Meet The Team

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Matt Lederer, CKBR


Matt founded Mahogany Builders in 2000 after his own remodeling project revealed a lack of professionalism in the luxury remodeling business. Matt used his background in software and project management to grow Mahogany Builders into the company it now is.

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Wes Crocket, MAIO

General Manager

Wes has been with Mahogany Builders since 2011. He comes from a background in high end hotel management and holds a Master's in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Our resident tech guy, accountant, and human resources director, Wes makes sure the business and employees remain happy and healthy.


Patrick Motherway

Sr. Remodeling Consultant

After years with custom home builders and subdivision developers Patrick brought his talents to Mahogany Builders where he makes up the backbone of our company. His intellect and intuition have helped earn Mahogany Builders our reputation as one of Chicago's most professional remodelers. 

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Rob Murgas

Project Manager

When we say we're Chicago's Finest Remodeling Team, Rob is the heart and soul of that ream. Rob brings to Mahogany Builders over 20 years experience in residential building and remodeling projects ranging from small interior rehabs to additions and custom home building. Mahogany Builders' clients benefit from his panoply of experience and sage character.

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Caitlin Crocket

Lead Designer

Caitlin brings to Mahogany Builders a talent and a work ethic rarely found in the design industry. She graduated with honors form Chicago's prestigious Harrington College of Design and is a main reason why so many of Mahogany's clients will never work with anyone else. Caitlin's work is commonly featured on the covers of magazines such as CS Interiors. Her passion for design and dedication to her clients endears her to her clients for life 

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Cody Shipp

Realtor/ Remodeling Consultant

Cody brings an eye and a presence to Mahogany Builders that his client's appreciate entirely. Cody is an award-winning Realtor with unprecedented attention to detail. You will find Cody working on various home renovations throughout Chicago ranging from bathrooms and kitchens all the way to new builds. He loves everything real estate has to offer and his work doesn't stop once your home is bought or sold.