CORRECTING and REPLACING California Homebuilding Foundation Names 6 Builders
and Developers to Hall of Fame
CORRECTION...by California Homebuilding Foundation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- January 30, 2013
Please replace the release dated January 28th, 2013 with the following
corrected version due to multiple revisions.
The corrected release reads:
CALIFORNIA HOMEBUILDING FOUNDATION NAMES 6 BUILDERS AND DEVELOPERS TO HALL OF
Six industry leaders who have built and developed new homes and apartments for
decades and also given back to their communities through philanthropy and
volunteerism have been named to the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of
The honorees are:
*Sherman S. Haggerty, retired Sacramento-region vice president for Lennar
Corp. Among the highlights of his 30-year career were developing a
different product type during the recession of the early 1990s that became
one of the biggest sellers of the decade in Sacramento. Full bio and photo
*Joe Head, president of the San Ramon-based SummerHill Land Division of
SummerHill Homes. Head has been a leading homebuilder in Northern
California for 40 years and also brought real-world experience to the San
Jose City Council, where he served from 1989 to 1994. Full bio and photo
*Robert B. McLeod, chairman and CEO of San Diego-based Newland Real Estate
Group. Bob brought to fruition the development of San Diego’s 1,100-acre
University City area, with 9,000 residential units, 1,600 hotel rooms, and
3.6 million square feet of retail, office and industrial, when Newland was
the largest private land-owner in San Diego County. Through his
leadership, Newland is now the largest and most innovative master-planned
developer in the nation with communities in 14 states. Full bio and photo.
*John J. Ryan, Jr., president of Brookfield Homes Bay Area in Danville.
Under Ryan’s leadership, Brookfield is considered one of the region’s best
homebuilding companies to work for and is a leader in developing
master-planned communities. Full bio and photo
*Tom Sudberry, chairman of the board of San Diego-based Sudberry
Properties. Sudberry has been a leader in the region’s real estate
industry for decades and is the developer of the sustainable urban infill
community of Civita. Full bio and photo
*Bill Watt, president of Newport Beach-based Baywood Development Group.
Watt’s passion for creative homebuilding has led to successful and
trend-setting developments in Orange and San Diego counties for 40 years.
Full bio and photo
The Hall of Fame Awards Dinner will be held Tuesday, June 4, at the U.S. Grant
Hotel in San Diego. For tickets, sponsorship opportunities and more
information, visit www.mychf.org or contact Foundation Executive Director
Terri Brunson at (916) 340-3340.
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
Founded in 1978, the California Homebuilding Foundation invests in the future
of the industry through endowments that provide college and graduate school
scholarships; funding research on key public policy issues; compiling and
publishing timely construction and new home statistics; training seminars;
supporting high school curriculum to encourage young people to choose careers
in the industry; and supporting the California Homebuilding Hall of Fame.
California Homebuilding Foundation
Terri Brunson, 916-340-3340
CHF Executive Director
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