Gene Martinello, Master Builder, is one of those rare professional businessmen who puts “Quality” before mediocrity! – “Value” before deficiency! – and “Service” before slothfulness! Early in his upbringing and career he learned the valuable art and secret of success; that people before profit is The Key to “Quality, Value, Service” and more – and most important of all; to maintain a good name no matter the cost!
In 1973, Gene got his first taste of the exciting career field of construction and has never looked back. From initially being a simple carpenters helper, and additional steps up the ladder of success along the way; he learned the art of listening, cooperation, and working with his hands to help bring to fruition others dreams.
Over the years he has been one of the most key and instrumental team players in the construction of thousands upon thousands of custom and speculative homes with several mega-million dollar local, regional and national home builders in the State of Florida!
Although his titles have changed over the last 44+ years; helper, foreman, superintendent, project manager, customer relations manager, owner’s representative, sales manager, director of operations, vice president of construction, president, etc., he never forgot those early life lessons, and to always: Put People First!
Whether it be associates, employees, trade partners, and most important of all, his customers; everyone knows him as a man of “Quality, Value, and Service”! — A man of principled integrity! — Not to mention the winner of numerous awards!
A student of Nova University and a graduate with honors from the University of Hard Knocks, he is married to the ‘Love of his Life’, he is the ‘Proud Dad’ of two sons and two daughters, and he is ‘Grandpa’ to five beautiful and talented grandchildren!
A man who in the old country knows the true meaning of “prima la famiglia” ~ Family Comes First!
And, when not working on his “Honey Do List” — Gene enjoys fine woodworking, traveling, camping and fishing!