Quality of Workmanship

Cost Conscious

Franjo provides the highest quality construction in the most economical fashion. Our focus on cost conscious solutions and practices ensures that we adhere to the project budget. Furthermore, we have self-perform capabilities to keep costs low for all parties.

Client Focused

The underlying mission of our company is “to achieve client satisfaction.” It is of utmost importance that we follow-through with the design intent and quality standards that our clients desire. We are always responsive to changes in scope and do our best to construct the exact outcome that our client is expecting.

Comprehensive Estimates

Our estimating team brings decades of experience and extreme attention to detail to the drawing table. As the nucleus of our business, the estimating department is involved in each project from conception to construction.  They analyze the project documents and specifications to ensure all costs will be covered.

Hands-On Building

Franjo differentiates itself from competitors with our ability to self-perform various construction trades when others only have the ability to “manage” construction. We have highly-skilled carpenters, laborers, masons, painters, equipment operators, etc. to keep our projects on schedule and on budget.


Franjo Construction Corporation is a full-service general contractor with an established record of successful construction management, design build and self-perform experience in Pittsburgh, PA. Since our incorporation in 1997, Franjo has grown from brothers Frank and Joe Leonello into one of Pittsburgh’s fastest growing companies of 2017. This accolade is fueled by our expert knowledge, progressive leadership, dedicated employees, attention to detail and passion for construction. Franjo Construction is a full-service contractor that has the ability to not only manage construction projects but also to use in-house forces to provide full interior construction, renovations or adaptive reuse. Our team successfully self-performs and offers construction delivery services from general contracting, to construction management, to design build. The company has a consistent record of meeting tight construction deadlines with minimal or no disruption for clients. We manage multi-million dollar construction projects and utilize in-house forces to provide complete construction and renovation services. Franjo has the abilities to serve as a General Contractor and self-perform nearly all construction disciplines and fulfill a Construction Management role. Franjo was named Steel Valley Chamber of Commerce Business of the year in 2009. The company is on the forefront of green technology and has experience in leading projects that meet the standards for Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and passive housing.

Frank Leonello

Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Leonello


"Our greatest strength is our team’s extensive knowledge, skills and experience with competitive estimating, innovative problem solving and timely project completion. We value our established working relationships with local contractors, developers and architects that work with us to create quality construction geared towards the satisfaction of our clients."


Our competitive estimating team is the nucleus of our business and the impetus to successful projects. We analyze project drawings and specifications, construction delivery methods and design phases to ensure accurate estimating to Owners and Architects. With a focus on project logistics and detail, we create bid packages and work scope development documentation to market our projects to pre-qualified subcontractors.



Franjo has an established record of successful construction management abilities. Our project management team oversees construction from inception to completion with a clear focus on the schedule and budget.  See examples of these projects in our portfolio



Our ability to self-perform critical trades enables us to adhere to our construction schedules and provide the highest standards of quality construction. Our in-house team sets us apart from other contractors who only “manage” their projects. We can provide concrete, carpentry, masonry and selective demolition self-perform services.


“To build a winning environment with integrity, respect and passion to achieve client satisfaction.”