Engineering News-Record Ranks Ahern Top 600 Specialty Contractor

ENR Top 600

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. The annual ranking is determined by a company’s construction revenue from a subcontracting capacity.

The list also captures the top contractors in various sub-categories. Ahern was ranked 3rd in the ‘Top 20 Firms in Fire Protection and Sprinklers.’ The firm also ranked 10th in ‘Top 20 Firms in Sheetmetal,’ and 42nd in the ‘Top 50 Firms in Mechanical.’

“We are pleased to be recognized by ENR as one of the nation’s top specialty contractors,” says Ahern Chairman and CEO Tripp Ahern. “Ahern anticipates continued success as a trusted partner in delivering sophisticated mechanical and fire protection solutions that exceed our clients’ expectations. In an industry grappling with labor shortages and supply chain disruptions, Ahern is well-positioned to help our clients navigate shifting economic factors to achieve project objectives.”

J. F. Ahern Co. is a mechanical and fire protection contractor specializing in HVAC, Plumbing, Controls, Sprinkler, Extinguisher & Alarm and Fabrication for construction and service projects.  Founded in 1880, the company has over 1,700 employees servicing commercial and industrial customers across the United States.  To keep up with the latest company news and events, visit or follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn.