The Professionals behind the scenes


John is the CEO of A1 Group. His role is the visionary and leader of A1. John has been in the family roofing business since he was a teenager. He also worked throughout his time in college, and has been full time since 2004. John started at the company as a helper, and has worked his way up the ladder through the organization to the position he is at currently. He is active in the community, and a member of the Young Presidents Organization. John is active in his parish at Infant Jesus Church, in Port Jefferson. He is an active member of the CMA and Finance Committees of the Parish. He has served on the fundraising board for the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Lloyd Harbor. He is a Third-degree knight in the Knights of Columbus Joan of Arc Council. John holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from St. Joseph’s College. John has been married to his high school sweetheart, Erin for 16 years. They have three children and reside in Mt. Sinai, where they grew up. John likes to play golf and to spend time with his family.

John Malizia


Vincent is the Chief Operating Officer and an Owner of A1 Group. He began his journey in the roofing industry at A1 Roofing in 1998. Vincent is committed to supervising the day-to-day operations, and overseeing the production of over 15 crews daily. Vincent is also dedicated to A1 Group’s New Business Development. He graduated with a degree in Business Management from St. Josephs College. Vincent and his wife Danielle have 3 beautiful girls- Sienna, Talia, and Daniela. During his free time, he enjoys golfing. He also enjoys giving back to the community through charities, such as St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Vincent Malizia

COO & Co - Owner

Eliatt A. Di Lieto, CPA, CVA is the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Development Officer of A-1 Group. In this role, Eliatt is responsible for the strategic financial management, as well as, implementation of corporate policies and procedures of the A-1 Group entities. Eliatt is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Valuation Analyst licensed in the state of New York. Eliatt’s executive and management experience is extensive. Prior to joining A-1 Group, Eliatt held various positions in private industry and public accounting. He has served as a CFO in multiple private companies. He has provided consulting services including: coaching, mentoring, leadership education, team building and organizational assessment, in his own consulting firm. Prior to these positions, Eliatt spent 17 years at a Long Island based public accounting firm. At the firm, he served as the partner-in-charge of the firm’s healthcare, litigation support, and business valuation practices. Before becoming an accountant, Eliatt worked for 15 years for a large corporation in various management positions. He was responsible for more than 200 employees in the day-to-day operations of the company.

Elliatt A. Di Lieto

CFO & Corporate Development Officer

Maria is the HR Director of A1 Group. She has worked with A1 since 2012 and has developed A1 Group’s HR department. She is an active member of SHRM National and SHRM-LI. Maria oversees the department in recruitment, new hire onboarding, employee relations, and payroll processes. Maria guides the A1 team and implements compliance and best practices, policy and procedure development, training and team development, and performance management. She also heads compensation planning and benefits administration. Maria is responsible for instituting an efficient and cutting-edge payroll software system in 2021. Maria is excited to be a part of a thriving and expanding company. She looks forward to continuing collaborative efforts, in developing and elevating the A1 team to work towards the company’s vision and aspirations. Maria majored in Child Study and Communications at St. Joseph’s College. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2009. Maria and her husband Andrea have two boys, Gianluca and Lorenzo. She loves spending time with family, traveling, and watching her sons’ sporting events.

Maria Zichi

HR Director

Scott Balsamo is A1 Group’s Warehouse Manager and Purchasing Agent. He is responsible for ordering materials for the warehouse and specific projects. He creates PO’s for all A1 orders, to enable tracking and checks costs. He schedules material, and delivers to job sites. He also monitors vendor pricing, to ensure fair and competitive rates. Scott maintains all company vehicles, by keeping up to date on inspections and any repairs needed. Before joining the A1 team, Scott spent 30 years as a union worker for Nassau Suffolk Lumber / Teamster for local 1205. He started off as a forklift operator / truck driver and was promoted to yard supervisor at 25 years old. He ran the yard for 25 years and retired from there in 2018. Scott has coached little league baseball and softball for 8 years. He has 3 children Joey, Danielle and Alexis. He is a proud grandfather to his granddaughter Charlotte. Scott loves spending his free time traveling with his beautiful fiancé, Jenn.

Scott Balsamo

Warehouse Manager

Robert Plotke has been in the Commercial Roofing Industry for 15 Years. He started on the Crew, then moved into Estimating and Project Management, where he continues to excel. He has worked for A1 Family Group Since July 2020. Robert has a B.S. degree from SUNY Farmingdale. He lives in Bay Shore and enjoys skiing and traveling.

Robert Plotke

Project Manager / Estimator

Kevin has been at A1 roofing for over five years. He is currently a Project Manager and Estimator. He started in the construction business in 2001, as a helper on a residential framing crew. Before joining the A1 team, Kevin was a general contractor for commercial buildings. Kevin lives locally with his wife Lyndsey and two children-Sophia and Vinny. His keys to success are always to do the right thing, and being honest. In his free time, he enjoys coaching his son’s tee-ball team, golfing, playing softball, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Kevin Reilly

Commercial Project Specialist

James Cashin is the Operations Manager of A1 Roofing. He is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of A1 Roofing. James comes from an engineering and construction management consulting firm, where he managed publicly funded commercial projects. James graduated from Siena College with a B.S. in business and a focus in management. James lives in Port Jefferson Station with his wife and 2 young boys. His free time is spent with his family, at the beach, and golfing.

James Cashin

Operations Manager

Ashley Langlois is the Commercial Accounts Manager at A-1 Roofing. She previously held a position as a Lead Schedule Coordinator at a local home infusion company, for over 10 years. Ashley is originally from Sayville, but currently calls Port Jefferson her home. She lives with her husband & best friend P.J, their 3-year-old daughter Peyton and their 4-year-old Maltipoo Duncan. In her time away from work, she loves to cook, travel, and spend as much time with her family as possible!

Ashley Langlois

Commercial Account Manager

Erik has been a Project Estimator for A-1 since 2019. He holds a BA degree in Psychology and is a Certified Personal Development Coach. He has worked in various aspects of building and construction, as well as many other fields such as coaching, counseling, and retail. Erik handles estimates and sales for residential projects, plus multiple property management accounts. He also assists with various office and training aspects of the A-1 day-to-day operations. Whether he is in the office or out in the field, Erik feels that the most important values for success are empathy and understanding. He strives to be relatable and adaptable to the best of his ability. Erik is a 12th generation Long Islander who lives in South Setauket with his wife and 2 children. He is an avid rock climber, who loves to spend his free time outdoors. He has an obsession for learning, is fond of many types of music, and has passion for cooking...and eating!

Erik Cline

Project Estimator

Michael Miller is an integral part of the A1 roofing team as a project estimator. He began his career at A1 roofing over 20 years ago. Michael understands the investment that home and commercial projects require. He is a warm, helpful guide that aids the clients in the decision making process for each and every project. Michael was born and raised on Long Island, in Mt. Sinai. He now resides in Islip with his beautiful wife Maureen, where they plan to start their family.

Michael Miller

Project Estimator

Patrick started with A1 roofing in March of 2021. He started with A1 as a commercial roofing apprentice working on various commercial projects. Patrick has learned the trade of roofing hands-on, while working with our highly skilled foreman, mechanics and laborers. Recently, he began his new position as a project estimator. To prepare himself for his new role, Patrick has had the pleasure of training with a number of our company project managers, salesmen, and estimators. Prior to working for A1, Patrick studied management at York college of Pennsylvania and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2020. While attending college, Patrick also worked as a carpenter during the summer months. This is where he originally found his passion for construction and the roofing Industry. When he is away from work, Patrick enjoys staying active by playing golf, softball and volleyball.

Patrick Biemer

Project Estimator

Reina is a Customer Service Representative for A1 Roofing. She is responsible for taking care of all customers’ needs. She takes in all incoming calls for new potential customers and schedules the estimators for the potential leads. Reina directs all incoming calls to the appropriate departments and helps customers with scheduling. Reina graduated from Suffolk Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Stony Brook. She has over 20 years of Customer Service experience, and 10 years of management experience. She worked at the restaurant Pasta Pasta for over 17 years, as a server and an assistant manager. Reina met her husband while working at Pasta Pasta. They have been married for over 12 years and have 2 boys.

Reina Siefert

Customer Service Representative

Ashley is a customer service representative for A1 Group. She is responsible for handling incoming leads, scheduling, and resolving customer issues. She is a new addition to the team, however she comes with over 9 years of customer service experience. Prior to this position, she worked in the ice cream industry. She lives with her wonderful fiancé and is a proud dog mom. One of her passions is making people smile, and ensuring they are confident with the services being provided to them.

Ashley Neftleberg

Customer Service Representative

Evelyn Velasquez is the Human Resources Assistant at A1 Roofing. She has a recruitment and management background. She has handled hiring qualified candidates for various positions in the industrial field, and organized day-to-day office tasks. Evelyn is currently attending Grand Canyon University. She is pursuing her B.S in Human Resources Management. In her free time, Evelyn loves scootering to the beach with her furry best friend, Kiki and traveling to warm places with her partner, Tom.

Evelyn Velasquez

HR Assistant

Join OUr Team

At A1 Roofing, we are committed to integrity, trust, and tradition. This extends to our team the same way it does our clients. When you join the A1 Roofing team, you join the fastest growing roofing company on Long Island and the ranks of the most qualified roofing professionals in the area.

About the A1 Group

We’re a knowledgeable, trustworthy and reliable team of roofers – a respectable, close-knit crew that welcomes you as part of the family. We treat you the way you want to be treated – personable, honest and straightforward – void of all gimmicks and high-pressure sales tactics. We would rather tell you the truth than make the sale. It’s the reason our clients become not just satisfied home and business owners but also life-long friends.


51 Nesconset Hwy
Port Jefferson Station NY 11776

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Phone: 1 631 928 1826