Client Testimonials


"Tom Tate is, quite simply, the best contractor with whom we have ever worked. This covers many projects and a large number of candidates. He takes the time he said he will take. It costs, uniquely, what he said it will cost and the work is absolutely first rate. Finished, lovingly detailed, beautifully executed, Tate does the impossible; he makes building or renovating a pleasure."

-Mike Nichols & Diane Sawyer


"Tate Builders took extreme pride in their work and craftsmanship and visibly enjoyed tackling what we consdidered a complex building, i.e. roof structure and exterior detail package...You will find them to be competent, honest, hard-working and a group who will produce a final product you will undoubtedly be proud of."

-Sally Cernik Weston - Weston-Hewitson Architects


"I just wanted to thank you and all your colleagues for a beautiful house. I know how hard eveyone worked, and we are all so excited to be here. It's better than we ever imagined."

-Caroline Kennedy & Ed Scholossberg


"Tom Tate was able to make our dream into our reality. Beyond the superior workmanship, attention to detail, and total commitment to our project, Tom's underlying character and honesty brought a spiritual level to the project that lingers to this day. We feel honored to have Tom's friendship as an unforeseen bonus and his incredible physical talent as the physical core of our home."

-Neil & Donna Weisman


“Tom and his accomplished crew meticulously completed the interior finish which graces our home. When a project requires creativity, craftsmanship and extremely competent management, we now confidently call on Tom.”

-Ellen Macke & Howard Pifer