About Us

Welcome to Phil & Lee’s Homes

Phil & Lee’s Homes is a leader in the manufactured and modular home industry serving the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northeast Wisconsin for over 75 years. A family owned business since 1948, Phil & Lee’s Homes understands that a house is more than a place to live, it is the space where families grow, and memories are made. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, part of a growing family, or a retiree looking to downsize, Phil & Lee’s Homes has the perfect home to fit your needs and your budget.

Who Are We?

Rated #1 in customer satisfaction, we offer seemingly limitless floor plans and options to create a home tailored to you and your family’s wants and needs. Our highly experienced staff are ready to walk you through the home building process. We offer complete construction packages or you can choose your level of involvement in the building process. Whatever option you choose you can be assured that we are here with you every step of the way now and in the future.

We are a licensed builder in Michigan and Wisconsin. Let our years of experience turn your dream into a reality.

For seven decades honesty is the cornerstone at Phil & Lee’s Homes providing affordable homeownership. Each member of our team prides themselves in building a relationship with our prospective customers. That means no “hard sales tactics,” in purchasing your new manufactured home or modular home.

The experienced team of housing professionals at Phil & Lee’s Homes take great pride in offering our customers quality manufactured homes and modular homes from Fairmont Modular Homes and MidCountry Modular Homes. Let us help you choose a home that fits your unique lifestyle and budget.

The housing professionals at Phil & Lee’s Homes work with each customer to understand their individual needs and budget. This allows us to work with you to get you into the quality crafted home you want at a price you can afford.

We proudly serve upper Michigan and Wisconsin manufactured home and modular home buyers and can deliver your new home to anywhere in the state. Our areas of service include the following counties: 

  • Alger County
  • Baraga County
  • Chippewa County
  • Delta County
  • Dickinson County
  • Gogebic County
  • Houghton County
  • Iron County
  • Keweenaw
  • Luce County
  • Mackinac County
  • Marquette County
  • Menominee County
  • Ontonagon County
  • Schoolcraft County

Wisconsin Counties:

  • Florence County
  • Forest County
  • Marinette County
  • Vilas County

What Sets Us Apart?

Experienced Team

Take advantage of over 75 years of making happy homeowners. Phil & Lee’s has the knowledge and expertise to make your journey from walking in our door to moving into your home a stress-free enjoyable one.

Customer Care

It's simple. We don't just build homes - our focus is building dreams and making happy homeowners.

Trusted Partners

We've developed a close relationships with the best builders, contractors, and suppliers. You can rest easy knowing the right people are on the job.

Our Team



As the namesake of the original owner of Phil and Lee’s Homes, Phil prides himself in carrying on the family tradition of excellent sales and personalized customer service. He started his career with Phil & Lee’s at the ripe age of five. From his early days as the unofficial “litter patrol” to his current role as sales person, Phil has worked in every aspect of the home building process. He uses his experience and attention to detail to find and design the perfect home to fit every customer’s need. 

A lover of all things the Upper Peninsula has to offer, Phil and his wife, Sara, enjoy spending time serving their community and experiencing the splendors of nature and the beauty of the Great Lakes. Phil also enjoys spending time with his two grown children, teenage niece, and adorable grandchildren.


Sales Manager

As a fourth-generation family member of the Phil & Lee’s team, Philip is the go to person for our manufactured homes. Philip puts the customer first, makes sure to listen and help each customer build the home of their dreams. He and his wife, Bree, and their two children are lifelong residents of the Escanaba area. As a family, they love the four seasons we experience in the Upper Peninsula and especially enjoy golfing in the summer and skiing in the winter.

Trish Kidd


Trish recently joined Phil & Lee’s as our Chief Financial Officer. She comes to us with 14 years of construction finance experience. Trish and her husband Rob live in Gladstone with their two kids Rhett & Vera, and their “fur” child Fred, our office French Bulldog. Trish enjoys all things outdoors, four wheeling, boating, playing softball, traveling, cooking and going with family to their lake cabin.

Carrie Bartel-Petrin

Home Consultant

Carrie brings nearly two decades of sales experience and a strong enthusiasm for home style and design. Carrie and her husband Andy, like to golf, road trip around the Upper Peninsula & Northeast Wisconsin, attend heavy metal concerts, and relax at home with their guinea pigs, Scotty and Taco.

Ellie Miller

Home Consultant

Ellie is the newest addition to the Phil & Lee’s Sales team. As a recent college graduate, she brings an enthusiasm and perspective that is refreshing. As a lifelong resident of the Upper Peninsula, she especially enjoys the change of the seasons and fall colors. Her passion to succeed inspires her to do her very best at whatever she is doing. In her spare time, Ellie likes to visit her family in the Marquette area, spend time with friends, listen to music, play softball and see musicals (her fave is The Phantom of the Opera!).


Operations Manager

Susan is an experienced operations, sales and marketing professional. She is our quotation queen and provides all kinds of home quotes to new homebuyers. Susan also supports our marketing efforts. She has been back in the “Yoop” for a couple of years now and is loving being back home. She enjoys spending time with her animal loving daughter and taking walks down by the bay.


Project Coordinator

Jenny is our superhero. She is the go-to person for all things project oriented and a key point of contact for our homeowners and contractors.
Jenny and her husband Brian live in Escanaba with their three children. She is the Co-founder and President of the U.P. Foster Closet of Delta County. In her downtime, Jenny enjoys volunteering, reading, traveling, kayaking, painting and working in her many flower gardens.

Jeff King

Construction Manager

The newest addition to our construction team, Jeff, comes to us with over 20 years of experience in the industrial industry with a focus on safety and has a background in construction.

Jeff and his wife, Joyce, live in Escanaba Township and have two adult children and one grandson (and some grandpups, too!)

In his free time Jeff enjoys hunting, camping, riding his Harley with Joyce, and spending time with family and friends.

Jeff is a State Certified Fire Fighter and is currently a member of Escanaba Township Fire Department.

He also has certifications in both Michigan and Wisconsin for Manufactured Home Installation.


Customer Care Specialist

Nikki is our customer care specialist extraordinaire! She is a scheduling maven, the one who can get all the parts and the go-to girl for all things customer care related here at Phil & Lee’s. Nikki, her husband John and their two sons live in Gladstone. As a family, they enjoy fishing the Great Lakes and playing with their dog Ellie. In her spare time, Nikki enjoys kayaking and nature walks.

Tillie Sprinkles and Fred

Greeters Extraordinaire

Our official greeters and happiest of all at Phil & Lee’s are Tillie & Fred. From their excited hello to every customer & visitor, to their cuddles and love for our team, Tillie & Fred bring joy (and a little chaos) to the office. When they are not “at work”, they love to run in their yards and play with their families.