Mr. Lyles is Co-Founder and Senior Partner of Greenlight Communities and, prior to that, Deco Communities. Mr. Lyles also co-founded Starpointe Communities in 1996, which sold more than 3,500 homes, representing a total housing value over $500 million. Mr. Lyles is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is a supporter and advocate for numerous charitable organizations.
Ms. Watts is Co-Founder of Greenlight Communities and its affiliates, Deco Communities and Starpointe Communities. She has been extensively involved in real estate and operating businesses since 1986. Ms. Watts is a C.P.A. (Canada) and previously specialized in forensic accounting and management control systems with BDO/Dunwoody. She is a member of Urban Land Institute, Lambda Alpha International (LAI) and numerous other networking and charitable organizations.
Mr. Richards is a co-founder of Greenlight Communities, and its affiliate, Deco Communities. He joined Starpointe in 2003 and has over 20 years of experience with all aspects of real estate acquisition and development including entitlement planning, design, value engineering, construction, scheduling and property management. Mr. Richards has overseen more than $300 million in construction in Metropolitan Phoenix over his career.
President, Greenlight Construction
Mr. Alessio is a Principal of Greenlight Construction. He joined the Greenlight team in 2018, with 20 years of experience in construction and real estate development including general contracting, design, value engineering, scheduling, entitlement and commercial/residential property representation. Mr. Alessio has overseen nearly $650 million of construction throughout his career. He currently serves the City of Scottsdale as Chairman of the Planning Commission.
Director of Operations, Greenlight Construction
Mr. Thomas is Principal for Greenlight Construction. He joined the Greenlight team in 2018 with over 25 years of experience in all aspects of commercial construction and general contracting. Mr. Thomas has spent his career mastering value engineering, scheduling and the construction process. He is responsible for overseeing all field operations for the Cabana brand. He has overseen nearly $650 million of construction throughout his career. Additionally, he is the Qualified Party for the Arizona Registrar of Contractors license.
Ms. Cram brings a varied background of both public and private accounting experience as Greenlight Communities’ Financial Controller, and is responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial reporting and treasury management. She has worked with local audit and tax firms, ultimately moving to private accounting at Peter Piper Inc., as a Senior Staff Accountant before coming to Greenlight.
Mr. Allatt joined the Greenlight team in October 2019 with 10 years of management experience in both commercial and residential construction. Working previously in large scale masterplan residential development for a national general contractor, Mr. Allatt has overseen nearly $450 million of construction in the industry. Mr. Allatt’s background in accounting and finance in conjunction with his years of field experience in construction management make him a welcome addition to the Greenlight Construction team.
Executive Assistant, Office Manager and Human Resources
Sadie brings 8 years of office management and executive assistant experience to Greenlight and is responsible for all aspects of Office Management, Human Resources, as well as many aspects of Greenlight’s Brand Management. Sadie ensures a smooth office operation by managing all crucial behind-the scenes tasks. Sadie graduated magna cum laude from ASU with her degree in Psychology, loves hiking with her two dogs and trying out new recipes.
This is only the beginning.
With five new projects in the pipeline, 2,500+ units in the works and two projects currently leasing, we’re just getting warmed up.