Our Staff

Here at the Port of Coeymans, we take pride in being a privately-owned company with a positive family atmosphere.

~Main Office at the Port of Coeymans
Carver Laraway, Managing Member, President

Carver purchased the Port of Coeymans property with a partner in March 2001 from P&M Brick Plant. He is responsible for the cleaning up and redevelopment of the 400 acre site and building it into the thriving port it currently is. In his role as managing member, president, he is responsible for the general oversight of the entire Port of Coeymans operations and new business.
Stephen Kelly, Vice President Sales & Business Development
Stephen has been with the Port of Coeymans as Vice President of Sales and Business Development for a tenure of six years. He is responsible for working with existing clients to manage the shipping of goods and cultivating business prospects for land leases, trucking and barging services, loading and unloading of international vessels, and material sales.
Sydney Carella, Sales and Marketing Carver Maritime

With a Bachelors of Science in Maritime Studies from SUNY Maritime College and a year of experience as a ship agent in one of the busiest ports in the US she is a great resource for our team. Please reach out to our Sales team for any Warehouse, Docking, Stevedore and anything else you may need!!
George McHugh, Terminal Logistics Carver Maritime

George has been with the Carver Companies for over 6 years, with expertise in all divisions of the business. He is currently working on our latest projects in South Carolina on our exciting new venture.
Joe Navarro, Director of Operations

Joe has over 20 years of operations management experience. He is responsible for operational oversight of the Port of Coeymans. Safety is his priority and he works diligently to streamline the business to better serve our clients and exceed their expectations.

Richard Robinson, General Manager

Richard oversees the daily operations for the Port of Coeymans. He ensures the pieces all come together to work as one unit. Having a well oiled team is important for working towards a common goal while doing it as safely as possible!

Matthew Hofmann, Vice President of Operations (CMT)
Matthew as been a leader at the Port of Coeymans nearly from the beginning. With expertise in many facets he plays a key role in our operation. Newly focusing on our expanding tug boat division Matt is keeping things tugging along.
Collin Bryant, Sales, Logistics Manager, Marine Dispatch Coordinator (CMT)
Collin is responsible for all tug and barge logistics, barge rentals in our Coeymans Marine Towing Division. Collin oversees all of the tugs day to day operations on a 24/7 basis. He is also the Company Security Officer for CMT.
Peter Farinelli, Foreman and Facility Security Officer 
Peter began working at the Port of Coeymans as a heavy equipment operator in 2007 before being promoted to foreman and facility security officer. He oversees daily operations to ensure that the Port of Coeymans is OSHA compliant, schedules staff, and manages displacement/placement of cargo on ocean-going vessels. In his role as the FSO, he is liaison to the Coast Guard and manages overall safety at the Port of Coeymans.
Jason Bonner, Controller
Jason has been an integral part of Coeymans Companies for over three years. With experience with every division, his primary focus at this time is overseeing the accouting departments for the Port of Coeymans, Coeymans Marine Towing and Coeymans Industrial Park.
Elizabeth Pitt, Accounting Clerk
Elizabeth is our first line of defense in the Accounts Payable and Receivable’s for the Port of Coeymans, Coeymans Marine Towing and Coeymans Industrial Park.


Michael Calamari, Office Manager and Sales Assistant

Michael has been with the Port of Coeymans for almost two years. He is in charge of helping to connect customers with the department best suited to assist. If you have any general questions or are not sure which area of the Port of Coeymans you may need to get in touch with; please reach out and he can surely point you in the right direction to get you off and running!

Thalia Rayow, Scale Clerk and Visitor Registration

Thalia assists with the daily checking in of our visitors on site. She also operates the truck scales for our vast products coming and going to and from Coeymans Industrial Park and the Port of Coeymans.

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