TANAMERA'S OVERALL MANAGEMENT TEAM
TANAMERA CONSTRUCTION, LLC
During the Great Recession of 2008, Tanamera Construction, LLC was forced to downsize the Company personnel from close to 75 employees to 15 employees, including the Principals of the Company, due to the state of the local economy. Since 2013 the Company has been rebuilding its personnel and management team as the local northern Nevada economy and real estate market has improved. Currently, with over 50 employees, Tanamera has built the best overall team of professionals its owners have assembled since beginning construction and development in northern Nevada in 1995. The current key management professionals overseeing the Company’s personnel and construction / development projects are as follows:
Founder & Managing Partner
Mr. Rowe began his real estate career in 1977 obtaining his real estate brokerage license from the state of California directly following his graduation from college. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate and Finance from the Polytechnic State University of California in San Luis Obispo, Mr. Rowe initially concentrated in the real estate brokerage of large-scale acreage and commercial projects in west-central California. In 1979, after moving to Sacramento from San Luis Obispo, Mr. Rowe continued his brokerage activities with Grubb & Ellis Commercial Brokerage Company specializing in the brokerage of apartment communities. In 1982 Mr. Rowe left Grubb & Ellis to form his own syndication and development company in northern California that acquired, developed and managed over 3,000 apartment units, several office buildings, and a neighborhood shopping center. In 1987, following the 1986 tax reform act, Mr. Rowe sold his interests in his syndication company to his co-partner and formed Capital Realty Advisors, a specialized brokerage company that focused on Institutional grade apartment communities throughout the Western United States. Shortly thereafter, in 1988 Mr. Rowe became an Institutional Real Estate Advisor, acquired an interest in the real estate advisory firm of McFarlane Realty Advisors in Sacramento and began representing such financial institutions as the California Public Employees Retirement System, the Illinois State Teacher’s Retirement System, Pennsylvania School Employees System and Executive Life Insurance Company, specializing in the acquisition and asset management of institutional grade apartments throughout the Western United States. In 1992 Mr. Rowe sold his interest in MacFarlane Realty Advisors and began the development of residential projects in northern California. In 1995 Mr. Rowe moved to northern Nevada to acquire land and develop the Double Diamond Ranch 800-acre 3,000 home Master Plan Community. Since 1995, Mr. Rowe has founded and managed several development and construction companies located in Reno Nevada, including Tanamera, that have developed, designed and/or built close to $2 billion (based on cost) of master planned communities and business parks (13 business / medical parks), office buildings, medical office buildings, hotels, retail shopping centers, single-family production homes, custom homes, and numerous apartment communities.
Chief Financial Officer & Co-Managing Partner
Mr. Seabert joined Tanamera’s predecessor in 2001 and has been with Mr. Rowe ever since, overseeing all Company accounting, insurance and financial management for all of the various development and construction projects. Mr. Seabert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and he is also a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Seabert oversees and manages all Company back-shop personnel responsible for the Company’s numerous accounting functions, project cost analysis, project pro formas, project insurance, and all project banking (including the oversight and management of all project loan draws and all development financing). Prior to joining Mr. Rowe in 2001, Mr. Seabert worked for Deloitte and Touche for 5 years and thereafter several gaming companies for another 13 years.
Land Development Manager & Partner
Mr. Knudsen joined Tanamera’s predecessor in 1995 and has been with Mr. Rowe and the Company ever since, overseeing all site construction and land development for the Company’s various development and construction projects. Mr. Knudsen has specialized in the management and construction of site development work since leaving college in 1980. Currently a Partner in Tanamera, Mr. Knudsen is responsible for all land development, land entitlement, civil engineering work, and the construction of all project utilities, grading, roadways, landscaping, paving, project amenities and the associated approvals required by the local municipalities and utility companies.
Vice President of Construction
Mr. Quilici joined Tanamera in 2019 after spending 29 years of progressive experience in the construction management of production housing, large-scale residential projects, and commercial properties. Mr. Quilici is experienced in all facets of residential and commercial product development, budgeting, scheduling, and general construction management. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Quilici worked for such companies as The Dinerstein Companies (www.dinersteincos.com) out of Huston Texas and Landmark Properties (www.landmark-properties.com) out of Athens Georgia, two of the largest student housing developers and contractors in the United States, where he focused primarily on the construction management of large scale student housing projects. Most recently with Dinerstein Companies, Mr. Quilici was a General Superintendent concentrating in the Western United States for the five years just prior to joining Tanamera. With the construction management experience of over 8,000 multifamily units in his career, Mr. Quilici has extensive experience with wood frame, steel & concrete student housing apartments, wood frame market-rate apartments, multifamily wrap projects, multifamily podium projects and high-rise multifamily projects (up to 18 stories). Born and raised in northern Nevada, Mr. Quilici spent the early stages of his career following college in 1990 working first as a residential framer and then as superintendent of production homes until he began specializing in apartments in 1998.
Vice President of Operations & Partner
Mr. Rowe (Kreg Rowe’s son) joined Tanamera in 2009 after obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Finance with a minor in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Mr. Rowe was the Real Estate Sales Manager / Broker and a Project Manager for the Company’s production home division during his initial 5 years with the Company and Project Manager for the Company’s Custom Home Division and Multifamily Division for 4 years. Currently, Mr. Rowe works directly with his father and assists in the Company’s client relationship management and communications. Mr. Rowe also assists his father with the Company’s design management services of the various residential and commercial projects and in collaboration with Mick Quilici and Kraig Knudsen the oversight of the various construction projects. As part of his responsibilities with Tanamera, Mr. Rowe also initiated and procured the Company’s various construction management software solutions and continues to oversee the maintenance and coordination of all Company Project Management software. In addition to holding the Company’s state of Nevada Broker’s license, Mr. Rowe also is a licensed general contractor in both the state of Nevada and the state of California and acts as the qualified license holder for Tanamera’s affiliated construction company in California.
Controller & Jr. Partner
Ms. Arguello (Brett Seabert’s daughter) is a partner of the Company and has been working on and off with Tanamera since 2013. Currently, Ms. Arguello is the Company Controller where she manages accounts payable and banking for a number of the Company’s projects, oversees all Company human resources, and is instrumental in the underwriting and budgeting of the various Company projects. Ms. Arguello holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, a Master of Business Administration degree and is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Sr. Project Manager
Mr. Fleiner, born and raised in northern Nevada, spent 20 years after college as a Project Manager in Fort Worth Texas, and four years working for a lumber company before joining Tanamera. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fleiner managed small and very large scale commercial and residential projects including multifamily housing and large-scale manufacturing plants. Mr. Fleiner recently returned from Texas to northern Nevada and joined the Company in early 2020 as a Senior Project Manager focusing on Class “A” multifamily projects and select high-end custom homes. Mr. Fleiner’s responsibilities include the construction administrative management, bidding and purchasing for all projects assigned by the Company. A graduate of the University of Nevada, Mr. Fleiner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Economics.
Sr. Project Manager
Mr. Northon began his cons truction management career in the late 1990’s working for Tanamera’s predecessor under Kraig Knudsen while attending college working on his Civil Engineering Degree. A recent addition to the Tanamera Team, Mr. Northon now comes back to Tanamera with a combined experience of over 20 years as a Project Manager / Estimator overseeing numerous large scale land development and housing development projects. Most recently a Project Manager for Toll Brothers in northern Nevada, Mr. Northon has also worked for such companies as Q&D Construction, St. Mary’s Health Plans, and MacKay & Somps Civil Engineering, all in northern Nevada, and also East West Partners in the Lake Tahoe area. Mr. Northon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and also spent time as a Pre-Med / Biology student with the initial thoughts of becoming a doctor. He brings to the Company, along with extensive northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe construction management knowledge and relationships, exceptional Project Management, and civil engineering skills and experience.
Sr. Project Manager
Ms. Lorenz joined the Company’s predecessor in 2002 where she was responsible for numerous Company administrative duties including working directly with Mr. Rowe (the Company Founder) as Mr. Rowe’s direct assistant. Currently, Ms. Lorenz oversees as Project Manager all commercial construction and development activities for the Company, including construction administrative management, bidding, and purchasing for her assigned projects, along with select high-end custom home projects. In addition to her duties as Project Manager and as Mr. Rowe’s assistant, Ms. Lorenz also manages all development escrows and closings for the various Company development projects.
Ms. Martin joined the Company in 2014 as the Company’s Purchasing Manager for all Company development and construction projects. Currently, Ms. Martin is a Project Manager for both multifamily and custom home projects developed and/or constructed by the Company. In this capacity, Ms. Martin’s duties include the overall construction administrative management, bidding, and purchasing for the Company projects she is responsible for overseeing. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Martin was purchasing agent for various construction companies in the Reno market for 15 years, including Lennar Homes and Silverwing Development.
Marketing & Office Manager
Ms. Seuss has been with the Company and its predecessor since 2004 after leaving college and has been active in all aspects of marketing and graphic artwork since joining Tanamera and its predecessor. Ms. Seuss holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design with a Minor in Graphics Design and works with both residential and commercial clients of the Company to assist with graphic artwork and marketing materials for the various Company projects. Ms. Suess’s duties with the Company also includes the oversight and management of the Company corporate office.
Ms. Nickovich has been in the interior design business since 2011 and with the Company since 2013. Ms. Nickovich holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design and works with residential clients of the Company and the responsible Project Manager to oversee and manage the interior design work required for the Company’s numerous custom homes. Ms. Nickovich also works directly with Mr. Rowe and his son in the design of the various Company development projects and assists the various Company clients in the exterior and interior design of the various apartment projects, clubhouses and apartment floorplans.
Interior & Tenant Improvement Designer
Ms. Runnells joined the Company in 2016 after returning back to northern Nevada from the San Francisco Bay area where she spent four years after college working with a prominent Bay Area architectural firm specializing in the design of Class “A” office and high-tech office space. Ms. Runnells holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design and has provided residential and commercial architectural design and interior design services since 2012. Ms. Runnells has experience in the design of tenant improvements for a variety of office style uses including straight office, medical office, and high-tech work environments. Ms. Runnells also has experience with residential interior design services for custom homes, apartment models, and apartment clubhouses.
Senior Company Accountant
Ms. Williams has worked in the accounting field since 2000 and has been with the Company and its predecessor since 2002. Ms. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and oversees many of the Company’s commercial projects along with the numerous development entities owned by the principals of the Company.
Ms. Balleweg has worked in the accounting field since 2004 and has been with the Company since 2013. Ms. Balleweg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and currently oversees all draws, payment applications, invoicing, etc. for a number of the Company’s construction projects.
Mr. Wise has over 30 years construction management experience of all types of commercial and residential properties with extensive multifamily housing experience. Mr. Wise spent the first 20 years of his construction management career as a Senior Building Inspector for the City of Reno, Nevada. Most recently, Mr. Wise was a Superintendent / Quality Control Manager overseeing the construction management of three large scale market rate multifamily communities in the Reno / Sparks market. In his overall construction management career, Mr. Wise has overseen the construction of numerous large scale residential and commercial projects with wood frame construction, steel construction and concrete construction including mid-rise and high-rise projects.
Mr. Scholl has been in the construction management business for over 25 years with such companies as Pacific West Companies, The Dinerstein Companies, and Steadfast Companies with extensive experience managing exclusively multifamily housing communities. Most recently with Steadfast Companies of Denver Colorado, Mr. Scholl oversaw the project management, rehabilitation, and construction of 10 multifamily projects in the Denver area. Prior to joining Steadfast Companies, Mr. Scholl was a Senior Superintendent for The Dinerstein Companies overseeing the construction of three large scale market rate and student housing projects in Nevada and Arizona. In the early 2000s Mr. Scholl spent 6 years with Pacific West Companies out of Reno Nevada as a Senior Superintendent managing the construction of two large scale market-rate multifamily projects and several condominium projects in northern Nevada and northern California. Mr. Scholl has extensive construction, project management, and quality control experience for all types of high-density multifamily projects.
Mr. Davidson is currently a lead Senior Superintendent for the Company overseeing two large scale multifamily projects totaling 455 units after recently completing two very successful multifamily communities for the Company totaling 546 units. Mr. Davidson has been with Tanamera since 2013 and in the construction management business since 2002 after graduating from Truckee Meadows Community College. He has extensive construction management experience for both commercial and residential projects and. has spent his entire construction management career in northern Nevada working for such other companies as Lepori Construction and United Construction Inc.
Mr. Vance has been in the construction industry since 1980 with such roles as framing carpenter, superintendent and project manager for both residential and commercial projects. Currently, Mr. Vance is Tanamera’s lead superintendent for commercial office and medical office buildings and associated tenant improvements. Mr. Vance has been with the Company for over 7 years as a lead superintendent and has extensive construction management experience with both office and medical office developments. Mr. Vance started in construction shortly after high school and has spent his entire construction management career in northern Nevada.