top of page
About Mahoney Design & Build

Mahoney Design and Build, Inc., is a high quality commercial and residential construction company based in Canastota, NY, that offers a wide variety of services. We offer design expertise, custom home construction, commercial construction management and general contracting services. The Mahoney team is committed to excellence and quality in construction. We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with our clients. Tim Mahoney, who personally works with each client, has owned and operated the company for over 35 years.


Our commercial division offers a wide variety of experience in steel frame structure (specifically self-storage facilities), general office and warehouse space, hospitality facilities and military housing developments. The Mahoney Team is committed to safety on the job. Our team has earned recognition for our safety practices and excellence in construction by the Fort Drum army base construction divisions.


Mahoney Design and Build, Inc began as a custom home builder in 1982. We have built many homes and additions over the years in a wide variety of styles, from log cabins to French country estates. "Building a home may be the single largest investment a customer makes, our goal is to deliver something truly wonderful and affordable for each customer we serve," says Tim Mahoney. "We work with each client on designing a home or addition that fits his or her vision exactly. Customers can choose from existing floor plans and make modifications or work with our design team or an architect to create something totally new."


Our years of expertise, dedication to quality and client-to-client relationships have earned us a solid reputation in Central and Northern New York. Traditional craftsmanship and quality materials enable us to deliver the very best to our clients. At Mahoney Design and Build, we believe it's this attention to detail and excellence that sets us apart.

Meet The Team

James Owen

Design/Project Director

There isn't a single project that hasn't crossed Jame's desk in the 15 years he has worked at Mahoney. Big or small, James handles it all and works first hand with our clients and design team. 

Tim Mahoney 

Founder & Owner

Tim has dedicated his career to building homes for the Central New York Community. With over 35 years of experience in custom homes, commercial development, and other business ventures he has developed an impressive portfolio of works. 

Shawn Lynch

Senior Project Manager

With over 16 years at Mahoney and a background in heavy equipment and entrepreneurship, Shawn is Mahoney's expert coordinator. Shawn makes sure that everyone has what they need in time for the project to start and manages it from start to finish!


60618_659626360727801_829977533_n (1) (1).jpg

Lisa LavoieVP Business Management

Lisa has been with Mahoney for over 15 years and is one of the main behind the scenes assets that keeps the company going without a hitch.  Resourceful and experienced, Lisa is key to Mahoney's success.



The Entire Crew

They make it look easy.

Our team works together better than any other out there. They meet their deadlines, deliver high-quality work, and work well with our customers. Mahoney Design & Build's vigorous screening and interview process ensures that the people working for us are right for you. 


Catch them hanging out at the next project or our office. 

Chuck Jones

VP of Transportation Engineering

In the year 2000 Chuck Jones joined Mahoney during the cold winter months as a snow plower. He quickly climbed the ranks and came on full time shortly after as the VP of Transportation Engineering. He keeps our heavy equipment moving and gets the gear where it needs to be.  

Teresa Rutledge

Office Manager 

If you give us a call chances are that Teresa will be one of the first people that you get the pleasure to speak with. She keeps our office and information organized, coordinated, and accessible for our many clients and guests!


Jim Hughes
Excavation & Site Development Coordinator

Jimmy is typically the first one to start the transformation of a site into a home as he operates and coordinates the excavation team. His skill and expertise in operating heavy equipment is unparalleled in the field.

bottom of page