Vice President & General Manager, Epic Interiors
A twenty nine year employee of Epic, Mr. Robbins offers forty one years of experience in the construction industry. He has fulfilled various roles including carpenter, carpenter foreman, general foreman, superintendent, superintendent of manpower and site manager.
Mr. Policastro has twenty nine years construction experience including twenty five with Epic. As a project manager focusing primarily on interior renovations, his project management experience includes a great variety of project types and sizes, predominantly undertaken with challenging schedule requirements in and around occupied facilities.
Mr. Policastro is extremely collaborative and detail-oriented. He exemplifies a do-whatever-it-takes, roll-up-your-sleeves approach to meeting and exceeding the specific goals of each and every client.
Mr. Foley joined the Epic team in 2020 and has quickly proven his proficiency with strong communication and organizational skills. He provides technical direction to design, engineering, and production teams throughout project stages. His hard work and dedication shows with his expertise in supervising personnel and estimating labor.
Mr. Policastro has has been with Epic for twenty three years since joining us as an intern while finishing his degree at NJIT. He worked for three years as an estimator for our G.C. division and has now been estimating for Epic Interiors for the past nineteen years working on projects anywhere from $25,000 to $50M. He has acquired a thorough knowledge of building systems, creating a solid estimating and value engineering base. The largest value engineering savings are at the early stage of design and has very strong conceptual estimating ability. He leads all Epic Interiors estimates and provides budget estimating when needed. Mr. Policastro utilizes on-screen takeoff software to ensure accuracy in estimates. He maintains a historical database for purchase orders, subcontracts and productivity analysis reports for use in preparation of estimates.
Robert Epifano, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Robert Epifano, Jr. has been fully involved in Epic’s day to day operation since 1988. Growing up in the business, his many various roles within the organization were quite diverse. These positions included: warehouse support, field laborer, concrete pump oiler, surveyor, software programmer, estimator and various project specific supervisory roles. These experiences were foundational in his development and created a deep appreciation for the complexities of the construction industry. Rob is a proud alumnus of St. Joseph’s High School and New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Public Administration with a concentration in Finance.
An equal stockholder with his brother John, Rob’s primary focus as Chief Executive Officer is the overall financial, technological, administrative and risk management of the operating companies. Rob carries on the Epic family tradition of a personal or “hands-on” management style. His broad perspective and strong problem solving skills are invaluable in meeting the tactical and strategic demands of managing the Epic family of companies.
When not at work, Rob enjoys running, hiking with his family and time at the beach.
John Epifano has over thirty five years of building construction experience. During his evolution within the organization, he has been involved in virtually every aspect of the business at one time or another. Today, John’s role is oversight of Epic’s projects. His day-to-day involvement includes investigation of new opportunities, bid submission, field operations and related staffing. He personally participates in all estimates prior to submission, as well as in trade contractor buyouts. John chairs Epic’s internal value engineering and scope review meetings, enjoys deep dives into the details and is personally engaged in each of our projects. He remains an active member of the project team throughout the duration of the project both on and off-site.
He serves as a Trustee of the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey, and was previously a Trustee of Laborers Local 156.