Michael S. Abiuso, President
Michael has been working in the construction industry since 1982. Upon graduating college he started his career at one of the largest General Contracting/Construction Management firms in New York City. As a result of his outstanding work ethic he quickly moved up the ranks from Assistant Superintendent to Project Manager and then Project Director building some of the most significant projects in the New York tri-state area. In 2003 he became Vice President in charge of Sales and Marketing for a newly formed New York interiors firm. He now owns and operates VERUS Construction Services (VCS). VCS is currently providing construction services to some of the most prestigious companies in the world such as Wells Fargo, UBS, Hermes of Paris, CBS Broadcasting, Cantor Fitzgerald and AIG to name a few.
Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1961, Michael attended Saint Jude Grammar School, Nazareth Regional High School and New City Technical College where he earned his degree in Construction Technology. The son of Italian immigrants, while in school, Michael worked in many fields to help the family achieve the “American Dream”.
He is currently Vice President of his Co-operative Board, a member and past Vice President of the Knights of York, a children’s charity organization, and a member of Tiro a Segno Italian Heritage Club. He is a proud supporter of the World Wide Orphanage Foundation, The Evelyn Lauder Breast Cancer Research Foundation and American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals.
Michael has been married to his wife Janet since 1996. They have a daughter and a son, and live in Manhattan. He is a Jazz aficionado and loves to share music with others. In his words, “Sharing music with family and friends is one of my greatest joys”. His favorite pastime is spending time with his family visiting the many museums, parks and restaurants that Manhattan has to offer.
Monica Victory, Director of Operations