About McCarthy

What Our Clients Say

At McCarthy, truth and integrity are not simply promises; they are as fundamental as the bricks and mortar of our buildings. Here, passion will always remain a powerful tool.
Don't take our word for it—take our clients and partners. We believe that the true measure of a company's worth is the strength and quality of its relationships.

A significant amount of our work every year comes from repeat clients—some of who have been coming back to McCarthy for decades. It's the highest praise they can give us and one that we particularly treasure. Rather than (continue to) talk about ourselves in glowing terms—we'd like to let our clients do the talking. Here's just a sample...

J. Craig Venter Institute—Genome Lab

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"We have carefully assembled a project team comprised of the nation's top laboratory design and building professionals and are delighted to have McCarthy execute our vision for this unprecendented facility."

Robert Friedman, Director

Arizona Public Service—Chino Valley Solar

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"McCarthy's performance on the Chino Valley Solar project for APS was extremely successful. As a result of this collaborative team effort, the project was built with exceptional quality and was delivered on-time, within budget, and with no safety incidents."

Kevin Kemp, Manager, Energy Innovations

City of Dallas—Dallas City Performance Hall

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"Every member of the McCarthy team took this project to heart and gave their best. McCarthy team members' positive attitude and work ethic resulted in a high-profile building exceeding all expectations. The owner witnessed a truly positive and enjoyable working environment between the design and construction personnel."

Thomas Wurtz, Sr. Architect

Clark County—McCarran International Airport

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"McCarthy has displayed a high level of collaboration while delivering an added value to the owner. They bring an innovative approach to project delivery."

Shelly Hayden, AIA, CSI, Manager, Airport Structure
Clark County Department of Aviation

California State University—Sacramento Recreation & Wellness Center

The Well

“McCarthy has an exceptional track record building on the Sacramento State campus, and we were confident in their ability to work collaboratively to ensure that a project of this magnitude was delivered successfully.”

Tony Moayed, President
TMCS, Inc.

City of Phoenix—Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant


"This has been one of American Water's most successful projects. There was a spirit of cooperation and partnering throughout and working with McCarthy has been a very positive experience."

Adam McDonough, VP Contract Operations
American Water Enterprises

Los Angeles Unified School District—South Region High School No. 2


“McCarthy’s ability to successfully address all changes and unforeseen challenges while adhering to the schedule was key to the project’s success.”

Moty Eisenberg, Sr. Project Manager, Contract Professional

University of New Mexico-Math & Science Learning Center

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"The construction process for UNM's Science and Math Learning Center was a pleasurable experience! We found McCarthy to be a team partner responsive to the inevitable issues that arise and committed to hands-on problem solving to benefit the project."

Van H. Gilbert, Principal
Van H. Gilbert Architect PC

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital—Parking Structure

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"We are happy to partner once again with McCarthy, certainly the best in the field."

Roger Seaver, President & CEO

City of Santa Barbara—Granada Garage & Office Building

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"Simply put, we wouldn't have come close to meeting our deadlines were it not for McCarthy."

John Schoof, Chief Civil Engineer
City of Santa Barbara

California State University, Sacramento—Parking Structures


"McCarthy lived up to its reputation in building parking garages. They are a good, responsive contractor who met our schedule needs."

Ron Richardson, Associate VP for Facility Services
CSU Sacramento

Georgia State University—Parker H. Petit Science Center


"A lot of companies promise you the moon when they are trying to get your job...all I can say is the moon is shining bright over our new Science Center...McCarthy has delivered!"

Robin Morris, Ph.D., VP for research & Regents, Professor of Psychology

Mission Hospital Medical Center—Patient Care Tower


"McCarthy has proven to be proactive and resolution-oriented, rare qualities in an industry where blind self-protection is often the norm."

James Ho, Regional Director of Construction
St. Joseph Health System

St. Rita's Medical Center


"McCarthy's healthcare construction experience has been invaluable. It may sound like an exaggeration, but we literally saved 10+ million dollars in our bidding process and our timing in the market."

Ron Connovich, Director of Facilities

Georgia State University—College of Law Building

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"What I like about McCarthy is that they're fun. Yes, they are great builders; yes, McCarthy's preconstruction staff is great. I expect any top-notch construction firm to be those things, but what I didn't expect was to really enjoy the process of making our new College of Law a reality. McCarthy's team is a fun group of people and I enjoy the time I spend with them."

Douglas Yarn, Professor, Chair of Building Committee

West Georgia Health System

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"The attention to detail and to safety by McCarthy is second to none. The communication by McCarthy is also the best I have seen in the business."

Earl Cox, Facilities Director

San Diego Unified School District


"From day one, McCarthy managed this project to hit a very tight deadline. The team demonstrated superb skill and dedication and was backed by a powerful, mission-oriented front office."

Steve Bovee, CM Director

Paramount (CA) Unified School District


"The word 'partner' is much over-used these days. McCarthy actually worked and acted like one."

Michael Bishop, Assistant Superintendent for Business Services

City of Glendale—Palmaire Parking Garage

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"McCarthy's collaborative approach truly paid off for the City of Glendale."

Bill Passmore, Principal Engineer
City of Glendale

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation


"Because McCarthy, the design team and all of the subcontractors had a 'get it done' attitude, they subsequently constructed a world class cGMP manufacturing facility in record time and on budget."

Dick Kalin, Engineer II

University of California, San Diego—Student Academic Services Building


"Having hired a world-renowned architect, we knew the project would require a highly sophisticated general contracting firm. McCarthy more than came through for us, producing an award-winning model for concrete work and design sustainability."

Boone Hellman, Assistant Vice Chancellor

Cornell University


"Once again McCarthy has hit a home run for us on a complex, challenging project. They seamlessly managed a serious subcontractor issue with almost zero impact to Cornell."

Robert P. Stundtner, Director, Capital Project Management

University of California, Berkeley—East Asian Library

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"Throughout the construction of this finely detailed project, I was impressed by McCarthy's dedication to the craft of building."

Alyosha Verzhbinsky, AIA, Associate Principal
Tom Eliot Fisch Architecture

Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center


"McCarthy's ability to perform major coordination and construction feats, overcome unforeseen obstacles, and deliver projects on time and within budget made them the natural choice to build the project."

Tim Jacoby, VP Facilities

Hillwood Development Corporation—W Dallas Victory Hotel & Residences


"Dallas now has a striking new addition to its cityscape, and much of the credit goes to McCarthy's perseverance."

Nunzio DeStanis, Principal
HKS, Inc.

College of Southern Nevada—Fire Station/College Instructional Center

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"McCarthy provided outstanding service in constructing this one-of-a-kind facility."

Greg Gammon, Fire Chief
City of Las Vegas

City of Woodland—Woodland Police Headquarters


"We are extremely proud of the LEED Certification. In addition to its environmental accolades, the sustainability of the facility increases morale with the use of natural daylight and landscaping. McCarthy and LPA did a tremendous job in designing and building a facility that is quickly becoming the cornerstone of our community and a model for the nation."

Carey F. Sullivan, Woodland's Chief of Police