Joe Hart

President & COO

Since 1976, Mr. Hart has been involved in nearly every aspect of the construction industry. He worked his way through college as a residential carpenter and then became a commercial construction superintendent and a project manager. Mr. Hart then held increasingly responsible positions as a division manager and in 2003 was named President of P.J. Hoerr.

Mr. Hart has been involved in hundreds of projects ranging in size from a few thousand dollars to over $30 million. He is an expert in resolving constructability issues and providing value-engineering options to reduce project costs. In addition, Mr. Hart brings expertise in concrete construction, carpentry, masonry and labor/management issues. In 2002, Mr. Hart served as the president of the Greater Peoria Contractors Association and has been the lead union contract negotiator since that time.

In 2012 Mr. Hart was named TRICON's Construction Person of the Year.

Mr. Hart is currently responsible for all field operations, cost estimating and project management. In addition to his responsibilities at P.J. Hoerr, Mr. Hart is also president of Summit Masonry and Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork. These two firms are subsidiary companies of P.J. Hoerr.