About Us

RICK CHAFFEY
President
As a leader in the custom home building industry, Rick displays vision and leadership in each and every project that he tackles. Through his vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and resilient work ethic, Rick has grown Chaffey Custom Construction to be one of the most distinguished and well-respected Luxury Custom Home Construction companies in the Puget Sound. Known for his attention to detail and decision making, Rick helps guide clients from beginning to end of the Custom Home Building Process.

Rick, a native of Bellevue, Washington, graduated from Arizona State University’s College of Business in 1990, with a degree in Real Estate & Construction Management. Since then, Rick has gone on to build thousands of homes throughout Western Washington, Oregon and Arizona. His pursuit for perfection and quality helped lead Chaffey Homes to receive the Green Custom Home of the Year award in 2008 from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), picking up the Built Green Hammer award along the way.

In his spare time, Rick enjoys developing and working with the organization, Baseball Beyond Borders, spending time with his family and cheering on the Seahawks either at the stadium or from his couch!

TODD JACOB
Vice President of Operations
With over 30 years of construction experience, Todd brings a well respected reputation in client satisfaction and an eye for detail. Todd began his construction career in 1984, going on to graduate from the University of Washington in 1996 in Construction Management. After graduating, Todd went on to own his own business for 14 years.

Clients describe Todd as an exceptional builder with the highest standards and integrity in the industry. His knowledge and personality have helped further build the Chaffey Construction brand.

In his free time, Todd enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and working on home improvement projects around his house. You may also find him off-road motorcycling with his wife on one of the many mountain trails in the Pacific Northwest.

BRANDON BROCKWAY
Production Construction Manager
Brandon comes from a large lineage of residential home builders, all based in the greater Puget Sound area. Having been on job sites since high school, Brandon developed his love for building early on, starting out as part of the framing crew, and building stick frame houses. His obsession with the details and building science make him a valuable asset to any construction organization. Brandon is a favorite amongst clients and trade municipalities, who enjoy his personality and work ethic.

Having over 15 years of hands-on construction experiences as a framer and superintendent, Brandon has set himself above other builders in the area through his achievements and lessons learned.

When not out in the field, Brandon enjoys Mariners games and being out on the water with his wife and five year old daughter.

PETE PERKINS
Production Manager
Pete brings over 35 years of construction experience to the Chaffey Construction team – from residential, to multi-family & commercial construction projects. A graduate of the University of Washington in Building Construction, Pete has completed countless projects throughout his career, including residential homes, townhomes, retirement communities, tenant improvements and light commercial projects around the greater Seattle area.

In addition to building homes, Pete has extensive experience in pre-production aspects of home building. Pete is highly knowledgeable in plan development, estimating, budgeting, value engineering and project management.

A native of Redmond, Pete enjoys spending time with his family and friends, golfing and attending local sporting events.

CRISTINE YERXA
Office Manager / Bookkeeper
Cristine brings over 17 years of Office Management, Bookkeeping and Customer Relation experience to the Chaffey Construction team. As the Office Manager, Cristine handles everything and anything that comes up. Her ability to adapt and overcome any problem makes her a key figure in the office. Cristine thrives on all the challenges that make every day unique and exciting. Her attention to detail instills trust amongst her peers and colleagues. 

When not working, Cristine enjoys spending time with her family and is an avid fan of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders.

KELLE BOYD
Project Coordinator – Residential Design & Remodeling
With a background in Interior Design & Remodeling, Kelle transitioned smoothly into the new custom home construction world. An integral part of the Chaffey Construction team, Kelle enjoys working closely with customers, trade partners, designers and architects.

Inspired by the creativity in architecture and design, Kelle approaches each project with great attention to detail, personal commitment and dedication. To Kelle, client satisfaction is one of the most important and rewards parts of the job.

Some of Kelle’s favorite pastimes include art walks, enjoying live music, walkabout photography and cheering on the Seattle Seahawks every week!

GABRIEL NIEMAN
Construction Crew
Gabriel brings over 15 years of carpentry and handyman experience to the Chaffey Construction team. Growing up, Gabriel would accompany his father to various job sites. His construction knowledge, strong work ethic, dependability and excellent interpersonal skills make Gabriel a favorite amongst clients and colleagues. 

Gabriel’s favorite part of the construction process includes using his own tools and being a problem-solver. In addition to being an asset on the job site, Gabriel enjoys the camaraderie that comes with being part of a construction team.

When not working, Gabriel enjoys listening to podcasts, reading, working out and spending time shooting at the gun range.