Partnering with KWM

The KWM Team looks forward to continued and expanded partnership and outreach with the DBE community. The project will have numerous partnering opportunities for DBE firms.

We look forward to hearing from interested businesses. Please follow these three steps:

1) Get certified as a DBE;
2) Register your firm with the KWM team - complete the online form and;
3) Complete the Contractor's Questionnaire.

Click here to learn how to be certified as a DBE

Already a DBE? Continue onto Step 2.



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Click here to download the Contractor's Questionnaire.
Print, complete, and mail to:

Diversity Officer
Kiewit-Weeks-Massman, AJV
137 Wayway Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07202

You can also inquire about the project or opportunities for DBE firms by emailing us at

In an ongoing effort to offer assistance to MWDBE subcontractors, KWM would like to encourage any MWDBE companies in need of surety assistance to reach out to the following organizations that offer assistance to vendors in obtaining bonding, lines of credit, or insurance.

New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce
1524 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Robert Izzo
(212) 491-9640 ext. 107

Program Overview:
The NYWCC has State Programs, City Programs, and Private Insurance Companies that they use to help assist small businesses. Generally, the assistance is free. If it consists of assisting with a bonding program then there is no charge, however if there is a lot of work involved in helping to set up the business with a bond then there will be a small fee (typically about $300-$400).

New York State Surety Bonding Assistance Program
633 Third Avenue
New York City, New York 10017

Ms. Huey-Min Chuang
(212) 803-3238

Program Overview:
The NYS Surety Bond Assistance Program (NYSBAP) provides technical and financial assistance to help contractors secure surety bonding. Contractors may be eligible to receive a guarantee of up to 30% to secure a surety bond line, bid bond or a performance and payment bond on state and city projects.

Minority Business Development Agency
26 Federal Plz 3720
New York, NY

Kevin Hill
(646) 821-4008 ext. 2445
Michael Bing

Program Overview:
MBDA actively promote the growth and competitiveness of minority-owned businesses by providing access to capital, access to contracts and access to market opportunities - both domestic and global. The main feature of the organization and its site is to provide business consulting services to minority business owners.

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
U.S. Department of Transportation LaGuardia Community College

31-10 Thomson Avenue
B Building, Suite 309
Long Island City, NY 11101

Elizabeth Perdomo
(718) 482-5941

Program Overview:
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is responsible for ensuring that small businesses are treated fairly and have an opportunity to compete and be selected for a fair amount of the agency's contracting and subcontracting dollars.