Empire Painting strives to deliver unrivaled customer service, transparent pricing, and precise painting and staining to its clients. No project is too large or too small as we value each opportunity to showcase our workmanship.

19 years locally owned and operated by the same owner, Dan Brooks


Combined in-house team experience of over 75 years


Colorist in-house for free consultations with proposal acceptance


WI state certification for lead paint handling


Practices proper waste removal and disposal from all job sites


Crew lead assigned to oversee each project from start to completion


Three-year warranty offered on full exterior painting jobs


Owner started out as a painter himself and personally provides bids for builders and remodeling agencies



Dan began as a painter. After years working in the trade and gaining professional insight, he decided to establish Empire Painting in 2003 to honestly serve neighbors around Greater Milwaukee. Dan personally provides estimates from builders to homeowners and offers his knowledge to ensure ideal results. He is the proud dad of two young daughters. 


Office Manager

Rachel has extensive experience in operations and business development with her core skills being process automation, marketing, and accounting. As an operations professional, Rachel enjoys ensuring things run smoothly and creates operations strategy to keep projects on-track. She is the proud dog mom of Daisy, who keeps our team company at the office.



Jeff has a passion for getting jobs done correctly, efficiently, and safely. With decades of experience, he oversees our team and communicates with project managers. When needed, Jeff loans his carpentry and painting skills to deliver polished results. Jeff has been part of the Empire Painting family since nearly day one.

Empire in the Community

We are proud to support our community by sponsoring local events like the Lapham Peak run and the Elm Grove Village Market. We also sponsored two community murals in 2018 completed by local artists at the Penfield Children’s Center and Var Gallery Studios. If you have a sponsorship opportunity you think may be a good fit for us, let us know by contacting our office.

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