Lumber Person of the Year

The Lumber Person of the Year award is one of the highest honors given by one’s peers in the
lumber and building material industry and is awarded annually.

Jonas Kelly, JAY-K independent Lumber Corp.
2014 CNYRLDA Lumber Person of the Year

To learn more about Jonas, please click here.

CNYRLDA Past Lumber Persons of the Year
1986-2012

2012   Harry M. Ehle, Jr., (posthumously) Liverpool Lumber Company, Inc., Liverpool, NY
2011   Floyd Calkins, Reserve Supply of Central NY, Syracuse
2010   Chuck Handley, Burke’s Home Center, Oswego
2009   Retailer of the Year, Belknap Lumber Inc., Binghamton
2008   Retailer of the Year, JAY-K Independent Lumber Corp, New Hartford
2007   Gary Miller, Baker-Miller Lumber, Inc., Groton
2006   Joel Robinson, Robinson Lumber, Elmira
2005   Bill Foley, The Builder’s Choice Lumber Co., Auburn
2004   Ken Jackson, Reeb Millwork Corp., Syracuse
2003   Jack Burns, JAY-K Independent Lumber Corp., New Hartford
2002   Bill Brunner, Endicott Lumber and Box Co., Endwell
2001   Richard Hannafan, Reserve Supply of Central NY, Syracuse
2000   John H. Beecher, Linn S. Chapel, Inc., Elmira
1999   Jack Thoden, H.R. Myers Lumber Co., Inc., Boonville
1998   Michael Hovancik, Belknap Lumber, Inc., Binghamton
1997   Vincent Giarrusso, Giarrusso Building Supplies, Syracuse
1996   Gerald Miller, Baker-Miller Lumber, Groton
1995   William B. Handley, T.J. Burke Lumber Corp., Oswego
1994   Raymond Tomeny, Reserve Supply of Central NY, Syracuse
1993   Kenneth DeMunn, J.T.S. Lumber, Inc., Cortland
1992   Julian Webb, Webb & Sons, Inc., Sherburne
1991   Lawrence O’Brien, Neal-O’Brien BMC, Oswego
1990   Kevin Kelly, JAY-K Independent Lumber Corp., New Hartford
1989   Wesley P. Browning, Reserve Supply of Central NY, Syracuse
1988   Robert M. Baker, Sr., Baker-Miller Lumber, Groton
1987   Herbert Edwards, Jr., Skaneateles Supply Co., Skaneateles
1986   James Morgan, Reeb Millwork Corp., Syracuse