​Catch up on the latest company news and developments from Ahern; including promotions, awards won, and events. 

Top Projects of 2023

Ahern Contributes to Thirteen of the Top Projects of 2023

The Daily Reporter’s annual “Top Projects” competition honors outstanding construction projects across Wisconsin. The winning projects overcame notable challenges, drove effective teamwork, utilized innovative building techniques, and positively impacted local communities around the...

Ahern Announces New Shareholder and Board Member Grant Nadler

Executive Vice President of Ahern’s Northern Wisconsin business Grant Nadler will become a shareholder and member of the Board of Directors at J. F. Ahern Co. effective Jan. 1, 2024.
ENR Top 600

Engineering News-Record Ranks Ahern Top 600 Specialty Contractor

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has listed Ahern as a ‘Top 600 Specialty Contractor’ of 2023. Ahern was ranked 86th this year, moving up after ranking 88th in 2022.
Deloitte Wisconsin 75

Ahern Ranked On Deloitte's Wisconsin 75 Listing For 21st Consecutive Year

For the 21st consecutive year, Ahern was featured on Deloitte’s Wisconsin 75, a ranking that salutes the 75 largest private companies in Wisconsin based on sales revenue. This year, Ahern was ranked 54 on the list.
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Ahern Receives 2023 BUILD Wisconsin Award For Exceptional Specialty Contracting Work

The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin (AGC), the most widely respected construction association in the country, has awarded Ahern with a 2023 BUILD Wisconsin award.
Ahern ENR 2023

Engineering News-Record Ranks Ahern Top 200 Environmental Firm

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has listed Ahern as a ‘Top 200 Environmental Firm’ of 2023. Ahern was ranked 154 on the list, up from placing 160 in 2022. The annual ranking is determined by a company’s gross revenue from environmental services and products to domestic and international...

From Youth Apprentices to Full-Time Employees: It’s Signing Day

J. F. Ahern Co. is proud to host a signing day event where eight youth apprentices will transition to full-time pre-apprentice employees. The soon-to-be high school graduates, their families, school counselors, shop teachers and supervisors will all be present for the signing – which...
Top Projects of 2022

Ahern Contributes to Ten of the Top Projects of 2022

The Daily Reporter's annual "Top Projects" competition recognizes projects throughout Wisconsin that faced and overcame significant challenges and positively impacted the local communities. Ahern contributed at least one trade to 10 of the 42 winning projects.

Ahern Provides Rapid Access Services in Wisconsin through Knox Partnership

Ahern is pleased to announce that it is now an authorized local Knox Trusted Partner, servicing and fulfilling rapid access needs to commercial customers within corresponding fire department jurisdictions throughout Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Firefighters Recognize Ahern

In October, Ahern was awarded the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation’s corporate responsibility award.
Ahern ENR Top 600 2022

Ahern Named an ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractor

Ahern has been ranked as one of ENR’s Top 600 Specialty Contractors for 2022. Each year, Engineering News-Record (ENR) chooses the top specialty contractors across the United States based on annual results provided by each participating company.
Ahern ENR Midwest 2022

Ahern Ranks in ENR Midwest’s Top Specialty Contractors

Engineering News-Record has named us one of the Midwest’s Top Specialty Contractors in 2022. Out of the largest specialty contractors in the 11-state Midwest region, Ahern ranked fourth, two spots up from last year.
Ahern Deloitte WI 75 2022

Ahern Named to Deloitte Wisconsin 75

Ahern is proud to retain the 54th spot on Deloitte’s prestigious Wisconsin 75 listing

Ahern Wins Two BUILD Wisconsin Awards

Ahern is honored to be a BUILD Wisconsin Award winner. The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin annually recognizes projects of distinction in multiple categories for work completed the previous year. The company won two awards in the Specialty Contractor – Mechanical category...

Ahern Ranked as a Top 200 Environmental Firm in the U.S.

J. F. Ahern Co. has been ranked among the top environmental companies in Engineering News-Record's annual survey of the Top 200 Environmental Firms. The company reported revenue from project activity for 2021, encompassing the measured categories of air quality and clean energy, water...

Ahern Receives New North Workplace Excellence Award

Ahern is honored to be named the winner of the 2022 New North Workplace Excellence Award. The award recognizes outstanding organizations, in an 18-county region in northeast Wisconsin, that improve their competitive advantage through people practices that lead to successful business...

Ahern Receives Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award

Ahern has been named the winner of the Wisconsin Safety Council’s 2021 Corporate Safety Award in the large construction group. The Company won for consecutive years in Category C3: Construction, which includes companies with more than 1 million employee hours.

Ahern Partners on Eleven of the Top Projects of 2021

Ahern is proud to announce that the company contributed to eleven of the “Top Projects of 2021,” as chosen by industry publication The Daily Reporter . The Reporter’s annual competition looks at construction projects across the state of Wisconsin and honors the general contractors...

Brenner Transitions to Northeast Service Manager

Ahern is pleased to announce that Jake Brenner will be the new Northeast Region Service Manager. Jake joined Ahern in 2011 as an engineer, and in 2017 he took on the role of commissioning manager. Jake brings extensive industry knowledge, strong leadership skills, and a solid...

Jarvis Receives Contractor of the Year Award

On Monday, December 6, the 2021 Contractor of the Year Award was presented to Ahern Executive Vice President Jim Jarvis. The award was presented at the 43rd Annual Recognition & Awards Holiday Dinner, sponsored by the Mechanical Contractors Association of North Central WI Industry...