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
43 years in the real estate business with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate and Finance. Mr. Rowe was previously a California commercial real estate broker and a Registered Investment Advisor specializing in apartments and commercial properties. In the early 1980s Mr. Rowe formed a 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 Mr. Rowe became an Institutional Real Estate Advisor representing 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 and commercial properties throughout the Western United States. In 1992 Mr. Rowe began the development of residential projects in northern California and in 1995 moved to northern Nevada to acquire 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 that have developed, designed and / or built close to $2 billion (based on cost) of master planned communities and business parks (13 business parks), office buildings, medical office buildings, hotels, apartments, retail shopping centers, single-family production homes & custom homes.
Chief Financial Officer & Co-Managing Partner
18 years with the Company and its predecessor specializing in the accounting and insurance for development projects 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 responsibilities including all Company accounting functions, project cost analysis, and project pro formas, project insurance, Company and project banking (including the oversight and management of all project loan draws) and all development financing. Prior to joining Tanamera, Mr. Seabert worked for Deloitte and Touche for 5 years and thereafter several gaming companies for another 13 years.
Land Development Manager & Partner
39 years in the construction and development management of residential and commercial site work. Mr. Knudsen is a Partner in Tanamera Construction, LLC and has been with Mr. Rowe for over 25 years overseeing 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. Mr. Knudsen began his real estate career working for a civil engineering firm and quickly moved into the field of site construction management in the early 1980’s.
Vice President of Construction
30 years of progressive experience in the construction management of small and large-scale residential projects and commercial properties. Mr. Quilici is experienced in all facets of residential and commercial product design, budgeting, scheduling and general construction management. For the previous 11 years, prior to joining the Company, Mr. Quilici worked for The Dinerstein Companies (www.dinersteincompanies.com) out of Huston Texas and Landmark Properties (www.landmarkproperties.com) out of Athens Georgia where he focused on the construction management of large-scale student housing projects and market rate apartments. Most recently with The Dinerstein Companies, Mr. Quilici spent from 2014 to 2019 as General Superintendent overseeing the Western US. With the construction management experience of over 8,000 multi-family units in his career (2,162 student housing units), Mr. Quilici has experience with both wood frame and steel & concrete student housing apartments, wood frame market-rate apartments, wraps, podiums, and high-rise multifamily projects. In the early stages of his career, Mr. Quilici also worked as a residential framer and a superintendent of production homes in the Reno Nevada market. Prior to entering the construction field, Mr. Quilici attended Butte Junior College in Oroville California and also the University of Nevada in Reno.
Vice President of Operations & Partner
11 years in the real estate business, all with Tanamera Construction, LLC. Mr. Rowe holds a 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 and Project Manager for the Company’s prior 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 5 years. Currently, Mr. Rowe works 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 the oversight of the various construction projects. Mr. Rowe’s duties also include, with the collaboration with Mr. Quilici and Mr. Knudsen, all field and office reporting and communication and the maintenance and coordination of all Company project management software.
Controller & Jr. Partner
Ms. Arguello, has been working on and off with the Company for approximately 7 years and now works full time as the Company’s Controller. Ms. Arguello holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master’s of Business Administration Degree and is a Certified Public Accountant. In addition to her services as Company Controller, Ms. Arguello also manages the 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.
Commercial Project Manager
18 years of construction management experience, all with the Company and its predecessor. In this capacity, Ms. Lorenz oversees and manages all commercial construction and development activities for the Company. Ms. Lorenz has been with the Company for 18 years and works very closely with Mr. Rowe (the Company Founder) as Mr. Rowe’s assistant. In addition to her duties as Commercial Project Manager, Ms. Lorenz also oversees all development escrows and closings for the various Company development projects.
Marketing & Office Manager
Ms. Seuss has been with the Company and its predecessor for 15 years and has been active in all aspects of marketing and graphic artwork since joining the Company 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. Martin has spent the last 20 years as a purchasing agent for various construction companies in the Reno / Sparks market including Lennar Homes and Silverwing Development, a developer of multifamily housing. Ms. Martin has been with the Company for over 5 years and manages all bidding and purchasing for the Company projects.
Custom Home Interior Design Manager
Ms. Nickovich has been in the interior design business for 7 years and with the Company for 5 years where she has managed the interior design work for over 32 high-end custom homes and numerous apartment projects. Ms. Nickovich holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interior Design and works with the various clients of the Company to provide residential interior design services. This service is provided to the Company clients at a fraction of what would be charged by outside interior design firms. Ms. Nickovich also works with Mr. Rowe in the design of the various Company developments assisting with the exterior colors and materials and the design of the various floor plans ensuring the ability for optimum furniture layout.
Commercial TI Design Manager & Assitant Project Manager
Ms. Runnells holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior design and has provided commercial architectural design work for over 6 years with 4 years in the Bay Area with a large architectural firm. 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 has been with the Company for over 3 years and oversees and manages all Company commercial tenant improvement work and interior design work for the Company’s various commercial projects. In her duties, Ms. Runnells is also an Assistant Project Manager to Ms. Lorenz in the commercial division of the Company.
Sr. Project Manager
Mr. Fleiner has been a Project Manager for over 20 years managing small and very large scale commercial and residential projects including multifamily housing and large scale manufacturing plants. Most recently a resident of Fort Worth Texas, Mr. Fleiner was born and raised in Reno Nevada and has returned to his home town to work for Tanamera and oversee the Company’s larger projects and manage the Firm’s various Project Managers. 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.
Senior Project Manager
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.
Custom Home Project Manager
Ms. Ghiggeri has been in the construction business for 10 years with the last 3 years specializing in the construction of custom homes. Ms. Ghiggeri provides project management services for the Company and its sister company, TD Construction, LLC. Ms. Ghiggeri holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and completed the Residential Design Certificate from TMCC.
Lead Company Accountant
Ms. Williams has worked in the accounting field for over 19 years and has been with the Company and its predecessor for 20 years. 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 for over 14 years and has been with the Company for over 6 years. 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.