People. Safety. Solutions. Performance.

Since 1941, our success has been built on these four key values.  It is what drives us every day to fulfill our mission.

Donley’s engages genuine people to provide construction services that deliver and sustain our clients’ vision through safety, innovation, integrity, and reliability

We are fourth-generation, nationally recognized leader in construction. Over the last 77 years, we’ve grown into a highly respected, innovative construction company with the kind of people clients want to work with.  Our construction management services are consistently ranked in the top 300 nationally while our concrete services are ranked in the top 20.

OUR MISSION IN ACTION

Origins

In 1895, James and George Donley formed a partnership as lathing contractors known as Donley Brothers Company in Cleveland. In 1941, Don and Phil Donley established Ernest F. Donley Sons, Inc. as concrete formwork contractors by purchasing the construction department of Donley Brothers Company. Terry Donley became the company’s third-generation leader, taking over as president and CEO in 1968. In 2002, he handed the baton to his son, Mac Donley, who currently serves as president and CEO. Click here for more information about our history.

On-the-roof

Reach

Expansion from our Cleveland office over the years has led to offices in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Donley’s has successfully delivered projects in eight states.

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It's All About the People

WHO WE ARE

With an average staff tenure of over ten years, our connection to genuine people has been a critical component of our success and growth.   This includes over 20 families that have had at least two generations working for the company.

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WHO WE WORK WITH

Donley’s has been honored to support the success of academic, healthcare, cultural, municipal and business institutions that are best in class, or striving to get there. The Our Work section includes stories about how we have helped these clients achieve their vision.

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