(L to R) Ryan Kennedy, John Curtin, Paul Hemmer, Jr., Adam Hemmer

Paul Hemmer Company announces promotions, addition to executive staff


April 3, 2023

Paul Hemmer Company, a construction leader in the Greater Cincinnati region since 1921, is pleased to announce the following promotions and new addition to its key executive staff.

Senior Vice President of Business Development John Curtin has been promoted to President of Hemmer Construction Company.  Roebling Development’s Vice President of Real Estate & Development Adam Hemmer has been promoted to President of Roebling Development Company.  Also, Ryan Kennedy joined the company as CFO last year with Barry Kienzle remaining in a part time role as a Senior Vice President.  Current President and CEO, Paul Hemmer Jr., will retain the role of CEO of Paul Hemmer Company.

Mr. Curtin will continue his duties as head of Business Development and will add responsibilities of Construction Operations for the firm’s construction arm.  In his new role, Curtin will oversee the company’s activities in new sales, pre-construction estimating and project management.  With over 40 years’ experience in the commercial construction and real estate industry at Hemmer, Curtin, has helped grow the Fort Mitchell, KY based company into a construction leader in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Mr. Adam Hemmer has spent the past 13 years of his career in varying roles with the Paul Hemmer Company, the last 4 of which as Vice President of Real Estate & Development of Roebling Development Company, the firm’s real estate development arm.  In his new role, Hemmer will continue to oversee Roebling’s real estate strategy and development operations in addition to pursuing new development opportunities in selected markets. 

Mr. Kennedy recently joined Paul Hemmer Company after dedicating the first part of his career in public accounting and management/executive level positions for real estate management and development companies in the region.  Kennedy will oversee the organization’s tax, accounting, administrative, and finance operations including corporate budgeting, financial reporting, capital formation, and deployment.  

Mr. Paul Hemmer Jr. will remain CEO of Paul Hemmer Company, a company comprised of diversified businesses that include Hemmer Construction Company, Roebling Development Company, Building Management Partners, and Fort Mitchell Partners.  With these changes, this helps Hemmer focus on the strategic initiatives of the companies including the identification and development of the company’s next generation of leaders.

“This has been in process as part of our long-term transition planning and well deserving of each of these leaders.” Said Mr. Hemmer. “I am proud to have had the opportunity to lead this company for more than 40 years and want to do everything possible to ensure that Paul Hemmer Company remains strong and relevant for another 100 years.”

The Paul Hemmer Company celebrated its first 100-year anniversary in 2021.  With these promotions and key hire the company is poised to enter its next 100 years stronger than ever.  We hope you join us in congratulating John, Adam, and Ryan on their new positions.

About Paul Hemmer Company
Hemmer has been a construction leader in the Greater Cincinnati region since 1921. Hemmer is a premier provider of construction services in the medical, distribution, manufacturing, office, retail, and institutional markets throughout the region.  Most clients choose Hemmer because of its ability to provide single-source design/build solutions for their construction needs.  Hemmer’s success lies in an ability to get the job done by managing and directing projects from the earliest conceptual idea through completion utilizing a fast-track approach– on time, within budget and with Total Customer Satisfaction.

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