Rochester, NY-based LeChase Construction Services announced that it has acquired Northeast Construction Services of Syracuse, New York. The firm has more than $400 million in work projected for New York State this year.

The new logo courtesy of LeChase Construction Services

The new company’s Syracuse office will be called “Northeast, a LeChase company” and will work primarily the education, healthcare, process industrial, science and technology and commercial markets.

Northeast, founded in 1982 currently employs 55 people and all employees will remain with the company and continue to operate with the same management team in place. Richard Schneider will serve as Vice President and longtime associate, Marc Marco will serve as Senior Operations Manager for the Syracuse region. Its longstanding relationships include Syracuse University, who LeChase is currently doing work for, National Grid, Clarkson University, Colgate University and The Salvation Army.

LeChase which was founded in 1944 also has offices in Albany, Binghamton, Corning and Ithaca, New York as well as Charlotte and Durham, North Carolina and completed more than $500 million in building construction in recent years, earning a ranking of #9 on New York Construction’s 2010 Top Contractors list.