We build more than a house
We create a HOME

Our Mission statement

We feel strongly that good planning and design are the core foundation of a successful project. It is our goal to help guide our clients through the building process and work closely with the project Architect and Designer to turn vision into reality.

We pride ourselves on being flexible and easy to work with as a project evolves. Building a new home should be an exciting and rewarding experience, and it is our goal to create that environment for our clients. -Sam Rode

28 years of experience – over 50+ new homes and counting!

Since our founding in 1991, Rode Homes Inc. has always held to the belief that absolute customer satisfaction combined with the highest quality workmanship is first priority, and to this day over 98% of our sales are from referrals. Our goal is to conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity and to create a positive atmosphere at our projects, we love what we do, and it shows in our attitudes and in our finished product. We specialize in building distinguished custom homes on the Finger Lakes in Western NY and have been privileged to have built some of the area’s most challenging custom homes both on the water and off, many which have been featured in Design NY Magazine.

Portfolio of Homes

Custom Finger Lakes Home

Featured in Design NY Magazine

Custom Finger Lakes Home

Featured in Design NY Magazine

Custom Timber Framed Home in Bristol Hills
Custom Finger Lakes Home
Custom Finger Lakes Home
Custom Finger Lakes Home
Lake Side Home

Our Team

Building a new home can be a daunting task, the myriad of material choices, building and energy codes, multiple schedules and financial deadlines can be overwhelming. Experience navigating these factors is gained over many years and many projects.

Sam Rode

President & Founder

Sam grew up in the trades helping his father, who owned a maintenance company, which focused on electrical, plumbing and HVAC, but after working a summer for a framing …

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Scott Hastings

Foreman, Field Supervisor

Scott is the job site foreman and keeps our projects running smoothly each and everyday.

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Dave Hastings

Project Manager

Dave grew up in the Pittsford/Bloomfield area of upstate New York. He got into the business at the age of 19 and loved it so much that when he started working for a framing company he purchased the business in 1992!

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Derek Hacker

Service Department

Derek grew up in Mendon, NY and attended HFL. Derek still resides in Mendon with his wife and three children.

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Kristin Kester

Accounts Payable

Kristin has been with Rode Homes, Inc. for 14+ years!  She lives in Bristol, NY with her husband, 2 daughters, 14 chickens, 2 goats and 1 dog.

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Patti Matlock

Accounts Receivable

Patti is a Jersey girl transplanted to Florida where she met her husband of 34 years.  Patti started working in an office environment at the age of 16.

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