SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, is proud to announce Sacramento Division President Aren Bazzocco has been selected to Professional Builder magazine's 40 Under 40 Class of 2017.
In just two years as division president, Bazzocco has successfully cultivated and created a culture of creativity and team spirit at Taylor Morrison Sacramento. He oversees five operational vice presidents, 75 division employees and 17 active new home communities in the region. Currently the youngest division president at the company, Bazzocco is responsible for helping pave the way for Taylor Morrison Sacramento to become the second largest builder in the region by volume, with more than 500 new home sales per year.
"I am honored to be selected by Professional Builder for this recognition," said Bazzocco. "A great leader is nothing without great people. It has been a privilege to serve the Sacramento community and help countless families realize their dreams of becoming homeowners, none of which would have been possible without the tremendous team at Taylor Morrison."
In addition to his achievements at Taylor Morrison, Bazzocco is on the board of North State Building Industry Association. Furthermore, he avidly gives back to the community and provides opportunities for his employees to do the same. In 2016, Taylor Morrison's Sacramento Division volunteered a total of 200 hours in 2016 for HomeAid Sacramento, a charity dedicated to building new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach. Bazzocco and his wife also founded The Payton Hadley Bazzocco Foundation in memory of their first-born daughter to provide grants to families with children in need of assistance for medical complications.
"Aren has been a rising star at Taylor Morrison, always challenging himself and his team to think outside of the box," said Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison President and CEO. "In 2016, Aren's division was one of the most successful across the company, and I can understand why—he's a leader people want to work harder for."
Professional Builder received more than 200 nominations this year, illustrating the depth of talent among this collection of future and present industry leaders. The magazine's editors selected the winners, based on both personal and professional accomplishments. This year's class of 11 women and 29 men represents all regions of the United States.
About Taylor Morrison
TAYLOR MORRISON HOME CORPORATION (NYSE: TMHC) is a leading national homebuilder and developer that was recently recognized as America's Most Trusted® Home Builder for 2016 by Lifestory Research. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., we operate under two well-established brands, Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes. We serve a wide array of consumer groups from coast to coast, including first-time, move-up, luxury, and 55 plus buyers. In Texas, Darling Homes builds communities with a focus on individuality and custom detail while delivering on the Taylor Morrison standard of excellence.
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