​​Tegethoff Homes is a family-owned, custom home building and specialty carpentry company.  We have been building beautiful, unique custom homes, renovations and additions throughout the St. Louis area for more than 25 years.  We are proud of our reputation for integrity, honesty, superior customer service and an outstanding finished product.  Our homeowners are our number one priority and we are grateful for their valuable testimonials, client referrals and continuing business.  If YOU are interested in creating your dream home, we would love to partner with you.

Meet Our Team
Jim Tegethoff, Owner

Jim has been in the residential construction business for more than 25 years.  He began his career building homes in the beautiful St. Alban’s Development in Franklin County, Missouri and then opened the doors of Tegethoff Homes in 2006.  He is responsible for all the daily operations of the company. He has continued to build an outstanding business reputation in the St. Louis community and is a well-respected and trusted builder for many happy St. Louis families. Jim has been married to wife Kristin for 28 years and they have four children and 2 dogs. When he can sneak away from work, he loves hunting, fishing and spending time at the beach with his family.

Kristin Tegethoff, Owner/Office Manager

Kristin has worked with Jim since the beginning of Tegethoff Homes.  She works mostly behind the scenes doing bookkeeping, payroll, invoicing and marketing for Tegethoff Homes & Carpentry and for Patriot Masonry, the company’s masonry business.  Kristin loves cooking, exercising, reading, volunteering and spending time with her family.


Matthew Cerretti, Project Manager

Matthew is the newest addition to the Tegethoff Homes team.  He joined the company in 2018 and has become an invaluable asset to the company and its clients.  Matthew is in the field on all construction projects, coordinates scheduling with subcontractors, inspectors and municipalities, works with homeowners on a daily basis and manages the employees of Tegethoff Carpentry.  Matthew has more than 15 years’ homebuilding experience, having worked for several other companies in St. Louis and throughout Missouri. Matthew is a former U.S. Marine and the proud father of two children.

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