Carlen & Co has been in business since 1981 when Jamie Carlen obtained his contractor’s license. Jamie operated as a successful general contractor for over thirty years in the east bay. In 2012, Jamie realized his run was coming to an end. He entered into a partnership with employee Nick Silberman to facilitate the continuation of the company. Jamie and Nick co-ran the company for two years. In 2014 Nick Silberman and Robert Madison took over day to day operations.
Carlen & Co specializes in high end residential remodeling (kitchens, bathrooms, additions) and commercial work. Carlen & Co has built a number of restaurants, done projects at University of California, worked on professional offices and other commercial businesses as well as many beautiful and historic residential homes in Berkeley, Oakland and other communities in the East Bay.