Josh Brown of Bliffert Lumber Recognized as Notable Leader in Construction, Real Estate & Design

Posted: May 16, 2024
Category: Industry News

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware announced Vice President Josh Brown has been honored as a 2024 Notable Leader in Construction, Real Estate & Design by BizTimes Milwaukee Business News. This award recognizes accomplished professionals who have designed and constructed the region’s built environment and are changing Milwaukee’s skyline. BizTimes Publisher Dan Meyer said, “These professionals are the foundation of our building industry.”

“Since joining Bliffert in 2001, Josh has helped propel the company’s growth and success,” said Eli Bliffert, fifth-generation owner of Bliffert Lumber. “From inside sales to estimator, manager, and now serving as vice president, Josh’s unwavering dedication has been integral to Bliffert’s expansion from two locations with 20 employees to 14 locations with over 400 employees. We’re proud of his vision and leadership.”

Brown also spearheaded the development of Bliffert’s multifamily division, which has grown into one of the largest in Wisconsin. Bliffert emphasized Brown’s role within the industry, stating, “Josh is a trusted resource across the construction industry in our state. From single-family builders to large commercial developers, Josh Brown is someone the industry trusts.”

Upon receiving this esteemed recognition, Josh Brown expressed gratitude and reflected on his journey, saying, “I’m honored to be recognized alongside so many impactful professionals. I continually strive to be a trusted and valued resource in our industry to celebrate the Bliffert legacy. I’m proud of what the Bliffert team has accomplished, and I look forward to continuing our mission of providing exceptional service and quality products to our customers.”

To view a completed list of BizTimes’ 2024 Notable Leaders in Construction, Real Estate & Design, visit

About Bliffert Lumber and Hardware
Bliffert Lumber and Hardware has been serving contractors and homeowners in southeastern Wisconsin for 120 years. Since our incorporation in 1904, we have helped the community grow by supplying building materials to hospitals, stadiums, and new homes, as well as a variety of other projects. Now in our fifth generation of Bliffert family ownership, we are proud to be family-owned and operated and to make sure that the personal service shows at each of our 14 locations.