Who We Are


COrnerstone Solutions has been providing services  for successful construction and real estate firms since 1985.




As a premier software and technologies provider since 1985, we're committed to a solution-oriented approach, one focused on creating powerful systems and processes that can rise to meet today's real estate development environment, but flexible enough to change with the industry's ever-evolving landscape.

Over the course of three decades, we've served over 1,000 leading construction, service, contracting and real estate companies throughout the Midwest and beyond. And no matter where you are, we can help. Thanks to our responsive, dedicated service team, legion of consultants and decades-long partnerships with an expansive network of construction and real estate software manufacturers, our expertise is far-reaching and endlessly dynamic.

To learn more about how Cornerstone Solutions can assist you with accounting, estimating, procurement, project management, property management, CRM, service management, field tools, reporting tools, payment solutions and more, click below and fill out the form to be put in touch with one of our representatives.



At Cornerstone, We're all about sharing the Knowledge and Experience We've gained after 30-plus years in the industry.

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Our Industry Partnerships

Cornerstone Solutions is proud to be an active member of the construction and real estate community. We constantly lend our support as dedicated sponsors of key, influential organizations and remain avid knowledge seekers within the industry, even after decades of experience. We believe the construction and real estate market is a dynamic one, and we strive to serve our customers best by making lasting connections with the industry’s most forward-thinking individuals.

Following are just some of the outstanding organizations we support.


CFMA, Chicago Chapter

Founded in 1981, the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is the only organization dedicated to bringing together construction financial professionals and those partners serving their unique needs. CFMA serves more than 7500 members via 94 chapters located throughout the US and Canada. 

The Chicago Chapter was founded in 1984 and currently has over 275 members. Cornerstone Solutions is an annual Platinum Sponsor for the organization.


The Chicago Building Congress

The Chicago Building Congress is the only vertically-integrated trade association in the Chicago area.

Its varied membership includes real estate professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, engineering firms, architects, labor unions, associations, governmental entities, educational facilities, financial institutions, insurance providers, consultants, media publications, and material manufacturers and suppliers.


Information Technology Alliance

The Information Technology Alliance (ITA) is an independent, membership association of leading mid-market technology professionals, consultants, and product/service providers in North America.  

ITA’s primary objective is to create a community where members share information and build relationships that improve the way they, and their clients, do business.  ITA is a place where independent thinking and alternative points of view are openly promoted and respected. The organization’s members believe and practice the ITA motto: Knowledge Increases in Value When Shared, through active networking, surveys, newsletters, and semi-annual Collaboratives.


Association of Subcontractors & Affiliates (Chicago)

ASA Chicago is an independent, nonprofit trade association representing the subcontracting industry and its affiliates.

Servicing union and non-union subcontractor members, trade suppliers and servicers, ASA Chicago is one of the largest trade associations in the Chicagoland area, addressing the business initiatives of the subcontractor, including contract clauses, payment terms and government controls. ASA Chicago's membership consists of nearly 300 members, with the majority being subcontractors, and includes suppliers and vendors of products or services to the subcontractor. Members also comprise a large variety of specialties, from excavation to roofing.

ASA Chicago is devoted to providing its members not only education, networking, social and business opportunities, but also government advocacy affecting all subcontractors at the state and local levels.




Over the span of his 30-year career in the real estate and construction project management fields, Dominic P. Pernai has proven to be an invaluable leader within an exclusive niche industry. As the President of Cornerstone Solutions, Dominic remains steadfastly at the forefront of technological innovation and advancement, a testament to his dedication to provide high-level, tailored software solutions and outstanding customer service to a far-reaching client base.

Throughout his 25-year tenure at Cornerstone Solutions, Dominic has established himself as a hands-on, ever present touchpoint for customers. He has stayed consistently committed to uncovering new, individualistic solutions that account for the distinctive challenges presented by the market, and will simultaneously add a seamless, intuitive, efficient quality to project management activities. Adhering to Simon Sinek’s philosophy that, “People don’t buy what you do, but why you do it,” Dominic has carried out his leadership role with a fierce passion to help Cornerstone’s various clients achieve the best business practices possible. It is with this same fervor that Dominic has driven his team toward success and industry accolades – most recently when Cornerstone was honored with the 2014-2015 Sage Customer Excellence Award in the elite Sage Partner Advantage Award series, recognizing designated partners for top performance and excellence in the industry.