Our quality and finishes are equal to the best of the custom builders. It’s our process that sets us apart.

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About Us

Building a new home or renovating your existing one can be overwhelming to most people. We have a “Hands On’ approach, working with clients and guiding them through the entire process. This approach allows us to ensure our clients’ satisfaction and gratification. We believe “word of mouth” and a strong referral is the best marketing tool any company, large or small, can obtain. A completely satisfied customer is our goal.



Bud Cordero

Bud Cordero, building company president of Oakmont Custom Homes, LLC, and his family have been active in the real estate for several generations developing land throughout Central Florida. Bud started with Arthur Rutenberg home in 1990 as a Construction Manager in Parkland, Florida, then moved to Orlando where he served as Vice President of Construction and later as Director of Operations for Volusia County.

Bud Believes his customers get the best of both worlds: they benefit from the history and experience of Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Inc. while enjoying the personal service and individual attention of a small, custom-home builder. Bud builds in many fine communities and on customer owned property in Martin and St. Lucie counties.


Mel Temmel

Mel Temmel is a second generation Florida homebuilder who started out like all builders sons by sweeping houses and learning the business from the bottom up. After Graduating from Ohio University he struck out on his own and moved up the corporate ladder , eventually becoming  Division President of two top 20 National Builders.

During his corporate career Mel won  numerous awards for  Customer Satisfaction and Leadership. In 2011 he took a job with Arthur Rutenberg  Homes corporate as their Regional Vice President In charge of Franchise growth, consulting and business development. Once his obligations were completed and in love with the Rutenberg systems,  he then moved to  Stuart, Florida  to fulfill his lifelong dream of owning his own Luxury Homebuilding company. Oakmont Custom Homes , a Rutenberg franchise, is that dream realized.