Kellman Construction

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Crafting Excellence in

Behind every successful project is a story of collaboration, dedication, and a shared vision. It’s not just about bricks and mortar; it’s about people, their aspirations, and the craftsmanship that brings it all to life.

Meet Ben Kellman

As a seasoned construction manager and contractor, Ben has the privilege of immersing himself in the complex, fast-paced world of construction for over 30 years. Throughout the years, he has come to understand that every project is unique and holds its own set of challenges and opportunities. His commitment lies in providing you with a personalized approach that’s backed by hands-on experience, ensuring that your project receives the attention it truly deserves.

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Building Trust, One Project at a Time

Ben’s approach isn’t flashy or complicated; it’s rooted in trust and reliability. Clients choose to work with him for the peace of mind that comes with a seasoned professional, effective communicator and collaborative relationship builder.

Professional Credentials

Ben holds the CCM designation from CMAA (Certified Construction Manager) and LEED GA, demonstrating knowledge of green building practices and standards related to the design, construction, usage and maintenance of buildings. He has been continuously licensed as a general contractor since 1999 (license no. 762713.) 


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Personal Interests

Ben is a Bay Area native and currently resides in the East Bay. When he’s not working, he enjoys helping out in his community by serving on the Board of Directors of the Richmond Emergency Food Pantry and also Groundwork Richmond, both non-profit organizations. Some of his passions are taking Cross-Fit classes in the early mornings, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.