Lenny dedicated his 30-year professional career working for the City of Chicago as Foreman of Hoisting Engineers. Managing a staff of over 100 employees, Lenny was viewed as a leader and project executor. During his tenure in this position, Lenny developed strong leadership skills while maintaining the respect of a very large crew. In addition, he gained a wide-range of construction knowledge and established many close relationships in the construction industry.
As a quintessential go-getter, Lenny has been simultaneously developing his successful contracting business for over two decades. Fully retired from the city, Lenny now dedicates his full-time efforts to J & L.
David De Bruler
After achieving his B.S. in Business Management from Roosevelt University, Dave's earliest professional years were spent in entrepreneurial, management and customer service roles. Home construction management eventually led him to the commercial real estate management field.
During his career at Chicagoland Commercial Real Estate, Dave regularly retained the services of J & L Construction as one of Chicagoland Commercial's preferred general contracting partners. It was during this time that Lenny and Dave had the opportunity to work together on many construction projects. After working in this capacity for several years, it was noted by many that their skill sets and natural bond needed to transition into a powerful partnership.