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Our Team

Our Team


With over forty years of crafting beautiful custom homes in the Lake Sunapee area of New Hampshire, Northcape Design-Build has developed a reputation for attention to detail, superb craftsmanship, lasting customer relationships, and for creating stunning lakefront homes with enduring value and classic New England charm.


Brett Cusick


Brett graduated with a BS degree in Engineering from Roger Williams University in historic Bristol, Rhode Island. He joined the construction industry after spending several years in the Boston area working with world class engineering firms. His technical background includes major GIS and topography mapping, AutoCAD manipulation and residential design using Chief Architect. He now primarily uses the Chief Architect platform to illustrate and visualize upcoming projects. As a Principal Partner at Northcape Design, Brett uses his years of construction experience to work with the talented team at Northcape to craft beautiful projects throughout the Sunapee region. Brett, his wife Kate, and two children live in a home they designed and built together. They enjoy skiing, hiking, golfing and watching movies by the fire.

Geoff Martin


Geoff began his career in building as a self-employed carpenter back in 1987. He soon became partner and president of Morse & Martin, Inc. and helped to build and grow that company, working there until 2007. Geoff then went out on his own and started Cedar Mill Group, Inc. creating a full service, design/build, residential building and remodeling company, specializing in exceptional levels of quality and service. Geoff's responsibilities include sales, marketing, business development and expansion. As one of the Principal Partners at Northcape Design, Geoff oversees the sales and operations at Northcape. Geoff lives in Webster with his wife and best friend Susan. Geoff has five older children-Jennifer, Travis, Nicole, Micah and Chloe, and six grandchildren - Logan, Parker, Riley, Molly, Henry and Brendan.

Nate Nichols

Project Manager

Nate grew up in the Lake Sunapee region, skiing at Mount Sunapee, hiking in the surrounding hills and swimming in the lake. He has 22 years of experience in building construction and project management. Nate graduated from UNH with a BA in English and Environmental Conservation. He has a Certificate in Architectural Drafting and Design from Puget Sound Community College and a Certificate in Building Analysis from the Building Performance Institute. Nate Lives in Hopkinton with his wife and their two daughters. Nate’s commitment to quality craftsmanship and building performance brought him to Northcape.

Monique St Laurent


Monique graduated from N.E. School of Art & Design at Suffolk University with a degree in Interior Design. She has 30 years’ experience in the industry. She’s worked as an interior designer in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, and as a Design Manager for a large custom closet fabricator. Spending time specializing in specific areas of the design industry, such as custom cabinet design, organization, flooring, and design technology, has given her specific skills and knowledge that she brings to the table in each customer experience. She’s been fortunate that her work has brought her throughout the country and Canada, and she’s learned a lot along the way. Listening to the clients’ needs and reflecting their lifestyle is an important part of the design process, as well as providing informed design decisions with respect to the budget. Monique loves to travel, garden, cook and read. She lives with her partner Joe in Concord. She has four grown children.

Annie Beck

Business Development Manager

Annie graduated with a BS in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire. She brings to the team years of experience in customer service, logistics, marketing and sales in the ski and outdoor industry. She most recently handled the customer service and logistics for the lifestyle segment of a sneaker brand where she managed national accounts. Annie is really enjoying working in a new industry and getting to know the design build process. She loves skiing, playing tennis and pickleball, hiking and paddle boarding. She lives in New London with her husband and two children.

Casey Squibb

Field Ninja

A New York native, Casey graduated from Delaware Valley High School in 1995. He then spent
a few years framing and painting homes. After moving to New Hampshire in 2001, Casey spent
his first 7 years working in the ski industry. He then spent 15 years working as a courier for
FedEx Express. Casey takes pride in his work and performs it to the highest standards possible.
He is the proud Father of three amazing girls.

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