Our History

Founded in 1987 by Mark Vasquez, MAV Masonry, Inc. (MAV) is a second-generation masonry contractor in Marissa, Illinois. When Mark began his own company, his primary focus was residential projects. By the early 1990’s, the company was certified with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and began working on more state and federal funded highway projects. Over the years, the company has continued to grow, taking on an increasing number of IDOT projects and private sector contracts. Currently, MAV is a subcontractor in IDOT District 8 worth in excess of $275,000. MAV is, and has always been a union company.  mark-2005 award

The company’s founder, Mark has been a bricklayer since 1976 and still takes an active role in every project we work on. MAV was incorporated in 2005 and continues to provide quality work for our clients today. The same year we incorporated MAV was also named the Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation

Our Mission

MAV Masonry, Inc. is committed to a safe working environment – our workforce consistently exceeds OSHA standards and requirements. We expect our jobs to be completed in an efficient and diligent manner; therefore, we provide the proper tools, training, and materials to complete the job safely and on time.

MAV Masonry, Inc. strives to provide each customer with high-quality masonry craftsmanship. We hire skilled union bricklayers and Mark, as President, monitors each project by working on the job for the majority of the time in order to provide the best quality service possible.

Our Qualifications

We are a Union Contractor and have been since the company’s inception in 1987.

Registered DBE firm with the Illinois Department of Transportation

Registered DBE firm with the City of St. Louis

Registered MBE firm with Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Registered subcontractor with the Illinois Capital Development Board