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Nov 13

Richard Douglass Named Southern California Division President for Trumark Homes

Richard Douglass Photo 2011California-based Trumark Homes announced today that Richard Douglass will step in as the as the homebuilding company’s first Southern California Division President.  With a multi-faceted real estate career spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Douglass will oversee all operations of Trumark Homes’ Southern California Division, which most recently introduced the nearly sold out SL70 community in Silver Lake.

Mr. Douglass builds on an extensive background in development and planning that includes managing the construction of more than 10,000 homes – from entry level to multi-million dollar products and high-rise developments – with revenues well in excess of $3 billion. Prior to joining Trumark Homes, he led Southern California operations as Division President for Ryland Homes, and has also served as Southern California Division President for Centex Homes.

“Richard is a gifted leader who delivers tremendous results,” said Trumark Homes Co-Founder Michael Maples. “His depth of expertise in the Southern California building industry, and unique ability to lead and inspire the people around him will serve as a key asset for our company in this newly created role. Together, I am confident we will have an even greater impact on Southern California.”

Mr. Douglass is an integral member of the Building Industry Association of Southern California, where he recently held a position on the Governance Committee and also served as the President for the Orange County Chapter in 2004. For his commitment to the community beyond the building industry, he received the “Spirit of Life” Award from The City of Hope and the “Good Scout” Award from the Boy Scouts of America.

“Trumark Homes is a true leader in the homebuilding industry with an esteemed reputation for developing communities tailored to meet the needs and desires of their target buyers,” said Mr. Douglass. “As Southern California continues to rank among the hottest housing markets in the country, this is an opportune time to join Trumark Homes and help them bring new projects to life in the region.”

A native of San Clemente, Mr. Douglass received his BA in Political Science from Long Beach State and attended Orange Coast College, where he graduated from the school’s Construction Technology and Applied Mathematics program. He is also a past AICP member of the American Planning Association.

About Trumark Homes

Trumark Homes is a visionary, next generation homebuilder with a robust portfolio of master plan communities and new home neighborhoods spanning the state of California. Emphasizing distinction and innovation in every home, Trumark Homes focuses on core infill developments in locations that exhibit strong job growth and provide access to major job centers. The nationally award-winning homebuilder is part of the Trumark Group of Companies, a diversified real estate development and building firm that also includes: Trumark Communities, a residential land development platform; Trumark Commercial, which builds, leases and sells commercial buildings; and Trumark Urban, a vertically integrated residential developer focused on core urban neighborhoods. For more information, visit