About Us

Itasca Construction Associates, Inc. is a full service commercial general contracting firm. We specialize in the construction of office buildings, warehouses, distribution centers, industrial / light manufacturing buildings, retail stores, shopping plazas and commercial interior finish work.

More than 80% of our business is from repeat or referred clients, which is a testament to our client-focused business values, high-quality construction standards and exceptional safety practices. We take pride in building client relationships and quality projects.

Our goal is to always exceed our clients’ expectations. Our reputation is our most valued asset.

Our History

Our Philosophy

We are committed to superior quality, value and complete customer satisfaction by developing collaborative relationships with clients, designers, partners, subcontractors and suppliers.

We attribute our success to talented people building a solid reputation for excellence. Our accomplishments reflect the character, strength, and stability of our personnel pursuing a sound business philosophy. We believe that profitability results from the pursuit of our founding principles; Quality, Service & Integrity!

Key Personnel

We find the kind of people who embrace our company philosophy and, in turn, our company has become the image of us.

Steve League

Director, Owner

Steve has worked in construction since 1965 as a Field Engineer, Superintendent, and Project Manager. He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa and is a Licensed General Contractor in the State of Florida. Steve worked for our company from 1972 through 1976 and rejoined us in 1982, opening the South Florida office. Steve was named President in 1989 and served in that capacity until his retirement. He retains ownership and remains active with our company through his positions as Director and Trustee.

Joe Galinis

President, Owner

Joe is a 1986 graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction. He is a LEED, AP and joined our company as an Assistant Superintendent and progressed through the project supervisory and management levels and was named President in 2015.

Patricia Graybill

Vice President, Treasure/CFO, Owner

Patti has extensive experience with finance, accounting, and information systems, having worked in these fields in South Florida since 1982. Patti is a state certified General Contractor and Qualifying Agent. She is a 1990 graduate of Florida Atlantic University having completed her course of study for a Bachelor's degree. Patti joined Itasca in 1989.

Theodore Heinke

Vice President, Owner

Ted is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, and has extensive construction knowledge, previously owning a successful painting business in South Florida. He jointed our company in 2004 as an Assistant Project Manager, promoted to Project Manager and was named Vice President in 2020.

Sandra Pabon

Vice President, Owner

Sandra Pabon is a Vice President of Itasca Construction Associates. She joint Itasca in 2000 as an office assistant. In 2010 she received her degree in Construction Management and was promoted to a Project Manager. As project manager, she managed numerous of successful projects from office buildings, warehouse facilities and interior buildouts. Sandra is a good problem solver and she is very client focused. In 2020, she became a Vice President and Owner of Itasca Construction. Her new roll serves a strategic role within the organization as she is now responsible for maintaining and establishing new client’s relationships. Sandra is also responsible for overseeing the construction of their current projects to ensure a successful completion and delivery.

Sandra is from Colombia; South America a mother of two kids and she loves to travel, eat good food and drink wine.

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