Meet The Crew

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Dependable Painting and Remodeling is a member in good standing with The Academy for Professional Painting Contractors. We are a 3 generation painting company with Derek Epstein (owner) managing all job sites and offers free color consulting.

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Derek Epstein


Derek is the founder and owner of Dependable Painting. He is an avid entrepreneur and has an extreme passion for helping others. He is the father of 5 beautiful children and enjoys Flying as a hobby when he is not working.

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Jesse Handsman

Estimating Supervisor

Jesse joined the Dependable Team in March of 2020 when his corporate job was on lockdown. Hungry to join a winning team, Jesse has become our Production Manager and goes above and beyond to deliver great results to our customers.

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Alberto Cruz

Lead Painter

As our Lead Painter, Berto brings over 35 years of painting and finishing experience to ensure our customers get as flawless of a finish as possible. His specialties include 2 tone painting, cabinet refinishing, and staining. He is a father of 4 beautiful kids, and his passion for the industry is demonstrated on each and every project he runs.

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Savino Galvan

Master Carpenter

As our master carpenter, Sabino has been working in the industry for over 35 years. He has a thorough understanding of building code and knows the “why” behind everything he works on. He provides expert level service and experience to our customers. As Derek says: “He is simply the very best.”

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Kristopher Galterio

Production Manager

From start to finish Kris works diligently to ensure all projects run smoothly. He makes daily contact with all customers to keep them updated during their project. He conducts start & finish walkthroughs to make sure our customers are 100% satisfied. His number one priority is to provide the best customer service and make sure “The Dependable Difference” is upheld.