The Brookshire Story
At Brookshire Homes, stone and marble are just the foundations of our story. We strive to construct your architecturally timeless home while maintaining the pinnacle of standards. Pulling together the finest elements of design and materials, we aspire to generate an interactive exchange of our client’s vision.
Most neighborhoods begin with a model home, at Brookshire EVERY home is a model home. We not only take your dream from concept to fruition, we create lifetime client relationships.
MEET OUR TEAM
Bringing a unique European sensibility to the Tampa Luxury building market, Edwin began his education in the construction industry from the ground up. As General Manager and owner of MAK Homes he collaborated with every trade in the business. In 2006 he followed his passion for design & build developing many exclusive custom homes in the Tampa Bay area. In 2015 he teamed with Steve Ritchie and together the inception of Brookshire Homes was created. Edwin holds a Masters Degree in International Management and Corporate Finance from the University of Dallas.
A carpenter by origin from Hagerstown, Maryland, Steven moved to Tampa in 2004. Taking a position with 84 Lumber as Installed Sales Manager, Steven was well respected by all members of the company. After being longtime friends, in 2015 he began building custom homes with Edwin. As a self-motivated entrepreneur, driven to build a product he can be proud of, Steven’s goal is to have lifelong customer relationships. In the end, Steven strives to build homes as if they were for is his OWN family.
Born in Wisconsin and raised in Tampa Bay, Jovan has always had a passion for the built environment. After receiving a Bachelor of Design and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Florida, he ventured into homebuilding, beginning his career as an assistant builder in Tampa area. With over 16 years of experience in the Tampa market, he has held numerous positions throughout his career, the latest as Director of Construction for both a regional and national homebuilder. Jovan takes pride in the relationships created throughout his career, but the most important relationships are with the homeowners that he has helped realize their vision in owning their dream home.
A New Jersey native who has called Florida home for three decades, Martin is an accomplished veteran in customer service with over twenty years of experience. His professional career has spanned restaurant ownership and corporate sales, culminating in his role at Brookshire Homes as the manager of the warranty department. His dedication to proactive problem-solving and continually exceeding expectations means every project at Brookshire achieves the same level of excellence. He enjoys collaborating with his team to deliver an outstanding experience to every single customer.
A native of Tampa, Luis Rios brings a unique blend of diverse skills to the Brookshire team. After serving eight years in the Army, he transitioned into the construction industry by taking a job with a major homebuilder in 2004. He started in customer service, working his way up to Senior Construction Manager, and now serves as the Construction Manager at Brookshire. Luis brings a hands-on approach and keen eye for detail to every job, and specializes in finding a solution for every problem. He is committed to delivering superior craftsmanship every single time, so that every home is someone’s dream home.
From the moment I opened AutoCAD on my father’s computer as a child to graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the International Academy of Design & Technology, designing homes has always been my calling.Since earning my degree, I’ve created designs for projects as small as a single room and as large as a 10,000 square foot luxury home. Whether your aesthetic prefers modern to classic or comfort to function, my passion lies in designing a space that perfectly reflects the people who will call it home.When I’m not working, I can be found at home in Tampa, enjoying tacos with my husband (a furniture sales rep, of course) and our three children. In my next life, you’ll find me working at a winery in Napa Valley.