About Us

Premier Construction Company

Paterson Project Management

Award-Winning New Home Construction And Renovation

After more than 20 years of on-the-job experience, we have earned a reputation as a premier construction company in South Florida, providing new home construction, home renovations and property development services to residents of the Fort Lauderdale area.

Our organization’s growth and success is defined by the dedicated people who make up our team. Without a loyal, efficient, and safety-minded work force, Paterson Project Management could not excel so decisively against our competition.

Meet Our Team

Our team is comprised of some of the best people in the construction industry. With over 20 years of experience you know you are dealing with the industry leaders in South Florida.

Terry Paterson

President & CEO

Terry has been President of Paterson Project Management, Inc. since 2001. A licensed general contractor with over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.

Jessica Easterling

Partner / COO

Jessica Easterling has over 20 years of experience as a licensed building contractor in the construction industry as both a manager and a supervisor.

Will Paterson

Project Manager

Formerly the director of operation at Cummins Diesel of South Africa, Will has since been managing a range of construction projects at PPM.

Desiree Martel

Client Relations Manager

With a background in luxury real estate administration and banking, Desiree brings over 10 years of valuable customer service experience to PPM.

Andrea Fulton

Construction Administrator

Andrea has over 15 years of management and financial experience. She helps support the construction bidding process and follows up with sub-contractors.

Rigoberto Arellano

Framing Supervisor

Rigoberto was the first employee of PPM in 2001. He is the leader of our in-house Framing & Drywall crews with over 20 years’ experience as a supervisor.

Dana Sanderson


Dana is a native Floridian, raised in Lighthouse Point. She brings over 10 years’ experience of Operations Management to the Paterson team.

Fernando Navarro

Project Manager

Fernando started out as our window and door expert. Since then, he was promoted to a Foreman, a Structural Supervisor, and now Construction Manager.

Luisa Bayer

Project Manager

With German roots and being local to South Florida for over 15 years, I am a licensed GC with a passion to manage and build beautiful homes with the best teams in the industry.

John Giannos

Project Manager

John’s experience started at a very young age while growing up, and working with, a GC as his father. He brings over a decade of hands-on skills management experience to the company.

Chris Rogers

Construction Manager

Originally from Pennsylvania, with over 20 years of experience in custom shell construction, and over 10 years a state Licensed Building Contractor. Graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in architectural drafting and design AutoCAD.

Raymond Mclearnon

Site Supervisor

Raymond comes with a long background in multiple construction trades with 10+ years’ experience. He has become an expert Supervisor coordinating and inspecting the finest of details to ensure a flawless finished product.

Joseph Gratton

Project Manager

Experienced Design Professional; Experience in residential and commercial projects. Design focus on Kitchen and Bar spaces. Graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s in Business Management. Certifications in AutoCAD and Revit design.

Aiden Paterson

Assistant Supervisor

Construction Management: We Live and Breathe It

We are a family operated, general contracting business where multiple generations work together diligently to satisfy even the most discerning of Fort Lauderdale area clients. Our full service construction company manages every aspect of your project, from ideal design and help with planning, to permitting, construction, and subcontractor oversight. We follow through with City, County, and inspections, and we will help you with insurance discounts and obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy. Paterson Project Management is dedicated to seeing your South Florida construction project through, from start to finish. We get the job done right.

Expediting Your New Home Construction Project

It takes an experienced Fort Lauderdale, FL construction company to address the many complexities involved in getting your new home construction, or home renovation project, off the ground. After many years spent earning successes in South Florida, we are well versed in these details. We assist in securing soil tests, with boundary and elevation surveys, and with permitting and FEMA compliance. We know that the sooner these details are addressed, the quicker city approvals can be obtained so that work on your project can begin.

Rest assured that with Paterson’s detailed planning, expert construction techniques, and top-quality materials, your home construction project will go smoothly and bring you a new home, or home addition, that you will love for years to come.