Passionate Builders. Process-Driven Projects.

For over 30 years, our leaders have worked together and developed many award-winning projects. Our reliability, reputation and enduring commitment to our clients is the foundation for our continued success.


Kinzie Builders is a construction company that specializes in the planning, designing and building of both residential and commercial real estate developments. Over the past five years, our business has grown three-fold. We now employ over 50 people across two Chicagoland locations and manage millions in construction activity throughout Illinois.

Our Story

We believe that the construction process should be one built on creativity and relationships. And when done right, the results should be stellar. At Kinzie Builders, our team strives to complete each project on time and on budget. This is the ultimate solution our clients are looking for. Delivering on this is our utmost priority.

This is the Kinzie way. We live by our mantra of Creative Strategies, Integrated Solutions, and Proven Results. Our team knows that our reliability, reputation, and enduring commitment to our clients is the foundation for our success and it’s what we have built our business around.

Meet Our Team

We are a passionate team of planners, builders, engineers, designers and industry leaders.

Steve Spinell


Debbie Hansen

Principal & CFO

John Lifka

Principal & General Manager

Matthew Shepard

Vice President of Preconstruction

Vlad Demskyy


Fernando Diaz

Senior Project Manager/Preconstruction

Ted Flis

Senior Project Manager

Jason Wilke

Project Manager

William Ashong-Katai

Assistant Project Manager

Matt Gallagher

Assistant Project Manager

Bob Rupprecht

Senior Superintendent

Kimberly Delimata

Senior Superintendent

Shane Massey

Senior Superintendent

Tim King

Senior Superintendent

Dan Callahan


Steve Shulman

Business Development Director

Rosanna Pratt

Executive Communications Manager

Mary Bak

Development Services Advisor

Cheryl Thennisch

Contract Administrator

Marissa Cox

Human Resources & Accounting

Mirjana Aliaj

Property Management & Corporate Accountant

30 Years of Industry Experience

We are experienced…
We are passionate…
We are reliable…

We are Kinzie Builders.