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From Our Valued Clients


"First Standard Construction's team and management is an absolute joy to work with. They provide reliable service and are readily available to discuss any and all changes or concerns we may have. We look forward to completing many more projects together in the future."

– Chris Jett, Director


"First Standard has been reconstructing luxury apartments in Tribeca and Soho and doing building renovations for us for eight years. We are demanding customers, and First Standard has delivered. Their ability to work with us, with our architects and with all the other trades involved is outstanding."

– Robert Moskowitz


"First Standard Construction and SMA Equities are connected by many years of cooperation on countless joint projects both past and present. First Standard Construction’s continued professionalism during the work process is consistently outstanding and very much valued, and for this reason we consider First Standard our chosen partner for advancement and top-tier results.

Damien Smith, the owner of First Standard Construction, is closely involved with all aspects and phases of the work executed, maintaining a bird’s eye view on every project. In addition, First Standard's large, talented available workforce allows Damien to build the right team specifically for each project, and to consistently deliver an ideal client experience. First Standard has continuously provided immediate response during business hours and beyond, demonstrating to us that they are available and working 24/7/365 alongside the SMA Equities team.

First Standard always meets or exceeds my expectations on all levels of our professional relationship. When faced with the most complicated, time-sensitive issues, First Standard has the capability and capacity to meet projected and coordinated deadlines either on or ahead of schedule. They are also respected for delivering creative solutions to the most complex of projects, and for excellence in troubleshooting any dilemmas. First Standard is always there to assist and to make recommendations to ownership, management, architects, and engineers. I always feel completely confident that, with First Standard front and center on my team, my projects will move forward through completion with stellar results."

- Omer Zwickel, Director of Asset Management & Construction, SMA Equities

In all that we do, one thing remains constant:


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