Joseph M. Krolopp, LEED AP

Senior Director of Construction

Joseph “Joe” Krolopp serves as the primary director of construction management operations and activities. As the Senior Director of Construction, he is the focal purchasing agent responsible for bid document development, contractor prequalification, contractor selection, and contract execution. His work is pivotal in construction preplanning. It includes reviewing constructability, engineering, safety, scheduling, and field coordination site logistics of Harlem Irving Companies’ various properties.


For over 23 years, Joe has gained construction expertise through his leadership in many notable renovation and expansion projects. Prior to Harlem Irving Companies, he served as the Senior Superintendent and Project Manager for Helios Design Build in Chicago. There, he worked on noteworthy projects that included the development of medical, retail, commercial, and industrial properties throughout Chicagoland. He also worked on the renovation/expansion of the University of Chicago at 55th and Woodlawn and the expansion of Revolution Beer — the largest independent brewery in Illinois.

Prior to that, Joe held multiple general contractor roles for Power Construction Company. His work included engineering, project management, contracting and superintendence of complex projects with an aggregate value of $149 million dollars. The projects included a $118-million 47-story Parkview Condominium building, a 4-story subterranean parking structure, and a $12 million expansion for Rush University Medical Center.

Before that, Joe worked at Turner Construction Company where he spearheaded nearly $100 million in renovations for prominent locations including Wrigley Field and Guaranteed Rate Field (Comiskey Park). Additionally, Joe worked with CWE Engineering performing environmental assessment and remedial activities for urban and industrial development sites.Education & Accreditation

Education & Accreditation

Joe holds a Master of Public Health degree in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce from DePaul University. Joe is a certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional.