Management

Dale Francescon, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

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Mr. Dale Francescon has served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer since August 2002 and as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since April 2013. Mr. Dale Francescon possesses a broad background in all facets of operating a real estate company and has had direct responsibility for the acquisition, financing, development, construction, sale, and management of various residential projects, including land development, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Mr. Dale Francescon has successfully managed the Company, through successive profitable years, in various economic cycles, from inception in August 2002 to the present. Mr. Dale Francescon is licensed in the state of Colorado as a real estate broker (inactive) and in the state of California as an attorney (inactive) and as a certified public accountant (inactive). Mr. Dale Francescon received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Loyola University School of Law.

Robert J. Francescon, Co-Chief Executive Officer and President

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Mr. Robert Francescon has served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer since August 2002, as President since April 2013, and as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2013. Mr. Robert Francescon possesses a broad background in all facets of operating a real estate company and has had direct responsibility for the acquisition, financing, development, architecture, construction, sale, and management of various residential projects, including land development, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Mr. Robert Francescon has successfully managed the Company, through successive profitable years, in various economic cycles, from inception in August 2002 to the present. Mr. Robert Francescon also has management experience working in a variety of financial institutions, including thrifts and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. Mr. Robert Francescon received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

David L. Messenger, Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. David Messenger has served as our Chief Financial Officer since June 2013. Mr. Messenger has extensive experience in finance and accounting for real estate companies. His direct responsibilities are overseeing all accounting, finance, capital markets, risk management and financial planning and analysis. Prior to his tenure at the Company, Mr. Messenger was at UDR, Inc., a publicly traded multifamily real estate investment trust, from August 2002 to May 2012, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. From June 2012 to February 2013, Mr. Messenger served as an independent consultant for UDR, Inc. Mr. Messenger is licensed in the State of Virginia as a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Messenger received a B.B.A. and M.A. in Accounting from the University of Iowa.

Board of Directors

Dale Francescon, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

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Mr. Dale Francescon has served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer since August 2002 and as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since April 2013. Mr. Dale Francescon possesses a broad background in all facets of operating a real estate company and has had direct responsibility for the acquisition, financing, development, construction, sale, and management of various residential projects, including land development, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Mr. Dale Francescon has successfully managed the Company, through successive profitable years, in various economic cycles, from inception in August 2002 to the present. Mr. Dale Francescon is licensed in the state of Colorado as a real estate broker (inactive) and in the state of California as an attorney (inactive) and as a certified public accountant (inactive). Mr. Dale Francescon received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Loyola University School of Law.

Robert J. Francescon, Co-Chief Executive Officer and President

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Mr. Robert Francescon has served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer since August 2002, as President since April 2013, and as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2013. Mr. Robert Francescon possesses a broad background in all facets of operating a real estate company and has had direct responsibility for the acquisition, financing, development, architecture, construction, sale, and management of various residential projects, including land development, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Mr. Robert Francescon has successfully managed the Company, through successive profitable years, in various economic cycles, from inception in August 2002 to the present. Mr. Robert Francescon also has management experience working in a variety of financial institutions, including thrifts and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. Mr. Robert Francescon received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

James M. A. Lippman, Director

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Mr. Lippman has served as a member of our Board of Directors since May 2013. Mr. Lippman founded JRK Property Holdings in 1991 and currently serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. From an initial purchase of five multifamily properties, JRK has grown to a national leader in the commercial real estate sector. In 2011, JRK was featured as the 25th largest Multifamily Owner and Manager in the U.S. by the National Multi Housing Council and ranked 27th in the nation by Multifamily Executive Magazine. Mr. Lippman currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Union College. Prior to founding JRK, Mr. Lippman was the managing director of the Signature Group, where he managed a $1 billion, diversified real estate portfolio that included direct and indirect ownership in commercial properties as well as various debt and equity securities. Mr. Lippman also worked on Wall Street for many years where he traded equities, options and commodities for proprietary investment accounts. Mr. Lippman earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Union College.

John P. Box, Director

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Mr. Box has served on our Board of Directors since May, 2014. Mr. Box is a commercial real estate practitioner who has served as regional chairman of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank since 2013. Prior to his current role, from 1988 through 2012, Mr. Box was president and chief executive officer of the Frederick Ross Company, the largest locally owned commercial real estate service business in Colorado. Under his watch, the Frederick Ross Company diversified into several independent operating divisions and was active in commercial brokerage, consulting and property management, as well as apartment building and multifamily land sales. Mr. Box was recognized as honorary dean for 2002 by the University of Denver Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management, and in 2001, he was awarded the 2000 NAIOP President’s Award for contributions to the real estate community. Earlier in his career, Mr. Box was recognized four times by the Denver Board of REALTORS® as the recipient of the top commercial sales award for achieving the highest personal sales volume in the Denver area. Mr. Box also serves on the board of trustees for Regis University, on the board of directors for the National Crime Prevention Council, and is former board chair of ONCOR International, a worldwide affiliation of real estate companies.

Keith R. Guericke, Director

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Mr. Guericke has served as a member of our Board of Directors since May 7, 2013. Mr. Guericke has served as a Director of the Board of Essex Property Trust, Inc., (which we refer to as “Essex”) since June 1994. In 2002, Mr. Guericke was elected to the position of Vice Chairman of the Board a position he still holds. He held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Essex from 1988 through 2010. Effective January 2011, Mr. Guericke retired from his position as an Executive Officer. Mr. Guericke joined Essex’s predecessor, Essex Property Corporation, in 1977 to focus on investment strategies and portfolio expansion. Mr. Guericke prepared Essex for its initial public offering in 1994, and since then has overseen the significant growth of the Essex multifamily portfolio in supply-constrained markets along the West Coast. Mr. Guericke is a member of NAREIT the National Multi-Housing Council, and several local apartment industry groups. Mr. Guericke also serves as a Director of the Board of American Residential Properties. Prior to joining Essex, Mr. Guericke began his career with Kenneth Leventhal & Company, a certified public accounting firm noted for its real estate expertise. Mr. Guericke received his B.S. in Accounting from Southern Oregon College in 1971.

Patricia Arvielo, Director

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Ms. Arvielo has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2020. Ms. Arvielo brings more than 39 years of mortgage and real estate industry experience to the Century Communities Board. She is the President and Co-Founder of New American Funding, one of the largest independent mortgage companies in the U.S., where she leads the company’s sales and operations efforts. Ms. Arvielo is a first-generation Latina and an award-winning entrepreneur and adviser on several committees, including the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, and the Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee. At New American Funding, she founded the Latino Focus and New American Dream initiatives to identify and address challenges Hispanic and Black consumers face in their pursuit of homeownership and to enhance the quality of their lending experience. Ms. Arvielo frequently visits Washington, D.C. to lobby for the industry and homeowners, is a popular keynote speaker for mortgage events across the nation and was recognized by Ernst & Young as the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of The Year® Orange County.