Who We Are

About Us

Potomac Valley Brick has been supplying architects, builders, contractors, developers and residential customers with the broadest selection of quality brick and masonry products in D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware for more than 40 years. As a full-service, family-owned brick supplier, we provide our customers with the guidance and expertise they need to create something unique and beautiful. From product selection to design to application, the experts at Potomac Valley Brick help you achieve your vision and select the right products from the industry’s finest and most prestigious masonry lines.

Who We Serve

CONTRACTORS
DEVELOPERS
ARCHITECTS
BUILDERS
RESIDENTIAL

History and Core Values

Potomac Valley Brick was founded in 1976 by Jack Richardson, Ron Hurley, Bud Keesling and Jack’s son, Alan Richardson. Today, Alan remains President and continues to further the company’s goal of being an indispensable supplier to both customers and partners.

At Potomac Valley Brick, everyone is considered part of our extended family. Alan’s wife, Kathleen, is the Director of Human Resources. His brother David and sons Mark and Brad hold key positions within the company as well. We run our business on the core family values of kindness, respect, honesty, responsibility and integrity. We make ethical decisions that are always in the best interest of our employees, vendors and customers.

What We Do

With seven locations throughout Maryland and Northern Virginia, we make our products accessible so you can get hands-on with your project and see, touch and feel different materials. Potomac Valley Brick’s knowledgeable and friendly team members serve as your trusted partners for expert consultation and assistance.

Potomac Valley Brick stocks millions of masonry products in different types and sizes including:

Logistical Expertise

We know that getting your materials on time is just as important as the selection process itself. Our logistics team helps align your needs with facility shipments from our yard locations to make sure you get the right material at the right time.

Product Samples

Since size, color and texture are so important in the selection of brick and other materials, we supply you with sample pieces, boards and displays of many of our products. For architects and builders, mockup field panels are available to help you visualize how specific products will look on your specific project.

Specialized Cutting Services

Need a unique shape or size for your product? We have a staff of expert masons who will consult with you in these special situations. As master craftsmen, our team also offers advice on design and constructability issues. If we’re unable to cut the materials in-house, we’ll work closely with the manufacturer to special order the exact shape and size you need to achieve your vision.

Our Customers

Potomac Valley Brick works with a wide variety of customers. From architectural firms to commercial builders to homeowners, we supply high-quality masonry products for projects of all sizes.

Our History

Alan Richardson and his father, Jack Richardson, along with partners Ron Hurley and Bud Keesling, established Potomac Valley Brick more than 40 years ago. When Jack passed away in 1984 at the age of 57, the partners decided they wanted to sell their company shares. However, Alan was determined to keep the company going despite the many challenges he faced. In 1987, he bought out the partners and became the company’s majority shareholder. Today, Alan remains President and continues to further the company’s goal of being an indispensable supplier to both customers and partners.

Potomac Valley Brick is a family business. Alan’s wife, Kathleen, is the Director of Human Resources. His brother David and sons Mark and Brad hold key positions within the company as well. But at Potomac Valley Brick, family extends far beyond the Richardson name—it encompasses all the company’s dedicated employees, partners, vendors and customers. This approach has resulted in Potomac Valley Brick being the leading full-service, family-owned brick supplier to contractors, developers, architects, builders and residential customers throughout D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.

PVB Masonry Services

PVB Masonry Services, a Potomac Valley Brick company, combines technological innovation with skilled labor to make the installation process easier and more profitable. By renting, leasing and selling mason-assisted robotics and automated tools, we help masonry contractors, architects and real estate developers save time and money while maintaining the highest level of craftsmanship.

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