Brothers Benedict J. Torcivia, Jr. and Joseph A. Torcivia are Co-Presidents of Torcon, Inc., a
construction management and general contracting company that is celebrating its
50th anniversary in 2015.
1965 by their father, Benedict Torcivia, Torcon has grown to become one of the
leading construction management and contracting firms in the nation, with
projects throughout the eastern U.S. Today, Ben Jr. and Joe lead the company,
which remains one of the largest, most active builders in the northeast and was
named 2013 Contractor of the Year by ENR
New York. Torcon’s primary areas of expertise include healthcare, life
science and educational facility construction, as well as office, commercial,
energy, residential and airport projects.
Ben and Joe oversee
operations in Torcon’s Red Bank headquarters and full-service offices in
Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. They are responsible for 185 company employees
working on more than two dozen client projects and complete in excess of $400
million of construction each year. Both Ben and Joe also serve as
Principal-in-Charge of select client projects.
Jr. joined Torcon in 1979 after earning his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lehigh University. He
the Red Bank YMCA Foundation Board and is a member of the Riverview Medical
Center Foundation Board of Trustees. Ben has been an active leader in New
Jersey’s construction industry for his entire career. He served as President of
the Board of the Building Contractors Association of New Jersey and was a
long-time Board member. He is currently Treasurer of the Associated
Construction Contractors of New Jersey, a state-wide construction association. He
is also a member of the Rumson Zoning Board and a past-member of the Sea Bright
Planning and Zoning Board.
earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lehigh University and his law
degree from Seton Hall University. He is a member of the American Bar
Association and the New Jersey Bar Association, joining Torcon in 1986. Joe is
a member of the Board of Trustees of Springpoint Senior Living and the Board
of Trustees of Barnabas Health Systems’ Monmouth Medical Center. He is also a
past-member of the Board of Regents of Seton Hall University, past-Chairman of
the Monmouth Health Care Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and past-President of
the Board of Trustees at Rumson Country Day School.
Torcon was construction
manager for Monmouth University’s spectacular Multipurpose Activity Center
(MAC) and is currently working with the University on a phased renovation of
the School of Science building. The Torcivia family is a long-time supporter of
the University and is pleased to announce the establishment of a scholarship in
memory of Benedict Torcivia, Sr. Proceeds from this year's Distinguished Business Leaders Award Dinner will support this