The Cerami & Browning Construction principals have
over 68 years of construction experience. Our fully automated
accounting, estimating, job costing and scheduling software
give us the ability to maintain constant project control
from the early planning stages to project closeout. The
Cerami & Browning team of professionals work to anticipate
and prepare for the challenges that can develop with a
project from inception to the final product.
Joe Cerami has resided in the Redding community since
1974. He graduated from Enterprise High School in 1978
and began his apprenticeship as a carpenter in 1979. His
four year apprenticeship was served working exclusively
on commercial and public works projects. Upon graduating
1st in his class out of 46 northern counties in 1983.
Joe continued as a Journeyman Carpenter for four years,
working with the three largest commercial and public works
contractors of the time in the area.
Joe is on his 3rd term as a Trustee for the North Cow
Creek School Board and a member of the Redding Riverview
Sunset Rotary Club . He has served as President of the
Board of Directors at the Shasta Builders Exchange and
chairs the Exchange’s Political Action Committee.
He was the Construction Manager for the City of Redding
Carnegie Stage Project for the Shasta Builders Exchange
Community Fund in 1999 and currently serves on the Training
and Education Committees. Joe has been a coach for the
Foothill Area Little League and helped coach the Jr.
Golf Program at River View Country Club.
Joe and his wife Jody live in Palo Cedro and are raising
two very active children.
Director of Operations
has lived in Redding since 1951. He relocated to Redding
to attend Shasta College. Ray went from Shasta College,
to a tour of duty in the United States Army for two
years in medical services. After completing his tour
of duty, he completed his education at Chico State University.
After his graduation, Ray accepted a position with E.H.
Loveness Sawmill Company where he shipped wholesale
lumber throughout the United States. Four years later
Ray and his father started Browning Lumber, a family
owned retail lumberyard they operated for twenty years.
Ray sold the yard in 1983 and began what was to be a
“brief” retirement. Ray’s commitment
to family and his tireless work ethic lead him to suggest
to Joe the formation of Cerami & Browning Construction in 1986.
lives in Palo Cedro were he and his wife Carol are able
to enjoy the raising of their grandchildren.