Cavalcade Tour of Homes 
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Cavalcade Tour of Homes 2022
September 9-11 & 16-18
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Holiday Party
Thursday, December 14 • 5:30-8:30pm
Riverside Receptions, Geneva • REGISTER NOW
Housing Trends & Legislative Updates
Thursday, March 14 • 5:30-8:30pm
The Law Office, Yorkville • Register now!
Thursday, Oct 12 • 5:30-8:30PM
Two Brothers Rouondhouse  • REGISTER NOW
Cavalcade Builder Connect
Wednesday, Sept 27 • 4:00-8:00PM
Hines in Wheaton • REGISTER NOW
Top Golf
Thursday, Feb 8 • 5:30-8:30pm
Top Golf in Naperville • REGISTER NOW

Meet the Association

Our mission is to serve you!  The Northern Illinois Home Builders Association members are the highest quality professionals including

  • Home Builders
  • Architects
  • Suppliers
  • Title Companies
  • Developers
  • Interior Designers
  • Remodelers
  • Banks
  • Contractors
  • Engineers
  • Mortgage Lenders
  • Service Providers

Celebrating over 60 years of service, the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association is dedicated to supporting and protecting the local custom home building and remodeling industry and promoting home ownership by:

  • Maintaining the highest level of professionalism,
  • Serving as a unified, cohesive and respected voice, and
  • Establishing a positive business environment that creates and supports lasting partnerships.

 NIHBA serves the home building and remodeling industry primarily in DuPage, Kane, Will, LaSalle, Lake, and DeKalb counties and is an affiliated chapter of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Illinois (HBAI).

2024 NIHBA Staff & Leadership


Jan Buscher/Executive Vice President
630-978-9000 x2

Becky Michels/Administrative Assistant
630-978-9000 x1


President Cheryl Lee CL Design Build
1st Vice President Ryan Totsch Tranquility Builders
2nd Vice President Rosie Millen Heritage Cabinetry & Design
3rd Vice President Andy Knapp James Hardie
Treasurer Steve Jeffers Revolution Builders Custom Homes
Secretary Chad Mease Redstart Construction
Immediate Past President Christian Zenger Autumn Homes


Slav Adamus Remote A/V
Court Airhart Airhart Construction
Pat Briody Hines Supply
Scott Eckstein Nicor Gas
Jon Green Engineering Resource Associates
Teresa Haish Chicago Title & Trust
Todd Innocenzi Sierra Pacific Windows
Matt Keim Matt Keim Builders
Kelly Knierim Windham Homes
Les Martin HydroShield Midwest
Jeff Pawlowski Monument Homes
Matt Reed Parksite
Ken Schmidt Huntington Bank
Jeff White Ferguson

Thank you to our Foundation Sponsors!

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Become a member and elevate your business today!
Make valuable connections, foster life-long business relationships, and become a part of this dynamic association.