WALNUT, Calif. (June 1, 2020) – Shea Homes, one of the largest private homebuilders in the United States, today announced that Nicole Murray has been named President of their Southern California division, effective May 26, 2020. Murray succeeds Bob Yoder who recently retired after a successful 23-year career with Shea Homes.
Prior to joining Shea Homes, Murray, 40, was Division President for Taylor Morrison Southern California, responsible for all aspects of their homebuilding operation and leadership team. Prior to joining Taylor Morrison, she was the Chief Operating Officer at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, a leading industry research and consulting firm. She has a long track record in homebuilding, also having spent several years at The Fieldstone Group of Companies as Vice President, Community Development and Project Manager. Her experience spans land acquisition, entitlement processing, product design, land development, onsite production, and sales and marketing.
“We are very pleased to have Nicole join our team. The experience she brings, coupled with the strong team in place, will be a great combination,” said Bert Selva, President and CEO of Shea Homes. Currently, Murray serves on the Orange County Building Industry Association Board of Directors. She is a licensed contractor and broker in the State of California and has an MBA and BA from the University of San Diego.