Our 2021 Award Winners!

We are proud of every member of our Keeley family for the amazing work they do every single day to drive our vision and exceed expectations. At the end of 2021, we were proud to recognize our Keeley’ns who truly went above and beyond. We had three amazing Jacket Winners and a wide variety company-wide awards. Keep reading to see who won!

Keeley Companies Person of the Year: April Lopinot

Congratulations to April Lopinot, Vice President of HR and Leader of KeeleyLife, for being named the 2021 Keeley Companies Person of the Year! April’s dedication to our Keeley’ns day-in and day-out does not go unnoticed. Her passion for the health and well-being of every team member and their family is truly inspiring.


Keeley Construction Constructor of the Year: Brad Biderman

We were so proud to name Brad Biderman, Senior Project Manager in our Civil Group, as the 2021 Constructor of the Year! Brad exemplifies and lives the Keeley culture every day and is continuously driven by accountability and results. We are incredibly grateful for his outstanding performance, superior dedication, passion for our mission & values, and results-driven attitude.


Keeley Properties Person of the Year: Mark Rubin

Our first-ever Keeley Properties Person of the Year is Mark Rubin, Vice President of Development! Mark has been instrumental in leading Keeley Properties through some rapid investment and development growth. His experience in the multifamily sector has been invaluable as we expand into markets south and west of St. Louis. Mark’s excitement for Keeley Properties’ vision and his nimbleness in goal execution are unmatched.



Here are the rest of our amazing award winners!

  • Larry Keeley Award: Steve Mitchler

  • Office Person of the Year: Melanie Molina

  • Support Group Rookie of the Year: Christine Heibel

  • Unsung Hero Award: Stanley Rogers

  • Operations Rookie of the Year: Matthew Pfaff

  • Paving Person of the Year: Bill Corson

  • Paving Project of the Year: Lowe’s Lake

  • Civil Person of the Year: Dave Debord

  • Civil Project of the Year: Gateway Roxford

  • Industrial Person of the Year: Zach Davis

  • Building Person of the Year: Rob Grzyb

  • Building & Industrial Project of the Year: Mastercard – Power of One

  • Safety Person of the Year: Keith Smith

  • Safest Business Unit: Civil Energy

  • Keeley Properties 5-Star Star: Anna Pizzo

  • Rising Keeley Properties Star: Al Hopkins