Nashua, New Hampshire, March 14, 2022— DECCO, Inc. was ranked #100 on Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2022 Top Performers list, which ranks its commercial and industrial contractor members that build long-lasting high quality construction projects, based on work hours. Additionally, DECCO was ranked #46 Top Trade Contractor and #16 Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractor in America.

“This ranking is a reflection of the commitment of DECCO’s employee partners who continue to chase perfection on a daily basis,” notes Kyle Reagan, Chief Executive Officer of DECCO, Inc. “We are proud of their dedication to each other, safeguarding a world-class safety culture, performing with integrity, and an unsurpassed loyalty to each other while executing services for our clients and industry colleagues.”  

As an ABC Top Performer, DECCO demonstrated world-class safety performance by achieving Platinum in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors more than six times safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to ABC’s Safety Performance Report. Additionally, DECCO was recently designated an Accredited Quality Contractor by ABC, achieving elite status in safety, education, and culture.

The listings highlight contractors that have earned ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credential for their commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management—including inclusion, diversity and equity—education and community relations; those that won national Excellence in Construction,® Safety Excellence and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence awards; and those that hold designations awarded to diverse companies to help procure work from government and private entities.

“DECCO invests in and attributes its successes to its people, and its value proposition gives their employees purpose, delivers quality to their clients and strengthens their bottom line,” said Michael Bellaman, president, and chief executive officer of ABC. “Congratulations to DECCO for raising the bar in developing people, winning work and delivering that work safely, ethically and profitably.”

Through STEP, AQC and other robust ABC programs, ABC Top Performers demonstrate they:

  • Sustain and grow their businesses, financially and economically
  • Offer market competitive compensation, benefit, and retirement packages
  • Commit to world-class safety
  • Commit to workforce development, education and creating career opportunities
  • Commit to an inclusive and diverse work environment
  • Develop opportunities for their employees to achieve their career dreams
  • Cultivate committed leadership

Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, The Top Performers were ranked by size based on the number of hours worked in 2020, as reported in their 2021 STEP applications. New to this year’s rankings are lists of top-performing companies in eighteen market segments, such as government, health care, infrastructure, military, retail, religious and sports complexes. View the 2022 Top Performers lists at