Marcus Staniford, DBIA, LEED AP, Joins XL Construction as Senior Vice President of Operations

November 20, 2017 – XL Construction is pleased to welcome Marcus Staniford, DBIA, LEED AP, as Senior Vice President of Operations. Marcus’ forward-looking leadership and focus on both employees and clients will further strengthen XL’s people-centric culture.

As the new Senior Vice President of Operations, Marcus will apply skills from past leadership positions and extensive experience in the Bay Area. Marcus’ 26 year construction career includes roles in project management, leadership, and business development. He has been instrumental in leading large teams and growing businesses he’s been involved with.

“Marcus is the ideal person to round out our executive leadership team. He not only personifies XL’s values, he brings a well-rounded perspective from his years in contractor and construction management organizations,” says XL President Eric Raff. “We are fortunate to have his experience to support and guide our teams as we continue to grow and build larger projects.”

As Senior Vice President at XL, Marcus will be providing support and oversight to XL’s Operations group, Best Practices, Marketing, and Business Development. He is energized by XL and their approach to improving lives. Marcus is excited to help continue XL’s growth into large core and shell projects by bringing years of experience of new construction projects throughout the Bay Area.

Some of Marcus’ favorite projects include the Stanford Cancer Center, Sun Micro Systems, Oracle, Facebook, Pacific Shores Center, Gilead Science Lab Building 368.

About XL Construction

Our purpose is simple. We build to improve lives.

Founded in 1992 and with offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and Sacramento, California, XL Construction is committed to delivering quality in both the end product and the construction process. As a contractor of choice for leading companies in life sciences, advanced technology, healthcare, and education, our focus on team success has earned us a network of excellent partners and a 90% client referral rate. Ranked the seventh largest contractor in the Silicon Valley and as THE Best Place to Work by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, XL is an active member of the United States Green Building Council and is routinely numbered among the Top 400 Contractors in the Nation by Engineering News-Record. Learn more at

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