Craig Johnson, General Manager/Site & Trade Supervisor

With over 30 years experience in the home building industry, Craig oversees all company operations.  He is dedicated to quality construction and attention to detail.  Craig is also heavily involved in Habitat for Humanity, Home Builders Association locally and on the state level and Cape Fear Builder's Guild.



Mary Johnson, Owner/Sales Director/Customer Relations 

Mary has been in the homebuilding industry and a licensed Realtor for over 25 years and has extensive knowledge of new home construction.  As your consultant and interior design expert, she will guide you through the selection process for all home finishes and assist you in making wise and informed decisions.   Her attention to detail and her systematic approach will guide you through the process with ease.  Her main objective is to make it fun!


Heather ReavesOffice Manager/Architectural Review Coordinator/Accounting 

With over 20 years of experience working in construction and real estate, Heather is truly knowledgeable and informed about the custom home building process.  She is the behind the scenes person getting quotes, architectural board approvals, permits and coordinating job information to trades.  She also handles all accounting and purchasing.  Heather is a local girl that only left the beach to get her Management degree from UNC Chapel Hill.  You will usually find her in flip flops. 


Peter LaVecchia, Warranty and Finishing Manager

Peter has over 30 years of customer service success.  He is responsible for the final phase of the construction process, as well as delivery of the finished home.  He also works with our homeowners in managing their warranty needs after move-in.  You will find Peter very knowledgeable about the construction field and willing and patient to help you understand your home and all of its functioning parts.


Sal Nigrelli, Marketing Manager

A graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in Marketing, Sal has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience.  He is responsible for coordinating all warranty work as well as performing customer walk-through's prior to move-in.  He is also responsible for carrying out tasks relating to advertising and marketing.  Not only is he a devoted long time employee, but he believes in the quality of Herrington Homes so much that over the years he has purchased two of them.  


Aaron Favolise, Sales Manager

Aaron has called Wilmington home for over 13 years.  Along with his familiarity with Southeastern North Carolina, Aaron graduated with a degree in management after attending both Cape Fear and UNCW.  His acute attention to detail coupled with awesome people skills make him a perfect new home sales manager with the ability to juggle many projects and deliver first-class service and support to his clients. With his many years of real estate experience in this coastal community he is sure to effectively assist and educate you in the process of building your dream home!


Ben West, Assistant Superintendent

Born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina, Ben will be graduating in May 2018 from Cape Fear Community College with a degree in Construction Management.  As assistant superintendent, Ben facilitates in getting houses to completion.  His passion for each project reflects his dedication to his work.

Where Our Story begins…

As a privately owned area new home builder with a foundation in custom homebuilding since 1985, Craig and Mary Johnson take pride in creating custom-style homes personally tailored to our customer’s needs and budgets. Having built hundreds of homes in Virginia and Washington D.C., we have established an enduring track record of setting new standards for superior neighborhoods, home designs and customer service.

One of our highest priorities is to assure a pleasant, hassle-free home-buying experience. Our systems and procedures assure a timely response to your inquiries and a proactive approach to every aspect of the home-buying process from sale through settlement and beyond. Building Your Story…is not just a business.  To us…it’s personal!

Mission Statement

Herrington Homes is a passionate and responsive corporate citizen, dedicated to ethics and integrity. We craft distinctive homes in inviting communities while establishing relationships for life.

Vision Statement

Our Vision is to become an industry leader by:

  • Continuously raising the bar in the pursuit of excellence

  • Providing a performance-driven, results-oriented environment

  • Responding to market demand

  • Developing effective and efficient processes

  • Implementing safe, efficient and environmentally-sensitive practices

  • Increasing financial sustainability

Community Outreach

As a local new home builder, we believe that good citizenship means taking an active role in the communities in which we live and work. We participate in many worthy causes that help make a difference - right here in the communities in which we build!  Since moving to the Wilmington area in 2008, Craig and Mary Johnson of Herrington Homes have become active with the following local organizations:

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross 
  • Welcome Home Angel
  • Wilmington Cape Fear Home Builder Association
  • Cape Fear Builders Guild
  • Cape Fear Green Building Alliance
  • North Carolina Home Builders Association
  • National Affiliations
  • National Association of Home Builders (Certified Green Professional)