Richard Lewis is involved primarily in land acquisition and strategic planning in all California operations. Richard has a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, is a licensed general building contractor and real estate broker. He was named Builder of the Year by Builder and Developer magazine and the Building Industry Association of Southern California and was inducted into the California Building Industry Association Hall of Fame. Richard has been with the Lewis Group since 1965 and has been involved in the development of more than 50,000 homes, 9,000 apartments and 14,000,000 SF of retail and office space.
Robert Lewis has been responsible for the Nevada operations of the Lewis Group of Companies for the past 30 years. During that time, the companies have built over 25,000 houses in Nevada. Prior to the sale of the home-building operations to KB in 1999, the Lewis companies were for many years the largest volume and most highly respected home builders in the state. Since the sale of the home-building operations, the Lewis companies have continued to be active in most other aspects of real estate development in Nevada. Robert has his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, and his M.B.A. from UCLA. He is a licensed general building contractor and real estate broker. Robert has been active in a leadership role in numerous civic and industry associations in Nevada, and was twice named Builder of the Year by the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association.
Roger Lewis operates as both a general building contractor (A and B licensed) and supervises construction, purchasing and personnel. He also directs research and development, insuring the utilization of the latest construction technology. Roger attended Cal Poly University, Pomona where he graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Management. He has also taught Construction Technology at Cal Poly Pomona. Roger has over 30 years of experience in the real estate business.
Randall Lewis oversees the sales and marketing operations of the Company. Randall received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College. He is regarded as an industry leader in promoting the arts, education, healthy living and sustainable development initiatives. He has been President of the Inland Empire Arts Foundation, Secretary of the Los Angeles County Citizens Planning Council, director of the HomeBuilder’s Council, and national director of the National Association of HomeBuilders. Randall was named in the Los Angeles Times 2006 “West 100” list as one of the top 100 influential people in southern California. He has also received the California Business Properties Association Champion of the Industry Award and has been inducted into the California Building Industry Association Hall of Fame. Randall is a long time ULI member as well as a Governor of the ULI Foundation. Randall serves on several executive boards, including the USC School of Policy, Planning and Development, the UCLA School of Public Policy, Loma Linda University Medical Center’s Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Institute Advisory Council, Cal Poly Pomona’s National Development Council, and co-chairs the San Bernardino County Alliance for Education. He is recognized as an expert in the real estate industry and is frequently quoted in various newspapers, magazines and trade journals. Randall has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry.
Chief Executive Officer &
Executive Vice President
John Goodman is responsible for the corporate functions of the Lewis group including financing, tax and strategic planning; MIS, legal, risk management and joint venture relationships in addition to land acquisition feasibility and commercial development. John started with the Company in 1978 as Chief Financial Officer and was named Chief Executive Officer in 1992. Prior to joining the Company, John was the Chief Financial Officer for a real estate developer and operator of private clubs for five years and, in addition, worked for a “Big Six” CPA firm for three years. John has the following licenses: CPA, Real Estate Broker, Insurance, and General Contractor. John graduated with a B.S. in Accounting summa cum laude from Cal State University – Long Beach and received a J.D. from Pepperdine University. In 1969, John was the Southern California Sports Broadcasters’ Scholar – Athlete of the Year.
Jennifer Lewis is involved in the planning of new development projects in the Las Vegas market. Jennifer attended the University of Southern California, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning and Development. She received a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from New York University. She is past president of both the Nevada Homebuilders Association and the Southern Nevada Homebuilders Association. Jennifer was honored by the Southern Nevada Homebuilders Association as Builder of the Year in 2004. In 2007, Jennifer was appointed to the Nevada Commission on Construction Education by Governor Gibbons. She also serves on the boards for St. Jude’s Ranch for Children in Boulder City, Nevada and the UNLV Library Board.
Senior Vice President, Asset Management
David Linden is responsible for retail development and property management functions for the Lewis organization. David also handles all project financing and asset sales. Prior to joining the Lewis group, David was Chief Financial Officer for Monrovia Nursery for eight years. Previous to that David was secretary and treasurer of The Newhall Land and Farming Company. David graduated with a B.A. cum laude from Occidental College and has an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. In addition, David has his CPA license.
Senior Vice President,
Apartment Development Group
Leon Swails is responsible for multi-family development for all regions of the organization and for planned community development in the Southern California region. He has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, serving as a senior executive in both publicly and privately held major real estate development companies. His management experience includes serving in several senior executive positions in the home-building operations with Bramalea, Inc. He also held a senior executive position with the Lewis group when Lewis was a home-building company. Subsequently, Leon was President of the Greater Los Angeles Division of Kaufman and Broad (now KB Home). Leon graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in Business Management, specializing in Production Management.
Senior Vice President,
Regional Manager – Southern California Planned Communities
Bryan Goodman is responsible for the Southern California Planned Communities group which manages approximately 5,600 acres, 28,000 homes, over 5,000,000 square feet of commercial, parks, schools and other civic uses. Since joining the Company in 2001, he has successfully managed several significant projects for the Company and also served key roles in land acquisition, land disposition, managed several joint ventures and implemented public and private financing strategies for the Company. Bryan also assists with some corporate and family office operations. Prior to joining the Company, Bryan worked for Deloitte, where he specialized in real estate. Bryan is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Real Estate Broker and Life Insurance Agent. He has served on the Governing Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association of Southern California, the Board of Directors of the Riverside Chapter of the BIA, been a member of the Urban Land Institute and National Association of Office and Industrial Properties. Bryan graduated with a double major in Accounting and Finance from the University of Arizona.