Trumark Homes Hires Real Estate Veteran as Senior Vice

Trumark Homes Hires Real Estate Veteran as Senior Vice President of
Former John Laing Homes Executive Brings Broad Experience in
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Development From Land
Acquisition to Sales 
NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 --  Trumark Homes, a
diversified real estate developer and builder, has hired David Prolo,
a construction industry veteran with a solid record of construction
management, quality construction homebuyer satisfaction and
bottom-line performance, as senior vice president of operations.
Prolo will be based in the Newport Beach office of Trumark Homes. 
Prolo comes to Trumark from Jones Lang LaSalle Project and
Development Services in Irvine, Calif., where he served as senior
vice president. He brings expertise in a diversity of areas, from
commercial construction, energy-efficient construction practices and
urban infill development. He managed multiple large construction
projects for a number of Future 100 companies throughout California.  
"Dave comes to us with strong leadership skills and core operational
talents in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate
development," said Michael Maples, principal and CEO of Trumark
Homes, which has broken ground on three residential projects in
Silicon Valley in the past six months. "He consistently achieves high
rates of return because he is a strict proponent of establishing
aggressive goals and objectives, and he always keeps one eye on the
balance sheet." 
Prior to his tenure at Jones Lang LaSalle, Prolo was founder and is a
board member of DK Chappell-Real Estate Solutions, Inc., an asset
management and construction/real estate-consulting firm in San
Clemente, California. 
"Since Dave is also a licensed contractor and has worked in the
field, he understands this industry from the ground up," said Maples. 
Prolo worked for more than 15 years for John Laing Homes in Irvine
and Salt Lake City, Utah, where he served in a number of capacities,
including regional/division president/senior vice president.  In 2005
and 2006, Prolo's implementation of new business practices earned the
company JD Power and Associates "Highest in Customer Satisfaction"
Awards. In 2009, the division was named Green Homebuilder's 2009
Builder of the Year.  
Prolo received hi
s bachelor's degree in construction management from
Brigham Young University, and he is active leader with the Boy Scouts
of America in Orange County and a member of the Board of Directors of
HomeAid Orange County. 
About The Trumark Group of Companies 
The Trumark Group of Companies is a diversified real estate developer
and builder with expertise in land acquisition, homebuilding,
community design, entitlements and office, R&D and retail
Trumark Companies is the residential development arm of the
organization and has completed over $700 million in transactions
since 2000, representing approximately 2,750 lots in Northern and
Southern California.  
Trumark Commercial, which builds, leases and sells commercial
buildings, has entitled or developed approximately two million square
feet of office, R&D, retail and hotel properties in the northern
portion of the Golden State. 
Trumark Homes is a new generation homebuilder that is nimble, focused
and unburdened by broken projects of the past. Since May of 2009,
Trumark has raised more than $140 million of equity and funded 16
deals. Its pipeline exceeds 2,000 lots in core urban areas of
California, representing more than $950 million in future revenue.  
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