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Nicholas Cole, Co-Founder


(406) 407 - 9206

Nic Cole, a 5th generation Montanan, was born and raised in Missoula. After graduating from Montana State University with a bachelor and master’s in architecture, Nic moved back to Missoula where he would soon start his own architect and design firm. He’s been a leading architect, both in residential and commercial projects, for over 15 years in the Bitterroot and surrounding areas.   Nic is the creative genius that drives all designs for Payne Cole, creating some of the most notable landmark luxury style designs in the Bitterroot and Flathead Valley. His attention to detail, focus on client’s visions, while creating projects that are both timeless and luxurious to the smallest details, is the lifeblood of Payne Cole Designs.   Between hours of designing, Nic loves spending time in outdoors: skiing, kayaking, yachting, and aviation. He’s also very passionate about local charity work.

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