The Custom Home Builder of the Year award annually recognizes one home builder for their professionalism, leadership, innovation and creativity in crafting unique custom homes. Previous winners include:
2017 — Steve Jones, CEO of Merlin Contracting & Developing LLC in Las Vegas
2016 — Luis Jauregui, owner of Jauregui Inc. in Austin, Texas
2015 — Chad Magleby, president of Magleby Construction in Lindon, Utah
2014 — Gus Rubio, president of Gabriel Builders in Greer, S.C.
2013 — Phil Kean, president of Phil Kean Design Group in Winter Park, Fla.
2012 — Terry Wardell, president of Wardell Builders, Inc. in Solana Beach, Calif.
2011 — Ted Visnic, president of Visnic Homes in Rockville, Md.
2010 — Peter Polhemus, president of Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects/Builders, Chatham, Mass.
2009 — Mike Payne, vice president of operations at Payne & Payne Builders, Inc., Chardon, Ohio
2008 — Ed Nikles, president of Nikles Custom Builders, Milford, Penn.
2007 — Stephen Hann, president and founder of Hann Builders, Stafford, Texas
2006 — Paul Magleby, founder of Magleby Construction, Lindon, Utah