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MCA LogoMCA of New York, Inc. is governed by a Board of Directors. MCA’s policies are administered by an Association staff which has an effective relationship with the Steamfitters Union with whom it negotiates. MCA also governs the Greater New York Welding Chapter, the New York Fire Sprinkler Council and provides the management trustees for the Steamfitting Industry Promotion Fund and the Service Fitters Promotional Fund.

In additional to local business relationships, MCAA sponsors an annual Convention for its MCA chapters. The MCAA provides an excellent forum to discuss business with contractors from other parts of the country. The convention also offers outstanding educational and social activities. For firms specializing or participating in the mechanical service contracting industry, MCAA sponsors the Mechanical Service Contractors of American (MSCA) which is an association geared for members involved in service work.

MCA Officers

Timothy Bowe, President
ABCO Peerless Sprinkler Corp.

Frank Heidinger, Senior Vice President
Durr Mechanical Construction Inc.

Peter Vrankovic, Secretary-Treasurer
KSW Mechanical LLC.

Anthony Saporito, Executive Vice President
Mechanical Contractors Association of New York, Inc.

MCA Board of Directors

Salvatore Barbera
A.D. Winston Corp.

Anthony Bell
Martin Associates, Inc.

Timothy Bowe
ABCO Peerless Sprinkler Corp.

William McMorrow
Phoenix Mechanical Piping LLC.

Frank Heidinger
Durr Mechanical Construction, Inc.

Thomas Mitchell
Sirina Fire Protection Corp.

Peter Vrankovic
KSW Mechanical LLC.

Staff Members

Anthony Saporito, Executive Vice President

Shane McMorrow, Assistant Administrator

Nicole Devis, Staff Accountant

Mischa Victor, Programs Manager/ Events Coordinator

Melissa Barbour, Consultant

MCA New York: Representing the Contractors of the Mechanical and Fire Suppression Industries for over 125 Years.

An informal meeting of thirteen firms representing the manufacturers of steam heating apparatus was held on October 5, 1885. The group acted on an idea that would forever change the mechanical contracting industry in the New York City area. They united themselves and established the Heating Piping Contractors New York City Association, what is known today as one of the oldest trade associations in the country. This was the first predecessor of what is today the Mechanical Contractors Association of New York.

The innovative idea of banding together would enable members to assist each other in being cognizant of emerging technologies, addressing labor issues effectively and improving business practices.

MCA’s Chronology

October 8, 1885 – The Association of Manufacturers of Steam Apparatus was organized as a voluntary association.

May 31, 1900 – The Association was incorporated pursuant to the provisions of the Membership Corporations Law of the State of New York, under the name Master Steam and Hot Water Fitters Association of New York City.

November 1, 1918 – The name of the Association was changed to Heating and Piping Contractors New York City Association, Inc.

May 4, 1934 – The name of the Association was changed to Heating, Piping and Air Conditioning Contractors New York City Association, Inc.

January 3, 1956 – The name of the Association was changed to the Mechanical Contractors Association of New York, Inc.

No matter what name the Association took over the years, its purpose and drive have remained steadfast and true – serving New York City mechanical and sprinkler contractors for the promotion of the mechanical contracting industry.