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