Since 1963 – Building Into The Future…
Incorporated in 1963 in the State of Maryland, Pettit & Griffin, Inc started their first single family project consisting of 19 homes on April 1, 1963 with six employees, including its founders, John H. Pettit and Howard D. Griffin, Jr.. Mr. Pettit and Mr. Griffin concentrated on development in Prince George’s County and as a team developed and sold more than 850 units in their first ten years of operation. Over the next 20 years the company grew into one of the premier mid-sized development companies in the Washington Metropolitan area.
Now in its third generation, the business has three unique divisions comprising of Home Building, Land Development & Excavation Services, Property Management & Leasing Services. Annual sales in excess of 25 million were recorded in 1988 and 1989, when the company employed 120 persons. Operations were scaled back in the early 1990’s due to economic conditions.