Rivco was founded in 1989 by Patrick Costigan. Patrick was a pioneer in the interiors field; Rivco was one of the first to take on both Drywall and Ceiling Trades under the same company name. Throughout the years, the company has continued to grow and is constantly reinventing itself with new products and new methods as quality standards and technology improve. Innovation is at our Core and we continue to look for new ways to build effectively, cost efficiently and ahead of the curve. 

Throughout our many years of service we have been able to assemble and maintain a strong workforce. Our office personnel, union carpenters and handpicked subcontractors are all top notch.  We take pride in our low turnover rate, many of our staff has been with us for decades. Loyalty has always been a cornerstone in our foundation.  



  • 30+ Years in the industry

  • An unparalleled knowledge of best practices within the industry.

  • The ability to anticipate and eliminate problems before they become problems.

  • Extremely low employee turnover

  • A culture of quality and safety that translates into higher productivity.

  • A policy of promoting from within to keep knowledge and experience in the company and pass it on to younger workers.

  • Our team possesses a depth of knowledge and a level of skill that gives you the confidence of knowing that when it’s your reputation on the line, we will deliver.

  • We provide the highest quality union craftsmanship and specialize in detailed, complex, challenging construction projects to meet the needs of the most demanding clients





Rivco’s approach to projects is both professional and efficient.  I would recommend them from the simplest to most complex carpentry projects.
— Patrick Weatherup; Project Manager – Skanska USA Building
I would like to extend this letter of recommendation regarding the Drywall & Ceiling services provided by RIVCO Construction. For over 14 years I have had the pleasure of working with this company on several successful projects. From estimating all the way through to project completion, RIVCO provide unwavering dedication and know how to get the job done!
— Colm Morrissey; President - Coyle Contracting Corp
Rivco is a trusted and loyal partner.  From high quality workmanship in the field to timely and detailed pricing from the office, Rivco consistently delivers for us.
— Sean Clune; Vice President – Clune Construction Company
I have always found Rivco to be a very responsive firm, with high quality service from estimating thru punch list. I would not hesitate to use, or recommend, them again.
— Ken Perry; Vice President – Tishman Construction Corp
I have worked with Rivco for 25+ years, they have always provided high quality service with attention to detail, safety and schedule. I would be confident on any project with them and look forward to future works.
— Eamonn Brennan, VP of Operations, Structure Tone Inc.
I have known and worked with Pat Costigan for well over 20 years, his Professionalism and attention to detail has helped ensure the success of the projects we have worked on together. I would have no issue recommending Rivco for any size project.
— Patrick Reidy, President – Reidy Contracting Group
Working with Rivco Construction over the past 24 years has been extremely rewarding. Their Knowledge and expertise has been nothing but outstanding. This relationship will continue and I would highly recommend Rivco for all of your carpentry needs
— Anthony Verderosa, Vice President – Island Taping Inc