Executive Vice President / Managing Director
Katia Kamangar leads all new community development activities for SummerHill Homes and SummerHill Apartment Communities in Northern California.
Ms. Kamangar joined SummerHill in 2005. She oversees all duties related to new community development, including initial land planning, due diligence, architecture and design, budgeting and forecasting, and securing all necessary entitlement approvals through commencement of construction and sales.
Ms. Kamangar also leads the company’s Green Task Force that evaluates new technologies and construction practices aimed at increasing the sustainability of the homes SummerHill constructs. For ten years prior to joining SummerHill, she was with Greenbriar Homes Communities Inc. as Senior Development Manager and Director of Development. Previously, she was Construction Project Manager for Mobil Oil Corporation. From 1998 to 2001, Ms. Kamangar served on the City of Los Altos Planning Commission. From 2001 to 2005, she was a Board Member for the BIA Bay Area. Ms. Kamangar holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from U.C. Berkeley and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
SummerHill Homes is a nationally-recognized home builder focusing on the unique needs of the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California. SHH has earned recognition and respect as one of the nation’s premier residential community builders. The company is renowned for developing specialized single-family detached and multi-family housing communities in established residential settings throughout California. Since its inception in 1976, SummerHill Homes’s goals have been to provide quality homes for its customers, Communities of Distinction for cities, and sound business opportunities for its partners.
SummerHill Apartment Communities is the leader in providing quality, smart growth, multi-family rental housing and mixed-use developments located throughout the western United States. SHAC defines excellence in customer relationships, the quality of products and in every aspect of operations. Criteria for site development are highly selective to meet the company’s objectives. SHAC uses extensive market analysis to identify housing needs, and then customizes each development to achieve the highest potential.