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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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Paul Storti - Miami, FL

Paul Storti Alexander Construction & Development, Inc., Miami, FL

Paul graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to forming his construction company, he was general superintendent, building a number of high rise condos in Miami Beach where he lives with his family. Alexander Construction & Development specializes in luxury high rise remodeling and custom home building in Miami Beach and the surrounding areas.
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John Rusk - New York, NY

John Rusk Rusk Renovations, Inc., New York, NY

A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s BFA program, John is the author of _On Time and On Budget_ (Doubleday, 1996), a guide for home owners on how to manage home renovation projects. He teaches residential project management at Columbia University. John started Rusk Renovations in 1990 and specializes in renovations in New York City’s prime residential properties.
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Chris Mulhren - Pacific Palisades, CA

Chris Mulhren 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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Joe Costello - Paradise Valley, AZ

Joe Costello Stonecreek Building Company, Inc., Paradise Valley, AZ

Joe is a second generation builder and grew up working in the construction trades. He received his degree in Construction Management from Brigham Young University. In 1993 Joe founded Stonecreek Building Company and has had the privilege to build some of the most distinctive luxury homes in Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, and Phoenix Arizona.
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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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