The Real Deal New York

This month in history: NYC investors back new George A. Fuller Company

By Adam Pincus | March 17, 2015 05:00PM

From the March issue: A heavyweight group of New York City money men including a former mayor, a prominent real estate executive and a top banker formed the nucleus of a reconfigured George A. Fuller Company, a national construction firm that was one of the first of its kind, 114 years ago this month. The reorganization followed the death of George Fuller, the co-founder of the original company, which he launched in Chicago in 1882 and expanded to New York in 1896. Fuller died in 1900, and his son-in-law, Henry Black, organized the new company. [more]