Our Businesses

Within our companies, we offer opportunities across multiple industries – join our team and discover how your strengths can make us even stronger.

Clayton has built homes since 1956, winning multiple awards for design and construction through its affiliates and family of brands. Clayton builds, sells, finances, leases and insures manufactured and modular homes, as well as commercial and educational buildings. Clayton is a vertically integrated Berkshire Hathaway company, whose purpose is opening doors to a better life, one home at a time.

Manufacturing (Supply/Distribution) – The Clayton Manufacturing Company consists of over 8,000 Team Members across the United States, including 35 Home Building Facilities, currently building upwards of 30,000 homes per year. Within our Manufacturing business, the Supply group has grown significantly over the last 4 to 5 years as well, encompassing 615 team members across four divisions: Distribution, Lamination, Wood Products, and Component Production. Our products are specifically engineered to last a lifetime with materials designed to provide maximum strength.

Retail – Upwards of 1,900 Team Members support the Clayton Retail Company with over 320 home centers across 31 states. We are selling more than 17,000 homes annually, and our customers can choose from hundreds of floor plans, and then customize the home to satisfy every need. Our home consultants have the unique and fulfilling opportunity to help customers make a confident home purchasing decision. Ultimately, we are lucky enough to be part of making the American dream of homeownership come true.

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a national housing lender, specializes in the financing of new modular and manufactured homes. In business for over thirty-five years, we currently service over 200,000 loans. Our experience makes it easy to tailor a loan that is right for you and your family when buying a new home.

HomeFirst Agency is a leading provider of insurance for manufactured homes and factory-built housing. Our licensed insurance agents work closely with manufactured home retailers to offer great coverage for your home. Unlike many other insurance companies, all policies by HomeFirst Agency include flood coverage.

Top Choice in Manufactured & Modular Home Manufacturers

We’re America’s top choice in manufactured and modular home manufacturers and have been recognized for our innovative work in the industry:

  • MHI Manufacturer of the Year eight out of the last nine years
  • ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
  • Numerous MHI home design awards