Sept. 13, 2017 – Mattamy Homes, North America’s largest privately owned homebuilder, is pleased to announce that Paul Erhardt has joined the company as President of its West Villages Division. Paul will be responsible for all aspects of Mattamy’s business in this important market, including working with the company’s various partners to further develop the land plan and bringing the communities to life through the marketing, sales and construction phases.
West Villages is a 9,650-acre master-planned community in south Sarasota County, Florida that will eventually include 20,000 homes as well as parks, recreation areas and 3 million square feet of non-residential space. Mattamy purchased the property – then known as Thomas Ranch – in May 2014.
Prior to joining Mattamy, Paul was working in an executive capacity with Mattamy’s West Villages joint venture partner Vanguard Land (a real estate development and investment firm based in Sarasota, FL), providing strategic planning and direction for the property. Previously he held a number of executive leadership roles with WCI Communities, including SVP Homebuilding and Development and President, South Florida Region, and SVP Community Development and Operations for SW Florida. Paul’s varied career also saw him manage operations and finance functions for firms such as World Kitchen Inc., Booz & Company and Arthur Andersen LLP. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
“Paul brings a wealth of business and people leadership experience to Mattamy, and we are very much looking forward to him leading West Villages forward,” says Jim Leiferman, President of Mattamy’s US Group.