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Who We Are

Carlson Bros., Inc. is a nationwide General Contractor with offices located in New Jersey, Arizona, and our home base in Joliet, Illinois. Carlson is recognized as a leading general building and infrastructure contractor, design builder, and construction manager. Carlson has a broad range of public and private customers including the U.S. Military, public safety & fire services organizations, private developers, Fortune 100 corporations, educational & religious institutions, and municipalities throughout the United States.


Carlson’s past performance as a prime contractor includes many types of large-scale construction and development projects, including heavy industrial, manufacturing and distribution facilities, public safety & fire service facilities, Class A office buildings, municipal complexes & educational facilities, infrastructure & environmental restoration, shopping centers, big box retail stores, assisted/skilled care, multi-family residential and medical office complexes. The entire team is skilled and experienced in all phases of building and successfully manages each project from initial programming and needs assessment all the way through construction completion, project closeout and warranty management.

Established procedures, relentless discipline, and meticulous attention to detail is what drives our people to achieve Carlson’s fundamental goal of exceeding our customers’ expectations for a quality built project, constructed in a safe and healthy environment, delivered on time and on budget. This enables the companies to specialize and maintain an efficient and streamlined management system ready to service its clients anytime, anywhere.

Come build with us!

Senior Leadership

Robb Carlson


Mark Carlson

Vice President

Eric Kurth

Director of Operations

Dave Shellhamer

Director Pre-construction

Colleen DeKraker, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

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