Michael J. Kriston

Mike Kriston is the VP of Business Development at McDonald York – a 102 year old commercial contractor headquartered in Raleigh, NC.  Mike has been a member of IFMA since 2009 and a member of the Communications Committee since 2010.  Mike is responsible for building and developing relationships in the Research Triangle Region in McDonald York’s Key Markets: Healthcare, Life Sciences, Technology, Corporate and General Commercial.  McDonald York has been a strong supporter of the IFMA Greater Triangle Chapter, and was awarded the Sponsor of the Year in 2011.


Mike was raised in the Mid-West and is a graduate of The Catholic University of America with a degree in Civil Engineering.  Mike moved to the region and joined McDonald York in 2008 after living in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Virginia working as a Project Engineer and Superintendent on various projects up and down the eastern seaboard. Despite attending a D-III school, Mike maintains a rabid obsession with the Ohio State Buckeyes and spends his time, running, hunting, and playing ice hockey.  Mike and his Wife Gina live in Durham with their son Tyler and their dog Tressel.