Long Island Extraordinary Women in Business

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Community-Centered Construction

Driving development in both the Long Island construction and nonprofit sectors, Gina Farese never backs down when fighting for what’s right.

The roof is the most important part of the home; it protects everything inside” says Gina Farese, Public Insurance Adjuster, owner, and Operations Manager at Marcor Construction, a Long-Island based roofing and exterior home remodeling company. “When my team and I take on a project, we dot our i’s and cross our t’s to make sure that both employees and homeowners have the best possible experience.”

A mother of two and frontrunner in her field, she knows what it takes to excel in a male-dominated industry. Working alongside her competitors rather than against them, she often acts as a subject matter expert for her peers in complicated construction-related insurance procedures and embraces a flexible philosophy that allows her to pivot with the times. When her father, Gary Marzano, founded Marcor Construction in 2008 to assist homeowners, developers, and builders with roofing, siding, and window services, Farese left a career in finance and jumped headfirst into the industry, learning that she excelled in fostering growth opportunities. Today, she incorporates meaningful diversification with separate, yet beneficial, supportive services—such as a supply division with MGM Construction Services that fuels the stock, purchasing, and delivery of materials for third-party projects.

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