Kaplan Named a Top-Performing U.S. Construction Company by ABC

ABC 2022 Top Performer

BOSTON – March 11, 2022 – Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced today it was ranked on Associated Builders and Contractors national 2022 Top Performers list, which recognizes ABC member contractors in safety, quality, diversity, project excellence, and special designations, ranked by work hours.

Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, the ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 200 Performers, Top 125 General Contractors, Top Trade Contractors, Top Electrical Contractors, Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, Top Specialty Contractors, and Top Performers by Market, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential. The Top Performers with Special Designations hold one or more special designations.

  • Kaplan Construction 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. Congratulations to Kaplan for raising the bar in developing people, winning work and delivering that work safely, ethically and profitably.
    Michael BellamanPresident and chief executive officerABC


To be eligible, Kaplan Construction demonstrated world-class safety performance by achieving Diamond status, the highest possible level, in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System this year, which makes the top-performing contractors up to 655% safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to the ABC 2021 Safety Performance Report.

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 18 market segments, such as government, health care, infrastructure, military, retail, religious and sports complexes.

Kaplan has a long history of being recognized by ABC through its Excellence in Construction Awards (EICA) and STEP Safety Management program, including:

ABC Excellence in Construction Awards

  • 2021 – ABC MA Eagle Award for CALA
  • 2020 – ABC MA Eagle Award for Boston University Children’s Center
  • 2020 – ABC National Pyramid Award for Boston University Children’s Center
  • 2019 – ABC MA Eagle Award for Revolution Hotel
  • 2019 – ABC National Eagle Award for Revolution Hotel
  • 2019 – ABC MA Eagle Award for Congregation Kehillath Israel
  • 2019 – ABC National Pyramid Award for Congregation Kehillath Israel
  • 2018 – ABC MA Eagle Award for 9 Williams Street

ABC Safety Awards

  • 2021 – Diamond STEP
  • 2020 – Gold STEP
  • 2019 – Gold STEP
  • 2018 – Platinum STEP

View the 2022 Top Performers lists at