The North East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) represents premier roofing professionals.  Our territory is made up of the northeast region including: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

This site is for the roofing contractor as well as architects, engineers, consultants, manufacturers, distributors, developers, business owners, and general contractors.  We have hundreds of Contractor members and Associate members representing a wide segment of the roofing industry.  Our Association provides training to roof professionals on a variety of topics.  We also hold one of the biggest roofing conventions in the country.

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96th Annual Convention & Trade Show - March 12, 2024

Join us at NERCA’s 96th Annual Convention & Trade Show!

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Join us for a day of fun at one of New England’s top-rated golf courses as you help raise money for the foundation’s scholarship fund. Open to all NERCA members, their employees, guests, spouses, and prospective members. Create your own foursome or let us assign you to one! This is a great event for any level of golfer: beginner to pro!

All proceeds from the golf tournament will go directly to the foundation’s scholarship fund. NEREF offers scholarships to the children and employees of NERCA members.

Registration – 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Shotgun Start (Scramble format) – 9:00 a.m.
Dinner and Prizes Immediately following


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2023 NEREF Scholarship Application Now Open!

The North East Roofing
Educational Foundation Scholarship Application for 2023 is now available for your employees and their families.

The North East Roofing Educational Foundation (NEREF) has established this scholarship program to assist employees, immediate family members of employees, or immediate family of NERCA members, who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college, technical, and vocational programs.  Fourteen scholarships will be awarded this year in the amount of $3,000 each.

For further information, please contact Kayla Aceto at the association office either by telephone, fax, or email at  We thank you for your cooperation.

Download the 2023 Scholarship Application Now!

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NEW: Rhode Island Commercial Roofing Contractors License

The RI Contractors’ Registration and Licensing Board has announced that as of January 1, 2020, it will begin issuing new professional licenses, mandated by the General Assembly years ago, for the building and construction industries. The new disciplines which must become licensed include commercial roofing contractors, building inspectors, and other trades. Contractors have until April

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2019 Scholarship Recipients

The North East Roofing Educational Foundation (NEREF) Trustees announce 2019 scholarship recipients On June 8, 2019 the NEREF Trustees met to approve the recipients of the annual NEREF scholarships.  The trustees are pleased to announce the following awards: The recipient of the Robert W. Therrien Sr., Scholarship is Isabella Crotta of Northford, Connecticut. Isabella will

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