IMG_4443About Builders Glass of Bonita

Builders Glass manufacturing and glass fabrication centerBuilders Glass of Bonita, Inc. is one of the areas oldest, serving the Bonita, Naples, and Fort Myers area since 1982.    We are a family-owned & operated business that works directly with homeowners and many local contractors. We specialize in creative glass designs,  providing all of Southwest Florida the highest-quality on Shower doors,  Hurricane windows, mirrors, Sliding glass doors, and table tops. Our specialty glass services included- Glass Counter tops, Painted Glass Backsplashes,  Framed Vanity Mirrors, Glass Wine Rooms, and as the Stocking Distributor of Omega National Antique Mirror, we distribute antique mirror locally, and even nationally now. We have over 2000 square feet of custom installations on display in our Glass Design Center, The Glass Shoppe. The Glass Shoppe, by Builders Glass, is open to the public

Visit Our ShowroomGlass Design Center Bonita Springs

Our Service Areas

Builders Glass provides Naples, Fort Myers, Bonita, Estero – and all of Southwest Florida an array of glass options and services.

Meet Our Team

Leslie Pabst Owner Builders Glass pf Bonita springs

Leslie PabstPresident
Leslie has been in the glass business for over 15 years. After college at the University of Florida she was tediously trained by her father Darryl Dishcer, the founder of Builders Glass.  Darryl taught her everything he knew about the complex, and always evolving glass industry.  Leslie took her passion for design and applied it to this foundation.

[person name="Karl Pabst" picture="" title="Vice President" facebook="" linkedin=""]Karl started his construction training at the University of Florida where he majored in Building construction. After college he quickly started in sales at Builders Glass. Karl’s understanding of engineering, design pressures and Hurricane codes can be very helpful when replacing an entire condo’s windows or sliding glass doors.


Bridget Wallen- Director of Salesphoto
Bridget joined Builders Glass and The Glass Shoppe, after working in advertising sales and marketing for over 20 years. Bridget decided she was ready to make a career change and we are so thankful she did! She wears many hats, including custom glass design sales and also oversees website orders for antique mirror and various specialty items. Bridget lives right here in Bonita Springs with her husband and 18 year old son.

Jillian Lane- Jill was previously employed by Lee County schools, working directly under the Athletic Director at Estero High School. She joined the company in 2015.  Her role was intended to be in accounting.  We quickly saw her enthusiasm for design and working with clients. Jill is proving she can do it all!

randyRandy Copeland – Randy has also worked for Builders Glass for more years than we can count. As our longest team member at Builders Glass, he will be celebrating his 30 year anniversary with the company. Randy can do it all! He has experience installing shower enclosures, mirrors, impact windows, sliding glass doors and acrylic enclosures. He is also an incredible mechanic that can fix anything. Randy was promoted to shop and production manager in 2014.

Wendy Turner – Wendy has been with Builders Glass for almost 20 years, but she hasn’t always worked in the office. She spent many years installing sliding glass doors, windows and all of our various services. Her product knowledge has come in very handy with her current position of inside contractor and retail sales. Wendy also oversees scheduling and ordering.  At Builders Glass of Bonita, Inc. we have thousands of door and window parts available. Wendy knows the replacement parts like the back of her hand!

IMG_2683Austin Wallen- Austin is new to the glass industry, but soaking it up and learning everything he can.  Austin handles the shower and mirror division, including sales, scheduling and ordering.




chadChad Copeland – Chad joined Builder’s Glass in 2002 and has worked alongside his father Randy. Chad’s knowledge of the glass business continues to grow. Chad is celebrating 11 years with the company and has recently been promoted to a lead glazier with an apprentice working alongside of him. Chad has made a name for himself in our Custom Glass Department. Chad has led some of our most complex projects, including Painted Glass Backsplashes and Glass Wine Rooms.

clintClint Copeland – Clint joined Builder’s Glass in 2002 after we spent much time convincing him this was the place he wanted to work. Clint apprenticed alongside his father Greg Copeland for ten years. Greg retired after 25 years with the company and Clint took over his role as lead sliding glass doors. Clint has made sliding glass doors his specialty thanks to his father teaching  him all the tricks of the trade. Clint started with the company as a teenager straight out of High school. We’ve watched him become a husband and a father to three.

IMG_0323Pat Cogburn- Pat has been an asset to the company for over 3 years now. His extensive Glass Curtain Wall and Glazing experience make Pat a Master Glazier. Pat is not only a talented Glazier, his vast knowledge has made him a resource and teacher to the entire team. Pat lives in Bonita Springs with his family.




Jeffrey Brauch- Jeff has been our in house fabricator for over 3 years. He is a seasoned glazier, working in the industry locally for over 35 years. He also works in the field when needed. Jeff always has a smile on his face. He loves his corvette and enjoys driving it in his free time.



IMG_2892Zach Hartley – Zach joined our team at Builders Glass and The Glass Shoppe in 2014 as the lead shower and mirror glazier. After searching all over Southwest Florida for the BEST shower and mirror glazier in the industry, we knew our search was over when we found Zach. Zach is a native to the area and lives in Bonita Springs with his wife and two children.


Ryan Trice – Ryan started with the company in 2015 and works alongside Zach as an apprentice glazier for custom installations of shower enclosures and mirrors.  Ryan  takes great pride in his work and is on the fast track to leading his own team.  His pride shows through in all the pictures he takes of his finished work!

IMG_2678Charlie Costa- Charlie joined our company also as an apprentice glazier. He works alongside Chad Copeland as he learns all the ins and outs of the industry. Charlie has a can do attitude and enjoys the glass world.




The Glass Shoppe, by Builders Glass, voted Best Shower Door in the News Press Best of SW Florida