Three Hired in Ruppert’s North Carolina Landscape Construction Branch


Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the addition of Jason GeyerCaleb Kaliebe and Perrye Smith in our North Carolina landscape construction branch.

Geyer, a resident of Wake Forest, NC, has been hired as project manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Bowling Green State University and has over 25 years of industry experience. As project manager, he will be responsible for all aspects of the installation of landscape construction projects, including supervising field personnel, managing subcontractors, communicating with customers and maintaining quality standards.

Kaliebe, a resident of Raleigh, NC, has been hired as senior estimator. He brings over 11 years of industry experience, having held positions as project estimator and regional manager with other industry organizations and has bid and won several large-scale and international projects throughout his career. As senior estimator, he will be responsible for accurately estimating direct costs for landscape installation bids and change orders based on plans, specifications and site inspections.

Smith, a resident of Goldsboro, NC, has been hired as purchaser. She brings over 10 years of purchasing experience and 28 years of retail and wholesale nursery experience. She holds several certifications from the American Purchasing Society. As purchaser, she will be responsible for sourcing, acquiring and coordinating delivery of plants and selected hard materials necessary to complete all landscape construction projects at the best value possible.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jason, Caleb and Perrye – our revitalized team is now complete!” said Angela Howes, North Carolina landscape construction branch manager.

Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management with 19 branches serving eight primary markets in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta and Houston. The company has a long-standing tradition of growing its team and giving back to the community. Visit us at