FAIRFIELD COUNTY HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT

Chris Steiner of Steiner, Inc., is the new President of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Fairfield County

Chris SteinerFairfield, CT, June 3, 2016 – Chris Steiner, Vice-President of Steiner, Inc. in Bethel, CT, has been elected as president of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Fairfield County (HBRA). Steiner was inducted along with senior officers and board members at a ceremony held on June 1st at the Trumbull Marriott during the 70th Anniversary Annual Meeting.

Roy Steiner, a Past President of the organization in 1986 and 1991, and Chris’ father, took part in the induction ceremony as did Richard Steiner, Chris’ great uncle who was President of the HBRA in 1975.  Chris’ late grandfather, Ernest was also President of the association in 1955, making Chris a fourth generation builder and third generation President of the organization.

Steiner, Inc. was founded as a home building company in 1939 by Ernest Steiner, an immigrant from Switzerland. Over the past 70 years Steiner, Inc. has built over 2,000 homes throughout Fairfield County. Steiner’s commercial development division in Berkshire Corporate Park has over 1,000,000 sq. ft. built to date and is currently performing site work for a 42,000 sq. ft. medical office building. Hailing back to the land-conscious ideals of Switzerland, Steiner, Inc. prides itself on well-planned developments with an emphasis on land preservation and sustainability.

Before becoming president, Steiner served most recently as Senior Vice President and has served on the HBRA Board of Directors for seven years, as well as serving on numerous committees within the organization. He is certified by the National Association of Homebuilders as a Certified Green Professional.  Chris was born and raised in Fairfield County and resides in Fairfield with his wife Kate, and children, Heidi and Peter.

HBRA senior officers and board members also inducted:

Anthony DeRosa, DeRosa Builders.: HBRA Senior Vice President
Kim DiMatteo, DiMatteo Insurance: HBRA Vice President,
Michael Church, William Pitt Sotheby’s International: HBRA Secretary/Treasurer
Peter Gaboriault, Bear Paw Builders: Immediate Past President

Directors:
Max Bender, Bender, Norwalk
Steve Berko, Four Square Building & Design, Newtown
Ken DeLeo, Doherty & DeLeo Development, Darien
John Hertz, Hertz Construction, Darien
Brian Kurtz, Interstate Lakeland Lumber, Greenwich
Rob Michaud, The Michaud Group, Shelton
Steven Roth, Elevator Service Company, Torrington

ABOUT:
Celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year, the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Fairfield County is the leading consumer and commercial resource for home building, remodeling and land development in Fairfield County. The organization’s mission is to promote, protect & improve the building industry while providing consumer awareness and community involvement.

For more information, call Gina Calabro, Executive Officer at (203) 335-7008 or e-mail: hbra@buildfairfieldcounty.com. To learn more about the HBRA organization, visit: www.BuildFairfieldCounty.com.

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