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Get To Know J Francis Builders In Greenville, SC

J Francis Builders knows its homeowners. Ask any of them ! Going the extra mile is normal .Our open office policy makes us a magnet for our homeowners. Owned and operated by Greenville native Jimmy Francis, J Francis Builders continues to be the leading custom home builder in the Upstate. Everyone at J Francis Builders is dedicated to providing our homeowners with a positive building experience paralleled with producing a high quality energy efficient smart home. Our systems are proven including our ” pre build manual ” which takes all the unknown and stress out of the building experience. With over 20 years of experience, J Francis Builders have aligned ourselves to partner with the very best architects, engineers, designers, and skilled sub contractors. Ask anyone in Greenville and they will tell you J Francis Builders is known for its quality, consistency, and most important integrity.

Our clients will agree once you build with us you are considered family. Let us show you our unique and organized methods that we provide our clients to give them the complete comfort and confidence in all stages of the building process. We also differentiate ourselves by encouraging and offering the opportunity to all of our homeowners to meet with our skilled sub contractors to ask any questions.

Call us today. We look forward to talking with you about your upcoming project.


Jimmy Francis


As the Owner of J. Francis Builders, Jimmy is the heart of the business. Never leading his clients astray, he makes sure he’s involved in every aspect of the building process and guiding them through the decision making process. He believes that every project is one of kind and personalizes each home. Homeowners are very appreciative of Jimmy’s input and advice on their building projects.

Jimmy also understands the demands of today’s market and negotiates with various subcontractors on each individual job to obtain the best competitive pricing. J. Francis Builders stood the test of time even when the economy and housing market took a turn for the worst. Because of his solid business practices and strong business acumen, Jimmy was able to not only survive but thrive in the current housing market. He continues to demonstrate continued financial stability which is especially important in today’s market.

Jimmy believes in commitment and long-term relationships. Just ask his clients!

Clemson University: Financial Management and Business Management
Greenville High School
St. Mary’s Private School

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Builders Association of Greenville, SC

Jimmy Francis
office 864-288-4001


Seleste (Sissy) Finger


Sissy is  the Broker-in-Charge of J. Francis Real Estate, another division of J. Francis Builders. Since J. Francis Real Estate is a full service real estate agency, this is another added value service that J. Francis Builders offers their clients.  Sissy is a licensed Realtor for fifteen years and has extraordinary expertise in real estate in the Greenville area.  She believes in going above and beyond client expectations and truly values the opportunity to be of service.

Greenville High School
Clemson University, BS in Business Management

Greater Greenville Board of REALTORS
National Association of REALTORS
MLS (Multiple Listing Service)

Sissy Finger
Office: 864-288-4001


Millie Pratt


Milie is a native of San Antonio, Texas, but she’s lived here in South Carolina for over 30 years now. Millie came to work for Jimmy in 2003. Millie is the “behind the scenes person”. She is responsible for all in house accounting, building relationships with local banks as well as our clients. With the custom home building industry being primarily a numbers business; Millie is not only invaluable to J. Francis Builders but also to all the clients that rely on her for weekly and monthly job tracking. Millie is celebrating almost 15 years at J. Francis Builders.

Bob Jones University, 1981, BS in Office Administration