Jerome Carpenter!

Posted March 24, 2021

Jerome is due to retire in 4 days, what a career! Jerome started painting when he was 14 years old, at 17 went to a vocational school in S.F. took painting and decorating. He started with a company. Jerome comes from a family who are generational trades people. His step father had the 1st Benjamin Moore Paint store In Corte Madera, Marin county and his own line of paint!!!Standard Brand. Jerome’s Mom work at Giampolini for 45 years as book keeper. Later Jerome and Michael his brother would work at Gampolini, Michael retired from the shop. 

 Jerome work at Giampolini 28 years and 6 Years with Jerry Thompson and sons. Jerome’s son and nephew work at Jerry Thompson and Sons now, we have a 3 generations strong working in the trades. Jerome continues to share his love for his family and is looking forward to his retirement, one of his sons lives in Arizona, we can imagine that Jerome will be enjoying time with his wife and family in both California and Arizona.  

Thank-you Brother Jerome for your time, dedication, love for our trade, and teaching so many people of your knowledge of the craft. Not to mention your sense of humor. It sure does help. Be well, High performance High value is what you are, thank you for being our Member. 



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