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Saunders Construction Names David Martino Vice President of Finance

David Martino

Denver, Colo. – November 29, 2016 – Saunders Construction, Inc., one of the top general contractors in Colorado, is proud to announce that David Martino has been named the company's new Vice President of Finance. In his new role, Martino will be responsible for overseeing the accounting and finance team while helping lead the company through a period of controlled growth. Martino, a Colorado Certified Public Accountant and member of AICPA, has 17 years of experience and has led the finance departments of several of Colorado’s high volume public companies.  

“It is with much excitement that we welcome David Martino to our leadership team at Saunders Construction,” said Greg Schmidt, President and CEO of Saunders. “We are confident that he will continue our strong tradition of developing leadership skills among our team of employees through empowerment and engagement, while educating through his extensive experience.” 

Martino comes to Saunders Construction from MarkWest Energy Partners where he served as the Director of General Accounting for three years, and then as Vice President/Controller for three years. In this position, Martino ensured that quarterly and annual regulatory filings were completed in accordance with regulatory guidelines, ensured training and adherence to SOX controls and processes, led various system and process implementations, and managed and led a group of 40 employees including the Project and Fixed Asset Accounting group, which was responsible for over $1.5 billion in annual CIP and $12 billion in property, plant and equipment. 

Prior to this role, Martino served as the Director of Accounting for Vail Resorts, Inc. where he oversaw and managed the accounting for mountain operations and private clubs.  

“I am honored to join such a successful and highly respected company that is positioned to grow and make a difference in the community in which we live,” said Martino. “As a local company and one of the most respected commercial builders in the Rocky Mountain Region, I believe Saunders will play a significant role in ensuring that Denver continues be a great place to live and do business by providing high quality, aesthetically appealing places to live, work and play in the Denver metro area.” 

As Vice President of Finance, Martino will be responsible for overseeing the accounting and finance aspects of the business and providing leadership to help position the company for continued success long into the future. 

Headquartered in Centennial, Colorado, Saunders Construction has over 400 employees and is currently working on more than 30 projects, valued from $1 million to $150 million in construction costs, in Colorado as well as several other surrounding states. 

About Saunders

Saunders serves the commercial building industry as a full-service general contractor, design-builder and construction manager.  A leader in the Colorado construction industry since its inception in 1972, Saunders’ experience includes a wide range of project types. Saunders is one of the region’s largest general contractors and is the recipient of more than 100 industry awards for its construction excellence, employee achievements and community contributions.  In addition, Saunders is a member of the Citadel Group – an alliance of seven regional construction-related companies with operations in 19 cities. For additional information, please visit