Full-service construction management and general contracting firm Holt Construction Corp. (Pearl River, N.Y.) has appointed Patricia Zugibe CEO.

Zugibe is the first women to lead the company in its 100-plus-year history. She joins Jack Holt, chairman, and Christopher Asaro, president, in leading the executive management team.

She started her tenure at the firm in 2014 as in-house counsel. Prior to joining Holt Construction, Zugibe  was a partner in PVZ Development a residential rental property company, and owner of North Rockland Developers Inc. and Zugibe Construction Inc.