Our Company

Exceptional Commercial Millwork Since 1985

Baker & Kerr is a full-service, award-winning architectural millwork company serving the needs of leading contractors and architects in the greater Washington, D.C. area. In business for more than three decades, we have achieved a reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism, becoming one of the most respected woodworking companies in the mid-Atlantic region.

Our success is based on our commitment to complete all projects on time and within budget while maintaining the highest quality products and services.

Over the years, we’ve built strong long-term relationships with industry professionals and earned significant repeat business. General contractors know they can rely on our turnkey abilities to execute all phases of their millwork project. Architects know they can trust us to successfully accomplish their most ambitious design goals.

Specializing in high-end custom commercial millwork, we’re adept at meeting the technical challenges of complex, one-of-a-kind projects. Our state-of-the-art facility employs the latest high-precision manufacturing and finishing equipment and an experienced team of fabricators and finishers accustomed to adhering to the most rigorous specifications.

Baker & Kerr has earned AWI’s (Architectural Woodwork Institute) Premium Grade Certification, having met AWI’s Quality Certification Program (QCP) standards for integrity and competence in fabricating, finishing and installation.

We have substantial knowledge in green building practices and extensive experience with LEED certified projects. Committed to environmental awareness and forest preservation, our facility is certified by FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) and SFI® (Sustainable Forestry Initiative®).

Founded by Dave Baker and Jim Kerr in 1985, Baker & Kerr has grown from a modest wood furniture business to a thriving commercial millwork manufacturer.

Notable Projects

Known for our superior workmanship and ability to manage complex projects with demanding schedules, we’re regularly awarded contracts for large fit-outs for the corporate, healthcare and financial industries.

Some of our notable projects include:

  • Bloomberg BNA (Arlington, VA)
  • Nestle Headquarters (Arlington, VA)
  • Capital One (McLean, VA)
  • Sands Capital Management (Arlington, VA)
  • CEB (Corporate Executive Board, Arlington, VA)
  • Boston Consulting (Bethesda, MD)
  • Medstar Health Systems (Columbia, MD)
  • Kennedy Center Opera House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Arlington, VA)

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Industry Awards

Baker & Kerr has received industry-wide recognition, having earned the Washington Building Congress Craftsmanship Award for outstanding work on these projects:

2018 Craftsmanship Award

Project: CEB/Gartner Tower Interiors (Arlington, VA)
Architect: VOA
Engineer: Dewberry Engineers, Inc.
General Contractor: Davis Construction

2017 Craftsmanship Award

Project: Sands Capital Management (Arlington, VA)
Architect: OTJ Architects
General Contractor: Davis Construction

2012 Craftsmanship Award

Project: Boston Consulting Group (Bethesda, MD)
Architect: Aref & Associates
Engineer: GHT, Ltd.
General Contractor: rand* construction

1995 Craftsmanship Award

Project: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Headquarters (Arlington, VA)
Architect: DBI Architects
General Contractor: OMNI Construction, Inc.