Eastern Contractors Association, Inc. (ECA) is a trade association
of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and service firms engaged in
commercial, industrial, and institutional construction throughout eastern New
York. ECA traces its history to 1890 and the builders’ exchanges in
Albany, Schenectady, and Troy. From 1958 to 1980 ECA was called Eastern New
York Construction Employers, Inc. ECA is the only regional
“full-service” contractor association serving the needs of all
segments of the construction industry.
The Association is governed by the Board of Directors, which
determines policy and prescribes courses of action. The Association’s
staff, which has over eighty-five years of construction industry and contractor
association experience, administers the day-to-day affairs in accordance with
decisions and policy established by the Directors and committees. Standing
committees include: Affirmative Action, B.I.E. Board of Governors, Education,
Ethics, Industry Relations, Membership, and Programs.