|James M. Pirrello|
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Pirrello joined UCP in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Pirrello brings more than 30 years of homebuilding experience to UCP specifically within finance and operations. Mr. Pirrello has served in senior finance and operational positions, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and division president. Mr. Pirrello most recently served as President and Founder of American New Homes Group. Over his career he has served at the financial helm of numerous homebuilder and real estate development firms including BCB Homes, Builder Acquisition Corp., First Homebuilders of Florida, The Longford Group, The Fortress Group and NVR. During his tenure, he has negotiated over $3 billion of debt and equity capital market financings, and over 20 merger and acquisition transactions. Mr. Pirrello earned MBAs from both Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley, along with an undergraduate degree in accounting from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Mr. Pirrello previously served on the Board of Trustees of Juniata College. He and his wife Debbie founded the Pirrello Foundation in support of youth academics and athletics. Together, they have also been active in supporting the American Cancer Society.