Our History

Quality Chicago Commercial Roofing Contractor Since 1989

Since our founding more than 30 years ago, Great Lakes Roofing & Construction has been providing Chicago area building owners with quality, professional commercial roofing systems.

Founded in 1989 by Russell Petersen, we have become one of the most respected and dedicated roofing contractors in the Chicago Metropolitan area, providing roofing services for a wide array of building types including:

  • Schools
  • Municipal Buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Retail Stores & Malls
  • Office Buildings
  • Warehouses
  • Small Offices

The proof of this successful approach is evident, with 85% of our business coming from customer referrals. We must be doing something right!

Whether we are installing a new roof, making roof repairs, or restoring an existing roof, Great Lakes Roofing guarantees the highest quality workmanship. Our efficient and capable staff meets your Chicagoland roofing needs quickly and responsively, and our trained crews safely and proficiently complete your project to your satisfaction. We maintain computerized records of warranties, roof inspections, detect problem areas, and record digitized photographs. Our goal is to fully serve all of your roofing needs.