Our story

For more than 15 years, Gialluisi Custom Homes has been at the forefront of style, quality and design in the custom luxury home and renovation market across central New Jersey. The Gialluisi team of experts in project management and creative design have built over 100 homes and completed over 30 custom renovations. With attention to craftsmanship and quality, our style can be seen in every interior and exterior detail. Each home or remodeling project is individually designed, working closely with the homeowner to ensure the end product reflects their needs, lifestyle, and design sense.

Peter Gialluisi and partner, Todd Ellner, take pride in the company’s attention to detail and in maintaining the highest level of satisfaction among clients. Gialluisi Custom Homes collaborates with the most experienced professionals and best suppliers in New Jersey to deliver the finest custom home for our clients.

Gialluisi Custom Homes has recently expanded our expertise to include pre-engineered custom homes. These state of the art homes, offer supreme quality, are energy efficient, eco-friendly and built in a fraction of the time of a site built home. The team at Gialluisi Homes is excited to bring these innovative custom homes to the local market.

Our team

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PETER GIALLUISI
PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE, PARTNER

As the name behind the company, Pete believes in the importance of delivering a high quality result that every employee can feel proud of. As well as focusing on everyday management details, Pete’s main area of expertise is in finding that ideal development opportunity or that perfect bit of land for our list of waiting property buyers. From early planning and pre-construction through to the happy day of handing over the keys, Pete shares the belief that client satisfaction is top of the list on every project, at every stage, for every member of the team.

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TODD ELLNER
CORPORATE RELATIONS, PARTNER

With a strong background in working with vendors, finance companies and material suppliers, Todd is vital to the continuing success of Gialluisi Custom Homes and takes pride in being involved with every aspect of the company. His 25 years in management ensures customers a professional approach to every project and a finished project that reflects the high standards held throughout the company. Along with founding partner, Pete Gialluisi, Todd believes in the healthy management of resources at all levels, from paying vendors and contractors to keeping a watch on costs for every project. What this means is that you can feel secure, knowing you’re working with a financially responsible company that will be here long after your project is finished and well into the future. We stand behind every project and are available day or night, to respond to any issues or concerns.

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ROBERT SCHERER
LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

Robert Scherer joined Gialluisi Custom Homes in 2009 and is our demolition and utility specialist. He is our ‘go-to-guy’ for all utilities, engineering, building and zoning department applications and permits. In preparing for demolition of old properties, to make way for a new Gialluisi Home, he ensures all old services have been disconnected and the process is clear for new home owners to set up fresh accounts when they take title.

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PATRICK NARDONE
PROJECT MANAGER

Pat Nardone brings his 25-plus years in the construction industry and his 15 years as a Union Laborer and combines these with his additional 10 years in construction sales to make him an expert in the true sense of the word. When it comes to managing quality construction and ensuring the very best in Customer Service and Satisfaction, his knowledge and expertise is second to none. Pat joined the Gialluisi Team in 2014 and has acted in a Client Relations and Project Manager role at all levels from renovations and additions to luxury new home construction. When asked what he enjoys most about his job, his answer is simple, “I love our customers and I love what I do.”

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MARK L. LEVINE
PROJECT MANAGER

Mark L. Levine brings to the table a set of valuable and much-needed assets for our team. With a background in the construction industry at the University of Albany,  he started by buying and repairing homes. Prior to this, Mark spent 25 years working in New York City as a union salesman in the wine and spirits industry, then as an account executive in the entertainment industry and finally as a partner in an automotive business. The reason he left a successful career to join the Gialluisi Custom Homes team is simple: “I really feel that this is an opportunity of a lifetime to return to the industry that I always loved,” he says. Mark’s customer service and management experience is a welcomed skill set to our team and our customers.

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LISA DONOFRIO
Client Relations

Lisa Donofrio recently joined the Gialluisi Custom Homes team to head up Client Relations. She will be working directly with homeowners from contract signing to move in, assisting them with their allowances, design choices and ensuring the process timeline is met. Lisa will also manage marketing and social media for Gialluisi Custom Homes.

Lisa brings a unique perspective to the team as she, her husband, and 2 teenage girls, currently live in a custom Giailluisi home, built four years ago after moving from Manhattan to Westfield. She understands the build process and the intricate details involved in creating a family’s dream home.

Lisa has spent her entire career on the client relations side of the business. She worked over 18 years in the financial services industry managing senior executives at top financial institutions with their marketing portfolios. Lisa created and ran a successful event planning business for 5 years in Manhattan and most recently led client management for a sports marketing agency focused in the healthcare industry.

Lisa is thrilled to bring her client relations expertise combined with her love for design and marketing to the Gialluisi Custom Homes team.

GIALLUISI CUSTOM HOMES WORKS WITH A NUMBER OF LOCAL REALTORS ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW JERSEY.
WE ARE PROUD TO PARTNER WITH THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES:
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