Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

Contractor Profile:

Miller-Thomas-Gyekis, Inc.

Membership Category: Roofing Contractor, Charter Member

Miller-Thomas-Gyekis, Inc.

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Miller-Thomas-Gyekis, Inc. 3341 Stafford Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15204

2. CONTACT PERSON: Daniel M. Mester , ph: 412-331-4610; fax: 412-331-8871

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation      


4. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED: Pennsylvania                                                         Year of Incorporation: 11/19/1957


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2005): 48         Years in business under present name:  48


6. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 65


7. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 0


8. WORK RANGE: Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.


9.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: SMACNA (Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association, Inc.


10. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years?   No

11. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked?  No


12. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Valley Forge Insurance Co.

13.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Valley Forge Insurance Co.

Experience Level


14. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years. Yes 

15. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years:   Yes   

16. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts: No  

17. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts? 5%

18. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

19. asphalt shingles         7 %

single ply                     40%              

built-up roofing             45%

cedar shakes            1%

20. ceramic tile                 2%

cement shingles              %

imitation slate                  %

metal                       5%

21. Other (explain):

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 5%

23. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Sheet Metal – Carpentry Fabrication…

24. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors? No 

25. How are your roofing professionals trained? Through Union Apprenticeship Program.

26. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing?   Yes   

27. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes   

28. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?    Yes        

29. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs?   Yes   

30. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)?  

31. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)?   Yes      

32. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?  Yes   

33. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs? Scaffolding – Ladders – Brackets & Plank – or manlifts as deemed appropriate.

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Nails & Bib

35. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates? No                                 

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?  No                       

37. Do you sell new roofing slate? No  

38. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs?  Yes   

39. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? Unlimited.

40. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals): Yes, all through the Local Union.

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Ed Davies


Tom Welsh


Don Tichenor


Bob Hughes


Greg Leon




Kevin Synan




42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 03/14/05