Our Awards are Your Advantage

Do awards really matter? In an industry saturated with countless builders and contractors, it’s difficult to know that you are selecting the right one for your needs. Presenting you with the awards we’ve won affords us a way to underscore the recognition we’ve proudly received nationally for 24 years. Let’s face it, anybody can say they have an outstanding reputation for consistent quality and excellence in home building but we have actually earned it.

Whittington, Porter, and O’Brien, with their staff of 16 professionals and master craftsmen, award winning suppliers, vendors & subcontractors have earned numerous accolades.

Celebrating 25 years of new home building in 2017!

To their credit they have been awarded:

October, 2016

Whitman Homes receives five prestigious 2016 PRISM awards from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston

Gold PRISM Awards:
• 2016 Salesperson of the Year: Kristen White

• Best Attached Home Under 1,800 s.f. – Boatwright’s Loop

Silver PRISM Awards:
• 2016 Project Manager of the Year: Paul Callanan

• Best Print Brochure – Boatwright’s Loop

• Best Model Merchandising – Boatwright’s Loop

June, 2016

Top ten local leaders by Builder Magazine 2015!

January, 2016

The Builders & Remodelers Association announced that Timothy Porter has been elected to Board of Directors for 2016.

October 10, 2014

Silver PRISM Award from the Builders Association of Greater Boston for “Best Attached Home Under 1,800 sq ft / Our Model at Boatwright’s Loop in The Pinehills and a Silver PRISM Award for Best Logo Design ( Boatwright’s Loop ) for a neighborhood! The event took place with over 350 attending at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel.

October 30 2013

Silver PRISM Award from The Builders Association of Greater Boston for “Best Single Family Design Under 2500 Sq Ft.” for model home at 18 Shutter Latch in The Pinehills!

May 2013

Guildmaster Award for Customer Service from Guild Quality

Janaury 2013

Silver Award form the National Association of Home Builders for #8 Thistle Lane, Parkview Village in SouthField!

Sept. 2012

Gold Award Winner for Best Interior Home Merchandising from The GREATER BOSTON HOME TOUR COMMITTEE. Home is our model @ #8 Thistle Lane, Parkview Village, SouthField!

May 2012

Guild Master Award with Highest Distinction from Guild Quality for Customer Satisfaction!

Dec. 2011

Professional Builder Magazine chooses Whitman Homes’ WINDSAIL Model Home @ #15 Shutter Latch inThe Pinehills as its GOLD AWARD: Best Single Family Design! We will be featured in the Janaury 2012 issue of the magazine! Congratulations to our staff and The Pinehills team for this prestigious award!

June 2011

Whitman Homes qualifies as an Energy Star Builder for all homes to be built @ Parkview Village in Southfield.

Jan. 2011

Gold Award for Best Rural Urban Smart Growth Community for Whitman Homes work @ The Summerhouse Cottages in Plymouth from NAHB.

June 2010

Guild Master Award Customer Service: 4th year in a row: Guild Quality

May 2009

Kristen Lybarger: Certified Interior Designer

April 2009

Paul Calanan: Certified Green Builder Designation: NAHB

November 2007

Boston Business Journal Named 7th Largest Builder in Boston Region

Builders Association of Greater Boston


  • Gold PRISM Award for Best Single-Family Design – $750,000 to $1,000,000 2007
  • Gold PRISM Award for Best Affordable Community – Approved 40B 2005
  • Silver PRISM Award for Architecture $600,000 – $1,000,000  – 2003
  • Silver PRISM Award for Architecture $600,000 – $1,000,000  – 1999
  • 2002 Builder of The Year

National Association of Home Builders

  • Silver Regional Award for Best Design: 2002
  • Silver Regional Award for Best Interior Merchandising: 2002

National Builders Advisory Group

  • 2006 Presidents Award for Excellence in Customer Service
  • 2004 Gold Award for Model Home Merchandising
  • 2002 Presidents Award for Builder of the Year
  • 2001 Best Design Portfolio: Active Adult Market
  • 2000 Builders Symposium Award for Outstanding Home Design for a Golf Course Community.
  • 1999 Outstanding Architect
  • 1998 President’s Award for Builder of the Year
  • 1997 President’s Award for Custom Home Design
  • 1996 President’s Award for Excellence in Customer Service


  • South Shore Realtors Association Member
  • Plymouth Chamber of Commerce: Member
  • GuildQuality: Member: “Guild Master” Designation (95% recommendation rating)
  • Builders & Remodelers Association of Greater Boston: Member
  • National Association of Home Builders
  • Home Builders Association of Massachusetts