Newmark assigns new titles for top leaders
Houston-based homebuilder Newmark Homes has announced Mike Moody will assume the role of chairman of the company, while Jeff Dye, formerly company vice president will take over Moody’s former role as president.
“This move falls in line with our continued growth in the Houston area,” said Moody, who is also the company’s chief executive officer. “Jeff has been with Newmark for 21 years and is a vital member of our team, leading our employees to excellence.”
Moody has been with Newmark Homes since 1990, starting as a construction superintendent. Dye also began his Newmark career as a construction superintendent; working his way up to project manager, area manager and vice president of operations.
“Mike and I have a long history with Newmark Homes, and it has been gratifying to see the company grow its foothold in the Houston area,” Dye said. “2020 should be a stand-out year as we introduce new home designs, deepen our programs in existing neighborhoods and move into new communities.”
Both men have been involved with the Greater Houston Builders Association. Moody served numerous terms on the on the board of directors and Dye as president of the Volume Builders Council. Moody is currently vice chairman of the HOME-Pac program.
Earning a spot among Houston’s Top Workplaces for eight consecutive years, Newmark Homes builds in nine communities throughout Houston.
Edward Jones becomes new tenant at Bridgeland
Fortune 500 financial services firm Edward Jones is setting up shop at Lakeland Village Center located in master planned community Bridgeland.
“Bridgeland is ecstatic to add Edward Jones – a trusted financial services leader for nearly 100 years – to its robust mix of uses at bustling Lakeland Village Center,” said Rip Reynolds, vice president of leasing & commercial land for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “Edward Jones offers customers the utmost in financial advisement and brings unparalleled expertise to the Bridgeland community.”
Edward Jones joins anchor tenant CVS pharmacy, Bridgeland Fine Wines, Local Table, Local Bar, and a variety of fitness, health and beauty businesses at Lakeland Village Center, walking distance for Bridgeland residents.
Edward Jones was represented by Bill Wong of Orange Commercial in the transaction with The Howard Hughes Corporation.
Guaranteed Rate names Bill Black as VP in Texas
Guaranteed Rate has named Bill Black as a vice president of mortgage lending in Austin.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Bill to the Guaranteed Rate team,” said Danny Deutsch, a Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth for Guaranteed Rate. “Our presence in Austin will benefit from his impressive career in mortgage lending and from the trust he has built in this community through creating strong relationships with referral partners and homebuyers.”
With nearly 20 years of mortgage-industry experience, Black consistently ranks as a top originator by industry sources such as the Mortgage Executive Magazine and the Scotsman Guide.
“Helping my clients purchase the home of their dreams, while solving complex financial situations for the best possible outcome, has always been the most rewarding aspect of my job,” said Black. “I look forward to being part of Guaranteed Rate and offering my long-time clients, along with first-time homebuyers, the company’s innovative and flexible mortgage solutions.”