Randy holds a degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Tennessee and has Certified General Contractor licenses in Florida, Virginia and Tennessee. He has 50+ years of building experience and specializes in luxury beachfront estate home building and managing large development projects. He is dedicated to the art of design and the science of home building and helping others learn more about it.
Randy has successfully managed $5m to $35m custom estate home projects for some of Naples most reputable developers and luxury home builders within our most desirable communities such as, Port Royal, Olde Naples, Pelican Bay and Bay Colony.
Like many of the top company leaders in Naples have done, Randy started his own business, Richards and Martin, Inc. Randy teams in life and business with his wife Vicki who is also a professional in the construction industry of over 25 years in Naples.
Hailing from Bristol, Tennessee, Randy has lived and worked in Naples for over 30 years. With over 50 years of building experience he’s earned and excellent reputation among his peers and clients for his business ethics and demand for quality.
Randy began his career in the construction industry at the age of 14 under a craftsman in Bristol. He continued learning all aspects of construction while also serving in the military and working his way through school. He received a degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Tennessee. In 1979 he relocated to Naples, Florida where he continued working in the industry and obtained his Florida General Contractor’s license.
After working on some exciting projects in Naples, in 1996 Randy returned home to Bristol to obtain his GC licenses in Tennessee and Virginia in order to partner with his long time friend, Steve Martin, who owns our sister company H.S. Martin Construction, Inc.. H.S. Martin has grown to a leader in the construction industry in the Tri-Cities area.
Randy again relocates back to Naples in 1997 but continues to travel between Naples and his beloved mountain home. Since then the projects he’s had the opportunity to manage range from large golf course development projects to gulf front estate homes for some of the most reputable construction firms in our country.
Vicki brings over 30 years of experience in the Naples development field specializing in construction administration, project management and accounting, interior design selection coordination, owner representation, construction defect analysis including photography, best in class reporting and litigation team support. Vicki manages all operations for the company and currently testing for the Residential Contractor license.
Bristol, Tennessee / Virginia
Luxury Home Builder
Life long friend Steve Martin was President of our sister company H.S. Martin Construction, Inc. in Bristol, NE Tennessee / SW Virginia until he passed away in 2018. Steve had been building in the Tri-City area of Bristol, Johnson City, Kingsport, Tennessee and Abingdon, Virginia for over forty years.
He was known for his good-hearted business practices, contributions to his community, remodeling old mountain homes and building some of the area’s most beautiful new homes. Restoring historic structures is also a passion of Steve's. He is committed to bring to Naples good old fashioned quality and business ethics.
H.S. Martin Construction, now led by Gary Smith, specializes in luxury mountain home building and restoration, water damage repair and insurance claims both in private and public sectors.
Randy’s time at companies like A. Vernon Allen Builder, Inc., Lotus Construction and Borelli Construction and Vicki with her background working with top Naples companies like Lotus Construction, The Aerial Companies, Forensic Construction Consulting, WCI Communities, Ericksen Communities, have helped them prepare to meet the challenges of building and managing a successful company. All of us are very grateful for the opportunities this town has offered and strive to exceed our clients expectations by pursuing excellence in our industry.