The Team Concept
C.P. Berry Construction works within a rather unique framework. One which blends design, construction, management and development expertise. With the assistance of lending institutions, their combined efforts have resulted in a number of successful, award-winning projects. Through exceptional designs, solid construction and sound management practices, the company has been able to carefully manage growth and direction. The success of C.P. Berry Construction can also be attributed to the philosophy that each home speaks for itself and reflects the entirety of the firm's overall talent and experiences. The results of which can be found in many of the most prestigious residential and commercial addresses in Massachusetts.
Carlton P. Berry, President
Contractor, developer, entrepreneur. Carl began his career as a brick mason to become one of the largest masonry contractors in Massachusetts servicing many of the state's major developers.
Over the last 45 years, he expanded into the real estate developing field with Briarwood Manor, a 42-unit development in Danvers. As his reputation grew, so did the size and scope of his projects. In Swampscott, he developed and built Summit Estates (262 rental units) and the Swampscott Mall. From there, he focused on single-family projects in Danvers including Wethersfield (40 homes) and Putnam Hill (36 homes). In 1980, Carl began the Olde Salem Village condominium (164 units) development in Danvers.
In 1983, C.P. Berry Construction was formed with his son Alan and work began on the 177 unit Fuller Pond Village condominiums in Middleton. The company then broadened their scope to include Bartlett's Reach, a 64 unit luxury condominium complex on 100 acres overlooking the Merrimack River and River Run Condominiums on the Crane River featuring 127 units on 20 acres.
At Ipswich Country Club, he has greatly contributed to the community's overall success, building most of the homes and enhancing the overall desirability of the Country Club. His company was recognized with the 1989 Prism Award for the best single family home and was nominated for a national award. In 2001 the homes at Ipswich Country Club were selling from $600,000 to over a million.
In 2004, C.P. Berry Construction began Caldwell Farm, a 66 unit over-55 condominium development located in Newbury on 125 acres along the Parker River and great salt marsh. Caldwell Farm won numerous awards including the best over 55 development in the country. In 2010, he began English Commons, a 50 unit over-55 condominum community in Topsfield.
Alan J. Berry, Vice President, Engineer
As Vice President, Alan oversees all construction and development. He is a graduate of Northeastern University with a BS and MS in Civil Engineering, specializing in geotechnical and structural engineering.
As project manager in charge of field operations, Alan handles the purchasing and contracting work as well as the construction operations. His duties also include directing all site evaluations and design work, plus coordination of architectural, engineering and legal work for permitting and construction.
He has been involved in English Commons, Caldwell Farm, Ipswich Country Club, Fuller Pond Village, Bartlett's Reach and River Run projects since founding C.P. Berry Construction with Carl, and has been part of the team since 1983. Previously, Alan worked for Geotechnical Consultants of MA. He was a consulting engineer to Carl Berry on the Olde Salem Village, Wethersfield and Putnam Hill projects.
Alan Berry is a registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and a licensed Construction Supervisor and Real Estate Broker in Massachusetts.