Young Contractors Forum

About the  Young Contractors Forum

The Young Contractors Forum [YCF] is sponsored by the Connecticut Construction Industries Association and the Associated General Contractors of CT.  Founded to provide construction professionals under the age of forty a foundation rooted in excellence, through educational programs and experiences. Also, provides excellent opportunity for firms to be represented in the Association by the next generation. 

Membership Benefits

  • Build a network of peers, expanding workplace effectiveness.
  • Educational Programs focusing on pertinent issues to young construction professionals
  • Accessible information about current industry issues
  • Participation in Industry & Community support events
  • Social events
  • Electronic receipt of Highlights, Bulletins, Program Flyers

Become a Member

To become a member, simply complete and return either the online or printable PDF YCF Membership Application and mail in dues payment.  Membership dues are annual and are included on the application.  For additional questions, please email Jean Barlage.  

Refer a colleague or friend to YCF.  Share this YCF overview flier and application to join!

YCF Upcoming Events 

Please visit our event calendar for registration and sponsorship opportunities.  
Save these dates:   

UPCOMING Membership Meetings

June 9:  YCF Membership Meeting:  Project Tour at Yale Peabody Museum, followed by Pizza at BAR
October 20:  YCF Membership Meeting 
December 8:  YCF Membership Meeting and Holiday Reception

UPCOMING Social Outings

August 4:   YCF Charity Golf Outing at Lyman Orchards.  Registration is Open!
September 8:    YCF Baseball and BBQ - Yard Goats vs Somerset Patriots (Double-A of the Yankees)

Please visit our calendar for the latest information or email Jean Barlage at

“Young Contractors Forum combines great educational topics and networking opportunities in a fun laid back atmosphere.  I look forward to every meeting!”
---Louis Gold, CPCU, Commercial Risk Advisor


YCF Leadership Council  

Christopher Filomeno, Acoustics, Inc.

Vice President
Stephanie Greenman, Gilbane Building Company

Luke Conrad, Hinckley Allen

Gregg Lionetti, Whittlesey P.C.

Council Members: 
Adam Canosa, C.J. Fucci Construction Inc. 
Emily Ruggeri, Turner Construction Company
Nick Manafort, Manafort Brothers Incorporated
Louis Gold, The Magnolia Agency
Michael C. Coscarelli, Walter Sullivan Co. 
Alex Lombardi, Marcum

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