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OUR TEAM

AT KATZ  BUILDERS INC. WE'RE SO PROUD OF OUR AWARD-WINNING TEAM.

From design, engineering and construction, our team is the backbone of more than 35 years, successfully serving the Austin and the surrounding communities.

Designer

Architect

Engineer

Contractor

Greg L. Katz 

Builder - In the home building industry since 1989:

  • 2010-present – Katz Builders, Inc. Builder for custom homes, remodels and additions
  • 2004-2010 – Katz Builders, Inc. Field Superintendent for custom homes, remodels and additions
  • 1996-2004 Contractor – Provided Katz Builders, Inc., with punch out and correction services
  • 1994-1996 – Hill Country Shades of Texas – Fabricator and installer of awnings and shades
  • 1990-1992 – Wood Rite Cabinet Shop – Custom cabinet manufacturer and installer
  • 1989-1990 – Stripling Blake – Lumber sales
  • Completed Continuing Education:
  • 2008 - Houses That Work - by Mark LaLiberte
  • 2008 – OSHA Safety Certified
  • 2005 – Essential Building Skills
  • Stephen F. Austin University
  • 1992-1994 – Liberal Arts

Home Building Industry Certifications:

  • Green Boots – 2012

CORY C. SIMMONS

Field Superintendent

Corey came to Katz Builders from Philadelphia where he worked for remodeling and handyman companies. Corey's strength is that he is a terrific technician and from his years of hands on experience, he understands how things come together. His strong values of quality and customer service makes him a very good fit to the already cohesive Katz Builders, Inc. Team.

CHEREE' R TAYLOR

Office Administrator, Project Coordinator

Cheree' has perfected the art of being an office manager and administrative assistant, while working for companies in the travel, industrial, international and medical fields. Cheree' comes to Katz Builders, Inc., by way of Houston where she worked as the office manager for another luxury custom home builder. Cheree's organizational skills are a great strength and are being put to use as she coordinates the production work flow of the homes that Katz Builders, Inc. Team is building and remodeling.

JOEL B. KATZ

Head Coach

Certifications:

  • CPA – Certified Public Accountant
  • GMB – First Custom Home Builder in Austin to be certified as a “Graduate Master Builder“ by the National Association of Home Builders
  • CGP – Certified Green Professional by the National Association of Home Builders


Exceptional Recognition:

  • “2005 J.B. Sandlin Builder of the Year” presented by the Texas Association of Builders for his exemplary service and leadership contribution to the building industry at the local, state and national level.
  • “2002 Turnquist – Tungedhat Award” presented by Austin Habitat for Humanity for Board commitment beyond the scope of responsibility.
  • “1999 Distinguished Excellence Award” from the Texas Capitol Area Builders Association for his contribution to the building industry and the Texas Capitol Area Builders Association.

LUCY T. KATZ, CAPS

V.P. Operations & Customer Service

Certifications:

  • National Association of Home Builders – Trainer
  • National Association of Home Builders – Certified Aging in Place Specialist
  • National Association of Personnel Consultants – Certified Personnel Consultant
  • Americans with Disability Act, State of Texas – Train the Trainer
  • EPA Certified – Lead-Safe Renovator
  • ProEarth University Certified First Responder Graduate “2009″

Exceptional Recognition:

  • National Association of Home Builders Life Director
  • Texas Association of Builders – Remodeler of the Year
  • YWCA Woman of the Year – Community Service -
  • National Association of Builders & TAB Association
    • Excellence Award for Best Magazine – Editorial Chairwoman of The Texas Builder Magazine
  • Women’s Council of Realtors – Affiliate of the Year
  • City of Austin – Woman Making A Difference

National Association of Home Builders

  • National Association of Home Builders Committees: (NAHB)
    • Green Remodelers Council Chair 2009
    • Remodeler Council Trustee 2006 - present
    • Builder 20 Trustee Alternate 2005 – 2012
    • Custom Builders Committee 2003 – present
    • Custom Builders Symposium Committee
    • Education Committee 2001 – 2009
    • Single Family Small Volume Committee 2001 – 2009
    • International Builder Show Education Committee 2003 -2007
    • Publication Workgroup
    • NAHB Life Board Director

Texas Association of Builders (TAB):

  • Remodelers Council Chairperson 2013-2015
  • Remodelers Council Chairperson 2006-2007
  • Life Board Director
  • Association Planning Committee Member 2002 – 2012
  • Remodelers Council Member 2004 – present
  • Communications Committee Chair 2000-2003
  • Texas Builder Magazine Editorial Chair 2000-2003

The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin:

  • Custom Builder Council Steering Committee 2005 – 2013

National Association of Remodelerts Institure (NARI):

  • President – 2009
    • President Elect – 2008
  • Education/Program Chair 2006
  • Board director 2006/2011

National Kitchen and Bath Association 2010-present

  • Texas Hill Country National Kitchen & Bath President 2018-2019

City of Austin Residential Design Compatibility Commissioner (RDCC) 2009-2015

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

With years of experience as a design-build firm, we ensure that all steps of the process are completed with a keen eye for superior results, In House and on budget. Contact us today for a  free consultation. 

Some areas we proudly service are: Austin, Tarrytown, Pemberton, Hyde Park, East Austin, Zilker, Rosedale, Windsor Park, Allendale, Brentwood, Northwest Hills, Bee Cave, Sunset Valley, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills, Oak Hills, Lost Creek, Spanish Oaks and Lakeway.