Welcome! Established in 1966, Ernest Guigli & Sons, Inc. is a union excavating contractor and site developer. As a member of the AGC (Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts), our firm specializes in road construction, the movement of earth, detention pond construction, and the installation of large scale underground utilities. We provide services for commercial, industrial and municipal clients.
As industry leaders, we have the tools, experience, and professionalism to succeed in completing projects to customer satisfaction. It is our goal to provide our clients with the highest standards in workmanship and quality while merging functionality with aesthetics on every site developed by our construction firm.
Ernest Guigli & Sons, Inc., has been a union contractor since its founding in 1966. We firmly believe that building a strong relationship between the union and the contractor is necessary to achieve success. As a result, we encourage an open dialogue between our union employees and company management. It is with this philosophy that we hope to address grievances when they occur and find solutions where differences emerge. Business Managers are encouraged to contact our office with any questions and concerns.
Matthew Guigli joined our team in the spring of 2005. An incredibly dedicated individual, Matt has taken on the responsibility of overseeing the engineering on all of our projects. He plays a key role in the link between the blueprint and finished product by handling design build-projects and field revisions. In addition, Matt directs all surveying operations within the company and works closely with our site superintendents and project managers to coordinate field operations. Matt holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
A native of Wellesley, Massachusetts, Robert assumed the role of President and C.E.O. in 1990. A full time employee since 1979, Robert brings over 35 years of experience to our company. As Vice President in the 1980’s, he led our transition from an equipment rental firm to a site contractor. His depth of knowledge in soils mechanics and mechanical design allows him to offer a unique contribution as a manager of our team. Robert works closely with the site superintendents, project managers, and general contractors to manage company resources and guide project operations. Robert holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from theWorcester Polytechnic Institute. Robert lives in Wellesley with his wife Charlene and four children. He is a member of the board of Directors for the Wellesley Community Center and is also an instrument rated private pilot.
Originally from Italy, Ernesto Guigli immigrated to the United States from Italy in August of 1949. Ernesto studied at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. His mechanical background led him to the position of Master Mechanic for D.M. Bernardi Company in the 1950’s. In 1966, Ernesto left Bernardi Construction and founded Ernest Guigli, & Sons.
With over 25 years of experience in his own business, and nearly 45 in the industry, Ernesto retired in 1990 as President and C.E.O. He now serves as the Chairman of the Board, advising company managers on daily operations.
Ernesto fought in The Italian Underground against Germany during World War II; he is also a Veteran of the Korean War where he was honorably discharged as a Sergeant for the United States Army. Ernesto resides in Wellesley Massachusetts and is an active member of the Wellesley Rotary Club.