Scherrer Construction Co., Inc.

601 Blackhawk Drive
PO Box 740
Burlington, WI 53105


Scherrer Construction is the largest general contractor/construction manager in Racine County. We have been family owned and operated since 1928 and are committed to building long lasting relationships and customized building solutions for our clients based on performance, value and integrity. We provide each client with superior craftsmanship and develop individualized custom construction solutions in a wide range of markets including corporate, industrial, municipal, educational, retail, healthcare, worship, and high-end residential. Scherrer Construction is fluid in the delivery of new buildings, expansions, renovations, and facility services.



Jim Scherrer


Joe O'Neill

Started in:


  • Milwaukee 7

Core Competencies:
General Construction, Construction Management, Design-Build, Pre-Construction, Site Analysis, Value Engineering, Budgeting, Constructability Review, Cost Estimating, Cost Control, Quality Control, Project Management, Safety Management, Post-Construction, Close-Out, Commissioning, Warranty Support, Training, Self-Performed Trades: Carpentry, Masonry, Concrete, Supervision, and Demolition.
Founded in 1928, Family-Owned Incorporated in 1955 Contractor License Number 886153 Service Area: Wisconsin and llinois Founding Fathers/Philosophies: In 1928, Vin and Elmer Scherrer began constructing quality buildings. They created and grew a company that was built on a foundation of superior workmanship, a team environment and a sense of pride in communities served. Today, Vin and Elmer's grandson, James E. Scherrer, is third generation President and CEO of Scherrer Construction. Jim continues the tradition of quality by following the lessons he learned from his field experience and the mentorship of his father and grandfather. Jim knows that by working together and communicating effectively, he can lead his team to succeed for our clients. As a team, Scherrer is able to offer comprehensive, turn-key construction services, guarantee projects are completed on time and in the spirit of true craftsmanship, and finally, this team approach is responsible for a long history of highly satisfied clients. Scherrer Visison: To continue our tradition, Scherrer Construction aspires to be a prosperous, open, high energy company, working as a close-knit team who enjoy and take pride in creating and delivering superior products and services to valued clients. Key Facts/Accomplishments: - U.S. Green Building Council Member - On-Staff LEED Accredited Professionals - Masonry Excellent Award - General Contractor of the Year - AGC Safety Excellence Award - The Daily Reporter Top Projects - The Daily Reporter Newsmakers of the Year Awards (Unsung Hero and Non-Profit Organization of the Year) Testimonials: In working for Nestle,The Largest Food Company in the World worked from coast to coast with many construction companies. I would consider Scherrer Construction Company one of the best , if not the best, for: quality, performance, field neatness, supervision and most of all, maintaining a tight schedule. Most of my projects are fast track projects and a company like Scherrer Construction Company fits in with my schedule. Joseph Vitro, Nestle Corporation Scherrer was selected as a key member of our team as the Wellness Center project was developed. Having them on board as we picked our architect and other members of the team allowed us to utilize their experience to insure the success of the project. We are very pleased with the development and the quality of the workmanship is excellent. We also feel that we received good value for our money. James Stowell, Aurora Healthcare I have always been impressed with how Scherrer Construction operates. They are very open and honest in their communication, hold their employees and their work to high standards, and will always work with us when a challenging situation occurs. We continue to have an on-going relationship with Scherrer Construction because time and time again they have proven they can meet the scope and demands of the projects and deliver on time, on budget, with expert craftsmanship and know-how. Keith Brandstetter, Superintendent, Waterford High School District
Supplier to the Defense Industry:
No, never supplied to the defense industry

Number of Employees:

Import: No

Export: No


  • Automotive
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Defense Industry Supply Chain
  • Energy Systems
  • Food and Beverage
  • Forest Products-Packaging-Lumber
  • Foxconn
  • Lakeshore Manufacturing Cluster
  • Marine Manufacturing
  • Water Industry - Technology or Manufacturing
  • Wisconsin Wind Works


  • None
  • Other: LEED Certified Builder


  • Construction and Installation (incl. construction materials)
  • Other
  • Industrial and Commercial Construction

Interested In Categories:

  • Construction & Installation / Architects & Design (incl. construction materials)
  • Other
  • Industrial and Commercial Construction

Manufacturing Tier

  • N/A: Not a Manufacturer




Scherrer Construction Receives Two Awards from The Daily Reporter Newsmakers of the Year Scherrer Construction Company, Inc. was recently recognized by The Daily Reporter at their annual Newsmakers of the Year event held in Milwaukee, WI on October 11 2017. Scherrer Construction Company non-profit organization, Scherrer Cares, received the 2017 Non-Profit Organization of the Year award. Scherrer Cares is a program that provides Buddy Benches to schools to encourage friendship and kindness among peers and eliminate bullying. To date, Scherrer Cares has positively impacted over 15,000 students with their anti-bullying initiatives. Scherrer Construction continues to lead the industry not only by their project performance, but also by their growing, dedicated team of employees. Cheryl Anderson of their Wausau office, received the 2017 Unsung Hero of the Year award. She was acknowledged for her dedication to Scherrer Construction and for going above and beyond in her role as Office Administrator. She joined the company in August, 2016. Cheryl is also part of the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce team of volunteer ambassadors.

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