Our Team

Alliance is a team of exceptional people maintaining a focus on providing the highest quality homes, the best service and the most effective building process.

Andrew Romanowski, President
Andy has a degree in Business Finance, plus 25 years of new home construction experience. He is the fomer president of Buffalo Niagara Builders Association and is a member of a municipal planning board. Having established Alliance Homes, Andy is responsible for all aspects of project management. In addition, he finalizes all fiscal decisions and directs the company’s continuing growth through ongoing land acquisitions. Contact him at andrew@alliancehomes.com.

Audrey Hillman, Sales & Design Coordinator
Audrey has a degree in Civil Technology and Architectural Design and more than 30 years’ experience in the construction/engineering field. Audrey, who joined Alliance in 1995, uses her creative talents to assist homeowners through the process of purchasing, designing and building an Alliance Home. Her enthusiasm for new home construction and her interest in people ensure that the homeowners’ dreams become reality. Contact Audrey at audrey@alliancehomes.com.

Darlene Rutkowski, Office Manager
Darlene has joined the Alliance Team with 25 years of Commercial, and Residential construction experience. She is responsible for many of the day-to-day happenings in the administrative office. Darlene makes it a point, to be available, to assist customers, and office associates with questions, requests and changes. Her outgoing personality makes her an important part of the Alliance Team.  Contact her at darlene@alliancehomes.com.

Brian Dussalt, Construction Manager
A Buffalo native, Brian brings 25 years of construction experience to Alliance homes.  Brian moved to Texas in the mid 90’s then on to Florida, and North Carolina.  Before returning to Buffalo in 2011 he had worked for three national builders and managed the construction of approximately 9,000 new homes.  His extensive knowledge of new construction and safety standards, as well as an outgoing personality  make him a valuable asset to the Alliance Homes team.  Contact Brian at brian@alliancehomes.com

Helene Abate, Sales and Design Coordinator              
Helene has over 30 years of Residential home building experience along with a degree in Architecture. Her main responsibility is assisting customers in designing their new homes, as they choose from the many custom options, that Alliance Homes has to offer. She is also responsible for the firm’s marketing and communications. Helene brings a positive attitude and much enthusiasm to the building process. Contact her at helene@alliancehomes.com.

Michael Kernitz, Production Manager
Mike is responsible for timely quote estimating and the construction of each home. Initially employed in 1992 on the Alliance tradesmen team, he has overseen the construction of more than 700 Alliance Homes. As a front-line employee, Mike is an integral part of the Alliance team, handling customer and tradesmen questions with ease. Contact Mike at mike@alliancehomes.com.

Jennifer Alberalla, Sales and Marketing Assistant
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design and brings almost 10 years of experience in the new construction industry to Alliance Homes.  She is responsible for assisting the Sales and Design Coordinators in providing clients the best possible building experience.  Jen also handles day to day marketing and social media for the firm.  Contact her at jen@alliancehomes.com.

Rodney Palmerton, Controller
Rodney joined Alliance Homes with 22 years of small business accounting experience, and is responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions. His attention to detail has quickly made Rodney a vital part of the Alliance team. Contact him at rodney@alliancehomes.com.

Sherry Reed Morse, Interior Design Associate

An interior designer for more than 15 years, Sherry works closely with our clients, forming a partnership that helps create a vision to ensure their new home clearly reflects their individual lifestyle.  Alliance clients can choose from an array of custom materials that will ultimately create an environment that encompasses their essence.

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