Marcus P. Thomford

Construction Consultant


About Marcus

Marcus P. Thomford, Construction Consultant, has worked over 21 years in various construction industry trades. He is well versed in large and small loss evaluations and estimating. He has been working in construction on various trades such as:  framing new construction homes with I.C.F./ block/ wood foundations, roofing, drywall, masonry flat work and chimneys, stone/brick and tuckpointing, siding, window/door installs, interior trim/cabinetry, all types of flooring install, and demolition of many kinds of structures. Marcus has been estimating in Xactimate for the last 14 years while overseeing a large volume of projects including emergency services, mitigation and reconstruction claims, along with assorted remodeling projects.

Marcus is currently using his expertise as a Construction Consultant where he provides expertise in building damage evaluations and cost estimating to Lerch Bates’ clients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Finish carpentry – cabinets, doors, millwork
  • Masonry – Stone, brick, block, tuckpointing, footings, chimneys
  • Roofing – roof construction administration in residential systems
  • New and Remodel Residential Construction
  • Construction management and administration in single family and multi-family homes
  • Cost Estimating
  • Xactimate Software
  • Restoration Management

Registrations & Certifications

  • Water Damage Restoration Certification (WRT)
  • Fire Restoration Certification (FSRT)
  • Applied Microbial Remediation (AMRT)
  • EPA Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP)
  • AIMC (Matterport Certification)
  • Class A CDL


  • Rochester Community & Technical College, Rochester, Minnesota

Office Location

Minneapolis, MN

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