Luxury Builder Network

Our Team

Certified Luxury Builders is a network of luxury builders and remodelers from across North America who share a common goal to see their brand as the leading luxury brand in their market. Using a collaborative business model based on trust, Certified Luxury Builders assemble a design and construction team for each project, including architects and interior designers, to create inspired residences. By applying the highest level of quality building standards, Certified Luxury Builders provide predictable excellence with a unique client experience for luxury home or condo owners from New York to Los Angeles and Boston to Naples.

Certified Luxury Builders place a high value on personal growth and business development. Members believe in investing in the future of their business, and in their team to achieve excellence. They recognize the value of long-term relationships created through brand development.

Paul Sanneman - San Francisco, CA

Paul Sanneman, CLB Co-founder, San Francisco, CA.

Paul has worked with more than 400 companies over 35 years teaching the collaborative business model for the construction industry. He is one of the leading business consultants in the luxury residential construction industry.
B. J. Barone - Naples, FL

B. J. Barone, CLB Co-Founder, Naples, FL.

As a life student of sales and marketing, BJ Barone has focused his efforts over the last 35 years in building successful business operations in advertising, real estate, and luxury residential construction. He is the co-owner of 41 West, the firm he founded in 1995, in Naples, FL. 41 West builds custom homes and remodels luxury condos and homes in the beach communities of Naples, Bonita, and Marco Island.
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Steve McCaughan - Great Falls, VA

Steve McCaughan Commonwealth Building and Design, Great Falls, VA

Steve began his career as a carpentry skilled tradesman. In 1997 he was a founding member of a general contracting firm and his company, Commonwealth Building and Design, has built award winning homes in Washington, DC., and the DC suburbs in Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Member Review:

“We are a luxury home builder in the Washington DC market serving clients who only want the best and highest quality available. Our association with Certified Luxury Builders and member associates provides additional support and expands our footprint in the marketplace. The level of expertise is high and their availability has been amazing...I wonder if they sleep.” Steve McCaughan

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Mike Seay - Ventura County/Santa Barbara/Malibu/West Los Angeles County , CA

Mike Seay AAA Development, Inc., Ventura County/Santa Barbara/Malibu/West Los Angeles County , CA

Mike Seay and Mike Hansen formed AAA Development in 2007. Mike Seay has a BS and MBA from Pepperdine University and is working on his PhD. AAA Development, offers custom home construction and luxury home remodeling services in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles counties.

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Jeremy Peterson - Sarasota, FL

Jeremy Peterson Westin Hills, Corp., Sarasota, FL

Jeremy started his career working in construction before earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. Over the last 25 years he has established his business, Westin Hills, as a top custom home builder and luxury home and condo remodeler in the Sarasota, Florida area.

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Ed Tarca - Boston, MA

Ed Tarca E. W. Tarca Construction, Inc., Boston, MA

Ed holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Prior to forming his construction company, he designed simulators for the petroleum industry. Ed started Tarca Construction in 1989 and specializes in building custom homes and remodeling luxury homes in the Boston Metro Area.

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Ed Sabo - Houston, TX

Ed Sabo Sabo Custom Builders, Houston, TX

After graduating from Texas A&M with a BS in Construction Science, Ed started his career with Manhattan Construction Company. He then earned his MBA and started his own residential construction company, Sabo Custom Builders. Ed is growing his business with building new homes and remodeling homes in the Houston area.

Member Review:

“I joined Certified Luxury Builders (CLB) to help with my marketing efforts and help me with my Houzz profile. I have been very pleased with the amount of leads as well as the quality of leads that I have received. I’ve also received Business Coaching and Best Practices for sales and marketing to my current and future client base. I would recommend CLB without reservation to any builder wanting to grow their business and make lasting relationships with their clients. I wish I would have met BJ and the team sooner in my career.” Ed Sabo

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Chris Mulhern - Pacific Palisades, CA

Chris Mulhern Waconah Construction, Pacific Palisades, CA

Chris is a Mechanical Engineer that designed jet engine systems for GE Aircraft and Pratt & Whitney before earning his MBA. Chris entered the construction industry in 1995. His firm, Waconah Construction, builds custom homes and remodels luxury homes in Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, and the West LA. market.

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Troy Dyer - Durango/Telluride, CO

Troy Dyer Veritas Fine Homes, Inc., Durango/Telluride, CO

Troy worked and later managed the family construction business from 1993 until 2013 when he opened Veritas Fine Homes, Inc. With a focus on an intimate experience for clients, Veritas offers exceptional quality custom homes in Southwest Colorado. Veritas has been recognized with national recognition and awards.

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Michael Zimmer - PA

Michael Zimmer Dakota Dawn Delineation, PA

After graduating with an architectural degree from Cornell, Michael spent three years as a carpenter before starting his career as an architect. He started Dakota Dawn in 1991 to combine his skills as both an architect and builder to design and build custom homes and remodel luxury homes and condos in Wayne, PA and throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.

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Joe Costello - Paradise Valley. AZ

Joe Costello Stonecreek Building Company, Paradise Valley. AZ

Joe grew up working in the construction trades. After receiving a degree in construction management from Brigham Young University he founded Stonecreek Building Company in 1993. Stonecreek has had the privilege to build and remodel some of the most distinctive luxury homes in Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, and Phoenix Arizona and has been featured in architectural periodicals in recognition of top AIA awards received.

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Jim Schneider - Norfolk, VA

Jim Schneider Schneider Custom Builders, Norfolk, VA

Jim Schneider grew up in the construction business and started his company in 1984. Since moving his family to Virginia in 2003, Schneider Custom Builders has been building custom homes and remodeling homes throughout Virginia Beach, the Eastern Shore, Williamsburg, Norfolk, and the Peninsula.

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Glenn Zagon - Chicago, IL

Glenn Zagon Crimson Design & Construction, Chicago, IL

Glenn is a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology with a Master of Architecture. After years working with top Chicago architectural firms, Glenn started his general contracting business in 2004. Glenn offers his combined skills as both an architect and builder to design and build custom homes and remodel luxury homes in Chicago's North Shore and the Western suburbs.

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Andy Schrader - Edina, MN

Andy Schrader Schrader & Companies, Edina, MN

Since 2005, Schrader & Companies has been building custom homes and remodeling luxury homes in the Twin City area. After years working with top architectural firms, Andy decided to combine his onsite knowledge and creativity to form a design-build firm that is committed to a personal, one-on-ne approach to every project.

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Paul Lichter - Baltimore, MD

Paul Lichter J. Paul Builders, LLC, Baltimore, MD

Paul and his son Steven have grown J. Paul Builders to be the premier custom home builder and luxury home remodeler in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Fine craftsmanship, refined architectural treatments, superior materials, and meticulous attention to details are all part of the package that J. Paul Builders delivers.

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Ken Mooney - Atlanta, GA

Ken Mooney Pemberley Properties, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Ken worked as a corporate attorney in a large Atlanta firm for seven years prior to forming Pemberley Properties in 2006. Ken brings to Pemberley the same intense focus on client service and meticulous attention to detail that he developed while practicing law, and is proud of Pemberley’s reputation as a top-rated residential construction firm. Pemberley provides new custom home and renovation construction services in the metro Atlanta area, where Ken has lived his whole life.

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