Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Jamie brings 30 years of homebuilding experience specifically within finance and operations to both UCP and Benchmark Communities.
Jamie most recently served as President and Founder of American New Homes Group, a super-regional homebuilder with operations throughout the Southern U.S. markets. Over his career he has served at the financial helm of numerous homebuilder and real estate development firms including BCB Homes, Builder Acquisition Corp., Mandarin Homes, First Homebuilders of Florida, The Longford Group, The Fortress Group and NVR L.P. During his tenure, he has negotiated over $3 billion of debt and equity capital market financings, and over 20 merger and acquisition transactions. Jamie earned two MBAs with honors, from Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley, along with an undergraduate degree in accounting from Juniata College.
Jamie previously served on the Board of Trustees of Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Debbie founded the Pirrello Foundation in support of youth academics and athletics. Together, they have also been active in supporting the American Cancer Society.