Founded in 1928 A. J. Vater & Co., Inc. is a family run company currently employing it’s 4th generation of Vaters.


A superior painting and decorating company. A. J. Vater & Co., Inc. has an excellent staff that is available to complete any project. Our dedicated craftsmen are trained in a variety of services such as commercial painting and wallcovering, gold leaf, historic relic and painting restoration, marbleizing, sika coatings, and more.

A. J. Vater & Co., Inc is located just outside of downtown Pittsburgh in Mckees Rocks, PA. Servicing Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and Maryland.


The firm that is now A. J. Vater & Co., Inc. was founded in 1928 by two brothers, Adam and Frank Vater. Their goal was to provide quality painting at a fair price. In the seven decades since that founding, the firm has grown, matured and been involved with significant new construction and renovation projects. Whether the job is the painting of a new correctional facility or the careful restoration of historic building finishes, the founding goal of quality work at a fair price is clearly evident.


Daniel Vater

Dan is 3rd generation and has worked entire career at A. J. Vater & CO... more

Andrew Vater
Vice President

Andy is 3rd generation at A. J. Vater and has over 25 years of experience... more

Mark Vater

Mark graduated from Penn State and
has several decades of experience... more


Boris Brindar
Chief Conservator

A second generation art conservator, Boris started young with his dad... more

John W. Kohler

Over 30 years experience estimating for commercial painting projects. more

Robert “Buck” Bonnett

Buck has been with A. J. Vater since 1982. more


Ryan Dunbar

Ryan has been with A. J. Vater since January, 2012. more

Jaime Misselwitz
Executive Assistant

Jaime Misselwitz has been with A.J. Vater & Co., Inc. since 1995... more

Andy Panucci

A proud member of International Union of Painters for 30 years... more