About us

    Restocon Corporation is a leading specialty construction firm operating across the United States from five regional offices. Each construction project is unique, but we bring the same level of skill, expertise, and quality to every engagement. Our team works to maintain our high standard of quality for construction while delivering projects on time and within budget. Our 20-year history has developed long-lasting relationships with architects, engineers, clients, property owners, and governmental agencies.

    We consider ourselves the leading parking garage contractors in the United States and we approach projects large and small with the same efficiency and effectiveness. Our employees—based in Tampa, Florida; Houston, Texas; Dallas, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia—share a strong company culture of safety and hard work. Michael Long, company CEO, explains, “Over 20 years we have worked extremely hard to become the leaders in the fields of commercial restoration, waterproofing, and parking garage repair.”

    • Carbon Fiber Strengthening
    • Concrete And Masonry Repairs
    • Post Tension Cable Replacement And Repair
    • Barrier Cable Systems And Repairs
    • Lifting And Shoring Structural Elements
    • Surface Preparation
    • Caulking And Sealants
    • Waterproof Membrane Coatings
    • Exterior Wall Coatings
    • Expansion Joint Systems
    • Historic Restoration
    • Floor Repair And Coating Systems
    • Roof Repair And Coating Systems

    Meet Our Team


    Robert Howell: Chairman

    Robert Howell founded Restocon in 1997 combining his years of specialized industry experience with a desire to provide better construction services and quality craftsmanship. Robert has extensive experience in restoration and repair of structures across the Southeast and especially in Florida. Projects have included specialized structural repair, historic restoration, and specialized strengthening systems. He also has worked with architects, engineers, consultants, property managers, and owners across the United States. Robert holds a State of Florida General Contractors License (CG-C057948) and a State of Florida Roofing and Waterproofing Contractors License (CC-C057569). He is also a member of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) and American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (SWRI).




    Long, MikeMichael Long: CEO 

    Michael Long has managed major concrete repair and restoration projects in the structural restoration and waterproofing field for over 20 years. Since opening Restocon’s Houston office he has continued to grow the business in Texas and surrounding states. His experience includes the installation of specialized concrete repair mortars, carbon fiber and carbon strip installation, waterproof sealant and coating applications, epoxy resin injection systems, urethane grout systems, and expansion joint repairs.Micheal is Post Tensioning Institute Level 2 Certified. Long is a State of Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Arkansas General Contractor. He is a Florida Certified General Contractor (CG-C1504586), Georgia Certified General Contractor (GCCO-002678), State of Florida Certified Roofing Contractor (CCC-1329411) and State of Florida Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate (SL3183388).





    Dale Shaffer: Historical Restoration Manager

    Dale Shaffer manages Restocon’s Historical Restoration Division and has 29 years experience specializing in restoration, waterproofing, and repair. Shaffer’s experience includes structural concrete repair, structural lifting, pressure grouting, epoxy and chemical grout injection and tuck-pointing, and the restoration and repair of historic structures. He has been involved in the restoration of some of the most significant historic structures in western Florida. Shaffer is experienced in managing on-site personnel, coordinating work, and project scheduling with owners representatives and project engineers. He is a Certified General Contractor in the state of Florida and is also a member of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI).





    Gobin, Sam

    Sam Gobin: Mid-South Regional Manager (Houston / Dallas / Memphis)

    Sam Gobin manages Restocon’s Houston Branch Office and has been with Restocon for over 3 years. Gobin has managed projects on high-rise office buildings, parking garages, high-end residences, and industrial buildings. His experience includes installation of carbon fiber and structural strengthening systems, façade & concrete restoration, waterproofing, and epoxy & urethane injection. Gobin has worked in the past as a Technician, Construction Supervisor, and Senior Project Manager in residential, and commercial projects. Gobin is Post-Tensioning Institute Level 2 certified, PMP (Project Management Professional) certified and has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree In Construction Management from University of Houston.






    Jeff D. Malpass, PE: South-East Regional Manager (Tampa / Atlanta)

    Jeff Malpass is a professional engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry managing projects of various sizes as both a general contractor and subcontractor.  Malpass manages Restocon’s Tampa Branch.  For the previous 13 years he managed a company involved in various types of concrete repair including structural concrete patching, carbon fiber, epoxy and urethane injection, and shotcrete application.  Malpass is a member of the American Concrete Institute, International Concrete Repair Institute, and the American Water Works Association.








    Terri Benjamin: Controller

    Terri Benjamin has extensive experience in finance and accounting with previous positions as a senior accountant, accounting manager, and cost analyst. She has worked for a number of large firms in industries as diverse as food and beverage, distribution, and consumer products. Benjamin has a degree from the University of Phoenix.







    Michael Matthews: Director of Technical Training

    Michael Matthews brings a career of construction and industry experience to Restocon and the corporate training program. His 30 years in construction includes work on parking garages, bridges, energy plants, elevated train systems, water treatment plants, and condominiums. His specialty is in concrete repair and waterproofing including work in structural re-strengthening, epoxy injection, removal and replacement of damaged structural concrete using specialized repair products and techniques, installation of specialized expansion joint systems, waterproof deck coating systems, chemical grouting, below grade waterproofing, roof coating systems and major structural concrete repairs. Matthews is certified with the Post-Tensioning Institute, ACI Concrete Field Testing, and OSHA and is a member of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI).





    Houston Office

    Ashish Patel: Estimator


    Magill, Jeromy

    Jeromy Magill: Project Manager


    Long, Ken

    Ken Long: Project Manager


    Sagastume, Gonzalo

    Gonzalo Sagastume: Operations Manager


    Long, Tyler

    Tyler Long: Resource Manager  


    Villarreal, Rose

    Rose Villarreal: Office Manager


    Valdez, Gabriella

    Gabriella Valdez: Administrative Assistant



    Tampa Office

    Randy Semiao: Operations Manager   


    Bill Howell: Project Manager


    James Hrybinczak: Resource Manager 


    Samantha Schaeffler: Project Coordinator 



    Dallas Office 

    Patrick Taylor: Senior Superintendent / Project Manager



    Atlanta Office 

    Waylon Mclemore: Operations Manager



    Corporate Office

    Claeys, Fay

    Fay  Claeys: Human Resources and Payroll Specialist


    Emily Long: Accounts Payable Lead


    Eric Blomberg: Senior Estimator