Our Culture of Happiness

Why we exist. At Burkentine, our WHY is to maximize happiness above all else for our employees and customers. Every part of the home buying process or home rental process was carefully designed to have homeowners and renters taken care of throughout the process. Our commitment to our customers is to deliver meaningful spaces to allow you to Live Different. Experience the difference with Burkentine team members that carry the Burkentine mission, vision and core values with them every step of the way.

Our Legacy

Since 1989, Burkentine Builders, Inc. has endeavored to create meaningful spaces, built with quality and craftsmanship and best in class service.

Paul and Rajean Burkentine founded Burkentine Builders in 1989. They recognized the need for a trusted contractor and defined their success by the satisfaction of their customers. After graduating from Penn State College of Engineering, their three sons, Michael, Bryce and Bryan, joined the family business and opened their new headquarters in south Hanover, PA.

Today, the Burkentine Enterprise has grown into multiple companies including Burkentine Real Estate Group, Builders, Properties and Land Development. We are a multifaceted, vertically integrated company that has built residential projects ranging from garden apartments, elevator apartments, townhomes, duplexes and single-family homes as well as commercial projects for office buildings and storage units. Burkentine has a portfolio of communities and homesites throughout the Mid Atlantic region that are privately owned by the company.

Burkentine is a homegrown business with strong values. We believe in providing our teams with a culture that inspires growth and development to deliver quality products and services to the customers we serve which filters down into each product delivered by the Enterprise.

Our Team

Our Team is a critical part of being a great company. Our company culture is unique and tends to attract fun loving outgoing people who genuinely enjoy life and love being a part of the Burkentine team. We believe in empowering our teammates, which means inspiring them to thrive and be their best in efforts to deliver the best products and services.

Apart of our team is our trusted trade partners. Our home building is done with the best in the business trades who we hold in high regard. Become a preferred trade partner with Burkentine to make sure you are signed up to bid our jobs first!

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission is to create meaningful spaces and happiness for families and communities to Live Different. We do this as Family with a Balanced Life through Integrity & Trust with Passion & Purpose.

Our Motto, Live Different, is where passion meets purpose. It is a sense of feeling, that provides our teams, a culture, that inspires growth & development, while creating meaningful spaces & happiness to the families we serve.

Burkentine Mission Vision Values

Paying it Forward

Investment in the Community – Burkentine believes in the importance of giving back to the organizations in the community.


Service to the Community – Burkentine proudly serves on the following organizations.