Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
150 West Market Street, Suite 200, Riverview Commons, Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-749-4821 - Fax: 410-749-7934

GGI Insights: Ivan Jackson Celebrates Thirty-One Years with Gillis Gilkerson

This year, Superintendent Ivan Jackson celebrates his 31st year as a member of the Gillis Gilkerson (GGI) team. Throughout his tenure, Jackson has touched each and every project completed regardless of its type, location or scale. Over the years, he as continued to grow his construction portfolio and specialties, adding to his masonry experience obtained prior to joining GGI.

Jackson is highly valued member of the team with expertise in all facets of commercial construction. In addition to project supervision and management, he oversees the purchase and maintenance of all company equipment, tools and vehicles as well as fleet’s warehouse. Jackson obtained certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in forklift operation and crane rigging and signaling. He is also regarded by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) as a Certified Construction Reviewer.

“Gillis Gilkerson has a reputation built on integrity,” said Jackson. “I’ve stayed with the company for so many years because of the people… they believe in me. I enjoy interacting with all of the jobs and am always ready to do whatever needs to be done to help move them forward. I want to deliver products that both the company and I, myself can be proud of.”


About Gillis Gilkerson

In its 37th year of building and real estate development on Delmarva, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted and stable construction management and general contracting firms on the Peninsula. From new commercial construction to renovation, the company’s construction managers offer broad and deep experience in diverse industries such as medical, industrial, manufacturing, hotels, multi-family housing, houses of worship, restaurants, retail, schools and more. Its full-service real estate development expertise offers custom solutions for land purchase, building program development, turnkey project management, obtaining permits and approvals, property management, property marketing, purchase, lease, and lease/purchase options. The team works in conjunction with architects, government planners, engineers, surveyors, inspectors, contractors, and leasing agents to manage the development process from concept to completion.


What Our Clients Say

“Dwight Miller’s … knowledge of pricing and quality gave us one of the nicest office structures in Salisbury. Thank you Gillis Gilkerson!”

~ Edward J. Williams,
Peninsula Cardiology Associates, P.A.

“The Gillis Gilkerson team should be commended for attention to detail and determination to produce a job done right. Whenever there was a question of the requirements, it was approached reasonably, rationally and resolved quickly.”

~ W. Frank Brady,
4Site Manager,
Design Atlantic

The project is a major win for the community, and the market is really responding well. I was happy with the way Gillis Gilkerson handled the delivery of this project in a time of disruption. COVID presented manpower and procedural issues but their onsite staff was attentive and pushed through to deliver the final project

~Tom Ayd
Green Street Housing

“Your private commitments as well as the public contributions continue to be fine examples for all businesses in Salisbury to follow. Your accomplishments throughout town and especially in the downtown plaza are the envy of many business leaders.

~ W. Ron Morgan, AIA,
Becker Morgan Group

“The Gillis Gilkerson organization has an exceptionally positive culture with everyone at all levels working toward a common end, each with his or her eye on the best possible outcome for the customer.”

~ Peter Jackson,
Eden, Maryland

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