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Lee Sawyer
Sussex Development Corporation is a privately held corporation with hundreds of years of combined construction experience spread among a close-knit team of professionals.

About Lee Sawyer


Lee started his construction career at 15 working weekends, vacations and holidays in high school. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge over nearly 60-years in construction and has been a solid asset to Sussex Development since 2004. He specializes in medical and Class A office project renovations and build outs. His reach extends outside Hampton Roads, into Maryland and Delaware.

Lee spent four years as an electrical apprentice, four years serving as a civil service drafter, one-year working with acoustical ceilings and ten years as a caseworker. Prior to joining Sussex Development, he operated his own construction company specializing in commercial renovations and buildouts for commercial and retail clients. Lee’s company had a residential division that built 100+ area homes; one was a Home-A-Rama award recipient. Lee is OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour certified, a certified renovator (lead-based paint) and maintains first aid/AED/CPR certifications .

In his youth, Lee was an avid equestrian and competed in numerous events. Now in his spare time, you might find him riding his motorcycle with friends.