Marek was the recipient the ASA San Antonio Pioneer Award for 2013. This award was given to Ralph, John and Bill Marek for their 75 years of endurance and success. The pioneer award is presented to persons that have made great changes and advancements within their industry, thereby bettering the construction industry as a whole.
The criteria on which they were selected was their innovative mindset and commitment to outstanding quality of work, customer service, and for their dedication to the community and their employees during the recession. Marek has a positive impact in the construction industry for ethical practices, employee recognition, and benefits programs that have set a high standard in the industry that is upheld to this day and replicated by other companies. The accomplishments of the three founding Marek Brothers fit the criteria and intent of this award beautifully.