New Home Design by Lefaivre Construction


Established in 1976, the J.R. LeFaivre Construction Company has become a well known and respected name in residential remodeling and Construction in Taneytown & Frederick Maryland. We have stayed true to our initial intention, which is to offer excellent craftmanship in a professional environment. Our business philosophy has expanded through the years but it has not changed. We are still family owned and operated and we still pursue our mission of excellence and professionalism.

We would like to thank all of our clients for inviting us into their homes time and again, the next generation to come and the staff that makes it happen everyday. We are committed to having the “LeFaivre” name synonymous with quality and service. From all of us at J.R. LeFaivre Construction Company, we look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your construction needs.


Matthew LeFaivre

CGR, CGP, CR (President & Design Specialist)

In 1995, Matthew LeFaivre joined his father to expand the business into different areas of the market. In college Matt studied general business and design & drafting. Since then he has added more remodeling expertise by participating in the Certified Graduate Remodeler program offered by the industry and became a Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) in 2008. In 2008 he also became Carroll Counties first and only current Certified Green Professional (CGP). He continues to further his education yearly by attending remodeling seminars offered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA).

Andy Whitfield

(Production Manager)

Andy has a long history of carpentry and project management. In 2001 he joined the LeFaivre Construction team and Andy’s trust worthy attitude and work ethic quickly made him a catalyst assisting the progress of the company. In 2005 he accepted the job of Production Manager and through his time with the company he has continued to grow and develop his skills to become a quality and skilled talent of the industry.

Walter Shaffer

(Lead Carpenter/Interior Specialist)

Buddy, started working with J.R. LeFaivre Construction in 1998. He specializes in interior renovations, especially kitchens and baths. He has crafted his skills over the years and has become a fine craftsman. He has participated in historical renovations and specialty projects that cater to his expertise.

Wayne Hamburg

(Lead Carpenter/Interior Specialist)

Wayne became a Lead Carpenter for J.R. LeFaivre Construction in 2003. In the years Wayne has been working with us he has refined his interior skills and focused on projects like kitchens, bathrooms, and miscellaneous interior carpentry. Wayne is thorough about his work and takes full ownership over his projects. He is known for his strong work ethic and his commitment to excellence.