Meet The Team

With over 30 years of collective experienceOpulent Builders are experts in making your dreams a become reality. We’re focused on giving you the best custom home building experience, providing you with the highest level of Architectural Design and expertise. You will be working with a team focused on providing unparalleled construction knowledge, architectural design, and a hands-on approach that incorporates your ideas into your new home. Meet our team of Master Builders and Architectural Designers that will guide you throughout the entire home building process step-by-step.

Chris Ramsey

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Master builder & Architectural Designer

J. Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey has over thirty (30) years of hands-on residential and commercial real estate design, management, and construction experience. His vast professional knowledge and exceptional reputation make Chris and his firm one of the most sought after Design/Builder companies in the region. Chris’ innate ability to make his client’s ideas and words come to life through his unique designs are why families and companies like Walt Disney World choose Chris and his team. Chris’s attention to detail, integrity, and tireless commitment to placing other people’s needs before his own are why his residential projects easily transition to welcoming homes. Chris’ passion and unmatched commitment to excellence and safety are why you will want to call one of Chris’ luxurious designs, home.

Education:

  • Architectural Engineering-Oklahoma State University (1971-1973)
  • College of Architecture-University of Oklahoma (1973-1976)

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Partner

Brian Kelley

Over ten (10) years of Multi-Market and International commercial real estate and development experience, inclusive of asset and portfolio management. Brian’s extensive educational background, coupled with his real-world experience, has allowed him to develop innovative and executable strategies for his clients that maximizes their capital capabilities. Additionally, Brian’s creativeness has allowed him to pioneer various techniques to address how to effectively layer Multi-State/Multi-Market Research, Site Selection (Existing vs. Greenfield), Economic Incentives, and other internal and external influences into cost effective real estate solutions for his clients. Brian’s attention to detail, unique due diligence procedures, and uncanny ability to visualize his client’s goals has allowed Brian’s clients to continually research and develop new cost effective strategies, while facilitating growth and increasing revenues.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science-Industrial Distribution (Business Minor) – Texas A&M University (2005)
  • Master of Real Estate (MRE), Magna Cum Laude (2007)- Texas A&M University
  • Master of Science, Land & Property Development (MSLD), Magna Cum Laude (2007)– Texas A&M University

Brian Kelley

James (Jay) Rigelsky

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Partner

James (Jay) rigelsky

I believe that every design is personal. The connection we have with clients determines how the projects will look at the end of the design process. We must understand the clients and bond with them, be a part of their dream. Their dream is our dream.

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Partner

Stephen (steve) McNew

Over forty (40) years of growth oriented experience in commercial and personal operating and financial management. Steve’s attention to detail, integrity, and demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems have resulted in an unblemished financial advisory record. Steve’s principled ability to advise and protect his clients, has enablable them to strengthen their assets, and grow revenues, free from inquiry or scrutiny.
Military Service: 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army Airborne Infantry, 1967-1970; Decorated combat veteran (Vietnam) holding combat and noncombat leadership positions

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science-Accounting (1967)

 

Professional :

  • Certified Public Accountant in several states
  • Member American Institute of CPAs
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Indiana CPA Society

Stephen (Steve) McNew

Opulent Homes is a full-service company known for technical ability and outstanding artisanship. Not limited by architectural style, complexity of design or the size of the project; an Opulent Home is an excellent investment in quality and demands some of the highest resale prices.

Opulent Homes constructs premium quality homes designed to enhance the owner’s living experience. With more than 30 years of combined Architectural/Master Builder experience, you will be working with a team focused on providing unparalleled construction knowledge, architectural design, and a hands-on approach that incorporates your ideas into your new.