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John Pfeifer

Executive Vice President, National Markets

John joined McGough in 1996 and is responsible for many key strategic partnerships. He also leads McGough’s organized effort to serve clients nationally, including in markets where the company does not have formal offices established. John brings to his role extensive firsthand experience working throughout the country on very demanding projects. His experience in varied geographies and traveling for projects, combined with his deep understanding of McGough’s operations and culture, uniquely qualifies him for the task. Through his 30-year career in the construction industry, John has held leadership and operational positions with a core focus on project management, estimating and preconstruction. His portfolio of experience includes numerous iconic and award-winning projects around the country. One of John’s professional passions is developing young talent into seasoned and exceptionally successful project leaders. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management and is currently on the board of directors of ACE Mentoring, the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce and the Cement Masons Local 633 Apprenticeship Board.


 John Pfeifer

Our legacy is built by our remarkable people.

Our people drive our company’s success. From the Irish McGoughs of the 1800s to the McGoughs of today and countless loyal, experienced, dedicated and expert team members over the years, our remarkable people have built a tradition of outstanding craftsmanship, exceptional outcomes and constantly evolving standards. Learn more about McGough’s legacy of excellence and how it drives our innovation today.

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