The Top Team



With success stories of dream lifestyles becoming brick-and-mortar realities throughout South Florida, the Treasure Coast and the Chapel Hill, North Carolina, area, Groundstone Homes stands alone in its category. We are award-winning not just because of our sophisticated home designs and fine quality construction, but because we build luxury custom homes around the unique needs of the people who live in them.


President and Founder of Groundstone Homes, Matthew Montgomery brings with him over 20 years of real estate, contracting and custom homebuilding experience. He is a graduate of the M.E. Rinker School of Construction Management at the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning. He is a licensed general contractor and a certified Green Professional and LEED AP. Montgomery has well over 1,500 homes in his portfolio from his decades with top builders including Sterling Homes, which he help found in 1996, Centex Homes, and currently Groundstone Homes. He was instrumental in many of the most popular communities in South Florida such as San Michelle, Mizner’s Preserve, Talavera, Orchid Estates, Wellington Shores, Cedar Creek Ranch and Cypress Lakes, and he is passionate about socially responsible building and development. His work has received numerous awards and has been highlighted in a number of leading publications including Architectural Digest and Professional Builder Magazine. His communities focus on socially responsible development and revitalizing neglected areas into thriving boutique neighborhoods.


In 2005, Robert Brandon joined with Matthew Montgomery to start Groundstone Homes. His responsibilities include home design, accounting, sales, marketing and management. He is a highly accomplished architect, licensed real estate broker and serial entrepreneur. He studied at Owens College in Ohio and followed in his family’s footsteps of homebuilding sales and design. He started Brandon Design in 1989 and over the next 14 years, designed over 7,500 homes for many national builders including K. Hovnanian, Toll Brothers and Centex. Examples of Brandon’s designs can be found from Fort Lauderdale to the Treasure Coast in such locations as Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Hypoluxo Island, Historical West Palm Beach and more. He has created systems to streamline the selection, tracking and implementation of home features for clients and builders, and is now in charge of all Groundstone sales, marketing and design. In addition to Groundstone’s “Best Homebuilder in Palm Beach County” award in 2020, he holds Gold Coast Builders “Best New Design” and Professional Builder Magazine’s “GOLD” distinctions.


Our mission is to promote and develop sustainable, eco-friendly homes, nurturing the ability to Create. Live. Prosper.

At Groundstone Homes, we are dedicated to creating sustainable, eco-conscious custom homes in urban, boutique and suburban communities.

At In helping homebuyers live in a region of their choosing, in a home with a floor plan, custom features and architecturally inspired aesthetic that matches their lifestyle, we are able to provide services unmatched by our competitors. This is true custom homebuilding. This is the way of Groundstone Homes.


Sustainability and ecologically sound construction are just the beginning. At Groundstone Homes, each of our communities are master planned around the people who live in and around them.

From waterfront communities to equestrian neighborhoods, every area has its unique interests and needs. Groundstone is there with residents every step of the way.