about lettire

Bernard (Bernie) Ruf

As Director of Operations, Mr. Ruf’s responsibilities include new business development, project management and general operations for the company.

Prior to joining Lettire, Mr. Ruf established his own business, Hudson River Construction Management LLC, and provided construction management services and pre-construction services on several projects in New York including the conversion of the Metro Hotel on 41st Street in NYC.

Before starting Hudson River Construction Management, Mr. Ruf worked as the Director of Construction for New-Concord Development, a residential arm of Cappelli Enterprises, where he worked on the Trump Park Residences project in Yorktown, NY and the $1.5 Billion Dollar Concord Hotel Project in Kiamesha Lake, NY. Mr. Ruf has also served as Vice President of Construction for Leyland Alliance, directing construction teams on projects in North Augusta South Carolina, Norfolk, Virginia, Storrs, Connecticut, and Warwick New York. He also served eight years with Skanska beginning as a Superintendent and working to the Sr. Project Manager position. During his time with Skanska, Mr. Ruf completed projects that totaled over $400M. Prior to that, he spent over thirteen years in residential construction working at a variety of job positions, including Superintendent with U.S. Steel, Plaza Construction, and in self-employment.

Mr. Ruf attended SUNY Delhi, studying Building Construction and Architectural Technologies.