History of Mazza

Brothers Milo and Ed Mazza founded Mazza Brothers in 1932. The company specialized in sheet metal work; siding and roofing; aluminum doors, windows and awnings; as well as heating and ventilation systems. In 1965, the company was incorporated as Mazza Sheet Metal, Inc. with Milo Mazza, Walter Kula and Joseph DeRose serving as corporate officers. What was originally founded as a small sheet metal and roofing shop had evolved into a full service mechanical contractor. In 2007 the company name was changed to Mazza Mechanical Services, Inc. to better reflect its status as a full service mechanical contractor.


1932 Mazza Brothers Founded - Founded as Mazza Brothers by Milo and Edd Mazza, the company began as a sheet metal fabrication shop producing everything from roofing, screen doors, awnings and windows to ductwork for ventilation and heating systems.

1965 Mazza Sheet Metal - The company was incorporated as Mazza Sheet Metal Inc. with Milo Mazza, Walter Kula and Joseph DeRose serving as corporate officers.

1974 Joseph DeRose - Joseph DeRose became the sole owner. Today, the business continues to be privately owned and operated by the family.

1994 Dan and Ledgie DeRose - Joseph’s sons, Daniel, President, and Ledgie, Vice President, took over management of the business after the death of their father.

2003 Award - Named one of Western New York’s Top Private Companies for recognition of the firm’s energy, dedication, skill and vision.

2004 Award - Olean Historical Society Award for 50 years of service to the community.

July of 2004 Jamestown Office - Mazza opened an office in Jamestown to better serve it’s rapidly growing southern NY and PA clientele. The Jamestown office consists of engineering and sales staff.

December of 2004 Linc Service - acquired Linc Services franchise for the Buffalo territory to offer proactive preventative maintenance solutions.

2006 Award - Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce awarded Mazza Mechanical Service the Enterprising Business Award.

2007 Transition & Growth - The company integrated as Mazza Mechanical Services to better reflect its status as a full-service mechanical contractor.

July of 2007 Buffalo Office - Mazza opened an office in Orchard Park as part of the vision for growing our Buffalo customer base.

2009 $1M in Maintenance - Mazza received the Maintenance Base Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding performing in over $1 million in Linc Service Maintenance base.

2011 Award - Alfred University College of Business awarded Mazza Mechanical the Galaris Award for Excellence in Family Business.


Click here for the Mazza Timeline PDF spanning over 80 years.


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