Cavalcade Tour of Homes 2022
September 9-11 & 16-18
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Cavalcade Builder Connect
Thursday, Nov 11 • 5:30-8:00pm
Showcasing new products and special offers for Cavalcade 2022 • REGISTER NOW
Holiday Party
Thursday, Dec 9 • 5:30-8:30pm
Riverside Banquets, Geneva • REGISTER NOW
Annual Meeting – Cavalcade Connect
Nov 11 • 5:30-8:30pm
Hines West Chicago location • 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).

2021 NIHBA Staff & Leadership


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

Lisa Rittenberry/Admin Assistant
630-978-9000 x1


President Lionel Martinez L. Martinez Construction
1st Vice President Christian Zenger Autumn Homes
2nd Vice President George Olson CIBC Bank
3rd Vice President Maria Hildebrand Designing Interiors
Treasurer Scott Mathieson M House Development
Secretary Cheryl Lee CL Design Build


Slav Adamus Remote A/V
Jon Green Engineering Resource Associates
Teresa Haish Chicago Title & Trust
Steve Jeffers  Revolution Builders
Michael Karl Hines Supply
Chad Kurtz Brakur Custom Cabinets
Chad Mease Redstart Construction
Rosie Millen Heritage Cabinetry & Design
Matt Reed Parksite
Heather Runge Nicor Gas
Ken Schmidt Huntington Bank
Pete Stefani Kings Court Builders
Ryan Totsch Tranquility Builders
Jeff White Ferguson
Dan Jurjovec Immediate Past President/Lake West Custom Homes

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.