St. Louis, Mo., December 22, 2016 – Steven Mast, Vice President at S. M. Wilson & Co., will retire at the end of 2016 after 23 years with the company and 42 total years in the commercial construction industry. Mast has overseen S. M. Wilson’s retail market sector operations for most of his tenure with the company, and since joining the firm has been involved with more than $1.6 billion of construction projects around the country for well known retailers including Target, Von Maur, Cabela’s, and most recently IKEA. This includes more than $600 million of renovations and new construction at 130 Target Stores across the central region of the United States.
“Steve has been instrumental for cultivating strong relationships with our retail clients and then providing outstanding service as Project Executive on these projects,” said Amy Berg, President of S. M. Wilson. “His track record of success in retail construction speaks for itself. He was also integral to our winning the contract to build the IKEA store in St. Louis. Steve will be missed by all of us at S. M. Wilson.”
Steve started his career in construction at the age of 15, working summers for a construction firm in Iowa. After graduating from the University of Florida with a B. S. in Building Construction, he worked his way up to management positions in project manager and business development. In 1993, he joined S. M. Wilson as Vice President.
“S. M. Wilson has a reputation of professionalism and providing a high level of service to our clients, yet our culture of teamwork and having fun makes us a unique firm. I have enjoyed working with my S. M. Wilson family,” Mast said.
S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis. S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area. The company posted $305 million in 2015 revenues, and ranks 220th in Engineering News-Record’s 2016 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson .com.