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Erik Zimmerman

Principal

Lisa Lucas

Operations

Joe Delrossi

Construction

Daniel Hooper

Financial

Turner Blake

Systems Management

John Schwaneke

Carpenter, Superintendent

Tony Leggette

Carpenter, Superintendent

Our team of tenured, highly skilled craftsmen provide state-of-the-art project management that is unparalleled in the industry. We utilize the right blend of technology and touch to maintain budget, timelines, and most important – peace of mind. It is this commitment to detail that allows us to consistently deliver on our mission:

  • Create The Highest Quality Homes
  • Achieve Complete Customer Satisfaction
  • Empower and Support a Team of People Dedicated to This Mission

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Erik Zimmerman

Principal

Since his first summer job in the building industry in 1981, Erik Zimmerman has created over a hundred thousand square feet of custom homes, developed residential subdivisions and renovated over a hundred homes from Monument Avenue in Richmond to the Oceanfront of Virginia Beach. Erik Homes was recently awarded 2012 Residential Site of the Year by the City of Virginia Beach. Erik is a member of local, state and national Home Builder Associations. He has served on the board for the Peninsulas Home Builder Association, he is an active member and contributor to local non-profits like Vanguard Landing and Seton House, an active member of First Presbyterian Church, president of his Virginia Beach neighborhood civic league and a proud graduate of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Erik resides in Virginia Beach with his wife Deane and their children Lucy Gage, Thorne, Gunnar and Tate.

Lisa Lucas

Operations

Lisa joined Erik Homes in April 2013 after ten years with a local residential builder/developer and nearly twenty years with two Fortune 500 companies where she held management positions in such fields as commercial real estate finance, automotive manufacturing, and quality control. She graduated from Duquesne University with a B.A. in Economics and earned her M.B.A. in Finance and Strategic Planning from The University of Pittsburgh.

Joe Delrossi

Construction

With over 250 homes built, Joe specializes in construction management, client relationships and quality controls. In the construction industry since1984, Joe has solid knowledge of what it takes to work with multiple crews to be sure each Erik Home is built within a strict timetable, while always keeping the main focus on customer satisfaction. Joe has additional training and experience in construction safety and code requirements and is committed to keeping our customers informed.

Daniel Hooper

Financial

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Art, University of Queensland, Australia. Current Chief Financial Officer of Heritage Woodworks, Erik Homes and Smith Interiors. Daniel is responsible for maintaining the financial transparency between the Client, the Company and all the Vendors. His high sense of ethics and determination keep all our projects successful.

Kay Furlong

Executive Office Manager

With past experience spent as an operations manager, executive secretary and executive assistant, Kay knows how to keep our office fluidly running. She is directly responsible for maintaining Transparency between the Client and all the Team Members.

Turner Blake

Systems Management

Hampden-Sydney Class of 2013 B.A. English, Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society. He is determined, meticulous and has a “hands-on” mentality, making sure each job is completed ahead of schedule and going above and beyond our customer expectations.

John Schwaneke

Carpenter, Superintendent

Old Dominion University, BSBA Bachelors in Finance 2014, Italian. John prides himself in the detail of his work & great relationships with his customers. His continued desire to find ways to build a quality & efficient product, speaks measures for his character.

Tony Leggette

Carpenter, Superintendent

Over 25 years of trade experience – from construction management to framing. From warranty supervision, home owner consultant, production manager, Tony has been involved in nearly all aspects of Single Family construction.