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James McKenna

President and CEO
James McKenna

Co-Founder, President and CEO of Hunter Roberts Construction Group, James McKenna is responsible for leading Hunter Roberts to the forefront of the construction industry. He has set precedents for hands-on management and senior level involvement in our clients’ projects as well as a high standard of excellence for all Hunter Roberts employees. James is a civil engineer and a talented builder with extensive experience in the Metropolitan New York City area. He has been responsible for delivering some of the most challenging projects and welcomes every challenge with a creative solution. Under his exceptional leadership qualities and building skills, Hunter Roberts has quickly positioned itself to adapt to market trends and demands.


Fairleigh Dickinson University
B.S., Civil Engineering

Harvard Business School
Executive Education


  • Building Trade Employer’s Association, Treasurer
  • Cement League, President
  • New York Building Congress
  • New York Landmarks Conservancy
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, Real Estate Council
  • Columbia University’s School of Engineering, Advisory Board Member