Jeff Burch, owner, and General Contractor was born in Miami and raised in Key Largo, FL. Jeff began his career in construction following in his father’s footsteps and was on construction sites at a very young age. He worked for the family-owned construction company and supervised the construction of luxurious waterfront homes throughout the Upper Keys as well as the prestigious, upscale community of The Ocean Reef Club. Jeff has been in all aspects of construction including commercial properties, swimming pools, and home inspections.
Jeff and his family relocated to SWFL where he could continue his career in the industry in 2002. His wife LeeAnn, has joined him in creating a great career in helping homeowners build their dream homes. Jeff enjoys his past time with family, boating, and reading.
LeeAnn Burch, owner and a licensed Real Estate agent, was born and raised in Miami, Fl. Moving to SW Fl in 2002, raised their 3 children and finally joined her husband Jeff in the construction industry in 2006. She plays an important role keeping the books in order as well as assisting the sales team at the model homes. She makes effective use of her strong business and marketing background as well as her extensive social network to help with the business strategy, marketing initiatives and community involvement.
LeeAnn enjoys spending her spare time with family, boating, vacationing and dining with family and friends.
Project Manager Meet Kendall Ellis, he is originally from Illinois. He made his way to Florida, after attending High School outside of Atlanta and Graduating College in West Virginia. He is the proud Dad of 3 wonderful kids, 19, 13 & 11. Ironically, he first entered the Construction Industry with Jeff Burch back in 2004. He has worked in every aspect of construction from Secretarial to Sales to Management. He takes personal pride in making sure the process of Building goes as smoothly as possible, but he even takes greater joy in making sure the needs of the Homeowners When Kendall is not putting his all in building homes, he Loves being a Dad, traveling and is the President of a Non-Profit Basketball Academy, where he spends time investing in youth in the community to provide leadership & guidance.
Sales Professional Robert Zahn is originally from Ocean City MD and has been residing in North Port, FL for the last 20 years. Following in the family tradition of Real Estate, Robert’s father moved down from New York in 1972 and started building homes in Port Charlotte and North Port, while Robert’s mother was selling homes with Century 21. At the age of 12 Robert started his sales career, now offering over 30 years sales experience. Since being licensed in 2001 Robert has sold in excess of 900 homes, generating over 500 million in sales, taking pride in building communities and neighborhoods here in SW Florida. In 2006 Robert was ranked # 3 in the USA for New Home Sales. The proud father of two 18 yr old children born, raised and recently graduated from North Port High School in 2018. When Robert is not building homes, He enjoys cruising the Bahamas, restoring classic cars and spoiling his Granddaughter.
Sales Professional Christian Atkins originally from the U.K. has been residing in Florida for the past 30 years. The first 15 years were spent in Miami Beach, the last 15 years have here in the North Port area. Christian is married with three children and two grandchildren. Interest includes aviation and motorcycles. These days his feet are placed firmly on the ground with occasion low flying on the motorcycle. Christian had a 35-year career in the construction industry starting in 1978 working for general contractors and architects, completing residential and commercial projects on two continents. The commercial projects ranged from small tenant improvements to multimillion-dollar business parks, hotels, industrial buildings, and retail strip malls. On the residential side, Christian has either designed or supervised the building of over 300 homes. Christian started his career in real estate in 2010 working for buyers and sellers on the residential side of the business then progressed to commercial real estate working with investors, developers, and end-users assisting with leasing.
Sales Professional Carla was born in Elkhart Indiana and moved here to SW Florida in the early 1980’s. Carla has been married to her husband Robert, a true born Floridian, for 30 plus years and has raised their three daughters together, right here in North Port. The girls graduated from North Port High school in 2005, 2010, and 2015 but not before Carla logged countless volunteer hours being involved with Pal’s, Girl Scouts, and Jr. Achievement! Being a Dance mom, band mom, cheer mom, and working full time kept her busy! Employed full-time in the Financial Services and Risk Advisory arena since 1999, she has been recognized with several awards for outstanding sales achievements, sales excellence, and professionalism. In 2017, encouraged by her husband and many professionals in the industry, she finally made the leap into real estate. A few years into general real estate with a well known local agency, she received the training and experience to pursue her true passion of new home sales. In her spare time, Carla and her husband spend time with their kids, granddaughters, and many friends in the area. She enjoys traveling and has traveled extensively throughout the United States and several other countries. Carla’s motto is ” Today is all you really have, so do your best to be happy “
Trevor Burch was born in Raleigh, NC, and raised in Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte, Florida. He moved to the area in 2002 and went to Charlotte High School and then graduated early via Charlotte Technical School. He was naturally pushed into the construction industry and has been on job sites working with his dad Jeff, since he was 14 years old.
Trevor is the field superintendent for First Choice Home Builders. He meets with subcontractors, homeowners and is Kendall’s right-hand man. His vast knowledge and skills in the industry is impressive at such a young age. With a great attitude and kindness, he helps make sure the process is running smoothly and people are accounted for.
In Trevor’s past time, he enjoys fishing, shooting, wakeboarding and spending time with his family.