About Us

The Milburn LLC Family 2016


Who we are

MILBURN LLC — We are a full service contractor based in the western suburbs of Chicago. We focus on selective structural and interior demolition, and provide services to general contractors, consultants, property managers and owners that require the highest levels of safety and service. Typical markets served include commercial, hospitality, healthcare, industrial and multi-family residential.


Meet the team

James Milburn
Managing Member

James started in the demolition field while a student at Purdue University in the school of Construction Management. James was a founding member of the 1st student chapter of the National Demolition Association. While at Purdue, James gained valuable experience through internships with a few demolition contractors. Since graduating Purdue, James has held positions as Assistant Superintendent, Superintendent, Estimator and Project Manager within the Demolition Industry. James has also stayed an active member of the National Demolition Association. He has served on the National Demolition Association on the Board of Directors and as the Education Committee Chairman and currently as the Convention Chairman.

Don Collier
Operations Manager

Prior to starting with MILBURN as Operations Manager, Don has held positions as foreman, general superintendent, safety manager & project manager. With over 18 years in the demolition industry, Don has excelled and become one of the best and most knowledgeable Field Managers in the business. Don has served on a panel of Union Laborers from across the country in order to help create higher standards of safety in the demolition industry. Don’s extensive knowledge of Demolition Methods, Procedures, Safety Standards, and Coordination allow him to create and maintain the industry’s best level of service that MILBURN prides itself on.