Professional Training: Every Pillar To Post home inspector is trained in the classroom and in the field. You can have confidence in the fact that all Pillar To Post inspectors are required to continually upgrade their skills and to keep current with new technologies and professional standards.

Joseph BrandliMeet Joseph Brandli, Team Leader
Joseph graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Architecture and moved to Maryland in 1988. He began designing houses that were built at the age of 17 while working for a lumber company in his hometown in Minnesota. His experience in and around home construction at a young age has continued for over 40 years as an architect and home inspector. After starting his own architectural practice in 2000, he bought a Pillar To Post franchise in 2010.

Having completed over 3,500 inspections, Joseph has gained a reputation for being thorough and knowledgeable in the field. His calm demeanor and depth of experience help him to articulate the issues faced at each property so that the buyer can understand and make informed decisions.

Pat SofskyMeet Pat Sofsky
Pat Sofsky graduated from Calvert Hall College and joined the US military after working for a year in construction. His career in the Army and Maryland National Guard lasted for 8 years. Entering University of Baltimore, Pat majored in history with a minor in economics and public policy. Born and raised in Baltimore, Pat has great familiarity with residential construction in this area. He has a great appreciation for historic homes having taken a course in historic preservation through UB as well. Pat also spent many years in sales and management. His patient demeanor, attention to detail and friendly approach makes him a great inspector. Completing the state education requirements and passing the exam, Pat has proven himself to be a good asset to the Brandli Team. Pat, an Irishman by heritage, also enjoys singing and playing guitar.