Trumark Companies, the California-based real estate developer, announced today that it has appointed the company's corporate controller Eric Lindquist to serve as its chief financial officer of the Trumark Homes and Urban divisions.

In a press release, the company stated, "As Trumark looks to expand across a diverse collection of new real estate investment and development opportunities, Lindquist will utilize his in-depth real estate financing knowledge to strengthen Trumark's portfolio, and position the company as an innovative leader in the home building industry."

A Trumark home.
A Trumark home.

"In the time that Eric has been with Trumark, his energy, business expertise and strong drive have proven instrumental to our company's continued growth as one of the West Coast's leading private home builders," said Gregg Nelson, principal and co-founder of Trumark Companies. "We are thrilled to usher him into this new role, and confident in his ability to maximize our sustainable growth and profits to further steer Trumark's legacy of creating inspiring residential communities."

With more than 17 years of experience in the real estate and finance industry, Lindquist previously served as corporate controller of Trumark Homes for the past year, where he oversaw financial planning, accounting strategy, financial risks and analysis of economic forecasting. Prior to joining Trumark, Lindquist served as the vp/finance for the Bay Area Division of Lennar Corporation (formerly CalAtlantic Homes), where he was responsible for $250 million in revenue for the public home builder, growing revenue by more than $100 million in just two years. He has also held positions as a controller at Blu Homes Inc. and audit senior manager with KPMG. With broad experience in public accounting and finance strategy, Lindquist has extensive experience leading the finance, accounting, HR and IT functions and supporting the long-term financial positioning of public and privately held companies.

"With Eric's strong track record of increasing revenue for leading developers in the homebuilding industry, we are poised for prosperity as he helps us maximize our profits and success and strategically plan for our revenue in the growing secondary markets across Northern California and Southern California," said Michael Maples, principal and co-founder at Trumark Companies.

Lindquist holds a bachelor's degree in business economics with an emphasis in accounting from the University of California at Santa Barbara. As a licensed CPA in the State of California, he is also a member of the California Society of CPAs.