President’s Message


Over the years, an unwavering commitment to delivering fine quality construction while adhering to conservative business practices has served the business well. At Roger B. Kennedy Construction we continue to focus on attracting and retaining top-notch clients with long-term building programs, and our dedicated team of professionals consistently serves our clients second to none.

To ensure that we maintain our significant competitive edge, we have further streamlined our operations, and as a result, we’ve become more efficient than ever. What’s more, our company has a strong tradition of continuous improvement, and accordingly, embraces the need for continual change. Importantly, we continue to be a debt-free company which makes us stronger and more competitive. And, as a family business in continuous operation for over 145 years, we continue our positive focus in keeping with our culture built on an unceasing ‘can do’ attitude.

Accordingly, please know that I, personally, am available to meet your every need including pre-construction design evaluation, value engineering, as well as highly-competitive pricing. Thus I cordially invite you to give Roger B. Kennedy Construction your utmost consideration for your upcoming construction project(s).


Roger B. Kennedy, Jr.






“Roger Kennedy, who stands probably alone in his class of self-made men of Middletown, is well deserving of the place in the business world accorded to him” – Commemorative Biographical Records of Middlesex County, Connecticut, 1903


Perennially ranked among Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 U.S. Contractors, the Kennedy organization has continued the successful track-record that Plattsburgh, NY-based Roger P. Kennedy General Contractor, Inc. initiated in the Florida market in 1972 – a quarter-century after its New York incorporation in 1946. In following decades, the company became a major force in the public and private sectors, building Plattsburgh Air Force Base, U.S. Olympic Housing at Lake Placid and major facilities for General Motors Corporation and Dow Jones & Company, among countless others. Throughout their richly storied histories, the companies have provided a wealth of diverse experience and unwavering commitment to their clients.

As a general contractor in Central Florida our reach expands beyond the Orlando area. Our clients have selected Roger B. Kennedy for hospitality, multi-family, commercial and healthcare construction. Our firm has completed large scale projects in Naples, Ft. Myers, Port Charlotte, Tampa, Sarasota, Palm Coast, Gainesville, Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Athens, GA.

As a full-service General Contractor and Construction Manager, Roger B. Kennedy Construction provides pre-construction, design-assist, design-build and general construction services including fast-track scheduling and value engineering. For your next construction project, let Roger B. Kennedy Construction prove how our deeply-rooted traditions and values deliver unsurpassed results for our clients.


Past Presidents



Roger B. Kennedy, Sr., P.E.
President 1971-2005
Roger P. Kennedy
General Contractor, Inc.
Roger P. Kennedy
President 1931-1971
Roger P. Kennedy
General Contractor, Inc.
Roger B. Kennedy
President 1911-1931
Roger Kennedy
President 1870-1911