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A Legacy of Constructing Excellence

For generations, our legacy of constructing excellence endures. We're dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative, transformative spaces that stand the test of time.

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Who We Are

Scherrer Construction has been a prominent construction management firm in Wisconsin since 1928. We have built our legacy through quality construction and strong client relationships, serving commercial construction and luxury custom home construction markets.

Our nearly century-old tradition is built on performance, value, and integrity. We are more than just builders; we are partners in bringing visions to life.

What We Do

Scherrer Construction has expertise in multiple markets, including educational infrastructures and luxury homes. Each project showcases our superior craftsmanship and customized approach.

We specialize in new construction, strategic expansions, meticulous renovations, and comprehensive facility maintenance services. Our primary objective is to provide tailored solutions for each project that align with our clients' unique requirements and visions, resulting in exceptional and top-grade structures.

We place great emphasis on understanding the specific needs of our clients and delivering personalized services that exceed expectations. Our commitment to quality is unwavering, and we strive to achieve excellence in every aspect of our projects.

Three Scherrer Construction workers inside a large municipal project confer on designs on a digital tablet.

Founding Fathers/Philosophies

Since 1928, Vin and Elmer Scherrer established an enduring tradition of superior craftsmanship. They created and grew a company that was built on a foundation of superior workmanship, a team environment, and a sense of pride in the communities served.

Today, Vin’s grandson James E. Scherrer is the third-generation President and CEO of Scherrer Construction. Jim continues the tradition of quality by following the lessons he learned from his field experience and the mentoring of his father and grandfather. 

Elmer Scherrer, Co-Founder of Scherrer Construction in 1928 in Wisconsin.
Elmer Scherrer


Vin Scherrer, Co-Founder of Scherrer Construction in 1928 in Wisconsin.

Vin Scherrer

James V. Scherrer, Chairman of Scherrer Construction in Wisconsin.
James V. Scherrer
James E. Scherrer, President & CEO of Scherrer Construction in Wisconsin.

James E. Scherrer
President & CEO

The Daily Reporter Top Projects 2022

Recent Awards

AGC Build Wisconsin Award 2018, 2019, 2021
The Daily Reporter Top Projects 2018, 2019, 2021, 2023
The Daily Reporter Newsmakers of the Year Awards 2017, 2018
AGC Build Wisconsin Award 2016
AGC Safety Excellence Award 2016
General Contractor of the Year 
Masonry Excellence Award
AIA WI Contractor Award

Scherrer Through the Years

The history of Scherrer construction began in the early 18th century and continues to this day, scroll to read about Scherrer throughout the years.


Vin and Elmer found Scherrer Construction and began building barns and cottages in Burlington, Wl and the surrounding communities.


The Scherrer families' reputation of building quality housing continues as Scherrer Construction becomes incorporated.


The need for quality construction spreads to the commercial, educational, religious, municipal and multi-family housing industries.


Vin Scherrer's son, James V. Scherrer, is elected president and continues the Scherrer tradition of quality craftsmanship throughout the years.


Scherrer Construction employs and trains LED accredited individuals to assist owners in going 'green throughout their construction project.


James V. Schererr's son, Jim, is elected president. Jim follows in his father's footsteps by continuing to focus on the values and service that made Scherrer Construction what it is today.


Scherrer Construction celebrates their 85th year in business!


Scherrer Construction starts a non-profit organization, Scherrer Cares, to help give back to the communities it


Scherrer opens a second office in Wausau, WI to develop new relationships and provide services to the Central and Northern WI area.


Scherrer Construction celebrates their 95th anniversary!

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