About Our Staff

When Jeffrey E. Donath founded Connecticut Coastal Construction, LLC nineteen years ago, his main objective was restoring and renovating old homes throughout the New England shoreline of Connecticut and Rhode Island. He continues that tradition to this day, providing antique home restoration, sill repair, and custom cabinetry services throughout Coastal Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Our history of success is derived primarily from being firmly committed to meeting our clients unique restoration-renovation needs. Our commitment to quality and excellence standards is the trademark that distinguishes Connecticut Coastal Construction from the competition.

Jeffrey E. Donath - Owner, Master Carpenter and Job Foreman

With over twenty years of experience in restoring and renovating homes, Jeffrey has earned a premier reputation in the building industry as a master craftsman in fine custom cabinetry and millwork. Jeffrey’s work ethic has always been to provide his customers with high quality, always meeting and surpassing their expectations. Nine years ago, Jeffrey added a subsidiary company, Connecticut Cabinetry and Millwork, to complement the type of restoration-renovation work that Connecticut Coastal Construction is recognized for.

Jeffrey Kelly - Carpenter

Jeff has over seventeen years of experience in the field. His background is in structural engineering. His extensive knowledge of construction materials makes him an invaluable member of our team.

Karen Oakly - Custom Paint Designer

Karen has been in the business for over fifteen years as a master paint design finisher. She specializes in transforming old rooms and cabinets into pieces of art. This process adds a nice finishing touch to our restoration /renovation projects. Karen also applies custom finishes to all our unique custom built-ins and cabinetry work.

Our Contractors

We are very discerning about the sub-contractors we hire. We use only the most reliable licensed sub-contractors to ensure that your project gets done right and to our high quality standards.