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 1with his wife Deane and their children Lucy, Gage, Thorne, Gunnar, and Tate.