140 Epping Road
Exeter, NH 03833

P. 603.778.1841

F. 603.778.3168

About Us

Palmer and Sicard is a comprehensive mechanical contracting company with the skills, knowledge and commitment to do the job right; from project conception to providing care long after the project is complete.  Palmer and Sicard provides expertise in plumbing, pipe fitting, HVAC, sheet metal, fabrication of piping and sheet metal systems, mechanical design and service. Palmer and Sicard has been Employee Owned since 2002 and in 2017 celebrated their 15th anniversary as an ESOP.

The company was founded in 1954 by Bud Palmer and Leon Sicard. Since then, we have grown from a two-person organization into one of the largest full-service mechanical contracting firms in New England. For more than half a century, we haven’t only been building excellent mechanical systems—we’ve been building relationships of trust with our clients. Trust earned through our commitment to quality workmanship and dependable customer service. It’s the reason more than 90% of Palmer and Sicard’s business comes from referrals and repeat clients. And because we are an employee-owned business, that commitment to quality is shared by every employee.

Palmer and Sicard is headquartered in Exeter, NH, where our 18,000 square foot design and manufacturing facility is located. As a full service Mechanical Contractor, Palmer and Sicard can handle all of the plumbing and pipe fitting, sheet metal, HVAC, design, and service needs for your facility. Our diverse portfolio of completed projects includes office buildings, hospitals, schools and universities, manufacturing plants, and retail stores to name a few. 

Company Profiles

Mark J. Hodsdon, President
Mark has been in the construction industry for more than 25 years; his expertise is Construction Management. He earned his Master’s Degree in Business Management at Southern NH University, after receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Daniel Webster College. He currently holds a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Construction Supervisor’s License and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Associated Builders and Contractors New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter and served as Chairman of the Board in 2016. Mark currently serves as a member of the National Board of Directors for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

Philip (Skip) Lynch, General Manager
Skip has been in the industry for more than 30 years. His expertise is in HVAC and Sheet Metal Installation and he is a graduate of the Associated Builders and Contractors Project Management Institute at Purdue University.

Mary Webber, Controller
Mary has spent over twenty years in the construction industry as Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller/Controller for regional construction management and subcontracting firms. Ms. Webber is also a member of the Construction Financial Managers Association and a founding member of the New Hampshire chapter.

Derek Ham, CAD Design / Detailer
Derek has more than 20 years’ experience in the sheet metal field with jobs ranging from installer to foreman. Nine of those years were spent doing CAD design.  He has added CAD design of mechanical piping and plumbing systems since joining Palmer and Sicard and employs a GPS total station layout tool, shooting hanger points, laying out underground piping and roof top units.

Mike Powers, Chief Estimator
Mike has over 35 years’ experience in the mechanical industry starting as apprentice right out of trade school. His expertise is in Plumbing and Pipe Fitting. He currently holds numerous industry licenses and a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Construction Supervisor’s License.

James H. Hoyt, Estimator
Jim has been in the industry for more than 25 years. His expertise includes Plumbing, Heating, Mechanical Wholesale, and Estimating.

Mark Ouellette, Estimator
Mark has been in the industry for more than 25 years. His expertise is in Sheet Metal and Hydronics.

Adam Michalik, Sheet Metal Supervisor
Adam has over 25 years’ experience in the industry, and his expertise covers sheet metal Cybermation, Hand Layout and Welding.

Marc Dion, HVAC / Service Manager
Marc has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. His expertise includes HVAC Service, Refrigeration, Sheet Metal duct system installation and carpentry. He holds certifications in Heating and Cooling from New Hampshire Vocational Technical College as well as numerous certifications in the operation, repair and service of multiple HVAC manufacturers systems.  

Bob Begin, Project Manager
Bob has over 35 years’ experience in Commercial, Residential, and Industrial Plumbing, Heating and Construction and holds numerous Licenses and certification including OSHA 30 and NH Master's Plumbing License.

Ken Radford, Project Manager
Ken has more than 20 years in the industry. His expertise is in Safety and Sheet Metal. He is a graduate of the Associated Builders and Contractors Project Management Institute at Purdue University and the Associated Builders and Contractors Future Leaders in Construction program.

Erin Cook, Project Manager
Erin grew up in the industry starting at a very young age in the family Plumbing and Heating business. She has worked in many different facets of the industry during her career including Office Manager, Product Representative, Service Manager, Project Sales, and Project Manager.