Messer Construction Co. expands into South Carolina

February 1, 2023

Messer Construction Co. is proud to announce the company’s expansion into South Carolina with the opening of its 11th regional office located in the Upstate.

“We’re excited to continue growing our presence in the Carolinas while providing opportunities for career advancement for our employees,” said President and CEO Tim Steigerwald. “It’s very rewarding to cultivate our employee-ownership culture and our company purpose—to build better lives for our customers, communities and each other—in each of the cities where we live and work.”

The new office, located in downtown Greenville, serves Spartanburg, Anderson and Greenville, as well as surrounding counties. Erin Thompson, who has been with Messer for 25 years, is Vice President and Region Leader, responsible for overall operations. Erin and his family moved to the Upstate in December. Greenville native Matt Irwin leads business development.

“For Messer, expanding into a new region means we’re truly investing in the community—hiring locally and empowering our people to get involved in the nonprofit and civic organizations that make this region so dynamic,” Thompson said. “We have a 90-year track record of leading safe and high-quality construction projects with transparency and innovation, including a commitment to creating opportunities for diverse businesses.”

Messer performs complex commercial construction projects as a general contractor and construction manager throughout the Midwest and Southeast. Market segment expertise includes Health Care, Higher Education, Industrial, Science and Technology, Aviation and Federal/Military, with an additional portfolio of commercial/mixed-use, public/government, culture/entertainment, athletic, senior living and K-12 work.

Messer’s other regional offices are located in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Knoxville and Nashville, Tennessee; Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky; Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; and Indianapolis, Indiana. The company’s headquarters and Corporate Support Services office is located in the West End of Cincinnati.


About Messer Construction Co.

Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial construction projects in the Aviation, Federal/Military, Health Care, Higher Education, Industrial, and Science and Technology market segments. An employee-owned company, Messer’s transformational investment in its people, communities and innovative building solutions has enhanced the landscape of the 11 regions throughout the Midwest and Southeast in which its employees live and work. A local builder with national resources and expertise, the company has delivered value for 90 years through quality construction and client experiences, taking care to both exceed customer expectations and build long-term relationships.