KCC design + build is a team of industry professionals with expert knowledge and proven experience at the highest level. Our executives combine over 30 years of architecture, engineering, and contracting experience in the most demanding markets in the world programing over 5-Million SF and building over $2-Billion.
TRUST AND INTEGRITY
Our focus on success is balanced by soundness of character. We honor our commitments, value honesty, guarantee our work, and strive for consistency.
COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE
Service excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement to deliver the highest quality results for our clients.
GET IT DONE
We take control and make things happen. Our clients' success is our highest priority. Our team embodies the "Whatever it Takes" attitude.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Erik Kopplin oversees all departments to ensure the team delivers an unmatched level of excellence to each and every client. His past experiences building over $1-billion in commercial and residential markets with top national builders has given him expert conflict-resolution skills. He's known for always setting high expectations for his team of architects, designers, and quality contractors—never tiring until a task or project is 100% complete.
Erik's approach at KCC is purposeful in that he genuinely cares about every client's mission, and is focused on leading them to success. He thrives in both the physical and mental challenge of the build industry, doing whatever it takes to get the job done and meet the deadline.
CO-FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
Chrissy Kopplin oversees business development partnering directly with architects and industry leaders to support innovation. She is a solutions-driven executive offering over 15 years of global design experience in luxury sectors. Having designed + managed over $700M in projects both domestic and internationally, Chrissy understands what it takes to deliver projects on time and on budget. Her experience working with large corporations has allowed her to take best practices and efficiencies developed at billion-dollar companies to benefit boutique projects. Her approach at KCC is unique in that she looks at each project both creatively and practically.
Jeff is responsible for oversight and management of West Coast. He has always had an interest in the industry, working as a laborer and equipment operator for a small construction company at a young age. Eventually, he found his passion when he moved to an estimating role while attending Michigan State University. From there, he worked for just over 10 years with a Top 10 National Builder, working on commercial construction projects totaling over 1 billion dollars of work put in place.
After 15+ years in the industry, Jeff has developed a deep understanding of all parts of the design + build process, and thrives in the challenges of every unique project. He believes that communication is the key component in helping talented project teams complete successful projects. Jeff finds working with many different people, with different skills and backgrounds has always been extremely rewarding, fun, and interesting. Not to mention being able to see the tangible reward of completing a successful project, and knowing you had a part in it.
DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION
Tim is responsible for oversight and management of the Hamptons residential division. He found a love for architecture & building at a young age from watching his grandfather work as a commerical architect in NYC. Tim has 20 years' experience in high end residential construction having worked with one of New York's top leaders in automation & control systems in the Hamptons and NYC. It is here where Tim worked closely and diligently with the nation's most prestigious architects, designers and clients. Whether it be a Park Avenue Penthouse, an UES Brownstone, a Hamptons Estate or an Ocean Front property, Tim knows and understands first hand exactly the hard work and determination it takes to complete projects on-time and concisely.
DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION
Rob is accountable for oversight and management of the West Coast commerical and residential divisions. As a proud Construction Management alum from Michigan State University, he spent over 10 years building large commercial projects in aviation, education, and healthcare markets with world class Design-Build General Contractors. He has helped facilitate projects ranging from $1-Million to $1-Billion in total value.
With his past experiences, he has developed a strong passion to help plan and deliver a client's aspiration into a tangible reality. His ambition at KCC is to capitalize on opportunities and help develop a lasting legacy, one project at a time.
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION
Jenny is the Senior Project Manager for the NYC District and National accounts. She is a registered architect is NYS and experienced project manager in the retail, hospitality, and luxury fitness industries. Jenny is interested in how innovative spatial design directly impacts the customer experience and brand evolution for a company's expansion plan. She helps brands expand their reach to consumers through design of clear brand identities, development of construction prototypes and creation of inimitable brand details. Her unique ability to straddle both the design and construction worlds means consistent delivery of projects thoughtfully designed, on schedule, within budget, and beautifully executed.
Jenny graduated from Tulane University with a Master of Architecture and annually dreams of returning to New Orleans to take on another Mardi Gras. As a native of Buffalo, NY she is an avid Bills and Sabres fan. Jenny currently resides in Brooklyn and when not in the office, can be found at the gym boxing, partaking in architectural walking tours around the city, and continuing her search for the best cheeseburger worldwide.