|About||Luxury Home Builder and Quality Craftsmanship for over 50 years.|
Toebben Companies consists of three entities, Toebben Builders and Developers, Matth Toebben Construction, and Toebben Ltd. all owned and operated by the Toebben family. The man responsible for this multi-million dollar construction and real estate development company is Mr. Matth Toebben. With all of his hard work and drive for excellence Matth has well exceeded the “American Dream.”
It all began in Lorup, Germany where Matth was born and raised. As one of eleven children, hard work was expected and carried out by Matth and his siblings. Barely large enough to see over the equipment, Matth would spend hours behind a horse drawn plow in his family’s potato fields. The same work ethics still apply to Matth and his two sons, John and Bill, who now run the Toebben Companies.
At age fourteen, Matth left his family’s farm and moved to Borger, Germany where he studied the fine art of Woodworking. His handcrafted doors, cabinets, and windows became perfect pieces of art and are now his trademark in everything Toebben Companies completes today. After six long years of studying as an apprentice carpenter he was ready to start his own business. Because Matth was only 20 years of age he could not take his master exam for certification to be a carpenter due to the restraints of German laws. With jobs being sparse and having the long wait until he became of age to take the master exam, Matth decided to come to the “Land of Opportunity.”
In 1953 Matth boarded the ship S.S. United States, determined to make all of his hopes and dreams become reality. When he arrived in New York the young Toebben only had ten American dollars that were given to him by his mother out of the egg money she had received from an American solider. With his money in hand, he hailed a taxi and headed for the train station. After paying the taxi driver and the porter, who retrieved his bags, Matth was empty handed. Penniless, he boarded the train to begin his long trip to Cincinnati. After departure, a p
|Founded||Matth. & LaVerne Toebben|