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Company History

Incorporated in 1939, Margolis Company began as a retailer of plants and produce. Over the decades, our passion for horticulture and construction led us to focus on landscaping services. Today, after over 80 years in business we have developed into a commercial landscaping company offering a variety of services. We specialize in exceptional, technically challenging, commercial landscape construction.

Our commitment to quality has helped make us an industry leader in landscape installation. 

Meet Our Team
Jerry Romero

Owner, President 

Jerry combines his degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Wisconsin with over 33 years of experience at Margolis. Jerry currently serves as President, while also fulfilling duties as an estimator, project manager, and field safety manager.

Chad Buran 

Owner, Vice President

Chad is a Licensed Landscape Architect who graduated with a masters from the University of Minnesota. He has over 15 years of combined experience, both in the design phases and construction phases, with projects of all sizes. 

Blake Barnett

Operations Manager 

Blake has nearly 10 years of experience in the landscape industry, and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors in Environmental Design. He now estimates and manages projects with a focus on scheduling and field operations.

Will Walz

Project Manager Assistant 

Will is the newest member of the Margolis team. He is a recent college graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Operations Management, and Data Analytics.  He has worked in the landscaping industry for close to 5 years.

Amber Romero

Admin & Finance Manager

Over the years Amber has held a variety of positions at Margolis company as an office assistant, nursery laborer, crew member,  and  as a project manager assistant. Today she manages the Admin & Finance department. 

Laura Dworak

Office Administrator 

Laura  joined the Margolis team in spring of 2023. Today she manages accounts payables and payroll. 

Mary Lindman

Senior Estimator

Mary has more than two decades of experience in the construction industry, with knowledge of all the ins and outs of the estimating and project management processes.  She loves to garden with her husband and dogs at home in Stillwater.

Our Crews

Foremen and Crew Members

Our crew members belong to either the Local 563 Laborers Union or the Local 49ers Operators Union. We are proud to say our Foremen have an average of 14 years experience at Margolis Company and our crew members have an average of 7 years experience

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