“Decker Construction is a Construction Management firm we

trust. When thinking of a word that best describes their

employees and their work ethic is “conscientious.” Decker

wants to do a great job as much as we want them to, and it

shows in their commitment to our satisfaction.”

Peter Miller

Associate Director for Facilities Operations, UF George A. Smathers Libraries


“In my experiences, Decker Construction is driven to provide

more than the final product. They diligently work to provide

quality customer service, good communication and

acceptable solutions which makes the journey to the final

product a smoother process.”

Daniel Morgan

Assistant Director of Operations, UF College of Pharmacy


“Decker Construction completed our latest restaurant build-

out and we moved into our larger, updated building in early 2016

Chris, Mike and their team were great to work with

during this process. We highly recommend this organization!”

Adam Brewer

Owner, Adam’s Rib Co.


“Decker Construction has completed multiple projects for

our department. Their attention to detail and thoroughness

with each project was exceptional and I look forward to

working with them again on future projects!”

Sean Mountain

Project Manager, IFAS at the University of Florida


“From value-engineering to project management and post-

project support, Chris, Mike, Karlin and Eric have gone above

and beyond to assist us with our renovations and ongoing

maintenance needs.”

Margot DeConna, MBA, CFRE

Director of Advancement, Humane Society of North Central Florida


“When presented with multiple requests to halt work at

various times, they obliged and altered the schedule even

when it presented additional challenges for them.”

David Lucier

Director, Facilities & Purchasing – UF Levin College of Law


“The workmanship has been first rate and their team has

consistently completed projects in a timely manner.”

Michael Reid

Dean & Professor, College of Healith & Human Performance at the University of Florida


“They are always professional and accessible to answer any

questions I have along the entire process. If I ever need to

adjust something or add something to a project, they are

very quick to do what it takes to get everything done right

and the way I want it.”

Austin Gresham

Vice President, Gresham Management Group, Inc.


“Decker Construction is a valued partner of UF Small

Business & Supplier Diversity. Their commitment and

support of the Mentor Protege Program is admirable as they

participate annually, while actively recruiting small

businesses to be protege participants. Their insight and

guidance are done with goodwill and sincerity.”

Dwan Courtney

Director, Small Business & Supplier Diversity at the University of Florida


“It is so refreshing to work with a group of individuals that

genuinely care about you and your business’s success. Their

team has been with us since day one, helping us create a

plan, solve problems, and making our dream become a


Dr. William & Sarah Sapp

Owners, Perry Animal Hospital – Perry, FL


“When I think of Decker Construction, two words

immediately come to mind – “on time”, Decker gets the

project started on the agreed upon date and has the project

wrapped on the projected completion date with


Dow Van Arnam

Engineer, Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Florida


“I’ve worked with Decker Construction for a number of years

on several diverse projects. Their skill in navigating and

complying with our processes, while managing the many

trades needed to complete a project, makes our

collaborative efforts enjoyable and gives us confidence that

at the end of each project we will have a quality space.”

Dennis Hines

Director of Operations, Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Affairs – UF College of Medicine


“I could not have been more satisfied with my experience

with Decker Construction and our medical office remodel. I

was most impressed by the attention to detail. I could not

recommend anyone more highly for your building and

renovation needs.”

Dr. Ron Emerick

Owner, Little Pine Pediatrics


“Decker Construction helped us renovate our office space to

accommodate a growing team. They displayed a great sense

of humor, awesome work ethic, and were great to work with.

We’re now working in a modern suite, with room for all the

things we planned for!”

Florencia Otegui

Chief of Staff & Special Assistant to the Assistant Provost and Director of UF Online at the University of Florida


“Decker Construction helped the City of Gainesville with the

renovation of Oakview Park. This was a building renovation

and park development project. Their team treated this

building and park like it was their own. I was very impressed

with their attention to detail, concern for the customer and

commitment to excellence.”

John Weber, CPRP. CPSI

Park Operations Manager, City of Gainesville, FL Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs


“Their staff did an outstanding job of communicating with us

regularly, keeping meticulous documentation of the

progress of the work and cost, and making an extraordinary

effort to work around fully functioning labs and offices with

as little interference as possible.”

Sandy Burgess

Owner, Burgess Management Services, LLC


“A very professional and reliable Construction Manager.

Decker Construction is a detail and quality oriented

professional. Their team is a pleasure to work with!”

Francisco Oquendo

Assistant Director of Construction, UF Planning, Design & Construction


“Decker Construction is well suited to handle complicated

construction projects. The owners, Chris Decker and Mike

Calsam, are consummate professionals with a great team

behind them. I’ve been particularly impressed by the

knowledge and expertise of their Site Superintendents.”

Betsy Waite, P.E., CPRP

Director. Wild Spaces & Public Places – City of Gainesville, FL