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Local 435 Office: 585-454-5800

Training Office: 585-546-8460

Fund Office: 585-325-3906

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Monthly Meeting
Feb 28, 2018
Union Hall
Officers & Staff
Business Manager / Secretary Treasurer

Dan Kuntz

Dan is a member in good standing, since 1983.  He previously worked on various projects in the following capacity:  wielder, tunnel projects, building, bridge, heavy highway, asbestos removal, lead abatement, landfills, and the generator exchange project at Ginna.  Dan has worked as a laborer, steward and foreman. 

Positions Held:

2012-current   Business Manager, Local 435

2011-current   Secretary/Treasurer to the Rochester Building Trades Council

2008-current   Secretary/Treasurer, appointed

2006-current   E-Board Member, appointed

2006-2012       Business Agent, Local 435

2001-2006       Regional Organizer for Upstate NY Regional Organizers supporting 12 counties

1992-2006       Sergeant-at- Arms 

Serves As:

  • Trustee to Rochester Laborers’ Pension and Welfare fund, Annuity Fund
  • Trustee to Local 435 Training and Apprentice funds
  • Sergeant of Arms, Rochester Labor Council
  • Board Chair, Unicon
  • Vice President, Upstate Laborers’ District Council
  • Vice President Board Member, WIT Federal Credit Union
  • Board Member, Mary’s Place
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Rochester Careers and Construction
  • Member, Rochester Rotary
  • Board Member, COMIDA
  • Volunteers for various events in Rochester, including Camp Good Days and Special Times, Mary’s Place, Rochester Day of Caring, and others


2011   CBTU, Terry Melvin Award Recipient

2014   Working Family Award Recipient


  • Cornell, Labor Series
  • Graduate of Edison Technical and Industrial High School
  • Dan attends annual conferences in support of his union       

(585) 454-5800
President / LECET Coordinator

William Steve, Jr.

A member in good standing since March 29, 1976.

Became President of Local 435 in October 2013.

Vice President

Robert Picardo

Member of Local 435  since 1982. Bridges, Building Trades, heavy and highway, tunnel jobs, concrete placement/finisher/flatwork, etc. OSHA authorized trainer.

Elected as Executive Board Member 2004-2007.

Elected as Vice President 2016 - present

Business Agent / Executive Board Member

Ace Roundtree

A member in good standing since 09/2001, he has a degree from Alfred State in Business Administration & from MCC for Laser Level Technician.

Started working in the union with Steve General and most recently with Crane Hogan. He has been a Shop Steward, a Labor Foreman and a General Foreman.

Currently holds certificates in Traffic Control, Shop Steward, Confined space, Lead Awareness, Line & Grade, Highway Line & Grade and Trenching & Shoring.

(585) 454-5800 Ext. 304
Business Agent / Executive Board Member

Michael Gay

Michael joined Local 435 in 2008 and worked for various contractors before finding a home with sealand and most recently Crane Hogan. He's performed many different phases of consctruction during his tenure in the field as well as getting certified for many different classes through the training department.

Elected Executive Board Member June 2016

Business Agent/Executive Board Member

Clint Dunn

A member in good standing since July 29, 1985. Worked as a contractor in Building Trades, Site Work, but mostly with Heavy/Highway Contractors.

Became a Business Agent in October 2006

Auditor of Local 435 until June 2007

Elected as a District Council Delegate and Executive Board Member in June 2007

(585) 454-5800 Ext. 303
Regional Organizer / Recording Secretary

Carmen Serrett, Jr.

Member since 1998. In 2002 became an Organizer/Agent for Local 103. At local 103, was also the Recording Secretary for 3 years and Secretary/Treasurer for 2 years.

Joined the New York State Laborers' Organizing Fund in 2007 - Present

Appointed Sergeant-At-Arms in 2012

Appointed Executive Board Member in 2013

Elected as Recording Secretary in 2016

Office Manager

Nicole Polito

Nicole worked for Sealand Contractors for 11 years where she performed various tasks before parting ways in April 2015 and coming to work for Local 435. She was promoted to Office Manager in February 2016. 


Tim Giambra

Member since 1993.

Started out on building trades with LeChase, Christa and Manning Squires then started working on roads for Crane Hogan, Catco and many others.

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