Our Firm

Welcome to Seaside Custom Builders. We deliver the finest custom homes to each of our clients and we work side-by-side with our group of master artisans to bring your vision to life. I want to personally thank you for taking the time to learn more about our company, and I am excited that you are considering building your next home in Naples.
Paul Stanton, Founder & President

Who we are

Seaside Custom Builders provides a complete range of capabilities for building your next custom home. From pre-development through financing, we work with our clients to make the entire process simple, clear and concise. We have established a reputation for transparency, clarity, and exceptional quality throughout our firm’s history.

Our mission is founded on the idea of building “Relationships for Life,” and we achieve this through continually refining our systematic approach to building incredibly high-quality bespoke homes. At Seaside Custom Builders, we are committed to creating not only a timeless residence, but a stress-free experience along the way. After all, crafting your forever home should be enjoyable!

our team

Paul Stanton

Paul is the President & Founder of Seaside Custom Builders, which he started in 2007. Over the last 15 years he has built over 50 custom homes in downtown Naples and has developed a reputation for precision, speed and transparency. Paul has always been drawn to architecture and construction. Naples, FL has provided him with the perfect canvas to pursue his dream of creating one-of-a-kind custom homes. Outside of construction, Paul enjoys fishing & boating, sports & fitness, travel and spending time with his family.

Jim Gilliam

Jim is the Vice President of Business Operations & Development here at Seaside Custom Builders. Before joining Seaside Custom Builders, Jim ran a successful catering business in New York City for 20 years. He returned to Naples in 2010 and joined Seaside in 2016. Jim was born and raised in Naples and is a graduate of Naples High School. He has two sons and enjoys boating, fishing, and traveling.

Maggie Canada

Maggie plays an integral role as our client relationship specialist here at Seaside Custom Builders. She has spent her career in the Naples area in both real estate and construction management. Prior to joining Seaside Custom Builders, she began working for her father at Grand Bay Building & Development and later the Developers Services Division of Lutgert Companies. These experiences helped Maggie develop an in-depth knowledge of both construction principles and all facets of the local real estate market. Her unique skill set allows her to seamlessly work between our clients and the internal construction operation to coordinate all facets of each construction project. Prior to beginning her career Maggie attended and earned her Business & Communications Degrees from the University of South Florida. Away from work Maggie enjoys running, fitness and spending time with her family.

Jennifer Dickson

Jennifer oversees accounts payable and receivables for the company. Before coming to Seaside, Jennifer held a similar role at Bob Taylor Chevrolet in Naples for 23 years. She has been with Seaside since 2016 and has been a Naples resident since 1976. Jennifer was born in Massachusetts and loves gardening.

Riley Stanton

Riley is a project manager here at Seaside Custom Builders. He is a graduate of Naples High School who grew up in the construction business. On site, Riley manages vendors, identifies and fixes problems should they arise, and delivers an exceptional product on-time. In his free time Riley enjoys anything outdoors, including fishing and boating.

Gene Storme

Gene is a senior project manager here at Seaside Custom Builders. With over 30 years of construction experience under his belt, he is an expert in on-site building and has built up an extensive portfolio of satisfied clients.