Our Team

BARNES buildings will provide the following personnel to manage and construct your building project in the most professional and expedient manner to meet its commitments to you and the challenging schedule presented.

Marty Barnes Chief Executive Officer

Sales, Estimating, Operations and General Management:  Marty started Barnes Buildings in 1996 and remains owner and President of Barnes Buildings.  He is responsible for the general oversight and management of all projects from initial design and value engineering input through completion.

Education: Wentworth institute:  Graduate 1973 Architectural Engineering Technology. Certified 20-year Roof Replacement Warranty by MBCI / Metallic Building Company.  Metallic Buildings erector certification.  Metal Buildings Institute Certification.

Construction History:  Since 1974 has been involved in the design and general construction of commercial and industrial buildings and particularly specializing in the use of pre-engineered steel structures.  His job responsibilities have ranged from structural steel and metal building detailer following graduation from Wentworth, to Project Management, Site Supervisor, Steel Erection Foreman, Sales Manager and Customer Service Coordinator for metal building manufacturer(s), Vice President of a General Contracting firm.

Tony Barnes President

General Management of Erection and Installation of Engineered Building Systems: Tony is responsible for oversight of all field operations including directing personnel and scheduling of crews and equipment.

Sales, Estimating and Management of Steel Fabrication Facility: Tony executes all aspects of our steel fabrication facility in Hanover, MA where we fabricate structural steel and miscellaneous iron projects. Much of this work is either interrelated to our pre-engineered projects and/or standalone projects. Tony may also be involved in estimating and sales of engineered steel and wall panel projects as well.

Education: Wentworth Institute Construction Management. Has attended and completed all training requirements for NCI-Metallic Buildings national builders. Metal Buildings Institute Certification.

Construction History: Tony has worked in the field for BARNES buildings since 1996 starting at the age of 16, and has worked as an Ironworker, Metal Building Assembler and Welder. He has progressed through the company as a Foreman, Project Manager, Estimator, and Sales. He has been operating as General Manager of the Steel Fabrication facility since 2006. Tony also serves as the current President for the New England Chapter of the MBCEA, a national organization dedicated to the professional advancement of metal building contractors and erectors throughout the country.

Tim Allison Executive Vice President

Project Management of Engineered Building Systems:  Tim is directly involved with the management of our construction projects. He is responsible for procurement and scheduling of the engineered building system and all materials required for the project. He is intimately involved with all details, coordination and interaction with our supplier(s) through the construction process.  Tim is also an OSHA 40 certified safety officer and has been responsible for implementation of our safety program.

Education: Associate in Applied Science Graduate Wentworth Institute & 1980 BS Civil Engineering Technology Southeastern Massachusetts University.  OSHA 40 Hour Train the Trainer #500 certified.  Has attended and completed all training requirements for NCI-Metallic Buildings national builders. Metal Buildings Institute Certification.

Construction History:  Since 1980 in all project management positions.  Employed with Barnes Buildings from 1996 to present, and served as Vice President of Project Management from 2005-2021.

Anthony Poliatti Vice President of Project Management

Assists in wide variety of tasks and helps to coordinate and oversee all details of project management including interaction with our building supplier and other vendors during the construction process.

Education: Wentworth Institute: Graduate 2011 Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering.  Successfully completed the Metal Building Institute’s comprehensive national erector training program and is certified as an MBI Quality Assured Craftsman.

Construction History: Prior to joining BARNES buildings Anthony worked for the Town of Milton, the City of Boston and a private firm on the South Shore assisting them in their engineering departments.

Lynne Barnes Chief Financial Officer

Lynne directs all finance, accounting and reporting activities and is responsible for the development, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information. She maintains the company’s system of accounts and fiscal records and prepares financial analysis of all areas of operation in order to appraise operating results and effectiveness of the organization and for the guidance of management.

Lynne is also the primary contact for all employee benefits, property, comp and liability insurances.

Education: Northeastern University – Business Administration

Construction History: Lynne came on board in 2009 and has worked diligently to integrate our financial, HR and IT functions to further enhance and serve our construction efforts.

Prior to joining BARNES Lynne was in the banking industry for 15 years and held the position of Senior Executive V.P. where she was in charge of all regional sales and operations for one of the nations’ largest retail lenders.


Rob Edmonds Assistant Project Manager

Rob performs a wide variety of tasks from conception to completion including collaboration with client, engineers and architects and interaction and coordination with our supplier(s) and other vendors throughout the construction process.

Chris Gunter Vice President of Field Operations

Chris manages and directly supervises field erection and installation of the Engineered Steel Structure, Roof and Wall systems.

Education: Has attended and completed all training requirements for NCI-Metallic Buildings national builders. Metal Buildings Institute Certification.

Construction History:  Chris has been a valuable member of the BARNES team since 2002 and has erected over 3,000,000 SF of Steel Structures and Engineered Steel Systems since 1999. He served as Director of Field Operations from 2015 – 2021.

Katie Vecchione Office Manager

Katie provides support in all areas of general administration and assists in all functions of office management, including human resources and marketing.

Education: Quincy College – Business Administration

Construction History: Katie has been a valuable member of the BARNES team since 2008. She also acted as Managing Director of the 

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