ABOUT

Quality and experience from the ground up.

Henley Construction is a family-owned contractor, where employees and clients are like family. We create
quality projects through proactive solutions, experience and personal attention, because where we live and
work matters.

Core Values

Relationships

Building and continuing to foster internal and external relationships is essential to our success; accountability and respect are non-negotiables.

Growth

Growing and training to leverage the best of our team and the industry of builders, leadership and succession; supporting the industry and clients we serve to grow and achieve their dreams.

Solutions

Empowered to provide input, challenged to be innovative and proactively make it happen.

Perspective

A blend of experience, new ideas and differing opinions all contribute to positive outcomes; all ideas are valued.

LEADERSHIP

Our leadership is personally invested with every project to empower the entire team to proactively seek solutions, collaborate in the best interest of the project and be able to respond quickly.

Buddy Henley

President

While earning his degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, Buddy began his career with Henley Construction Company, Inc. He progressed through the ranks, starting in the field and eventually transitioning into the office. He assumed the role of President in 2007. Buddy is LEED AP, BD+C certified, has served on the Board of Directors with The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Metro Washington Chapter. He currently sits as Regional Vice Chair for the Mid-Atlantic Region for ABC National. Buddy's primary goals are to build and continue to foster internal and external relationships. To grow and train the Henley team and support the industry of builders, while maintaining the core values and principles established by his father fifty-five years ago.

Robert J. Henley

Chief Executive Officer

With a pickup truck, his own field skills and the assistance of his wife Jean, Bob Henley started Henley Construction Company from scratch in1964. In the beginning, Bob built custom homes for architects. Later, transitioning to larger buildings including warehouses, nursing homes, office buildings, public works, industrial buildings as well as school construction and renovations. Today, Henley Construction Company performs commercial projects up to $150 million, offering Pre-Construction, Design/Build, Construction Management and General Contracting. Bob has led Henley Construction Company from a hands-on, one-man operation into a robust construction company serving the entire Washington DC Metro area. He founded the company with hard work, common sense, strong ethical values and great people and has maintained those core values for fifty-five years.

Dave Riffle

Executive Vice President

Dave began his career after earning his degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1976, starting as an Estimator/Project Manager for a local concrete subcontracting firm. Transitioning to a local General Contracting firm, he worked as an Estimator/Project Manager and eventually took a Project Management position with Henley Construction Company, Inc. Now thirty-one years later, as Executive Vice President, Dave takes the lead on all Pre-Construction tasks Estimating, and as Project Executive for various projects. Dave is familiar with many styles of project delivery including General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build. His attention to detail and tireless work ethic is contagious, as he drives our team to an extremely high standard. Dave has been a presenter on the topics of Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Construction Management (CM) at various venues including the USGBC.

Robin Henley

Chief Financial Officer

Robyn received her B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and a CM accreditation from Montgomery College. In 1985 she joined the family at Henley Construction. Thirty-four years in the construction industry has allowed her to build on Henley’s internal and external relationships as well as make improvements to daily operations. Robyn's knowledge and experience in the industry make her a leader in Henley Construction's corporate office. As CFO, she plays an integral part in the company’s financial success and stability.

Safety

What does safety mean to Henley?

To constantly improve our safety practices, personnel, equipment, and training.  Our company and its individuals adhere to the following practices: a drug-free workplace, new hire safety orientation, site-specific safety orientation, toolbox talks, near-miss/near-hit analysis and a safety committee.  By implementing these practices and persistent due-diligence, Henley maintains its commitment to safety.

ABC National Safety Award Platinum
  • 2019 - National ABC STEP Award - Gold Level
  • ​2018 - National ABC STEP Award - Platinum Level
  • ​2017 - National ABC STEP Award - Platinum Level
  • ​2016 - National ABC STEP Award - Platinum Level
  • ​2015 - National ABC STEP Award - Platinum Level
  • 2014 - National ABC STEP Award - Gold Level

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Building and continuing to foster internal and external relationships is essential to our success.
  • Fairfax County Public Schools has successfully worked with Henley over the past 30+ years and we have found that their quality, team approach, project management, superintendents and field workers have always come through on their word, on time and within budget.
    Eric Brunner, Project Executive, Office of Design and Construction, Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Throughout the 18-month project they were responsive to my questions and interests, welcoming me as a true partner in realizing our vision for the new school. They worked collaboratively with me to ensure that our school was on time and ready to receive staff and students for the new school year.
    Donna Michela, Principal, Wayside Elementary School, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Henley Construction Co. is recognized by the subcontractor community as the best General Contractor in the region. Henley has won a SUBBY award for excellence in five of the last six years. Henley evidences its belief in the American Subcontractors Association of Metro Washington mission of “Better Construction through Fair Construction”, through strong support both financially and through active participation in activities to educate the industry on fairness.
    D. L. “Ike” Casey, Executive Director, ASA of Metro Washington
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