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Although Paster Construction is actively managed on a daily basis by Gary Paster, other key managers have made longstanding contributions to the company’s success. Each of the following managers have worked for Gary for up to three decades. 

Byron Van Patten, Project Manager has been with Paster since 1983, Byron has managed a variety of projects, traditional and contemporary, ranging from mid-sized remodels to large-scale, complete renovations and new construction. He excels in meeting the needs of the most challenging and demanding clients. He has worked with AD member Steven Ehrlich. 


Craig Ott, Project Manager having passed the 30-year mark with Paster in early 2010, Craig has literally done it all. For many years he headed Paster’s client services and small jobs team, addressing everything from building a custom doghouse to preparing a client’s backyard for a large wedding on ten days’ notice. Recently, he managed a two-year complete renovation for a long-time client. He has worked with AD100 member Craig Wright.


Michael Baltimore, Project Manager, has been Paster’s senior technical expert for most of his tenure, which began in 1986. He oversees Paster’s elite carpentry division, which tackles our most complex construction challenge as well as our clients’ confidential and security-related needs. He has also overseen numerous projects on his own, and has served as the senior foreman on our largest and most complex projects.


Jesse Herrera, Project Manager, has been with Paster for over a decade, Jesse has been a manager on two of the company’s most recent large-scale projects, a traditional 20,000 square foot residence in Pacific Palisades and a uniquely complex, recently completed 30,000 square foot residence in Beverly Hills. He has worked with two members of Architectural Digest’s AD100, Michael S. Smith and Ferguson & Shamamian.


Dale Dullabaun, Manager of Finance and Administration with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Management, Dale has overseen administrative and financial matters at Paster since 1986. Working closely with project managers, he oversees the accounting and clerical staff that handle the contracts, billings and other documentation needs for each project.

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