About Copestone: A Brief History


All of Copestone’s personnel are key to our continued success with our clients and delivery of the high quality end product. Most of our employees have been with the company for several years creating continuity in regards to common goals and communication that in turn helps to fulfill our customer’s needs. Our staff is client and quality focused. Office management is knowledgeable, responsive and committed to the highest business ethics. The field personnel are solution driven and forward thinking craftsmen and proud of their ability to produce quality projects in a timely manner.

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Company History

Copestone General Contractors is a Class A Commercial General Contractor that has been in business in Colorado Springs since 1985. During that time we have successfully completed over three million square feet of both ground up and interior remodel projects. Our resumè includes tenant improvements, remodels, and ground up projects with Class A finishes to suit many professions such as: municipal, recreational, high tech, educational, religious, health care, retail, food service, and industrial facilities.

Over the years Copestone has developed a reputation for consistently completing projects on time and within budget while maintaining the high quality that clients should expect.

Despite the recent economic conditions, Copestone remains financially stable which, due to timely payment methods, has earned a great deal of respect from our vendors, subcontractors and banks. This allows us to remain competitive and also to help maintain a class A+ bond rating.


What is in the name: COPESTONE

The Copestone Team

Nathan Derwick
Nathan DerwickGeneral Manager

Nathan Derwick – General Manager

Nathan started with Copestone in 2005 as a Project Manager. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and Construction Management at Alfred State College in Alfred, NY. He has continued studies through Dale Carnegie. During his time at Copestone, Nathan has managed projects ranging from $50k Tenant Improvements to multimillion dollar ground up buildings. He also has residential construction experience where he worked for his Dad in NY during high school and college.

He moved to Colorado in 2005 when he started with Copestone and enjoys softball, golf, snowboarding, hunting, traveling & camping.

Gwen Davis
Gwen DavisProject Coordinator
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Pat Lovett
Pat LovettAccounting
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Pete Carrica
Pete CarricaSuperintendent
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Bill Goodenough
Bill GoodenoughSuperintendent
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Gary Massey
Gary MasseySuperintendent
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Stephan Morin
Stephan MorinProject Manager / Estimator
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Chuck Valesey
Chuck ValeseyCarpenter / Foreman
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The Copestone Process

The Copestone Concept

Not so many years ago it was believed that the client must choose between receiving high quality or meeting the budget or getting the project completed on time. The combination of all three of these key elements has been a way of business for Copestone General Contractors since its inception in 1985. Copestone continues to be a pioneer in setting the standard and putting the client first.

Our consistently high quality is ensured by detailed and accurate submittal logs beginning at your projects start and monitored by our project managers daily, as well as by furnishing the proper craftsmen to complete the task.

Our cost-controlled ability is outstanding due to a custom computerized estimating and job cost system. Depth of knowledge of market conditions is evidenced by our track record of consistently being in the top 15% of competitive bids. Two additional reasons for Copestone’s ability to furnish the best value for the dollar are high ethics and financial stability.

Our computerized construction schedules, weekly site meetings, and site fully supervised by A classification superintendents are just a few of the reasons we meet our completion dates and exceed our client’s expectations.

Copestone gives you the value of optimum quality, cost and timing as a result of our systems and procedures, but primarily it is the attitude with which we conduct business. We care about you and your project…and it shows.