Our Team

Jim Manning

Junior Builder

Jim Manning has worked for Knez Homes for 2 years as a Warranty Manager and Junior Builder. Born and raised in Cleveland, Jim is an Alumni of Walsh Jesuit and the University of Dayton.

In his free time, Jim enjoys playing guitar, cooking, gardening, riding motorcycles, woodworking, and kayaking. In appreciation for his community and its youth, Jim regularly volunteers at the House of Champions where he helps students with afterschool homework and cooking dinners.

As a builder and warranty specialist, Jim is no stranger to the construction process. His best advice for first-time home builders is: “Try to enjoy the experience. "Problems might arise during or after the build but anything can be fixed.”

FAST FACTS:

What’s your favorite part about your job?
• Revitalizing neighborhoods that have been through times

What’s one word your coworkers would use to describe you?
• Resilient

What’s your favorite dish/restaurant in Cleveland?
• La Plazza's tacos

What’s your favorite thing to do in Cleveland?
• Biking the Cuyahoga Valley National Park

What’s your favorite travel destination?
• Rio La Gartos, Mexico - to visit my father

Favorite Inspirational Quote?
• “If you’re not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are willing to learn, no one can stop you."

Favorite Podcast?
• Joe Rogan Experience

Favorite Book?
• “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand

Jim Manning has worked for Knez Homes for 2 years as a Warranty Manager and Junior Builder. Born and raised in Cleveland, Jim is an Alumni of Walsh Jesuit and the University of Dayton.

In his free time, Jim enjoys playing guitar, cooking, gardening, riding motorcycles, woodworking, and kayaking. In appreciation for his community and its youth, Jim regularly volunteers at the House of Champions where he helps students with afterschool homework and cooking dinners.

As a builder and warranty specialist, Jim is no stranger to the construction process. His best advice for first-time home builders is: “Try to enjoy the experience. "Problems might arise during or after the build but anything can be fixed.”

FAST FACTS:

What’s your favorite part about your job?
• Revitalizing neighborhoods that have been through times

What’s one word your coworkers would use to describe you?
• Resilient

What’s your favorite dish/restaurant in Cleveland?
• La Plazza's tacos

What’s your favorite thing to do in Cleveland?
• Biking the Cuyahoga Valley National Park

What’s your favorite travel destination?
• Rio La Gartos, Mexico - to visit my father

Favorite Inspirational Quote?
• “If you’re not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are willing to learn, no one can stop you."

Favorite Podcast?
• Joe Rogan Experience

Favorite Book?
• “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand