The Resto Team

Patrick Connolly

At age 24, Pat Connolly was a young man full of ambition. Hailing from the farm village of Keady, County of Armagh in Northern Ireland. Pat immigrated to America in search of education and enterprise. He arrived to the South Bronx in the summer of 1955. After working janitorial day-jobs while acquiring his degree from Iona College, Pat earned his CPA License and worked on Wall Street for the better part of a decade.

He left the Corporate world in pursuit of his entrepreneurial passion and invested his savings to purchase a Restoration Franchise in the late 1970’s. Pat managed the greater part of Bergen and Passaic County for over 20 years. He raised a family of five children, and remained involved well into his nineties.

Michael Connolly

Michael Connolly worked diligently to build the business into a well respected Construction Company. He has dealt with all phases of property damage, estimation, and repair projects of all sizes. With over 30 years of work in the field, Michael has extensive personal knowledge in the complexities involved in residential construction in the Northeast.

He has been involved with Resto Corporation since 1988, bringing vital knowledge to coordinate numerous appraisals, mitigation, and reconstruction assignments. Michael’s experience and demand for excellence guarantees all work performed by Resto Corporation is exceptional. Over his pervasive career, He has established a reputation as a seasoned professional in the insurance restoration industry.

Michael has been a resident of New Jersey his entire life. He is currently working on getting his pilot’s license, and on his free time he enjoys boxing.

Christopher Connolly

Chris Connolly represents the third generation to run the Family Business. Chris started at sixteen, and grew up experiencing all aspects of the Construction Industry. Since taking on operations, Chris has driven company expansion into multiple professional and environmental fields. While staying true to the roots of Fair Business practice in which the Company was built. Chris has a breadth of knowledge in the intricacies of Residential, Commercial, and Municipal Restoration Work. 

Chris is a Council-certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor, Licensed New York State Mold Remediation Contractor, EPA-Certified Lead Abatement Contractor, Corporate Emergency Access Coordinator, as well as Licensed Real Estate Broker in both New York and New Jersey. Chris earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University and his Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from New York University.

Chris is a former Collegiate Track & Field athlete and maintains a passion for Health and Fitness.

Steven Lasker

Project Manager

Bill McQuillen

Project Manager

John Higgins

Construction Foreman

Rich Gale

Project Manager

Nery Chocoj

Mitigation Technician

Istvan Munkacsi

Mitigation Technician

Joseph Bott

Project Manager

Christopher Leo

Project Manager

Jason Beeman

Project Manager