Team

Our team consists of thirty
professional, field and
administrative staff.

About A.R. Marani

Alan & Andrew Marani founded A.R. Marani, Inc. in 1992. They have a fundamental knowledge of construction that can be acquired only through years of on-the-job field and office experience. We look for the same experience with our project managers and superintendents. This translates into well-constructed, long-lived buildings that reflect our commitment to excellence in our chosen craft. The most important part of A.R. Marani, Inc. is our twenty-five office and field professionals.

Alan Marani

Principal

Alan Marani

Principal

Alan launched his career in the construction industry as a teen, working as a laborer/carpenter. He attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute finishing with a degree from the A Course, then graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Civil Engineering before starting work as a project manager for a Baltimore construction company. Alan oversees all aspects of our projects from pre-bid to finished construction, as well as daily office operations. Additionally, Alan holds a Maryland Home Improvement license. He enjoys tennis and biking outside of the office.

Significant Project: The Senator Theatre

Andrew Marani

Principal

Andrew Marani

Principal

Starting in high school through college, Andrew worked summers and winter breaks as a construction laborer, working his way up to carpenter and foreman.  Working full time after college, he moved up to superintendent and then project manager. Andrew is affiliated with the US Green Building Council Maryland, Associated Builders & Contractors, and Roland Park Civic League. He is well versed in aspects of green building practices, which he applies in the company’s daily operations and personally. During his free time, he enjoys waterskiing with family, and designing and building almost anything he can dream up.

Significant Project: Friends School of Baltimore Performing and Visual Arts Center

Tom Appel

Project Manager

Tom Appel

Project Manager

Tom began his career as a marine engineer with the State of Maryland. In 1999, he changed careers and became a facilities construction project manager for GE Aircraft Engines. Since then, he has worked as a project manager in industrial, manufacturing, commercial, medical and educational settings. Tom is experienced in all phases of construction and strives to build lasting relationships with his clients. In his spare time, Tom enjoys playing golf, gardening and spending time with his family.

Significant Project: University of Maryland Shoemaker Renovation

Scott Austin

Project Manager

Scott Austin

Project Manager

Scott is a 2001 graduate of Bucknell University with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Before joining A.R. Marani in 2015, Scott has spent his career working for a large general contractor, successfully completing a wide variety of commercial and industrial projects and has owned his own company. He has worn both the Project Manager and Superintendent hats which provide the foundation for his proficiency in all CSI divisions, contracting methods and types, estimating, scheduling and management. In his free time, Scott enjoys mountain biking, home improvements and woodworking.

Significant Project: Severn School Teel Academic Center

Larry Basignani

Project Manager

Larry Basignani

Project Manager

After graduating from the University of Maryland, Larry began working at A. R. Marani, Inc. in 2006 as a carpenter and superintendent, gaining valuable field experience. Larry has progressed from Superintendent, to Assistant Project Manager / Estimator to his current position of Project Manager. He has worked as the Project Manager on numerous projects for Johns Hopkins University in addition to other renovations and additions. In his spare time, Larry assists at his family-owned winery in Sparks, MD in the vineyard and in the production of wine.

Significant Project: Johns Hopkins Hospital Myelo

Pat Fitzgerald

Project Manager

Pat Fitzgerald

Project Manager

Pat is a graduate of University of Maryland with a degree in Structural Engineering and Project Management. With his years of experience in carpentry, mechanics and engineering, Pat has a unique and diverse outlook on construction. He joined A.R. Marani in 1998 and is involved with a wide range of projects including; Stanley Black and Decker, Severn School and many renovations. In his spare time, Pat is an accomplished woodworker and auto mechanic.

Significant Project: Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church

Allison Harris

Assistant Project Manager

Allison Harris

Assistant Project Manager

Allison graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Interior Design. After graduating, she started her career as an In-Home Consultant in Annapolis as a fabric and design specialist. She then moved onto a design/ build company, which inspired her to find a job with A.R. Marani where she is an Assistant Project Management.  When Allison isn’t at A.R. Marani, she can be found with her nose in a book, her favorites being the Harry Potter series or horror novels. She enjoys spending her weekends with her two boxers, Milo and Millie at her beach house in Bethany.

Significant Project: LIFE, Inc.

Alena Marani

Controller

Alena Marani

Controller

Alena began her career in construction at a very young age, learning from her father on weekends and after school. She attended high school at St. Paul’s School for Girls then went on to college at Elizabethtown College graduating with a degree in Corporate Communications and a minor in Spanish. Alena moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to pursue her career in marketing. She worked as the Business Logistics and Marketing Manager at a wedding event planning company, which then led her to want to get more involved in the business side of things. Alena moved back to Baltimore after taking a job as a Construction Contract Administrator at an architecture firm. She then realized her passion for both construction and finance, so she decided to join the team at A.R. Marani in 2018. In her free time, Alena likes to travel to Cape May and Key West, play tennis, read, and spend time with family and friends.

Significant Project: Old St. Paul’s Rectory

Jim Marino

Project Manager

Jim Marino

Project Manager

Jim holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Stevens Institute. His post-university career involved traveling North America and Europe as a Field Engineer, managing projects in a paper mill as a Project Engineer, and working in commercial construction as a Project Manager before joining ARM in 2005. Jim is currently the Project Manager on numerous Johns Hopkins projects and maintains excellent working relationships with our customers. Jim loves to collect and work on automobiles in his spare time.

Significant Project: Johns Hopkins University Welch Library

Frank Michaelides

Project Manager

Frank Michaelides

Project Manager

During Frank’s forty-year career, he has owned his own construction firm, worked in the field in all capacities before joining ARM in 2005 as a Project Manager. Frank has managed a variety of projects including religious institutions, medical/lab facilities, schools and tenant improvements. Frank is an avid hunter in his free time.

Significant Project: Our Lady of Victory Parish


Our Superintendents

are proficient at monitoring all phases of a construction, scheduling, quality control, on-site client relations and keeping everyone safe. All of our Superintendents are excellent carpenters and craftsmen. Every Superintendent has passed the 30-hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health training. All Accidents are Preventable.

Mark Huppert

Field Operations Manager

Mark Huppert

Field Operations Manager

Mark began his construction career in 1979, after graduating from high school. He has overseen construction at numerous educational institutions while at A.R. Marani. Mark is skilled in all phases of construction and has supervised projects ranging from $150,000 to over $10,000,000. Mark owns a shore house and spends much of his free time boating on Middle River with his wife and occasionally with their Maine Coon. He also enjoys spending time with his grandson.

Significant Project: Severn School Edward St. John Athletic Complex

Mitch Boudreau

Superintendent

Mitch Boudreau

Superintendent

Mitch has worked in construction for 30 years, starting in residential building before moving to commercial projects. He completed the Associated Builders and Contractors carpentry apprenticeship program and has continued his education by completing courses in architecture and building construction. He is an excellent carpenter as well as a cabinet maker. He enjoys numerous outdoor activities with his wife and children.

Significant Project: Stanley Black & Decker Battery Lab

Bernard Francis

Superintendent

Bernard Francis

Superintendent

Bernard grew up in Trinidad before moving to Maryland to continue his education and begin his construction career. Bernard spends most of his work life running projects at various Johns Hopkins facilities in Baltimore.  He is an excellent craftsman and is proficient in general wood / metal framing, finish carpentry, drywall installation and finishing and plastering.

Significant Project: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Welch Library

Irv Heinle

Superintendent

Irv Heinle

Superintendent

Irv has worked for A. R. Marani, Inc. since 2005. He started as a carpenter, working his way up to be one of our top superintendents. He has completed projects at Stanley Black and Decker, BWI and multiple educational facilities around Baltimore. He is very proficient at renovations and additions in occupied settings. In his free time, Irv and his wife like to travel, especially to the Philippines.

Significant Project: La Carnita at BWI

Don Jones

Superintendent

Don Jones

Superintendent

Don graduated from the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, class of 1985, which then led to his thirty-four years thus far in the commercial construction field. He has a strong background in hospital projects and secure government facilities, including SCIF construction. In his free time, Don likes to travel with his family and typically spends his weekends relaxing with a good book.

Significant Project: Rodizio Grill Annapolis Mall

Tim Larkin

Superintendent

Tim Larkin

Superintendent

Tim spent 10 years as a professional carpenter and foreman in commercial construction, learning wood and metal framing, drywall hanging and finishing, hardwood flooring, acoustical ceilings and masonry. In 2014, Tim joined A. R. Marani, Inc., starting as a superintendent on small tenant fit-outs and progressing to much larger renovations and new buildings. In his spare time, he enjoys kayaking, seeing live music, fixing up his house, and gardening in the summer. Tim and his wife are both avid foodies and like to challenge themselves with cooking creative culinary dishes. He is also an avid cat lover and likes to have them chase around the red laser for hours on end.

Significant Project: Old St. Paul's Rectory

Alaric Marani

Superintendent

Alaric Marani

Superintendent

Alaric started at the company as a carpenter’s helper, moving up to become a carpenter and is currently a superintendent on our smaller, more complex projects. He enjoys working with IT, computer networking and dancing.

Significant Project: Severn School Teel Academic Center

Lamont Montague

Superintendent

Lamont Montague

Superintendent

Lamont started with A. R. Marani, Inc. in 2014 as a carpenter and was soon promoted to an Assistant Superintendent position at the Severn School, a $15 million project. He has progressed to a full time Superintendent position. Like all of our Superintendents, Lamont is an excellent carpenter and mechanic.  Lamont is constantly on the go during work and on the weekends. In his free time, he likes to help friends and family with home projects, including his associates at A.R. Marani, Inc.

Significant Project: Memorial Episcopal Church

Henry Spinner

Superintendent

Henry Spinner

Superintendent

Henry first came to the company in 1996 as a carpenter. He spent several years working as a foreman and moving on to managing small projects. He has become one of the company’s top Superintendents supervising many different types of projects – new buildings, additions, renovations, historic projects and tenant fit-outs. When he’s not working, Henry likes to spend quality time watching sports with his family. He is also very fond of telling short jokes.

Significant Project: The Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement

Al Weaver

Superintendent

Al Weaver

Superintendent

Al began his construction career in 1982 after attending Davis and Elkins College. He has been a superintendent for over 30 years, working mainly commercial sites. He has worked all over Baltimore as well as Tampa, Florida.  Al has also been the head of maintenance for several facilities, increasing his abilities in planning, working in occupied spaces and solving problems quickly.  In his free time, Al likes to spend time with his family.

Significant Project: St. Louis Bell Tower