Quality Custom Built Homes

Christian Clayton

Office Assistant


Christian is assisting part-time in the office to learn the business, while in college pursuing his degree, to keep Nelson Clayton Homes as a family ran business.

Nelson Clayton has been in Industrial building and Residential Industry for over 17 years, has made a formidable presence in the residential market in the New Orleans area.  His team cohesiveness both in the field and in the office, together with critical attention to details, problem solving skills, budgets and project schedules ensures client satisfaction throughout the entire building process.  Nelson builds homes as if they were his own.  From pilings and foundation to the interior and exterior, your home will be built by a team of professionals whose business ethics are rock solid.

Nelson Clayton have made building homes for their clients, a top priority ensuring satisfied client and Homeowner.  His passion for home building and understand thoroughly every aspect of the Industry.  He strives to give clients a personal hands on experience that is enjoyable through the entire building process.  Understanding the importance of making a house into a home, and welcome client input and communication through all stages of the process.  He has four children.  Two daughters and two sons and are involved in their schools, sports, college endeavors, and sponsoring tournaments throughout the year.  He avidly seeks out community efforts to get involved with both for himself as well as his children.  Thus, understanding that giving back to the community goes hand in hand with building the community that he has grown up in.

Our pride in the firm, comes from our repeat clients and referrals that know our quality, professionalism, integrity and cutting-edge techniques that keep us at the forefront of the industry.  Our Field Supervisor is Jesse Freeman, he ensures that all task are accomplished in a timely manner in field. Our Office Manager and Accountant, Alison Clayton Carter, she handles all aspects of the day to day operations of the office, the accounting for the business and clients, handles all permitting, and deals directly with the financial firms (banks) to help make the process of building your home a smooth task.   His son Christian, is assisting part-time in the office to learn the business while in college pursuing his degree.

Nelson Clayton Homes is more than a business, it is family owned and operated, we strive to give clients a personal hands-on experience that is enjoyable through the entire building process.  When you choose Nelson Clayton Homes, you deal directly with Nelson Clayton, Owner and President of the company.  Nelson stands by his workmanship with pride, and his team of reliable professionals provides the backbone of his family business.  When you choose Nelson Clayton Homes, you're more than just a client, you become part of an extended family.  Beginning with the preliminary drawing stage and designer stages, and throughout the entire process, you deserve the best.  Known as a premier builder in the industry, Nelson Clayton Homes is building dreams.

E. Nelson Clayton II–General Contractor


He has managed over 200 trades on a 100 million dollar industrial projects to name but one, along with many other industrial projects.  He has been building homes for over 17 years.  Proficiency in reading plans, understanding client needs, attention to details, project management skills, budget control, field coordination of subs and suppliers, and commitment to the use of top quality products has afforded him a reputation of superior craftsmanship and has   made his firm the “go-to” firm for Residential Building in the Greater New Orleans area.  His impeccable reputation has place him at the upper echelon of Residential Building Market in the Greater New Orleans Metro area.


Alison Clayton CarterOffice Manager

Bidding Department

Accounting Department

Alison has been working in the real-estate industry for over 20 years. She handles all aspects of day to day operations in the office. Alison deals directly with financial firms and permit offices to help ensure the process of building a client’s home runs smoothly.

Jesse Freeman 

Field Supervisor 

Project Manager

Jesse helps insures that all tasks are accomplished in a timely manner. He assists Nelson with anything he may need for clients, subs and suppliers to reassure consistency for each project.