Our Story

“My father and mother founded the business 50 years ago; they collaborated, taught me the craft, and encouraged me to work in the field. I studied all the critical components of construction from the ground up, including siding, painting, and trim carpentry, and I was able to pass on that knowledge to the Natale team.
My staff and I recognize that starting the process of building a home is typically the most important decision a homeowner will ever make, so we've streamlined our construction process and recently completed the development of 25 new neighborhood home plans. All our team members recently spent a year and a half methodically studying our previous plans and incorporating the knowledge we acquired from previous experiences to create plans that we are truly very proud of.
I want all our clients to know that at the end of the day, they'll be living in a house - their Forever Home - that was built correctly, solidly, and will stand the test of time. We sincerely care at Natale Builders, throughout the entire process and afterward, we care about our customers and the home we're building”.
-Angelo Natale

Our Commitment

Natale Builders was established in Clarence, NY in 1969. Since our inception, we have challenged ourselves to set standards in the local building and construction industry. Our family-owned business started with a focus on luxury custom homes and has since evolved to additionally offer neighborhood homes. We’re committed to continuing ‘our legacy of custom’ in each Forever Home and community we build.

Our Team

I oversee the company's general operations, make choices in the best interest of Natale Buiders, define the strategies for the business and put the company's goals and vision into action.

I enjoy seeing our progress and developing our plans for the future. I enjoy being able to map out the trajectory of the company and anticipate future triumphs.

Angelo S. Natale
Owner / CEO

I write customer contracts and addenda, manage the draws, review & create company and job related financials, monitor company and trade insurances, and handle some human resource aspects such as payroll, employee insurances & 401-K.

I enjoy traveling & exploring the world. I’ve been to more than half of the United States, five continents, and over 20 countries. My goal is to get to all 50 states, especially Hawaii, and sometime soon, I would like to step onto Antarctica.

Beth Ann Gulakiw
Controller / Business Manager

As the President of Natale Builders, I manage the day-to-day operations. I love the family-like atmosphere here, and the relationships that I have established.

My goal is to contribute to the 50+ year legacy at Natale Builders by doing my part to make sure the next 50 years are a success.  
I love spending time with my kids am family, and I am a big Buffalo sports fan.

Bobby Corrao
President

I sell Neighborhood Design Homes while listening to customers' needs, and manage the sales process with contracts, specs, and options.

The thing I love about working at Natale Builders is working with customers to produce a home beyond their expectations.

My goal is to work with the highest level of integrity, honesty, and unmatched customer service.

I am an ECC and Canisius College Graduate. I am a huge fan of Buffalo Bills, and love spending time on the water. I live by the "Golden Rule."

Dean Purpura
Neighborhood Sales Manager

Devyn Woelfle
Design Selections Coordinator

My job at Natale Builders is to inspect customers’ homes after closing, and take care of any issues that may be found during said inspection.

The thing I love most about my position at Natale Builders is that I’m able to help customers by addressing and taking care of any concerns.

My goal is to always strive to be the best I can be and do the best that I can. I am hard working and family is the most important thing to me.

Greg Simonian
Service Manager

I promote Natale Builders across 3 divisions of product offerings, create marketing plans, create & oversee marketing budgets, generate qualified prospects, manage the company website and social media, establish and follow company branding guidelines, oversee and direct outside marketing service providers, configure neighborhood sales center offerings and displays, design & produce all marketing materials, oversee public relations and oversee event planning.

I love that I can be creative in my position and develop marketing materials and sales center exhibits that reflect the characteristics of our homes and neighborhoods.

I love to spend time with my family and friends, tend to my houseplant jungle, bake, read thrillers, watch crime documentaries and keep New Girl on repeat.

Jessica Wallace
Director of Marketing

I work on the accounting & financials for our commercial properties and developments and also assist with accounting for residential properties.

Professionally, my goal is to be as accurate as possible, and look for ways to save money.

I enjoy running, hiking, xc skiing and fitness classes. Our family enjoys travelling and exploring the national parks together.

Laurie Sisti
Accountant

As Neighborhood Sales Manager I am responsible for all the sales and relationships needed to make my neighborhood it’s best! I oversee all the maintenance, neighborhood knowledge, pricing and selections available for my neighborhood.

Strong follow up and service is key to my success! The thing I love most about my position at Natale Builders is building relationships with my clients to assist them in finding the home of their dreams!

Personally, I value spending time with my children and grandchildren.

I have spent my entire life in the WNY building industry, and I pride myself in providing excellent service so that my clients can make knowledgeable decisions. I am honest and loyal to a fault! Everyone deserves the best treatment no matter who they are.

Lisa Norman
Neighborhood Sales Manager
Mike Giezycki
Construction Specialist

I assist the Natale sales team with model viewings and open houses, input and handle the Natale listings into the MLS and Zillow and revise as needed. I also assist the sales team with basic office duties and client follow-up.

The thing I love about my position at Natale Builders is helping clients build their dream and forever homes.

My goal is to help Natale Builders grow and prosper for another 50 years!

I am a life-long resident of Western New York, and am passionate about Yoga, gardening and my book club.

Nancy M. Jones
Assistant to the Sales Team

As Director of Sales at Natale Builders, I am responsible for overseeing all aspects and responsibilities of the Sales Department.

I love the team and family atmosphere at Natale Builders. I also love the collaborative environment that exists amongst all team members, including the Owner and President.

My personal goal is to continue to improve my home life with my daughter, friends and family. My professional goals are to continue to help grow Natale Builders into the most successful home builder in WNY.  

I am passionate about enjoying each day. I truly love my job and those I work with. I love to boat, ski, golf, travel and go to sporting events. I am a die-hard Bills Fan!

Peter Kress
Director of Sales

As Project Manager for Natale Custom Homes, I oversee and manage the construction of clients custom forever home.  

I love handing the keys to a client at the end of their dream build.

I strive to focus on details and build a home as if it were my own.

I grew up in Clarence and I enjoy Family, cooking, the gym, travel and landscaping around my home.

Rob Kistner
Project Manager

I design new custom homes from customer design criteria using architectural design CAD software to create 2D & 3D design drawings. I manage all job drawings in each phase of development from design through construction documents.

I love working for Natale Builders because it affords me the opportunity to do the work I was born to do; Custom Residential Design, which I have a great passion for.

I have a personal goal to be more mindful of others, and my professional goal is to hone my computer aided design skills to a Master level through Professional Development Training.

Timothy D. Dressler
Architectural Designer

I manage and supervise commercial projects here at Natale Builders.

What I love most about working for Natale is the family atmosphere.  My professional goals are to always increase my knowledge of this business and to be the most efficient and well-rounded employee I can be. I am always striving for more and won't stop until the job is finished and done the right way.

I am from Tampa Florida but have spent most of my life in Buffalo. I attended Fredonia Sate where I played club hockey and after graduating became the teams Head Coach. I still play hockey and am an avid golfer.

Tommy Corrao
Project Coordinator / Owners Rep

As the Project Estimator at Natale Builders I estimate all current custom and neighborhood homes within the company. Also managing purchase and change orders on each home to ensure quality work can be performed on all homes.

I love seeing all the different unique styles of homes, and not only estimating them but watching them be completed.  

Family is a huge value of mine. My goal is to become as successful and well-rounded as my father is.

Tyler Wangler
Site Supervisor

Why Custom?

Pursuing a Natale Custom Home affords the opportunity to expand upon an existing floor plan or create a completely new one from scratch. Clients meet directly with our in-house Architectural Designer to develop the design and layout of their plan and work with our Interior Designer to choose the finishes that make their home perfect. Natale Custom Homes are ideal for those seeking a bespoke experience, Natale Custom Homes clients gain access to our in-house design team to create a one-of-a-kind home perfectly suited to their needs.

Custom Homes

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Why Neighborhood?

Natale Neighborhoods offer a series of pre-selected homeplans. In addition to the included features of eachhome, we offer options and finish levels that determine theoverall aesthetic of the home. Classic, Premier, Luxury, and Executive are the four tiers, with availability varying by area. Everything from cabinet placement to the style of flooring, countertops, and lighting fixtures utilized throughout the home is determined by the level chosen. Perfect for those interested in tried-and-true home design, Natale Neighborhoods plans eliminate budget and scheduling surprises by offering pre-selected layouts and finish levels.

Neighborhood Homes
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We are appreciative of Natale Builders for building our family a beautiful home. Their team helped us navigate through the building process from design to completion, and all this in the midst of a multitude of challenges due to the pandemic. Their team takes pride in their work and have cared to listen to our concerns. At the end of this process, they built us a home to our needs, so that we can hopefully enjoy it for years to come.

Ruth
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Thank you for all the hard work and effort put into our home!! We love it!

Joe F.
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We love our new home. The Natale team are great. They helped us build at a difficult time during the Covid Pandemic.

Patricia D.
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We have been very happy with the quality of the home they built for us. They were all so pleasant to work with.

Loretta C.
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We recently moved into our new Natale home, I could not be happier! The home is beautiful & well built. The attention to details is priceless. We built the home during the pandemic so there were many setbacks. However the owner Angelo & his father, would stop by regularly to check on progress and make sure we were happy and well taken care of. They and their staff were always a phone call away. Mr. Natale Sr. even took down my kitchen backsplash when I didn't like it!!

Carm P.
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Great people. Building our forever home!

William T.
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We built our gorgeous forever home with Natale builders . Not only is the home beautiful but it is also extremely energy efficient. We are so grateful to come home to this beautiful house everyday, and not have to worry about outrageous energy bills in Buffalo winters. The staff at Natale was a delight to work with.

Rhonda W.
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We built our home in East Amherst with Natale Builders. After searching the area we found their staff and commitment to making a beautiful home very compelling. We have lived in our home for 3 years and everything is as wonderful now just as it was when we moved in. We could not be more pleased with our home and our community and we highly recommend this organization.

William B.
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We had a great experience working with Natale. They helped us make sure we had a solid piece of land to build on and helped every step of the way. We were able to take a sample blueprint layout and customize every space to be ours. They were great during the build and after by taking to time to make sure everything looked the way we wanted and was working. Also the geothermal and solar installed has worked perfectly from the start!

George S.
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Natale Custom Home Builders is an excellent choice if you are looking to build a custom, energy efficient home in Western New York. The Natale team exceeded our expectations during every phase of the planning and construction process. From helping us find the ideal location to build our home, to managing every facet of the fit and finish, to helping us understand our energy efficiency options, Natale's team worked with us every step along the way to the completion of our home. Their management team, subcontractors, and tradesmen involved in the process were top notch.

Nate C.
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We are so thrilled with our new Natale home. From architectural design to actual construction....every single person on their development team is top notch. Natale Builders are truly Western New York's premier custom home builder.

Rex B.
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We (Home Performance Consultants) have worked with Natale Builders for 10 years helping them become the most energy efficient builder in Western New York. We can say that because we are the 3rd party inspection/verification company that certifies Energy Star, Green and Net Zero homes. Compare the HERS Score ( a home's MPG comparison) to others. All their homes are Energy Star Rated ensuring a healthy, comfortable and efficient end product.

Todd B.