Ronald J. Smith opened Ron Smith Homes in May 2006 with the vision of offering Rhode Islanders an array of “personalized” building services. A native of South Kingstown and Narragansett, RI, Ron has more than 25 years of experience in construction, building and real estate. Ron prides himself on his quality construction and attention to detail in home building and neighborhood creation.
Since starting Ron Smith Homes, he has been responsible for growing his firm in a difficult market and increasing his sales and home construction in each quarter from its inception. His focus has been of delivering a great product at a very fair price, whether designing, building or selling. One facet of this business which has been growing quickly is the design/build area, which Ron has overseen the design and construction of many custom homes.
Ron is very knowledgeable about the process for building in most of the towns from Providence south to Narragansett/South Kingstown and west to Westerly, having built many projects in the southern half of the state. Building is a passion for Ron. You will receive personalized service and care in the designing and construction of your home. With expertise in land planning, zoning, design and construction knowledge, you will have the most thorough experts working on your home. You will receive quality and expertise in your custom home without the custom price.
Prior to forming his own company, Ron was the Vice President of residential housing for a large real estate development group for 15 years, responsible for land acquisition, development, construction, product development, marketing and sales for the RI-based home building company. Prior to 1991, Ron was a sales associate for Trammel Crow Residential in Florida for 6 years.
In November 2007, Ron was nominated and appointed as a local director of the Rhode Island Builders Association, which he has been a member of since 1991.
Ron is Broker/Owner of Ocean State Real Estate, a division of Ron Smith Homes, and has had his real estate license since 1991.
Ron is a member of Rhode Island Builders Association, National Association of Home Builders, Kent/Washington Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and a member of South Kingstown’s Waterfront Advisory Commission.
He lives in South Kingstown with his wife and son, and enjoys boating, offshore fishing and traveling to warm locations.