John Montecalvo joins PROSOCO as Technical Specialist for Anchoring Systems

John Montecalvo has been hired as the Technical Specialist of PROSOCO’s anchor systems for securing and restabilizing masonry facades. From his homebase of Berwick, Pa., Montecalvo will support customers of PROSOCO’s masonry anchors and ties primarily in the U.S. Northeast and eastern Canada.

Montecalvo brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position. As the founder of Farg USA, he invented a customizable brick-patching compound. He also previously worked as the national sales director for Thor Helical and in technical sales for HeliFix.

Beyond sales experience, Montecalvo spent nearly 30 years holding multiple positions in the masonry restoration field, including field technician and job foreman. Seven of those years were spent as a project manager for Caretti Restoration and Preservation Services.

According to Brian Barnes, leader of PROSOCO’s anchoring systems group, this background equips Montecalvo with a unique and well-rounded skillset to provide secondary support for PROSOCO’s other business units, including cleaning and protecting masonry, finishing concrete floors, and waterproofing air- and water-resistive barriers.

“John’s background and working relationships gives him a distinctive advantage of being extremely well-versed in helical ties and all assorted applications,” said Barnes. “John hit the ground running and is already bringing tremendous value and support to project teams in his territory and beyond. He’s a great addition to our growing team and we are lucky to have him.”

A graduate of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Montecalvo is an active member of various trade associations, including the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) and the International Masonry Institute (IMI).

Contact John Montecalvo at, or 201-665-8884.


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