President & Chief Executive Officer
Working with F&G Mechanical’s four Divisional Vice Presidents on a daily basis, Sal leads and oversees the company’s operations to provide maximum value to the client while delivering excellent financial performance for F&G’s parent company, EMCOR Group, Inc.
Sal is intimately involved in client development and relationship building. He also assists the company’s estimating team during the new project bidding and procurement phases.
Together with the CFO and Executive Management Team, Sal develops strategic direction and policies that make F&G Mechanical the premier mechanical contractor in the region. Along with the company’s Safety Director, General Superintendent, and Risk Manager, Sal helps guide the company’s safety initiatives and policies.
Sal has been in the mechanical contracting business for over 40 years. He started working in the family-founded business, F&G Heating Company, in Brooklyn, NY. In 1975, Sal and his partner, Salvatore “Butch” Giardina, came to Secaucus, New Jersey, and started F&G Mechanical Corporation.
In 1984, after watching the growth of the fire sprinkler business and fulfilling the needs of a very important and large client, Butch and Sal founded Meadowlands Fire Protection Company. This new entity gave F&G the ability to provide the total mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection solutions their clients demanded. F&G Mechanical and Meadowlands Fire Protection’s primary goal has always been customer satisfaction and relationship building.
Sal completed a four-year UA Apprenticeship and has performed all aspects of the F&G business, including: drafting, design, estimating, project management, and purchasing. He holds a Master Plumber’s License for the State of New Jersey and the City of New York, along with a Fire Suppression License for the City of New York. He also holds a Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration License for the State of New Jersey.
Sal is active in the MCA of New Jersey and is a Contractor Trustee for Local 24. He is on the Joint Apprenticeship Committee and the MCA of New Jersey Labor Negotiating Committee. Sal is also a member of ASPE and ASSE.
The Personal Side
In his downtime, Sal enjoys spending time with his wife, Valerie, and his two grown children Danielle and Marc. He is an avid golfer and also enjoys watching all sports, especially football and basketball. He and his family enjoy traveling and spending time at the Jersey Shore.