About Jim Riffe

The builder you choose will greatly determine the ease and success of your home-building experience.

Jim Riffe’s family has been building homes and taking care of customers for over 50 years in greater Kansas City, For more than twenty years, Jim Riffe has continued that distinguished tradition of quality design and workmanship.

“I was out on the job sites stacking bricks, mowing lawns and building things by age 11. After receiving two degrees and working as an engineer, I gravitated back to what I love best…building homes for families,” Jim said.

As a Master Builder, Jim balances innovative design with a timeless sense of style in the creation of your new home. He has seen materials and processes come and go, and he knows what works. In fact, Jim’s family has been building homes and taking care of customers for over fifty years.

As a third-generation greater Kansas City area builder, Jim is distinguished as one of Kansas City’s finest custom home builders.

Jim Riffe homes and communities have received numerous local and national awards. Jim received his Engineering degree in 1985 from KU and his MBA in finance from MU. As a Master Builder, Jim keeps abreast of innovation and design throughout the industry.

This life-long homebuilding legacy, coupled with education fortifies a solid foundation of experience and expertise.
Specializing in upper-bracket custom homes throughout the premier communities of Johnson, Jackson and Cass counties, Jim has the rare ability to take your ideas and turn them into the perfect home designed with the perfect site in mind.

Most of Jim’s subcontracting partners have been with him at least 15 years. He knows how to communicate your unique vision. And they understand the mark of excellence that he expects throughout every stage of the homebuilding process.

This commitment to detail penetrates every aspect of the design and building process. From beginning to end, the Riffe home team partners with you to create a home that is the ideal fit for your unique lifestyle.





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