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Form and Function Unite

An interior English greenhouse provides a sunny spot for conversation.

George Pusser, president of Cornerstone Contracting, and his award-winning team have been building custom luxury homes throughout Fairfield County, CT, Dutchess and Westchester counties, NY; New York City, the Hamptons and Ocean County, NJ, for more than 25 years. We talked to Pusser about his firm’s dedication to exceeding clients’ expectations with incomparably high standards, supported by a superior on-site management approach.

Tell us about a project for which you found a beautiful way to make a space more functional. We constructed an entertainment barn using materials from a 19th century barn that was discovered in Albany, NY. The original barn was skillfully disassembled and then relocated to Greenwich, CT, where the original timbers were expertly used to construct a magnificent entertainment space. Working with the client, architect, engineer and designer, Cornerstone developed a realistic budget and schedule for transforming the barn. The project included an English greenhouse, custom windows and doors, unique custom cabinetry constructed from antique materials and a wine cellar.

A reclaimed barn was transformed into an entertaining space with adjacent traditional parterre garden.
A reclaimed barn was transformed into an entertaining space with adjacent traditional parterre garden.

How would you describe your company’s aesthetic? What sets your firm apart? Cornerstone’s aesthetic is not defined by any one style. Rather, Cornerstone takes its client’s aesthetic preferences and brings them to life. We are a high-energy company that prides itself on excellence in building spectacular family compounds, rustic horse barns, inviting guest houses and luxurious pool houses. Cornerstone’s reputation with world-renowned architects and designers empowers us to construct the most technical and complex projects. Our mission is to build exceptional, quality custom homes at a competitive price, and to stay on schedule. We specialize in construction with stone, glass and steel, while incorporating the latest technology for a seamless design.

How does Cornerstone stay at the forefront of industry advancements? It is one of the firm’s trademarks. Cornerstone’s work is characterized by the incorporation of ever-changing technology and materials in luxury homes. While quality through technology is the brand’s signature, superior communication is at the heart of Cornerstone’s overall philosophy.

Cornerstone Contracting: 200 Pemberwick Rd, Greenwich, CT 203-861-4200

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