Meet Your Dedicated Richmond Custom Home Builders
AR Homes® Richmond (Ellington Custom Homes) is an independently owned and operated franchise of AR Homes®, a network of custom home builders that are committed to providing the highest level of service and quality. Since 2010, AR Homes® Richmond (Ellington Custom Homes) has been the choice luxury custom home builder in Richmond, Virginia for the most discerning homeowners who expect the best.
Our team of experienced professionals works with each client to create a custom luxury home that is as unique as they are. We understand that your home is more than just a place to live; it is a reflection of your personal style and taste. That’s why we take the time to get to know you and your needs so that we can create a home that is truly one-of-a-kind.
No matter what your vision is for your dream home, Ellington Custom Homes can help you make it a reality. With our commitment to excellence, you can create your custom luxury home with complete confidence in the quality of work and integrity of the team involved in building your new custom home.
Matt began his career in residential home building in 2002 with a nationally recognized firm in Virginia. In 2003, after successfully completing 130 homes in three years, he was honored with the prestigious PROS Award for the top project manager in the DC Metro area in the 75–100 home category. He went on to be named the firm’s Project Manager of the Year. Later, Matt was named Director of Construction for a high-end custom home builder. During his five-year tenure, he completed more than 20 luxury homes in Arlington, Virginia.
Matt is a Richmond native and an alumnus of Benedictine High School. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction. Eager to bring his industry experience and talent for delivering high quality, custom homes to the city he loves, Matt returned to Richmond in 2010 and founded Ellington Custom Homes, LLC.
Josh has been building homes in the Richmond area since 2014. He works closely with our vendor partners and contractors to ensure we deliver the highest quality product at a reasonable cost. Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, and pulling for his alma mater, The University of South Carolina Gamecocks.
With his extensive knowledge from 25 years of working in the homebuilding industry, John has been helping our customers realize their AR Homes® dreams since April 2019. When not helping our clients, John enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with his family.
Ashley joined AR Homes® in October 2019. Her previous experience in purchasing and luxury home furnishings prove beneficial in her role as Customer Concierge. Ashley enjoys guiding our home buyers through all aspects of their build. In her free time, she enjoys practicing yoga and spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.
Shana graduated from Christopher Newport University in 2016. With a passion for getting to know clients personally, she loves playing a part in bringing their unique vision to life. When shes not working, you’ll find Shana exploring Richmond with friends, and enjoying beach time with family, or binge watching a true crime show.
Camille joined AR Homes® in 2021. Before working in home building, she managed high-end restaurants and luxury fitness centers in New York, LA, DC and San Francisco. Working with discerning clientele across different industries has proven advantageous in her role as Customer Concierge, partnering with homeowners through the entire process of their home build. Outside of the home building world, you can find Camille teaching and practicing yoga at Humble Haven and spending quality time with her husband and two daughters.
John graduated from Michigan State University Construction Management Program and has spent the last 35 years in the home building industry in supervisory, management, and operational positions from the southwest, midwestern, southeastern, and mid-Atlantic regions. In his free time, John and his wife Pam love to travel, cook and spend time with family and their 2 Bullmastiffs, Gracie and Finley.
After ten years in commercial construction, Matthew joined AR Homes® in September 2019. He loves seeing our projects through from clearing of the home site to delivering a client’s dream home. When not on the job site, Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife, twin boys, and two labs.
Dillon graduated from Hampton Sydney College in 2014. Formerly with HHHunt, he successfully managed the construction of 5 neighborhoods. At AR Homes, Dillon’s dedication to excellence ensures your dream home becomes a reality. Outside of work, he loves golfing, traveling with his wife, and spending time with their two dogs.
Brandon graduated from East Carolina University in 2004 with a degree in Construction Management. Boasting over 20 years of experience, Brandon has successfully overseen a wide range of projects, including residential home building, commercial building, and custom home building. His passion for working closely with both customers and the team ensures the delivery of quality homes. Beyond work, Brandon finds joy in spending time with his family, comprising his wife and two boys.