Jacob S. Goldberg founded Goldberg General Contracting, Inc., (GGC), in 1987. Performing dual roles at the company, he serves as president, managing day-to-day operations; and as senior project manager, actively overseeing many of the firm's notable projects.
From his formative years as a draftsman, to his work as a tradesman, contractor and finally as a custom builder, Jake has more than thirty-five years of experience in owning and running the company. Raised in the “old school” of doing business, he stands behind the integrity of his team’s workmanship on every project they build. Additionally, Jake has established a strong reputation for his collaborative approach in working with design teams. He has a number of longstanding business contacts with leading architects and interior designers throughout Chicago. With his dedicated commitment to clients, he has also built many lasting relationships and a strong referral network.
Currently, Jake serves on the board of directors of Landmarks Illinois, a non-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the state's architectural and historic heritage. Additionally, he serves on the board of trustees for the Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest, one of the largest interdisciplinary artists' communities in the country. Previously, he served on an advisory council to the City of Chicago building department under former Mayor Richard M. Daley.
This week at EntreArchitect Podcast, Partner with General Contractors for Project Success with Jake Goldberg.
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