Meet Our Award-Winning Team

With over 250 years of combined experiences in the building industry, our award-winning team has set the standard for excellence in home design, construction, and community development.

William Fort


Jim Dwyer - The Custom Home Company

Jim Dwyer


Michelle Shur


Nariko Kawashima


Keenan Bennett

VP – Sales & Marketing

Jennifer Geyer


Emilee Linares


Medina Halilovic


Awards and Recognition

The award winning TCHC Team has been recognized with major industry awards including the Master Builders Associations Builder of the Year Award (twice), over 100 industry wide MAME Awards, National Gold Nugget Awards for building excellence, JD Power Service Awards and numerous Built Green recognitions, (including the coveted Built Green Hammer and Pioneer Awards). The TCHC Team has been voted as 425 Magazine’s Best Builder three times in a row, in 2018, 2019 & 2020, and has been awarded 22 New Home Tribute Awards, including Best Builder, recognizing excellence in home design, sales, and marketing. The communities that the TCHC Team has built are among the most successful, exceptionally designed and highly recognized new home communities in the greater Seattle region.

Why Choose The Custom Home Company?

Unmatched Expertise

With over 250 years of collective experiences, our team brings unmatched expertise to every custom home project.

Award-Winning Excellence

Recognized with numerous industry awards, including Builder of the Year and Best Builder accolades, TCHC is a symbol of excellence in the new home industry.

Personalized Design

We specialize in personalizing each home to meet the unique specifications and preferences of our clients.

Financial Integrity

Our dedicated finance team ensures transparency, financial stability, and adherence to budgets.

Community Commitment

TCHC is more than a home builder; we are committed to helping our community thrive through active involvement and charitable contributions.

Trust-Building Initiatives

TCHC spearheads initiatives focused on building trust, ensuring that every custom home built reflects our mission: Building Trust, One Custom Home at a Time.

This is our first custom home and we will gladly do it again if we get to work with your team. We just moved in and the house is awesome because of your creativity, collaboration and world-class capabilities. We look forward to christening the property once we’ve settled in!



I had the pleasure of working with Will, Jim & Michelle at The Custom Home Company to bring my dream home to life, and I couldn’t be more delighted with the outcome. From start to finish, the experience was marked by professionalism, attention to detail, and unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction.

One of the aspects that impressed me the most was the level of customization they offered. From the initial design consultations to the final touches, the team at The Custom Home Company ensured that every aspect of my home reflected my personal style and preferences. They listened attentively to my ideas and provided valuable insights and suggestions throughout the process, resulting in a home that truly feels like a reflection of my personality and lifestyle.

Moreover, the craftsmanship exhibited by the builders was exceptional. Every aspect of the construction, from the foundation to the finishing touches, was executed with precision and care. The quality of the materials used is evident in every corner of the house, and I have confidence that my home will stand the test of time.

Beyond their technical expertise, the team at the Custom Home Company demonstrated a commitment to exceptional service. Communication was prompt and transparent, and they were always willing to address any questions or concerns I had along the way. The project was completed on schedule and within budget, and I appreciated the efficiency and professionalism displayed by everyone involved.

I wholeheartedly recommend The Custom Home Company to anyone in search of a reliable, talented, and customer-focused team to bring their dream home to life. My experience with them exceeded my expectations in every way, and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with such a dedicated group of professionals.


Seattle, WA