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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Mount Vernon Welcomes McKissack & McKissack


Today, Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard was excited to cut the ribbon of our newest business McKissack and McKissack and welcome CEO, Cheryl McKissack-Daniel to their new regional office right here in the City of Mount Vernon. McKissack is the oldest minority/women-owned professional design and construction firm in the
United States. A family-owned business for more than 117 years, McKissack has been a leader in planning, design, and construction of more than 6,000 projects, proudly upholding the standards of excellence established by its forefathers. Currently, McKissack & McKissack is the Project Prime/Lead for The New Terminal One at JFK International Airport, as well as involved with some of New York’s largest projects including: 

● LaGuardia Airport
● Columbia University, Manhattanville expansion
● Harlem Hospital renovation
● Atlantic Yards
● Medgar Evers College School of Science
● Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital & Skilled Nursing Facility NY
● MTA Independent Engineering Consultant

We are excited for this addition to the economic development and revitalization of our great city!


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