About Us: The Company & Its Executive Leadership


Transit Construction Corp. (TCC) was formed in 2003 and is equally owned by William Mascetta; President and Norman Fell; Executive Vice President. The owners have a combined measure of experience exceeding 60 years in the industry canvassing the Metropolitan/Tri-State Region. Over this period, the client base has included both the Public and Private Sectors of the industry ranging in scope from Heavy/Highway; Transit; Facilities; Foundations; Underground Utility Work and Bridge Construction. In addition, project experience has extended beyond the traditional industry delivery method of Design – Bid – Build to include Design – Build as well as Competitive Negotiation.

p9Regardless of the range in scope or client, the consistent core value that fuels the momentum of the operation remains unchanged and is best summed up in its motto: “Client Satisfaction * Quality Construction * On Time * On Budget.”

To achieve this goal, the company prides itself on seeking solutions through a preventive approach to problem solving and conflict avoidance. TCC brings forth issue(s) accompanied with recommendation(s) in addressing client interests through a cooperative effort forging solutions and satisfaction. The past several decades have found our industry growing in leaps and bounds especially given the Technological advances, however, in consideration of the “state” of infrastructure and the extreme demands required to maintain operating systems throughout the duration of a project while protecting both the public and the worker, Transit relies on a methodology of tight controls and a heightened level of effort on forecasting needs. Planning the work and working the plan underscores the mandate for meeting these challenges to achieve success.

The company is its people and TCC is tremendously proud of all its employees from the trades to the professionals. Accordingly, TCC promotes a culture of; “Responsibility and Accountability” while encouraging “Creativity and Opportunity.”

Industry News

Entering into 2016 many analysts were predicting a strong year for the construction industry, and experts from various sectors of the industry were optimistic about what the coming year would bring. Now with Q1 in our rearview mirror we can see that the U.S. construction industry saw a strong start to 2016 despite global concerns that heavily influenced the capital and stock markets. U.S construction analysts do believe that this Global economic struggles will eventually affect business and construction demand in the United States but for now demand is still reasonably strong. Some specific trends were cited by analysts; overall construction costs rose as building costs, construction employment, and wages all continue to grow; and, construction in industrial and office construction grew over Q1 2015.

According to several industry publications the 10 trends to watch for during the balance of 2016 include; skilled labor shortage, prefab construction methods, construction project selection, Building Information modeling (BIM) and green building. As to the latter, The U.S. market for green building materials, inclusive of both residential and commercial, reached $40.0 billion and $43.8 billion in 2013 and 2014. And the market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.5 percent and reach $69 billion over the period of 2014-2019. Consumers want green materials that offer eco-friendly, low energy use, and sustainable products to make their homes, offices, and environment healthier.  

Keep current on trends by checking back here often to read further updates.

William Mascetta

William Mascetta has over 37 years of construction experience and has served as the Corporate Officer and a Prinicpal of Transit Construction Corp since February 2004. He is responsible for the Company’s technical and administrative operations as related to Civil Construction Programs, amongst others.

He began his career in construction as a Construction Manager for the Community Development Bureau of the City of Yonkers, thereafter Project Superintendent for the Fieldpoint Associates; Contract Administrator for the Metro North Commuter Railroad; and then Project Manager fo the Halmar Corporation. After 5 years at Halmar he was promoted to Vice President where his responsilbility was the management of Halmar’s overall Administrative and Technical services for the Company’s entire Heavy Highway Construction program. In 1997 Mr. Mascetta became a Principal and Secretary/Treasurer of Halmar until its acquisition by Granite Construction in 2001. Post the acquisiton Mr. Mascetta became Deputy Regional Manager responsible for the oversight of approximately $125 million of Heavy Construction in the Public Sector. In 2004 he left Granite Halmar to begin Transit Construction .

He has served as Chair & Trustee for the Associated General Contractors of America, NYS Chapter; 4 year Chairman of the AGC/NYSDOT Executive Level Partnering Committee; Board Member of the Construction Industry Council and is an active member of the General Contractors Association of NY and the Moles. His many Industry Certifications include a Public Authorities Accountability Act Certificate, a Metro North Track Safety Certificate, and he is a graduate of the AGC Advanced Management Program.

Norman Fell

Norman Fell has more than 35 years of construction experience and has been a Principal of Transit Construction Corp since 2004. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an A.S. in Architecture and has active construction experience with such agencies as Metro-North Railroad, New York State Dept. of Transportation and the City of Yonkers. He has managed and consulted on site development, design-build, excavation, concrete forming and placement, utility relocation and drainage installation, to name a few.

He began his career as a Project Engineer and Estimator for Davy McKee International in Cleveland, subsequently serving as Construction Superintendent /Estimator for companies such as Servidone Construction and Morano Construction before joining Halmar in 1992 in the capacity of Construction Superintendent/Estimator handling projects such as I-84 and the Rehab of the Bronx River Parkway, the NJ Turnpike Expansion and a project at the IBM World Headquarters. Before leaving Halmar for DeFoe Corp in 2000, Mr. Fell had been promoted to positions wherein he directly supervised asphalt and other key operations on several major public projects including the 300,000 cubic yards of rock blasting and removal on the Sprain Brook Parkway Project.

Mr. Fell has active construction site experience with clients such as NYS Dept of Transportation, Metro North Railroad, Waste Management, City of Yonkers, Westchester County Department of Public Works and the Port Authority of NY & NJ.


Get In Touch!

Telephone: (914) 476-0465
Email: info@transitcorp.com
Website: www.transitcorp.com

618 Saw Mill River Rd Suites 1-7, Yonkers, NY 10710



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