The best of the best: That is what the REMODELING editors set out to find each year for the incoming Big50 class. Recipients of this coveted award can't just be good. They must be excellent -- and excellent when measured against their highest-quality competitors. They lead the industry in business acumen and customer service, running exciting and dynamic companies that stand as models for the industry. Read on to meet them.

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Use the alphabetical index below to find a specific Big50 winner.

Beetch, Steve/Schmidt Siding & Window Co

Benoit, Jim /Benoit & Czarnecki Design/Construction

Bowers, Bruce and Wilma /Bowers Construction Group

Brenke, Dale /Schmidt Siding & Window Co

Broertjes, Tom /United Services, DKI

Bruce, Don /American Home Design

Buckborough, Thomas /Thomas Buckborough & Associates

Butler, Vince /Butler Brothers Corp

Caletti, John /Caletti Construction

Chatel, Scott/Chatel Contracting Co

Clements, Robert and Phyllis /Bath & Kitchen Creations

Cline, Scott and Jack /J&B Construction

Coburn, John /Bowers Construction Group

Collie, Don /Metro Builders and Restoration Specialists

Costa, Marc /Sunrooms of Connecticut

Croom, David /Croom Construction Co

Czarnecki, John /Benoit & Czarnecki Design/Construction

Dahlgren, Alex/Acheron Construction

DeVuyst, Dick /Outdoor Environments

Driscoll, Steve /Menold Construction

Everest, Clint/Acheron Construction

Fannin, Bill /Post & Beam Construction Co

Gindele, Charles /Dial One Window Replacement Specialists

Gohm, Tim , Chad, and Cory/Gohm Insurance Restoration

Graham, Eric /George Lewis Custom Homes

Gregg, Gordon /City Builders

Harroun, Patricia /Cardea Construction

Harth, Allyn and Greg /Harth Builders

Henderson, Terry /Terry's Quality Service

Hockert, Jim /Schmidt Siding & Window Co

Jaridly, Sid, Sam, and A.J. /The Original Mr. CabinetCare

Karvonen, Tom /Kraft Design Build Associates

Keohane, John and Cathy /Keohane Construction Co

Kincannon, Jim /Metro Building and Restoration Specialists

Kraft, Joseph and Darlene/Kraft Design Build Associates

Kumph, Kenneth /Premier Builders

Lauzier, Darcy/Darcy S. Lauzier Design/Construction Assoc

Lewis, George /George Lewis Custom Homes

Lord, Craig /R. Craig Lord Construction Co

Machise, Jack and Luann /JLM Design & Remodeling

Marzec, Reginald /Normandy Builders

Mather, Tim and Lydia /MCM Construction

Mencavage, Wallace and Cindy /Castle Creek Construction

Menold, Tom /Menold Construction

Nietzer, Drew /LGH Corp

Peck, S. Neil /S.N. Peck, Builder

Porter, Douglas /Woodstock Building Associates

Pratt, Richard A. "Rick" /Classic Homeworks

Pritchett, Jon, Joe, Ed, and Scott /Pritchett Brothers

Rainey, Jeff and Sharon /Home Equity Builders

Reese, Doug /LGH Corp

Rose, Barbara /S.N. Peck, Builder

Sale, James /Plumbline Builders

Schubert, Scott /Post & Beam Construction Co

Shore, Andrew /Sea Pointe Construction

Sirany, Roger /Plumbline Builders

Steindl, John /Normandy Builders

Stephenson, Mark and Lynne/HUB Design/Build

Troost, Jeff and Scot /Troost Bros. Home Renovations

Turner, Michael /Michael J. Turner Enterprises

Vivona, Mat /Father & Son Construction

Wells, Andrew /Normandy Builders

Welsh, Tim and Janeen /Welsh Construction

Wiese, Raymond /The Wiese Co

Zehna, Frank and Stephanie /Christian Roofing and Remodeling Big50 Class of 2003