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Certified Luxury Builders is a membership organization of America’s finest custom home builders and luxury condo and home remodelers creating America’s Largest Luxury Builder Brand. Using a collaborative business model based on trust, Certified Luxury Builders assemble a design and construction team for each project, including AIA Architects and ASID 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.

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.
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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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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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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.
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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.
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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 the Eastern Shore, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and the Peninsula.
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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 southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.
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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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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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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 has a BS and MBA from Pepperdine University and is working on his PhD. Mike pursued a career in the medical device industry and has been a partner in a general contractor firm since 2007. He is an adjunct lecturer at California State University, teaching management and entrepreneurship. His construction company, AAA Development, offers custom home construction and luxury home remodeling services in Ventura County, Santa Barbara, Malibu and West Los Angeles County.
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