From our office staff to every vendor chosen, our standards surpass the rest, resulting in giving you a seamless process from start to finish.
Barry Bullard is a native of Gainesville, a graduate of Oak Hall School and the University of Florida. Growing up in a family involved in building, development and design, Barry decided to pursue what he knew and loved. He graduated with a his degree in Building Construction in 1978. In 1979, Barry founded Barry Bullard Homes and has since built hundreds of homes in many of Gainesville’s finest communities. Barry has earned his reputation as one of Gainesville’s premier builders through his commitment to provide value to his clients. He does so by combining the latest in home design, energy efficiency, uncompromised craftsmanship, and low maintenance exteriors, at a fair price. Whether you choose a building site from our inventory, or have your own lot, Barry Bullard Homes can guide you through the building process.
Our Project Manager, Chas Hafey, has been in the construction business for most of his professional life. After high school Chas served in the Navy in Desert Storm. Upon his return, Chas entered the construction field as a framer. In 2001, he became a construction manager for a nationwide builder, supervising the construction over of 1200 homes in 8 years. In 2009, Chas started his own company building custom residential homes. In 2017, he joined our staff as Project Manager, overseeing all of our projects both residential and commercial.
Our Superintendent, Chuck Hudson, has been in the construction business for over 20 years. Prior to that time, he worked in the electrical field with a rural cooperative. He joined Barry Bullard Homes in January 2015 as Superintendent on both our residential and commercial projects. In his spare time, he and his wife enjoy shooting sporting clays.
Our Office Manager, Kim Swanson, has many years of administrative experience. Kim worked in New York for 17 years as the manager of commercial and residential lending for a local banking institution. After this, Kim was the Chief Financial Officer for a property management company. She prepared budgets and handled all the financial duties for over 20 different condominium communities. After her move to Florida she worked as an Office Manager for a manufacturing firm. In 2016, Kim joined our staff as Office Manager, and manages the day to day office and accounting functions.