giulio Torriero walking in front of the formwork for Gateway Center Station in downtown Pittsburgh. Nello would later build the South Hills Junction Station.

1988

Nello's retro pickup on a project site for Franklin Regional School District.

1990

Amos K. Hutchison Bypass on PA Turnpike 66. Nello was contracted to build 15 prefabricated toll booths and eight off ramp toll plazas.

2000

Observer-Reporter article featuring Nello's plan to move from Carnegie (its second office location) and build a new office in Canonsburg.

2001

A historical project, Nello added a second floor to the Fort Pitt Museum located in Point State Park in Pittsburgh.

2002

Nello's roller hockey team claims the league championship at Southpointe Iceoplex! Can you find Bob Skrzyniarz and Gino Torriero?

2011

Nello's Moon Area High School project wins a prestigious ENR Award for Best K-12 Project in the NY region which includes 11 states.

2013

Mt. Lebanon High School began, the largest single project that we have completed.

2014

Southpointe Residence won Best New Build.

2016

Breen Residence won Best New Build.

2018

Jake McNary is promoted to President of Nello Construction.

2018

Nello Construction moves back to Carnegie, PA.

2019

Purchased land to begin construction on new office building in Carnegie, PA.