ELITE COMPANIES is a construction services firm offering Construction Management, General Contracting, Design-Build Services, and Owner's Representation.


With every partnership, we're reinforcing construction confidence on every project at every level.


Preconstruction & Future Operations Planning

Our team of exemplary project management professionals will guide you through every aspect of planning your capital improvement projects.


Our processes revolve around strong communication, collaborative teamwork, accountability and efficient time management in establishing a strong foundation of proven planning to build upon.


Simply put, we lead the process of, 'setting, aligning and then exceeding, all stakeholders expectations'.

Owner's Representative 

The team at ELITE will 'assist in growing your business' vision, by being an extension of your business' mission'.


Our team will help you to capitalize on all project efficiencies by managing your goals as a stakeholder in your firm's business strategies.


By partnering with and utilizing our industry expertise and best practices, with an owner representative delivery model, you instantly employ over 65 years of construction experience to your project team. Creating measurable value in a cost effective approach.


Let us, 'simplify the complex'.


Safety, budget, schedule and quality are effectively balanced in our construction management approach. This delivery model brings high level strategic value to our clients largest projects and undertakings. 

Our team will never settle for less than best-in-class customer service in every venture.


Our company name reflects; Efficient Processes, Lean Project Management, Innovative Solutions, Transparent Partnerships all resulting in Effective Outcomes. Together we will set out and reach ELITE levels of project collaboration. 

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Officially founded in 2017 and headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI, ELITE COMPANIES is a Construction Services firm built to meet the needs of all of our clients and partners. It is parent company to ELITE CONSTRUCTION, ELITE PROPERTIES, ELITE VENTURES as well as other market-specific and specialty-driven subsidiaries.


This organizational structure and intentional approach allow us to remain very flexible and cost effective in an ever-changing industry of value-maximizing delivery methods. This amounts to several advantages directly reflected and measured in our commitments and services to our clients.

The team at ELITE COMPANIES, is primarily focused on the larger and more complex construction management related opportunities our firms are offered. Including all owner's representative arrangements. Where ELITE CONSTRUCTION, focuses on design/build, general contracting and hard bid construction project opportunities. Our other firms are set up specifically to provide value to our clients, our workforce and investment partners as well as our trade -contractor partners on a case-by-case contract and negotiated basis. 



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Ryan Long is President and founder of ELITE COMPANIES. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from Western Michigan University and is PMP, LEED GA and HCC Certified.

'I have a servant leader focus and look to empower those experts in their fields around me, to maximize their potential and put their passion in to their work. I am a life-long learner and believe that I have been successful due to my client centered focus. Both internal and external to my team.'


Over his 20+ years in the construction industry, Ryan has built a strong network of professional relationships based on his unwavering integrity, construction knowledge and steadfast commitment to client and team satisfaction. 

Please reach-out at ryan.long@elite-companies.com


For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please reach us at info@elite-companies.com or fill out the following form:

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To apply for a job with ELITE COMPANIES, please send a cover letter together with your resume to: team@elite-companies.com.

We are always looking for elite talent at every level in the organization. We will keep your resume on file for 12 months if you're not immediately contacted for follow-up.

Current openings:


Project Manager