About Ingersoll Painting and construction

About Us

Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Certified

Our vision is to provide superior quality painting and building restoration services to our customers and the community. We are committed to provide employment for our employees in a safe environment that offers opportunity for personal and corporate growth.

Ingersoll Painting & Construction has been serving the Greater Buffalo and Western New York region for 3 generations and over 60 years. Most of our employees have worked with us for 10 years or more, and have made high-quality craftsmanship their career, not just a job. Founded in 1955 by the Ingersoll family, Ingersoll Painting & Construction, Inc. specialize in residential, religious, industrial and commercial work. We are a National Award recipient for several landmark buildings including St. Paul’s Cathedral in Buffalo, Westminster Church in Buffalo, and St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh.

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • BOMA (Greater Buffalo Building Owners and Managers Association)
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Licensed Contractor City of Buffalo
  • Preservation Coalition of Erie County


About the Owner, Sue Ellen Elvers

Sue Ellen Elvers is the Owner and President of Ingersoll Painting and Construction. She stepped into her role as Owner in February 2014. Sue Ellen worked at Ingersoll for over a decade as business and operations manager and when the opportunity arose, she decided to take over the leadership of this third generation painting and construction company.