Brasfield & Gorrie Company History Timeline

1964
During those 50 years, Brasfield Gorrie has grown from only a handful of employees and annual revenues of 800,000 at the end of 1964 to a 2.3 billion construction leader with more than 2,600 employees.
The company was founded in 1964 when a young Miller Gorrie used his life savings to purchase the construction assets of the Thos.
1967
In 1967, Miller changed the company s name and moved its offices to the current headquarters in Birmingham.
1984
The company experienced additional growth in 1984 with the opening of offices in Atlanta, Ga., and Orlando, Fla.
1985
In 1985, Brasfield Gorrie opened offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Orlando, Florida, creating two new regions of operation.
1994
In a 1994 leadership transition, Jim Gorrie became President of Brasfield Gorrie, while Miller remained as Chairman and CEO.
1997
B G Equipment and Supply, originally the equipment operations function of Brasfield Gorrie, officially opened for business in 1997.
1998
In 1998, the company expanded further with the addition of offices in North Carolina and Tennessee.
2010
With additional offices added in Raleigh, North Carolina Nashville, Tennessee Jacksonville, Florida Dallas, Texas and Columbus, Georgia Brasfield Gorrie has increased its profitability from less than 1 million in its first year of operation to close to 2 billion in 2010.
2011
Those values are carried on by Miller s son, Jim, who assumed the role of President and CEO in 2011.
2012
In 2012, the company expanded once again, opening an office in Columbus, Ga.
2013
Brasfield Gorrie has approximately 2,600 employees, and its 2013 revenues were 2.3 billion.
2014
June 25, 2014 Brasfield Gorrie s 50th anniversary in 2014 marks a milestone in a true American Dream story.
Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield Gorrie 22nd among the nation s Top 400 Contractors for 2014.
Founded
1964
Company Founded
Founders
Thomas Brasfield
Company Founders

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