Alfred Joseph (A.J.) Westerheide started Westerheide Construction in 1952 and was primarily building and remodeling homes. By 1960 he was building an average of 8 to 10 homes a year.
A.J.’s son Thomas (Tom) Westerheide began working for the company in 1970 after graduating from the University of Dayton in 1969. He learned the business from the ground up and became the owner and president in 1972. In 1974 Westerheide Construction became a corporation and assumed the name Westerheide Developers Incorporated. WDI has excelled in custom homes and light commercial construction and has earned a reputation for quality, service and reliability.
Tom’s son Jay Westerheide began working for the company in 1997 after graduating from the University of Dayton in 1996. Jay is growing the company by expanding more into commercial and industrial work. His comittment to the company will ensure growth, quality and longevity. In 2012 Jay acquired 100% ownership and became President. The name of the company returned to Westerheide Construction to more accurately describe the company’s core business.