Who We Are
Live Oak Home Builders is a locally owned and operated company with over 10 years of experience in the custom home building industry. We will custom build your dream home while working directly with you, all while exceeding your expectations. Live Oak is committed to providing the highest quality craftsmanship and remarkable customer service. Homes are our passion and each one of our homes is built with superior quality materials and premium features. The Live Oak Team will help guide and assistance through the entire process from the small to the big details. It is our main priority to provide the highest customer satisfaction, that is why we offer a full-service building experience as a standard and at no extra cost. Whether you are looking in Sussex, Worcester, Dorchester, Wicomico County or surrounding areas Live Oak Home Builders will custom build your dream for you!
Meet the Team
Justin White, Owner
Justin is a second-generation builder born and raised on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. After several years in the construction business, Justin’s commitment to providing a truly personalized superior building experience is what drove him to follow in his father’s footsteps and start his own building company in 2017. He has since been working one on one with our customers to provide our reputable customer service. As our team continues to grow, Justin’s servant leadership and direction is what has made the Live Oak brand so successful. When he isn’t helping his customers with their selections Justin likes to spend his spare time with his wife and beautiful son and daughter, or fishing.
Astrid Bravo, Office Manager
Astrid has recently joined the Live Oak team overseeing all clerical work including payables, customer relations, and marketing as Office Manager. With over 5 years of marketing experience, Astrid brings her skills, knowledge, and passion to the construction business. When she isn’t busy with her administrative duties at Live Oak, Astrid likes to spend her spare time with her husband, Trevor, family, and friends.
Alex “Mike” Ilczuk, Field Superintendent
Alex “Mike” Ilczuk joins the Live Oak Team as Field Superintendent with over 30 years of home building experience. His positive and caring attitude sets him apart making the perfect fit for our team. He is committed to client satisfaction and will ensure the build schedule moves as smooth as possible and at the highest quality. We asked Mike what he was looking forward to when joining Live Oak and his response was, “The opportunity to work with our home owners to bring their new home dreams to reality and make it stress free and fun.”
Daniel Richardson, Project Manager
Daniel Richardson joined Live Oak in 2019 as Project Manager. He can be found both in the office and on-site on any given day to ensure that our homes are innovative, of excellent quality and built at the highest performance and standard. Daniel, an Eastern Shore native and Del-Tech graduate, with over 10 years experience in the construction industry, his attention to detail and transcendent work ethic will help provide each of our customers with an exceptional experience. Our team is excited for the direction of success he will continue to achieve with us at Live Oak.
Troy Harrington, Estimator
Troy Harrington brings more than seven years of home improvement and construction experience to the Live Oak Team. As our estimator, Troy’s goal is to help homeowners build their dream home, while providing an honest and informed process from beginning to end. It is vital to him that all customers are treated as he would want to be. Troy has a strong commitment to his faith that motivates him to have integrity in all he does. Outside of work, Troy’s focus is building a strong marriage with his wife Dana and being the kind of father his sons, Logan and Jacob, can be proud of. He also thinks that community is an important ingredient to a full life, so he constantly looks for ways to grow his community through faith and fellowship.
Raymond “Joey” Joseph, Field Superintendent
Joey brings more than eighteen years of construction and homebuilding experience to Live Oak Home Builders. Joey joined Live Oak as a superintendent in 2020. When asked what he loves about working with Live Oak he said he “loves the people and how it is a family-oriented business”. When not working in the field, Joey enjoys spending time with his two daughters and his wife, Megan.
What Sets Us Apart
While we believe our craftmanship and attention to detail is our staple, our customers say our customer service experience is second to none. With Live Oak, we work hand in hand with you through every step and offer advice and guidance. We believe you should have a personalized experience to match your personalized home.