Our HistorySince 1919 Cole Roofing has been focused on solving problems for our customers and providing meaningful employment for our team members.
John H. Cole Sr. founded John H. Cole & Sons in 1919. At the close of WWI, he recognized the need for gutter and spout services as well as the growing opportunity of home heating through internal duct systems. Word of his commitment to superior workmanship and customer service spread quickly and the company rapidly prospered.
By 1948, under the persistent direction of Cole Sr.'s son, Roland H. Cole (aka Bud), the business really began to expand and flourish, developing experience in a multitude of roofing types for both commercial and residential owners. Incorporated in 1950, the company officially changed its name to Cole Roofing Company, Inc. in 1998.
Today, the company is still family owned and operated in Baltimore, MD. Led by Bud's grandson, William Robert Cole, a fourth generation of employees continues to carry out the company's tradition of building and repairing roofs for some of the region's most demanding commercial projects.
From our very first gutter job to the newly developed and installed solar integrated roof systems —and thousands of projects in between—Cole Roofing continues to deliver on Cole Sr.'s original promise. For almost 100 years, the company's commitment to their customers and their employees continue to reinforce its trusted reputation throughout the architectural and construction communities.