Executive Bios



Dennis Schaffner

Dennis-Schaffner A Boise native and third generation builder, Dennis brings more than 30 years experience in the finance industry, government, home design, construction, and remodeling.

Dennis, along with his brother Gary, has operated Schaffner Fine Homes for 25 years.  Schaffner Fine Homes has grown into one of the most respected home builders in the Treasure Valley by focusing on long-standing relationships with trade partners, quality craftsmanship, and exceptional customer service.  This combination earned them a number of awards, and the designation as a Registered Master Builder.

As a former executive director of the Ada County Highway District, Dennis garnered experience in transportation related issues and planning.  Prior to this position, Dennis was with First Security Bank.

Dennis continues to be active in the home building industry and was the 2007 President of the Building Contractor’s Association of Southwest Idaho comprised of over 700 members.  He also sits on several industry boards including; Building Contractor’s Association of Southwest Idaho, Idaho State Contractor’s Association, Chairman of theRegistered Master Builders Board, and the National Association of Home Builders.  Dennis was selected as BCA Builder of the Year in 2008.

Dennis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Idaho.


Terri Schaffner

Terry-SchaffnerTerri and Dennis have been married for 25 years.  Terri has actively been involved in the homebuilding business for over 20 years.  Prior to joining the home building company, Terri owned her own business which she operated successfully for ten years and she was a licensed realtor.   Terri’s primary responsibilities now include interior and exterior design, finish and décor material specifications and overseeing installation.  Our company builds our homes from a woman’s perspective, therefore Terri’s insight, thoughtfulness and overall coordination of this extremely important aspect of our company allows us to cohesively harmonize and blend our overall design with the construction process.   She is widely recognized for her talents and has been the driving force behind company Parade of Homes awards over the ten years;  Awards include:  Best over all in our class; First place: best interior design; best interior finish; best master suite; best kitchen; best decorated; and best exterior finishes.


Adam J Schaffner

Adam-SchaffnerAdam J Schaffner joined Schaffner Fine Homes in the Spring of 2013 marking the official start of the 4th Generation of Schaffner builders. Adam has over 7 years of real estate experience and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in both Idaho and Florida. Along with marketing and selling homes and land, Adam has built and remodeled homes in the Palm Beach, Florida area. Adam is involved in the building process beginning with the land acquisition and design and continuing throughout completion, sale and service.