The people of Southern California have entrusted Pinner Construction with their building needs since 1919. Throughout the last century, the sustained growth of the firm, coupled with an unwavering commitment to excellence, has allowed us to provide top-tier customer service and truly one-of-a-kind project delivery to a variety of clients. We are proud to celebrate 102 years of Pinner trust and look forward to the next century and beyond.
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Building Trust & Quality Since 1919

Pinner Construction has been serving California for more than 101 years. In 1919, Arthur Thomas Pinner founded the company as an independent masonry contractor. Working amidst a post-war economic boom and increased demand for an assortment of new facilities, Pinner Construction recognized the growing need for quality workmanship and delivered on those demands while expanding and enriching its scope of work. Since its founding, Pinner has experienced sustained growth by providing quality services to the bustling Southern California construction industry.

Fast forward 100 years, Pinner Construction is led by CEO Dirk Griffin, an OCBJ 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year, and continues to build trust and quality with our valued clients and teams.

Possessing a broad knowledge base and having experience with all facets of construction, Pinner brings a level of expertise that is second to none.... Pinner's team of professionals is fully capable of delivering the very best for their clients."

Citrus College

Pinner Construction


Company founded by Arthur Thomas Pinner, an independent masonry contractor in San Pedro, California.


Prior to WWII, Pinner Construction begins building schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District.


A year after World War II ends, Pinner experiences significant growth from the post-war economic boom.


Pinner incorporates and becomes Pinner Construction Co., Inc.


Pinner is awarded “Builder of the Year” for the third time that decade.


Pinner relocates its headquarters to Anaheim, California.


Pinner Construction completes the first of many construction management projects for the Long Beach Unified School District.


Pinner Construction completes the first of many lease-leaseback projects for the Los Angeles Unified School District.


Pinner Construction completes the first of many LEED facilities for the Santa Monica Community College District.


Pinner Construction implements innovative BIM technology for the first time.


Dirk Griffin is named Pinner Construction's new Chief Executive Officer, bringing more than 26 years of experience in the financial and construction industries.


Pinner Construction celebrates its 100-year anniversary while continuing to deliver safe, sustainable, and quality projects for the bustling Southern California construction industry.


Pinner Construction is named an ENR Top Contractor, ENR Top Education Contractor, ENR Top Public Works Contractor, and among OCBJ's Best Places to Work and the OC Register's Top Places to Work. In a record-breaking year, CEO Dirk Griffin also receives an OCBJ Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Pinner is also recognized in OCBJ's list of Companies That Care.


Pinner earns a Great Places to Work Certification for the first time. In addition, the firm climbs the list as an ENR Top Contractor, ENR Top General Contractor, ENR Top Education Contractor, and ENR Top Green Projects Contractor. Not stopping there, once again, Pinner is named among the LABJ's list of Top Los Angeles County General Contractors and among OCBJ's Best Places to Work.

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