Our people are our greatest strength
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Jack Holt has been in the leadership position for over 45 years, since purchasing the firm from his father, Fred Holt, in 1974. As a third generation owner, Holt has overseen the dramatic growth of the firm over the past 15 years with a strategic focus on several core markets including, but not limited to, Aviation, Corporate Interiors, and Healthcare. Under his leadership, Holt Construction has grown its clientele across multiple markets and geographic locations such as New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Texas. Holt has provided substantial support to humanitarian and charitable organizations in Hudson Valley, NY and specifically Rockland County, NY area, and has been recognized by several organizations.
Patricia Zugibe brings to Holt Construction Corp. a myriad of leadership roles spanning over three decades as a principal owner of development and construction companies, acting county executive, and an attorney. As Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Zugibe provides executive guidance for all corporate concerns, while establishing and monitoring overall strategic goals. Her primary focus is to preserve the company’s historic 100-year-plus legacy as a construction leader, while setting a course for continued growth in the future. She started her tenure at Holt Construction in 2014 as in-house Counsel overseeing all transactional legal matters including litigation, ethics and compliance, corporate governance and risk management.
Ms. Zugibe’s expertise in corporate governance, with a strong background in risk management, building policies and construction practices allows her to deliver on client needs. She is a champion of placing safety as a cornerstone of the company’s practices, promoting a zero-incident philosophy. She strongly encourages consensus among executives, partners, staff and clients, and is committed to cultivating a diverse family culture with an emphasis on community involvement.
Setting a standard for the organization’s 250 people on a day-to-day basis, Asaro and his leadership team have consistently increased the firm’s revenue since 2001 and have opened offices in key geographic areas throughout the nation. Considered one of the nation’s leaders in Aviation construction, Asaro has fostered key relationships throughout the country with Carriers, Concessionaires, and the A/E/C community. Asaro has instituted a culture at Holt that focuses on client service and satisfaction while also maintaining a family atmosphere at the 100-year-old firm. Asaro has been recognized by several organizations, including most recently being honored by the Women Builders Council for his commitment to elevating women in construction and other M/WBE organizations for their advancement in the A/E/C industry. Asaro has been a driving force behind the successful relationships we have built with our repeat clientele.
In his former role as Controller, Anselmi provided expert oversight of all daily accounting functions and processes. His experience with audit and analysis, in conjunction with his knowledge of information systems and financial statement preparation, make him integral to the financial health of the company. In his current role, Anselmi is responsible for the company’s long-term financial planning and annual budgeting,
As Corporate Secretary, Jeanne Splaver brings almost 25 years of experience in corporate finance, operations, tax compliance and accounting to her position at Holt Construction.
In her role, Splaver serves as an officer of Holt Construction, records minutes at all board meetings and maintains key corporate documents and records. As a Manager in the Accounting Department, Splaver manages the accounts payable staff, the transactional tax function, office finance matters and national lease renewals. In addition, Splaver ensures compliance with all corporate and contractor registrations and licensing requirements. As a trusted, deadline oriented, resourceful, and responsible professional, she is an integral support to Holt Construction’s core leadership.
Splaver is a lifelong resident of Pearl River community in New York, where Holt Construction’s headquarters is located. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University at Albany, State University of New York.