About Us

Over 90 Years Combined Experience


The Corporate Team at Behr Building Company has over 90 years combined construction experience in the industry. With this experience comes the expertise and professionalism necessary to successfully complete all sizes of construction projects. Behr Building Company focuses on personal attention to our clients while adhering to a strict schedule to complete projects timely while producing only the highest quality product. We strive to always be on top of the most recent trends and new products available to assist our clients in completing the project of their dreams. We not only take pride in providing you with a home you can love, we also want the experience to be a pleasant and rewarding one.

Meet the Entire Behr Team

Chris Behr (Founder), Jeff Baker (Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Estimating), John Mills (Vice President, Chief Technical Officer), and Kurt Knechtel (Vice President, Chief Information Officer)

Our Mission & Objectives

Leadership & Quality

We strive to be the leader of a team consisting of the client, architect, contractor and all of our vendors and subcontractors; to take responsibility for the timely completion and quality of each new home or remodel.

Setting The Industry Standard

Our goal is to create an atmosphere that promotes safety, employee morale, community spirit, honesty and integrity. We earn and maintain the respect and trust of our clients, through proper communication, competitive pricing and insuring the product quality of each phase of the building process.

Lasting Relationships

Through our work, we develop long term relationships with clients, vendors, suppliers and subcontractors and create an atmosphere whereby the firm and its associates offer a quality, timely performance at a reasonable price.

Qualifications & Memberships

Extensive Experience in Each Area of Work

In the Behr organization, our field personnel have extensive experience  in each area of work so that we have a clear understanding as to what’s required from subcontract forces and other members of the project team. Since 1975, they have gained this intimate working knowledge on over 4,000 sites. Whether we are lucky enough to have you as number 4,010 or 4,050, you acquire the knowledge, wisdom and experience gained on every project that has come before yours.

The firm aggressively promotes equal employment opportunity and enforces a comprehensive safety program.

Hands-on management styles are utilized administratively and optionally. We maintain a clean, productive, efficient office with policies, procedures and various controls.

Behr Construction Co. has guided itself into residential construction including Design-Build & Hard-Bid new construction along with repairs, alterations, additions, remodeling and renovations. We also do consulting, expert witnessing and default take-over work as well.

The firm is a bonded, non-union entity, licensed by the State of California; Department of Consumer Affairs under registration #B409066. This active state license is in good standing and qualifies the firm under the category of General Building Construction versus any limited areas of specialty.

From 1996 to present, Behr Construction Co. has been recognized as one of the Top 500 Remodeling companies in the United States, published in the national magazine The Qualified Remodeler. There are over 7,000,000 contractors in the United States. We are proud to be on this list.

Projects range from remodeling and room additions to new custom homes ranging in size from 1,500 to 10,000 square feet. Our completed projects range in value from $500.00 repairs to new homes valued at over $10,000,000.00.

We are able to help you design a new home or remodel around your budgets or design a budget around your new home or remodel. We feel it is important to meet with you to help you understand the feasibility and the cost of your project. Your dreams can then truly be accomplished by making the proper decisions. We are a service oriented company and we are always at your service.

We proudly belong to the following local, regional, and national organizations

  • La Canada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors
  • United States Chamber of Commerce
  • National Federation of Independent Business
  • The Better Business Bureau
  • United States Green Building Council
  • Contractors State License Board
  • Western Regional Master Builder Association
  • Building Trades Association
  • American Institute of Architects

Community Involvement

As a motivating force in the community, we find satisfaction in playing an active role in the community. In creating an atmosphere of camaraderie, there is a strong feeling of accomplishment that is expressed by our employees, our clients and the surrounding communities.

Behr Construction is a sponsor or voluntary member and contributes financially to the following charitable organizations:

      • Abused Child Network
      • American Cancer Society/Foothill Relay
      • American Institute of Architects
      • American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO)
      • Avon Breast Cancer
      • AYSO
      • Boy Scouts of America
      • Children’s Institute International
      • Crescenta Valley High School Women’s Soccer Program
      • Crescenta Valley Sheriffs Explorers
  • Descanso Gardens
  • Easter Seals
  • Fiesta Days Parade
  • Fiesta Days Run
  • Greater Los Angeles Softball Association
  • Hathaway Children and Family Services
  • Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect (ICAN)
  • KCET Member
  • La Canada Flintridge Newcomers Club
  • La Canada Junior Baseball Softball Association
  • LCF Tennis Classic
  • Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • National Charity Support Foundation
  • National Children’s Cancer Society
  • National Glaucoma Research
  • Oblate Missions
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Pasadena Pops Orchestra
  • Roger Barkley Community Teen Center
  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation
  • Southern California Assistance League
  • Special Olympics
  • St. Joseph’s Indian School
  • The Hope School Foundation
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • World Wildlife Foundation
  • Verdugo Mental Health
  • Young Mens Christian Association