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Male, born 1926-09-16, died 2017-11-06

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Bayley Construction Company

Professional History


Estimator, Atherton Construction Company, Seattle, WA.

Founder/President, Bayley Construction Company, Seattle, WA. According to his obituary in the Mercer Island Reporter: "Together, [Bayley and his wife, Joanne] started Bayley Construction from the basement of their home in Mercerdale and grew the company to be among Inc.’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies and ENR’s Top 400 Contractors. Under Bob’s guidance, Bayley Construction built more than 100 Nordstrom stores in over 17 states, restored Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theater, constructed the Port of Seattle’s headquarters at Pier 69, the Seahawks’ VMAC practice facility, and the Seattle University Law School – work that contributed to his induction into the University of Washington Construction Hall of Fame." (See Mercer Island, "Robert E. 'Bob' Bayley," published 11/10/2017, accessed 07/25/2018.)

Professional Activities

Member, Associated General Contractors of Washington, Board of Directors.

Professional Awards

Bayley was inducted into the University of Washington's Construction Management Department's Construction Industry Hall of Fame in 2006.



His father was a farmer in Peach, WA.


He married Joanne B. Elliott on 12/30/1950 in King County, WA.


He and Joanne had two children, Ronald Bayley, who would later take over the Bayley Construction Company, and Janis Bayley Reynaldo.

Biographical Notes

Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Board of Directors. Bayley served as the Chair of the Fred Hutchinson's Planning Committee, when it contemplated a move to the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle.

Member, Puget Sound Bank, Board of Directors.

Member, Columbia Tower Club, Board of Directors.

Associated Locations

PCAD id: 5971