While learning all he could about the operation, Mr. Bonelli became the main contact between Ranshaw Fuel Oil Plumbing & Heating, and the customers both new and old. He began going out, making sure all the customers were satisfied, and also was gaining new customers at a fast pace. Mr. Bonelli was responsible for retaining customers in several acquisitions made during his 40 years. He developed a fondness in providing personalized customer service, to ensure that everyone was happy. Mr. Bonelli was a very influential part in growing the business by leaps and bounds. At the height of success Mr. Bonelli was heading a sales team of over 7 Salesmen, as the business had more than tripled its customer base.
By the late 1980’s, Mr. Bonelli had convinced his father Rudolph to start investing in Real Estate. He was actively searching for both commercial and residential properties. Mr. Bonelli worked closely with his father whom has over 50 years experience a builder, Licensed Plumber, and intelligent businessman. Many of the properties were renovated to perfection or rebuilt for maximum usage.
Completed projects include:
129 St College Point- 1994
This building located in College Point Queens is a 6000 sq. ft. one story & Mezzanine Concrete Masonry and Brick structure. The building proposed a challenge when additional attention was required to the foundation due to the subgrade underlayment. Long span joists were necessary for the roof construction to provide for a sophisticated drainage system.
14-76 163 Street Beechhurst NY- 1997
This residential home was an existing one family dwelling. The design called for a colonial style exterior. The exterior and interior details involved the use of high skilled labor in which Gary Bonelli had the expertise and hands-on knowledge to make the entire project flawless. The building was the recipient of the Queens Chamber of Commerce award for design excellence.
153-17 Jamaica Avenue Jamaica NY 2001
This three story office building was fully renovated to accommodate office space for state funded agencies. The buildings consist of two separate structures facing Jamaica Avenue and 90th Road, and are located within the Special Downtown Jamaica District. The renovation involved a total gut job and finishes had to satisfy the requirements of the proposed state agencies as tenants. Mr. Bonelli executed the project in a timely manner with no time delay, and a smooth construction process.
164 Street Beechhurst NY 2005
This is a two story high end residential custom one family home. The timing and execution of this project and the handling of all the trades involved was impeccable here. All of the stone and millwork details called for on the design required a tremendous amount of coordination and experience with all the trades to achieve the final product desired by the owner. The final product shows the high level of difficulty and how well executed it was to the end. The entire project took nine months from the time the house was knocked down, and rebuilt, and moved in.
22-42 129 Street College Point:
This 3,000 sq foot complete office build-out was custom built to suit a growing business. Suited with three private offices, eight large cubicle workstations, and a custom built reception area with office showroom. Also, featuring a state of the art conference room, and kitchen area. The buildout also included a steel mezzanine area in the garage for storage.
Mr. Bonelli’s strong commitment to his customers, and their satisfaction is what is most important to him. When taking on a project, big or small rest assured that the project will be coordinated efficiently so that there is no time wasted. From the bid process, to coordinating the specific trades, to price shopping, to obtaining the final inspections know that your project will be closely supervised personally by Mr. Bonelli. Mr. Bonelli prides himself on getting the project completed in the most efficient time saving manner as possible.