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Forty-six ABC Virginia Members Named National, Top-Performing US Construction Contractors

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Forty-six ABC Virginia Members Named National, Top-Performing US Construction Contractors

Mar 7, 2023 | Apprenticeship, News

2023 Top Performers LogoDulles, Virginia, March 7—Associated Builders and Contractors – Virginia (ABC-VA) today announced forty-six (46) member companies were named to Associated Builders and Contractors’ fifth annual Top Performers publication, which lists its contractor members that build the country’s most enduring, innovative, high-quality construction projects, ranked by work hours. The ABC-VA Chapter now holds the record for most Top Performers.

To be eligible, ABC-VA Top Performers achieved Gold status or higher in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors more than six times safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to ABC’s Safety Performance Report. The majority of the honorees also must earn ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credential, which recognizes commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management—including inclusion, diversity and equity—education and community relations.

“This year’s ABC Top Performers agree that culture is key,” said Michael Bellaman, president and CEO of ABC. “Not only is a strong corporate culture an essential component of a thriving and vibrant workplace, but it helps retain top talent, create safe and healthy jobsites and build better communities. We honor these top-performing contractors at ABC-VA that are placing the highest importance on investing in their people, health and safety, and innovation.”

Through STEP, AQC and other robust programs, ABC-VA’s Top Performers demonstrate they:

  • Sustain and grow their businesses, financially and economically
  • Offer market-competitive compensation, benefit and retirement packages
  • Commit to world-class safety
  • Commit to workforce development, education and creating career opportunities
  • Commit to an inclusive and diverse work environment
  • Develop opportunities for their employees to achieve their career dreams
  • Cultivate committed leadership

ABC-VA’s 2023 Top Performers


Allan Myers Balfour Beatty Branch Builds
Brite Electric Brothers Mechanical, Inc. Coakley & Williams Construction ColonialWebb Contractors
Comfort Systems of Virginia, Inc. DAVIS Construction Delaware Elevator, Inc. Donohoe Construction Company
Etolin Strait Development Group, LLC Forrester Construction GovSolutions, Inc. Heartland Construction, Inc.
Helix Electric Hensel Phelps Hoar Construction, LLC Hourigan
Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. Hudgins Contracting Corp. JRC Mechanical Kwest Group, LLC
LEEBCOR Services, LLC Lithko Contracting LLC M.C. Dean, Inc. MIG GOV, LLC
Miller & Long Co., Inc. Power Design, Inc. Prospect Waterproofing Co. REW Corporation
S.W. Funk Industrial Contractors, Inc. SAW Contracting, Inc. Scott-Long Construction, Inc. Shapiro & Duncan, Inc.
Skanska Building, Inc. Tazewell Contracting Tecta America Zero Company Telligent Masonry, LLC
TST Construction TST Roofing W.M. Jordan Company Warfel Construction Company
Watson Electrical Construction WCS Construction, LLC

The ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 250 Performers, Top General Contractors, Top Trade Contractors, Top Electrical Contractors, Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, Top Specialty Contractors and Top Performers by Market, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential. The Top Performers with Special Designations hold one or more special designations. The Top Performers were ranked by the number of hours worked in 2021, as reported in their 2022 STEP applications. The rankings also include lists of top-performing companies in 18 market segments, such as government, health care, infrastructure, military, retail, religious, high tech, airport and sports complexes.

View the 2023 Top Performers lists at

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 22,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 68 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at