it's all about
the connection

Who we are
Jesse, David, and Mark draw from years of extensive experience and use it to our client’s advantage. The structure of our firm is built on the seamless overlap of our individual areas of strength: pre-construction and estimating project management field supervision and operations. Each of the three principals has an extensive track record of delivering fast-paced complex projects with stringent budgets and challenging schedules.


JDM is a privately held, full-service general contracting firm, founded with the desire to partner with select clients who share our passion for crafting spaces that inspire.

Our success and reputation are the results of delivering high-quality results on complex projects, with quick timelines and intricate budgets.

By dedicating hands-on support from our senior personnel, we ensure each project benefits from our strength in Pre-Construction/Estimating, Methodized Project Management, and Detailed Field Operations.

The Proof

“I just want to say that you have done a fantastic job on these projects and you are an absolute pleasure to work with.  Thank you. I told Mark and Jesse earlier this week that the whole project has been very smooth and JDM is a class act. Here’s to more projects together!!”

Joshua McCrow
Gardiner & Theobald Inc.
Over the years, Jesse, David, and Mark have developed invaluable relationships within the A+D industry. Their strong rapport with architects, designers, city agency members, subcontractors, and consultants has resulted in trusted partnerships with our clients.


Jesse has over 30 years of construction experience. He started his career as a carpenter at a young age and climbed the ladder to become one of the most respected field superintendents in the industry. His responsibilities include site supervision, coordination of all field activities, participation in the creation of construction schedules for each project, coordination with local permitting and inspection agencies, quality control, and close coordination with subcontractors, building management and engineers, and building security. Jesse’s high level of professionalism and personable demeanor has resulted in strong and long-lasting relationships with design professionals, landlords, and city inspectors. In addition to personally supervising project construction, Mr. Paniagua manages all the field operations of our company. | 213.814.9430


David has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of construction and has been a key member of many major projects in the Los Angeles area. David’s focus has been pre-construction, cost control, and cost management. He has worked closely with architects and designers, construction managers, and end-users to create detailed and robust budgets, thorough analysis of project feasibility, and value engineering. He has a Master of Civil Engineering degree from the University of Southern California. | 213.800.2188


Mark has 35 years of experience in the construction industry. He has a hands-on and detail-oriented management style that focuses on the key elements of budget, schedule, quality, and process. Mark has completed many successful projects ranging in size from 3,000 SF to 280,000 SF across many market sectors such as finance & investment, technology, retail, legal, entertainment, advertising, showroom, high-end residential, and museum. He has a BSc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying and Project Management from the University of Wales. | 213.800.21878


valued relationships

Above all else, we prioritize our relationship with our clients, partners, and industry colleagues. JDM’s commitment to service lasts long after the project is completed and this is the cornerstone of our business. That is why a sizeable amount of our work is repeat business.


leadership involvement

Our most senior personnel are actively involved in each project from commencement to completion. The company principals are involved in each phase of every project from award to closeout.


respect for craft

Our established bonds are based on a creative, proactive, and hands-on approach to all aspects of our projects. JDM truly respects the talent of our A+D partners and this is reflected in our attention to the intricate details of construction.