MEET Bob BAXTER...

 
 
 
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RL BAXTER

Founder

EDUCATION

SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY
Industrial Arts Education, May 1973  Associates Arts: Mechanical Technology

professional accomplishments

 

•  Taught Technology at the City of Poughkeepsie Middle School for over 30 years   

•  In 1983 Bob founded R.L. Baxter Building Corp., Baxter specialized in Residential, Multi-Family, Medical Facilities, Hospitality, Retail, Municipal/Non-Profit, and Office projects

•  Preserved historical buildings in Poughkeepsie

•  Built a long-standing and hard-earned reputation as one of the premier construction management firms in the Hudson Valley  

•  Completed thousands of projects which included high-end, ground-up design builds commercial spaces and custom residential renovations

•    Received the 2008 Vivian Gaines Tanner Paxton “Business of the Year” Award & 2008 DCEDC “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award

•    Owned and managed over 30 Hudson Valley developments

 

 

community involvement

 

•    Participates in several community service and charity groups

•    Participates in Family Services, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to raise awareness for domestic violence

•    Participates in Invitational Golf Tournaments that raise money for local businesses and foundations

 
 

OFF THE CLOCK

 

•    Enjoys spending time with his grandchildren

•    Mentors other entrepreneurs

•   Keeps up with the innovative energy at the office

•    Avid Golfer

•   Enjoys working out

 
 
 
 
 
 
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check out some of his projects

HOSPITALITY

Retail

 

  • Kingston Ford
  • Dunkin Donuts, Hyde Park
  • Red Cap Cleaners
  • Mike Arteaga's Pool Addition
  • Williams Lumber, Hyde Park

non-profit/municipal

  • Camp Nooteming
  • Mission Church
  • Mid-Hudson Library Systems
  • Christ Church Archdiocese of NY
  • Poughkeepsie Library at Bancroft
  • Mid-Hudson Children's Museum: Office Renovation, Elevator Tower
  • Pleasant Valley Town Hall
  • Dutchess County DPW Buildings
  • FAA Pawling VOR
  • Hudson River Housing
  • Bolger House Renovations
  • MARC Renovations
  • Rehabilitation Support Service

OFFICES

  • Hudson Valley Community Service
  • Steve Klein & Associates PC
  • Michael Varble & Associates PC
  • R.L. Baxter Offices
  • Central Hudson
  • Dutchess Beer Distributors: Office, Canopy
  • Emery Webb
  • Patterson Planning
  • NW Insurance
  • Stifel Nicolas
  • D’Arcangelo
  • Patrick Properties
  • Wallace & Wallace Law Office Addition
  • Riverside Office Building Renovations
  • Shoels Miller
  • Ostertag, Oleary, Barret, & Faulkne r

Multi-family

 

Mansion St, Poughkeepsie; 50 Garden St, Poughkeepsie; Blvd Knolls, Poughkeepsie; 54 Verrazano Blvd, Poughkeepsie; Clover Way, Poughkeepsie, Academy St, Catskills; 132 Franklin St, Poughkeepsie; Balfour Beaty, Poughkeepsie Landing; 100 South Randolph, Poughkeepsie; Poughkeepsie Housing Authority; Beacon Housing Authority