About Cyrus Contracting

Cyrus Contracting Corporation celebrated its 10-year Anniversary in 2019. It was established on strong industry knowledge and experience. Cyrus values its clients’ interests as being top priority.

Owner and President, Marialisa Zywotchenko, served as an engineer with US Naval Construction Battalion 21. She also assisted in the World Trade Center clean-up with the New York Naval Militia.


Marialisa holds two degrees from New York University in Construction and Real Estate Management. She earned her Associates degree from the University of Florida. Marialisa worked for several New York City general contracting firms in numerous roles and previously owned and managed her own painting company.


Marialisa has a passion for fine art and interior design as well as building. Her attention to detail sets Cyrus apart from other contractors in the Manhattan/Westchester competitive market.

The way Marialisa approaches the construction project simplifies the process for clients. She looks at the broad scope of the project and addresses each aspect.


What the client envisions, Marialisa can, not only sketch by hand, but also produce computerized drawings submittable to building departments for permit purposes. She produces design boards and provides samples to eliminate ambiguity during the process. She controls all material ordering and delivering as well as the regular operations of the construction project.

Cyrus Contracting Corporation not only has a skilled team of carpenters and laborers but has also partnered with top tier subcontractors in Manhattan/Westchester therefore offering a complete design-build package certain to suit your best lifestyle.

Global Recognition


Winners of Westchester Home’s 2023 Builders Awards

“The owners of this large Craftsman home wanted to transform the unfinished lower level into an inviting gathering space. The new open-concept area includes a bedroom — entered through large barn doors — and bathroom, bar, wine cellar, library, game room, and TV/video gaming areas. Use of white-shiplap walls, warm-toned wood-like flooring, and modern farmhouse design elements complement the look of the rest of the home….”

Our Four Pillars

Cyrus is an ancient Persian name meaning “to bestow care.”

The four pillars in the Cyrus name are symbolic of our commitment to:


With our commitment to quality, you're guaranteed a product or service that stands the test of time.


Have peace of mind knowing your project is held up to reliable standards of quality and fairness.


You can have confidence knowing that everyone working on your project has extensive experience in their field.


We belive in connected communication, ensuring you are always in the loop throughout your entire project.

Your Dream Home Awaits

Your dream space is only a click away! Contact us today to see how we can design a space that you will fall in love with!