Joe DiFatta joins MRG Construction as vice president

Joe DiFatta, a 35-year construction veteran, has joined MRG Construction Corp as vice president. MRG is an affiliate of Chicago-based Matanky Realty Group.

“Joe DiFatta’s knowledge will serve as an asset to the team,” said Robert W. Matanky, president, MRG Construction Corp and Matanky Realty Group. “His job responsibilities will include procuring new clients, growing the construction affiliate and consulting on tenant build-outs.”

DiFatta has previously worked for large and local construction companies, including his most recent position as director of operations, during which he oversaw and tripled the company’s annual construction revenue. DiFatta has delivered quality construction projects for a number of national retailers including Starbucks, Thornton’s, Mariano’s, Aspen Dental, Well Now and the Bucky’s brands.

“I look forward to working on an already strong team,” said DiFatta. “I believe that when we work together, we succeed together. I’m thrilled that Matanky shares this mentality and am eager to strengthen the firm’s core services.”

Having been involved in construction projects of varying size and budgets, DiFatta has worked on retail, commercial, residential, healthcare and government projects, including college and public schools, assisting and managing in various capacities. He attended Millikin University and is a member of IBEW Local 134 electrical workers union.