We Are a Family

We stay focused on the people who make us who we are. We put the word “Family” in our name for a reason, and that goes for both team members and homeowners alike. Our family culture means that we all work together to ensure that your new home will be one your family will love for generations.

Our Story

Payne Family Homes builds peerless, elegant homes in the St. Louis area that consistently transcend expectations. Founded in 2007 by David Payne, 30-year president and CEO of PayneCrest Electric, our award-winning residential construction company is now headed by experienced residential construction executive Ken Kruse, and we have assembled a stellar team of experts to design and build homes worthy of the Payne name. Under Ken's leadership, Payne Family Homes has grown exponentially and earned numerous industry and business awards, including a spot in the 25 Fastest Growing Companies in St. Louis for three consecutive years.

Our People

What We Do

We build distinctive, elegant homes designed for the way modern life happens. Our spacious, flowing floor plans will make you feel right at home from the minute you walk in. Our new home construction team brings years of experience and a deep-rooted joy for the art of homebuilding, and they devote each and every day to building beautiful, modern homes. They are a knowledgeable, dedicated, and delightful crew, and you will be in touch with them throughout the build process as they work hard to make Our House Your Home.

Our Homeowners

Our Secret to Success

Our team members know that every single choice we make in designing a new community has a lasting impact on the beauty and functionality of our homes for years to come. We encourage all of our team members to offer up ideas and pay attention to even the smallest of details. We love what we do here at Payne Family Homes, which makes it easy to embrace the painstaking work of delivering stunning, heart-warming results.

Our Awards