Our greatest asset is our team of dedicated co-workers. Together, we operate in unison, guided by the fundamental principles that shape every decision we make: safety, quality, productivity and having fun. Our Executive Leadership Team not only embraces this vision but also actively implements these core values in every aspect of our work. We believe that leadership is not just a title; it is a responsibility to exemplify safety, quality, productivity and having fun.

Al Daloisio, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

Al Daloisio, Jr. has over 48 years of experience in the construction industry, managing projects in excess of $200 million and responsible for estimating, engineering, designing, negotiation of contracts and other general business applications.

As CEO, Al is responsible of all company operations, including bonding, banking, estimating and construction activities in 11 states along the East Coast from Vermont to Florida.

In 2022, Al was honored with the Moles Member Award for outstanding achievements in heavy construction. He currently serves as the Moles President. He is a member of the National Academy of Construction, member and Past Chairman of the Construction Industry Advancement Program of New Jersey and trustee of the NJ Carpenters, Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust.

Al is involved in multiple charitable organizations, leading by example to fulfill the last part of our mission, “sharing our resources to benefit others.”

His involvement includes:

Boys & Girls Club of Paterson

President Board of Directors

Eva’s Village

Board Member

Garrett Morgan Academy, Transportation & Engineering



Treasurer Board of Directors

Habitat For Humanity

Advisory Board Member

St. Elizabeth’s Roman Catholic Church

Parish Trustee

Rotary Club Wyckoff / Midland Park


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Joe Vaccaro

Joseph “Joe” Vaccaro is a Vice President and Chief Estimator at Railroad Construction Company, Inc. with over 40 years of experience in the heavy and highway construction industry.

His career began serving as a superintendent while working his way through engineering school. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Joe continued to work in the field on the project management teams of general contractors that self-perform their work.

He has steadily progressed through the ranks from Field Engineer to Project Manager constructing projects critical to our infrastructure.

As Chief Estimator, reporting directly to the CEO, Joe is responsible for the overall management of multiple estimating departments, selecting the most suitable projects for the company to pursue, concentrating on jobs that allow us to develop an advantage over the competition.

Beyond this, Joe selects the right estimating team for respective projects, he personally reviews specifications and plans while participating in site visits, he coordinates and leads effective brainstorming meetings for each department and meets personally with key subcontractors/suppliers while analyzing past project bid results.

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Bob Paz
Chief Financial Officer

Robert “Bob” Paz, CPA, has been instrumental in developing Railroad Construction Company, Inc. (RCC), from a family owned business to a co-worker owned company or ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan).

Long before Bob joined RCC, he contributed to the company’s success as Managing Partner at SAX LLP, RCC’s outside accounting firm.

In 2018 Bob accepted his current position as CFO and began restructuring the financial organization of the company, facilitating the implementation of a new job cost and accounting system, working hand-in-hand with multiple departments to ensure a more user friendly experience. His assistance in establishing a new banking relationship, expanded the company’s line of credit and increased RCC’s bonding capacity, allowing the company to bid larger projects, more competitively.

Each of these accomplishments aligned RCC appropriately for the successful transition to an ESOP. Giving co-workers a significant stake in the company enhances morale and attitude, translating into improvement in the company’s bottom line, ultimately providing job security and keeping the business in the community.

Bob has helped to improve the company’s Business Plan and Financial Projections as well as assist in steering strategic planning for the future. He is essential to RCC operations. His financial knowledge is an invaluable resource, only matched by his experience.

Native to New Jersey, Bob’s contributions to his home state far surpass the construction industry. He is an avid volunteer, donating his personal dollars, time, knowledge and experience to several non-profit organizations in key positions including:

Boys & Girls Club of Paterson • Audit Committee

Eva’s Village • Audit Committee

Oasis • Audit Committee

St. Joseph’s University Medical Center

Board of Trustees Member • Serves on the Finance Committee, Audit Committee, Compliance Committee and Investment Committee

St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center • Treasurer and Board of Trustees Member

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Dan Cipoletti
Chief Administrative Officer
Executive Vice President Officer

Dan Cipoletti joined Railroad Construction Company, Inc. as Chief Administrative Officer in 2022.

His background in identifying opportunities, developing an operational plan, marketing and launching new products, successfully, coupled with his proven ability to lead high performing and cross functional teams within a creative and energetic environment, positioned him perfectly for his role at RCC.

Dan’s understanding of customer needs and overall User Experience (UX) has contributed to the successful implementation of several programs at RCC, improving daily business operations and enhancing co-worker productivity.

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Jack Tobin, PE
Vice President

Jack Tobin, PE has spent nearly four decades working in the heavy highway and civil construction industry.

He began his career in the field on project management teams of self-performing general contractors. He has worked diligently from carpenter apprentice to vice president and contributed to projects critical to the New York Metropolitan infrastructure as structural superintendent, field engineer, project engineer, project manager and project executive.

Jack has managed procurement and provided executive project oversight for PANYNJ, MTACC, NJTA, NYSDOT, TBTA, NJT and NYCT while performing cut-and-cover tunnel construction, slurry walls, drilling and blasting, underpinning and deep foundations.

Jack has experience in rail and vehicular transportation, water and wastewater treatment facilities and utility construction.

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Charlie Montalbano, PE
Vice President of Operations

Charles “Charlie” Montalbano, PE, has successfully managed greater than $1 billion of construction projects over his 30 plus years in the heavy civil construction industry within New York and New Jersey.

Charlie began his career with the Army Corp of Engineers in the New York region and in 1986, he accepted a Project Superintendent position with E.E. Cruz & Company, Inc.

Over the next 28 years, Charlie would earn his way to Senior Vice President, building major infrastructure projects in the metropolitan area including The Flushing Bay CSO, Rahway Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion and the construction of the Second Ave 96th Street Station Project.

Charles then spent one year working for the General Contractors Association as the Director of Labor Relations. In this position he was responsible for managing all of the Collective Bargaining agreements and resolving labor issues between the GCA members and the various unions.

In 2015, Charlie joined CCA Civil as Vice President of Operations and within a year was promoted to President. At CCA Charlie oversaw the LIRR third Track Expansion, construction of the Wittpen Bridge and the rehabilitation of the Pulaski Skyway.

In 2019, Charlie joined Railroad Construction Company, Inc. as Vice President of Operations. He manages the operations of each project and provides recommendations while overseeing project costs, assists in resolving union issues and interacts with the various Owners.

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Clare Caputo
Vice President

Dedicated, driven and compassionate, Claire Caputo has nearly three decades of experience, working with Railroad Construction Company, Inc.

In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, Claire is devoted to working with fellow co-workers to streamline processes and procedures, enabling the company to grow strategically in an efficient and successful manner, while remaining true to our company motto: Safety, Quality, Productivity and Having fun.

When she isn’t working alongside her co-workers, Claire maintains her commitment to fulfilling the company’s mission, especially sharing our resources to benefit others by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, Oasis – A Haven for Women and Children, Eva’s Village and St. John’s Soup Kitchen.

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Lauren Elsaesser
Vice President

Lauren Elsaesser has been with Railroad Construction Company, Inc. (RCC) for more than 35 years. As the Corporate Treasurer and Vice President of Finance, Lauren is responsible for daily financial transactions and she supervises co-worker compensation including management, 401(k) account transactions including the annual audit and she oversees the company’s subcontract department while preparing regular financial statements.

Lauren has been instrumental in the company’s continued success.

To enhance the philanthropic mindset of Railroad Construction Company, Inc., a Charity Committee was established and Lauren’s passion for animals and giving back to the community positioned her perfectly to serve as the committee’s co-chair. In this role, Lauren has explored new endeavors to support local organizations, inviting co-workers to participate and be part of our charitable contributions, including the following (to name a few):


  • Monthly Giving Grocer
    • In between volunteer efforts, our charitable nature should not waiver. To strengthen this commitment, the committee has initiated the monthly “Giving Grocer” to educate co-workers about the caring nature of some exceptional organizations that prioritize giving back.
  • Operation Graduation
    • Co-workers assembled gift bags for seniors graduating from Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology, which happens to be located right next to our Paterson office.
  • Capes for Kids
    • Co-workers decorated super hero capes for patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.






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