Help us welcome James Furey to our 2018 Board of Directors! James currently serves as President of the Southern California Division of Richmond American Homes, where he oversees the company’s operations throughout the region. During his tenure at Richmond American, James has held a variety of roles and worked in several markets, including Northern California, Las Vegas and most recently in Seattle as President of the company’s Washington Division. Prior to joining Richmond, he held leadership roles in land acquisition, entitlement, forward planning and land development with several public homebuilders and private developers, including Beazer Homes, Meritage Homes and Trumark Companies. Over the past 15 years he has secured discretionary entitlements for more than 1,250 residential units and 500,000 SF of commercial space and participated in the acquisition and disposition of thousands of future residential units.
Born and raised in the Bay Area, James received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University at Hayward and his Master of Real Estate Development from USC. He currently resides in Costa Mesa with his wife, Kelley.