PHOENIX, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattamy Homes, North America's largest privately owned homebuilder, is pleased to announce that Harry Lourimore has been appointed President of the company's Phoenix Division, effective May 31, 2016. Harry will oversee all aspects of Mattamy's business – including land acquisition and development, marketing, sales and construction – in the Phoenix market.
Harry has more than 20 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, most of it in the Phoenix marketplace. Prior to joining Mattamy he was with K. Hovnanian Homes as the Arizona Division President, overseeing the company's consolidated Phoenix operations and delivering more than 500 homes a year for the market's sixth-largest builder. Previously Harry was with KB Home as SVP Land and VP Land Acquisition in Phoenix, and also worked with the Land Advisors Organization, the largest brokerage company in the US focused exclusively on land. Harry has degrees in Anthropology and History as well as a Masters of Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University. He holds an Arizona Real Estate Broker's License and is on the board of directors of the Home Builder's Association of Central Arizona.
"Along with extensive business and people management skills, Harry's background will serve Mattamy well as we continue with a significant and exciting growth plan in Phoenix," says Jim Leiferman, President of Mattamy's US Group. "We're very excited to have an individual with Harry's experience and knowledge joining us, and look forward to him taking the reins for Mattamy Homes in Phoenix."
"I've been watching Mattamy from a distance for the past several years, and I've been impressed by the company's growth trajectory, the strength of the brand, its commitment to quality, and the corporate culture," says Harry. "I am very much looking forward to leading the local team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about growing Mattamy's footprint in the Phoenix marketplace."
About Mattamy Homes
Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with operations across the United States and Canada. Mattamy has sold more than 70,000 homes in 160 communities. In the United States, the company is represented in nine metropolitan areas – Minneapolis-St. Paul, Charlotte, Phoenix, Tucson, Jacksonville, Tampa, Sarasota, Naples and Orlando (where its US Head Office is located). Visit www.mattamyhomes.com for more information.
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