Beazer Homes Appoints Division Presidents for Maryland and Virginia Divisions

  Beazer Homes Appoints Division Presidents for Maryland and Virginia

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- November 15, 2012

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE: BZH) announced today the appointment of Ed Gold
to Maryland Division President and John Reeves to Virginia Division President.

Until recently, Beazer had managed its business in the Maryland and Virginia
markets as a single division. With these joint appointments, Beazer is
deepening its commitment to the Mid-Atlantic region and intends to pursue
growth strategies to increase its number of new home communities in each
division. Beazer currently operates approximately 30 communities in the
Mid-Atlantic, located in three states with division offices located in
Columbia, Maryland and Chantilly, Virginia.

Mr. Gold joins Beazer from a privately held Maryland-based homebuilder, which
he founded and has successfully operated for the past 7 years. Prior to that
position, Mr. Gold was President of Ryland Homes’ Mid-Atlantic division. He is
a board member of Maryland Family Network and graduated from George Washington
University with a Bachelor of Science and a Masters degree in business
administration. In addition, Mr. Gold earned his Juris Doctor degree from Pace
University School of Law. Mr. Gold officially joins Beazer on November 26,

Mr. Reeves is a veteran homebuilding executive with prior experience leading
Washington DC metropolitan area divisions for two other national homebuilders,
Pulte Homes and KB Homes. Mr. Reeves started his career in homebuilding 12
years ago as a finance professional and, over time, moved into division
operating positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Reeves graduated from
Colgate University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and received a Masters
degree in public accounting from the University of Hartford. Mr. Reeves
officially joined Beazer on October 1, 2012.

Allan P. Merrill, President and CEO said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome
Ed and John to Beazer Homes. Both possess proven management experience and
deep local expertise, gained in a variety of economic climates. Together with
their genuine passion for the homebuilding business, their skills are exactly
what we need to successfully increase the scale of our operations in the
Mid-Atlantic region.”

Beazer Homes USA Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the ten
largest single-family homebuilders in the United States. The Company’s
industry-leading high performance homes are designed to lower the total cost
of home ownership while reducing energy and water consumption. With
award-winning floor-plans, the Company offers homes that incorporate
exceptional value and quality to consumers in 16 states, including Arizona,
California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey,
New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and
Virginia. Beazer Homes is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades
under the ticker symbol “BZH.” For more information, please visit,
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Beazer Homes USA, Inc.
Carey Phelps
Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
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