Takoma Central
John Hamel
President, Hamel Commercial

John started at Hamel Commercial as an Assistant Superintendent in February, 1998, and through diligence was promoted to Superintendent, then Project Manager and ultimately to his current role as Project Executive in July, 2004. He oversees all aspects of projects, from working with the Estimating Team in the pre-construction phase to purchasing, scheduling, construction and close out documentation upon project completion, working with two Project Managers under his watchful eye. John believes in a team approach and has forged good relationships with Owners, Architects, and Subcontractors alike. John graduated in 1989 from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science, Administration of Justice degree. In 1993, he accomplished his JD degree through the University of Maryland School of Law.

His current expertise lies in the renovation of existing residential and commercial structures, resulting in the development of extensive knowledge of the requirements of Resident-in-Place renovations. Many of his completed projects have included Historic Tax Credits. In 2010, John completed the full historic renovation of the McCormick-Goodhart Mansion, which achieved LEED Gold Certification and the Maryland Preservation Award for Project Excellence by the Maryland Historical Trust.

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