Central Civil Construction is managed by those who are closest to the business — the owners. As a family-owned company for three generations, the executive team provides direct leadership to every project. This core value is the foundation for the success of Central Civil Construction. Every member of the Central Civil team is fully committed to going the extra mile to ensure quality, safety, and customer satisfaction.
Jim Baer founded Central Civil Construction in 1977 with two employees, two pieces of equipment and an office in his home. Under his vision and leadership, the company has grown to be one of the leading construction services providers in Florida with revenues in excess of $100 million. With more than 150 employees Central Civil has built some of the largest and most important infrastructure and commercial projects in Florida.
His drive to utilize technology to improve quality and efficiency has earned Central Civil a reputation for innovation and expertise that is sought out to solve complex construction challenges.
Richard Baer joined Central Civil Construction in 1980. His expertise in the business was earned through hands-on experience, developing skills in many of the trades currently under his direction. Our clients benefit from his in-depth knowledge as it guides all aspects of project work from ground-breaking to completion.
Richard is a leading driver of Central Civil's implementation of GPS technology for construction layout and automated grade controls. Today, the company's fleet is the most technically advanced in the industry. Richard is responsible for all field operations, equipment and fleet management.
Bob Baer began his career with Central Civil Construction in 1985. He directs Central Civil's partnerships with industry leaders, like the joint venture with Odebrecht for the Fort Lauderdale Airport expansion. Bob also leads Central Civil's business development and client relations efforts which have helped position Central Civil as one of the most experienced construction companies working on major downtown Miami projects.
Bob is an Advisory Board Member of the Engineering Contractors Association. He also serves on the boards of the Construction Association of South Florida, Community Small Business Enterprise for Miami-Dade County, and the Miami-Dade County Licensing Board.