Keith E. Ziegler

President, General Contracting Division

Year Started: 1980

As President, Keith Ziegler is responsible for the overall success of Cleveland Construction’s national general contracting operation. Keith joined Cleveland Construction in 1980, developing a deep knowledge of the construction industry and all business functions over the course of his career.

Prior to becoming Senior Vice President of Construction, Mr. Ziegler worked successfully as an Estimator, Project Manager and Vice President for Cleveland Construction.

Mr. Ziegler oversees all facets of the general contracting operations, including project management, estimating and field management. Keith maintains relationships with Cleveland Construction’s clients and works with our project teams to ensure the successful completion of all projects.

Keith has supervised the successful completion of more than three billion dollars of construction over the course of his career with Cleveland Construction. With Keith’s leadership, the general contracting operation will have twenty-five major projects under construction at any given time, representing millions of square feet of space.

His leadership led to the completion of over 50 million square-feet of retail construction, including the new construction of a Walmart Supercenter in Estero, Florida, the Walmart Supercenter expansion and remodel in Kearny, New Jersey, a 67,000 square-foot Ford/Lincoln auto dealership in Mentor, Ohio, and the new prototypical construction of a Kroger Marketplace in Holland, Ohio.  Keith has been instrumental in the success some of our most prestigious projects, including Tanger Outlets, the World’s Largest Candlewood Suites, Chamblee Retail Village and a new CarMax Auto Superstore in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

Keith holds a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Lake Erie College. Keith also holds a LEED GA from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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