As President and CEO of Harpco Construction, Mr. Harper’s integrous business philosophy is his driving force. He believes in holding himself and his employees to the highest level of upstanding professionalism, leadership and dedication in the industry. His extensive, 30 years experience in the market is exemplified through efficiencies he brings to each project which in turn saves his clients valuable time and money.
Prior to launching Harpco Construction, Mr. Harper held the position of Vice President / Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at Westport Construction, Inc. a multifamily/commercial construction company in Los Angeles and consulted for Bergman KPRS, Los Angeles. Prior, Mr. Harper worked with Avalon Bay Communities Inc., a national, publicly traded REIT/multifamily development company, Camden Development Inc., a middle market and luxury multifamily development company, Archstone Communities, one of the largest investors and developers of apartment communities in the United States, and Driver Urban/C.W. Driver, a California multifamily, mixed-use, hospitality and affordable housing GC. While in these executive positions, Mr. Harper orchestrated all aspects of the construction process including client relations, construction management, estimating, compliance, deal structuring, pre-construction services, and risk assessment.
Mr. Harper previously owned and served as President/CEO of Harper Construction Inc. for 16 years building over 400 custom residential homes, commercial projects and tenant improvements throughout Southern California.
Mr. Harper's professional, executive and hands-on field experience in multifamily, residential, and commercial construction has made him a highly sought after, well-rounded, leader in the industry.
He holds a Bachelor of Business degree with an emphasis in Finance and is a licensed California Contractor (CA lic #1010567)
PROFESSIONAL, EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP, HANDS-ON FIELD EXPERIENCE