About > History
Since the Beginning, We’ve Always been Focused on Excellence in Air Conditioning and Heating.
David Kliers— Principal and President
David Kliers founded Comfort Air Conditioning and Heating in 1989, with the vision of becoming Manhattan’s best HVAC subcontractor to the high-end residential market. As the company grew, Comfort Air soon became the “go-to” resource for contractors, engineers and property owners. David provides an unprecedented level of customer care and is personally involved with every job. His attention to detail, commitment to excellence, and focus on customer satisfaction have helped Comfort Air become one of the most respected HVAC companies in New York City.
Robert Aloi — Principal and Executive Project Manager
Robert Aloi started out as an auto mechanic when he was 19. He joined Comfort Air in 2000 as a Junior Mechanic, learning all aspects of the HVAC business from the ground up. As the Executive Project Manager for Comfort Air’s Installation Division, Robert works with contractors, architects and engineers to help meet complex design and control challenges. Robert’s strong sense of responsibility, hands-on experience and leadership have helped Comfort Air build trusted relationships with contractors, designers, and clients alike. In 2002, Comfort Air Conditioning and Heating consisted of these 3 partners and six technicians. Today we have a staff of over 60 employees, singularly focused on providing the absolute best in Air conditioning and heating services.
Joseph A. Aloi — Partner and Vice President of Service
Joe Aloi began his tenure at Comfort Air in 1996. As the first field employee working with Comfort Air’s sub-contractors and 12 years of hands-on operations and management experience, Joe became Manager and Partner of Comfort Air’s Service Division in 2008. His expertise and dedication to unparalleled customer care have helped establish the service division as one of the best support teams in the industry.
Each employee must fully understand and lives up to our company’s mission to be well rounded, highly educated and fully committed to providing the best service available. This includes understanding the importance of both process and outcome and being able to coordinate as well as facilitate every aspect of their work. We demand excellence in everything we do and go to great lengths to make sure that everyone on the team lives up to this demand.
John Rivera — Partner, Sheet Metal Division
John Rivera has over 40 years of hands-on experience in metal design and fabrication for the HVAC industry. After serving in the military, he managed his family’s sheet metal business. John currently heads up Comfort Air’s Sheet Metal Division, including handling the day-to-day operations, developing bids and proposals, and overseeing quality control. John’s deep expertise, no nonsense management style and passion for quality and integrity have helped Comfort Air grow into one of the most trusted and respected fabricators in the industry.