Your Trusted Partner for Custom Homes

About Us

As the premier choice among custom home builders and remodeling companies in West Michigan, we have been transforming living spaces for two decades, leaving a trail of satisfied homeowners in Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Muskegon, Grand Rapids, and across the Lakeshore.


Our Team

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Ryan Livingston


Ryan has been in the construction industry since 2002 and founded Livingston Homes of West Michigan in 2003. He has lived in West Michigan his entire life and grew up in Grand Rapids. As the owner of the company, he is the foundation! Ryan takes care of his employees, clients, family and friends. He loves going to the job sites and meeting with clients.

He is extrememly dedicated to this company and his family. Ryan is married with 1 daughter and 1 son! He enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports, and all things golf, especially being on the course.

Dave Short

Project Manager

Dave lives in West Michigan and has been part of the Livingston Homes team since 2019. He spends all of his free time with his two wonderful kids, Collin and Ava. Dave loves everything sports, being outside, and has a passion for anything automotive… preferably off-roading Jeeps. He enjoys cooking with his children, as Dave’s family owns a catering company and cooking is a large part of their family traditions. Dave loves coaching his kids in football, baseball, soccer and basketball.

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Allie Beckwith

Lead Estimator & Interior Designer

Allie lives in West Michigan with her husband and two dogs! She has been part of the Livingston team since 2022. Allie is our lead estimator and helps clients figure out what their dream project is going to cost and works through any adjustments before the project officially begins. She’s known to be very organized and loves making lists! Allie graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in interior design and has been working in the design field since 2015. Alongside estimating, she also helps clients with drawings, selections, and communication during their project.

In her free time, Allie enjoys baking, playing with her dogs, and doing house projects with her husband.

Carie Lokers

Selections Coordinator & Interior Designer

Carie moved back from California in 2018 after being there for almost 10 years to join the team! She helps our clients stay on track when it comes to the selections and finishes of their home. Carie has worked as an interior designer since 2003 and helps our clients visualize their home. She enjoys helping our clients vision become a reality. From drawing and designing spaces, to helping clients select finishes for their homes.

Carie is married with 1 son and 2 daughters. She loves all things Disney, traveling, and spending time with her family.

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Candice Patterson

Office Manager

Candice grew up in Saginaw and now lives in West Michigan (in a Livingston Homes custom home!). She has been with the team since 2020. She manages our crazy office – from bookkeeping, commuicating with potential and current clients, and subcontractors. She’s the go to person in our office. Candice loves helping everyone in the office stay organized and communicating with everyone to make sure we are all on the same page!

She is married and has 1 son and 1 daughter. Candice enjoys cooking, making wine, being outdoors, and family time.

Grant Wieck

Project Manager

Grant lives in West Michigan and has been part of the team since 2013. He creates the schedules for all of our projects. He works hard to make sure the projects are done in a timely manner. Grant enjoys being on the job sites with our subcontractors and suppliers. to work through the projects!

Grant spends his free time with his family on the boat, waterskiing, playing hockey, and being outside.

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Syd Livingston

Office Mascot

Sydney has been part of the team since 2016. She is our office therapist and is a professional cuddler. Sydney loves to greet everyone with a happy face and a wiggly butt. She is an Australian Shepherd and enjoys playing catch, running around the job sites, and going to work!

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