Jim Pitcher Bio
You can expect that Jim has a vast knowledge of the construction industry. He started at the age of 16 in a cabinet shop and then after high school worked through the Carpenter’s union apprenticeship program. After completing his apprenticeship, Jim became a licensed contractor & started his construction co. in 1994 and has worked throughout the Bay Area.
In the 2000’s, Jim was been a leading proponent of green building, becoming a Certified Green Building Professional (CGBP) in 2004. He participated in one of the first certification courses offered by Build It Green, a non-profit organization that promotes healthy, energy and resource-efficient buildings. To further his education he has enrolled in courses through P.G.& E on building energy efficient homes.
As Jim’s reputation for quality workmanship grew, so did his business. In 1998 he was the framing contractor on season 19 of “This Old House” where he helped renovate the 1906 Arts & Craft -style church & was featured on the show. In 2005 he built and operated a custom cabinet shop. That designed high end cabinetry & furniture for the discriminating homeowners who require the attention to detail.
Jim’s dedication to excellence is infectious and as a result the company has received numerous awards on the local, regional and national level, including a 2005 & 2006 award for Overall Excellence issued by the local chapter of NARI. Recognized as leading contractors in the Bay Area, in 2008 Jim was named a Big 50 company by a major trade publication Remodeling Magazine. Companies named to the Big 50 have distinguished themselves by outperforming their best competitors through outstanding customer service, exemplary business practices, exceptional management skills and top quality work.
Jim has decades of experience in the trades and of owning his own company.
Construction is the only thing he knows. His motto is “Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.” You will find that Jim is easy to talk to, easy to work with and eager to please his customers.