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Custom Builders

Meet the RGB Team

Building custom homes isn't just what we do, it's who we are. Custom Home Builders is not just in our name, it's our family, mission and passion.

Pocono Custom Home Builders - It's Who We Are

To be “A Builder to Believe In”, the RGB team focuses on quality, integrity, and responsiveness with the aim of building not only a great place to live, but great relationships.

You will find that the RGB team shares your anticipation and excitement as your home develops from a dream to reality. Every home buyer at RGB is treated with the same personalized attention, regardless of budget, credit score, or the size of their project. We invite you to visit our office, inspect our building sites, and talk with our past customers, we are certain you will become as excited as we are about your building project.

Remember, your most important job is to do the research before you choose your builder – and our most important job is to satisfy your confidence in us by proving that we are… “A Builder to Believe In”.

The RGB team is led by Robert and Joseph Brown. Together Bob and Joe head one of the most well respected building companies in the Pocono Mountains. Their staff has been in place for between 10 and 30 years! They choose only the best craftsmen in the region to work with, creating the strongest, most worry free homes for their clients. The RGB Staff is available 7 days a week to answer your questions about building a home in the Poconos. And we are proud that our sales team never ever employs pushy hard core sales tactics. We are talented building professionals who are passionate about helping our clients find the right place to call “home sweet home.” We’re dedicated to providing beautiful properties, friendly advice and reliable customer service.

With over 35 years of experience in the industry, we’re known in the Poconos for our dedication and expertise in the home building industry. We take pride in offering that dedication and experience with the same personalized attention, regardless of budget, credit score, or the size of your project.

Our main goal is to build your Pocono home exactly how you’ve always imagined it. Interested in learning more about the RGB team? Meet us today!

Meet Our Award-Winning Team

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Robert Brown

Bob founded RGB Custom Home Builders in 1986. He built every part of his first 30 or so homes, slowly transitioning to the role of President over the larger company he manages today. He is an active member of both the Pennsylvania Builders Association, and the Pocono Builders Association. A life member of the Pennsylvania Builders Association, Bob participates in Semi-Annual meetings discussing the most cutting-edge issues in home building today. Having served as a past President of the Pocono Builders Association, Bob remains active on their Board of Directors working to maintain high quality standards and a vibrant building community in the Poconos. Bob is also a Real Estate Broker and engages in the local Realtor community as well. RGB’s reputation locally with Realtors and building inspectors is a true testament to Bob’s experience, abilities, and ethics. Outside of RGB, Bob enjoys Penn State football, skiing, and annual visits to the beach.
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Joe Brown

VP Construction
Joe joined his brother Bob in 1997 and is responsible for the supervision of all construction projects. Joe works with a multitude of highly skilled tradesman to convey exactly the customers vision for their new home inside and out. When he isn’t working, Joe enjoys spending time with his family and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys.

Katherine Bennett

Design Consultant / Realtor
Katherine joined RGB upon moving to the Poconos in 2017 from the Maryland / Washington DC area. Katherine is a fully licensed Realtor who has been working in the industry for over 15 years. You will enjoy how Katherine thinks outside of the box with her creativity and genuine exuberance about your new home. When she isn’t working with new clients, Katherine is a certified scuba diver who enjoys traveling to exotic locations around the world and is currently acquiring her pilots license.

Joe Seagraves

Sr. Design Consultant
Joe has been working in the building industry since he was a young man, and with RGB since 2011. His experience with new home design and sales is unparalleled. Joe is a consummate professional who is honest and talented. Currently, Joe is working with RGB on a limited basis enjoying other pursuits as well. When not working in real estate, you will find Joe on one of the many Pocono golf courses!

Suzanne Newhard

Design Consultant / Realtor
Suzanne is a relatively new member of the RGB team, starting with us in 2020. However, Suzanne has been working in new construction sales for over 30 years, and she brings a host of fresh insight and experience to the RGB team and the clients she serves. Suzanne is also a fully licensed Realtor able to contract sales of any real estate in the Poconos. When not at work, Suzanne enjoys cooking, fishing, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Paula Mcdonnell

Paula has been managing the RGB accounting office since 2002. She handles all sales contracts and all additional charges with ease! If you ever have a question about construction draws or what balance might be due, Paula will have an answer! Paula is a lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers fan and a cross fit enthusiast.
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Mary LaBar

Office Administrator
Mary has been greeting customers and directing the front office at RGB since 2003. Once you sign a contract with RGB, you will quickly get to know and love Mary! No matter what you need, Mary will get it sorted out. Outside of RGB, Mary loves spending time with her three sons, and is enjoying her new role as a Grandmother. As a lover of the great outdoors, Mary enjoys camping and going to the beach, as well as visiting wineries and breweries!

Jackie Kemp

Design Center Manager
When it is time to choose all that makes your house a home, from the color of the front door to which sink faucets you would like, Jackie will be with you the whole way! Jackie has been with RGB since 2017 and you have not met a more pleasant and enjoyable person to share that very personal journey with. When Jackie is not assisting RGB clients, she enjoys Pocono winery’s, shopping and outdoor walks with her dog.
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Josie Brown

Josie joined RGB in 2008 bringing with her a background in finance and accounting. While Josie works on marketing and office administration here at RGB, her second favorite role is in finance and estimating. Her favorite role is being married to RGB founder and President Bob Brown. When not working, Josie enjoys time with her family, traveling, and is an avid fan of the cinema.

Freddie Saladin

Marketing Administrator
Freddie joined the RGB team after graduating from Clarion University with a degree in Communications. Utilizing the RGB website and social media platforms, Freddie consistently works to assist potential clients towards a greater understanding about the Poconos, new home construction and the RGB advantage. When not working online, Freddie enjoys drawing and writing about Pop Culture in his personal blog.
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Sam Brown

Assistant Construction Supervisor
Sam joined RGB after graduating from ESU with a degree in Business Management. Sam has been alongside his father Bob Brown working at RGB since the tender age of 8. Once Sam got a bit older, he joined Phil’s staff and has worked in the field doing everything from sweeping up job sites to working with the framing crew and everything in between. Currently Sam manages all job permitting and plot plans as well as a 1,000 point job inspection checklist with Joe Brown. When not at work, Sam most enjoys the outdoors. He is an avid hiker and when not working or hiking, you might find him swinging in his hammock.
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Danny Cassullo

(Started in 2003)

Matt Ace

(Started in 2020)
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Phil Alexander

(Started in 2003)
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Tyrone Reyes

(Started in 2017)
RGB team member Neil Lake

Neil Lake

(Started in 2019)
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Duncan Kelly

(Started in 2020)

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