Richport Distinctions


2008 GuildQuality Guildmaster
2008 ARC Development of Excellence Award
2008 HBW Platinum Builder Award with no claims in forty years!
2003 Home Builders Assoc. of Georgia Hall of Fame
2001 Atlanta Regional Comm. Development of Excellence
2001 Builder of the Year, Home Builders Assoc. of Georgia
1998 Diamond Builder Award, Home Buyers Warranty
1997 Lewis Cenker Award, Greater Atlanta HBA
1994 Build America Beautiful Award
1989 Metro Atlanta Builder of the Year
1986 and 1988 Gwinnett County Builder of the Year


2013 Lambda Alpha Land Economics Honor Society
2002-2003 National VP, National Assoc. of Home Builders
2000 President, Home Builders Assoc. of Georgia
1995 President, Greater Atlanta Home Builders Assoc.
1988 President, Gwinnett County Home Builders Assoc. Founder, Council for Quality Growth
Founder, Gwinnett Co. Development Advisory Committee


2007-Present Adjunct Professor, Georgia Tech College of Architecture, Master’s of Residential Development Program
2015-Present, Housing Resource Data Center Board of Advisors
2005 Cochair DeKalb Co. Infill Task Force
2001 GA Trend – One of 100 Most Influential Georgians
2001 Governor’s Green Space Commission
1992-2001 Atlanta Regional Commission Board
1996-97 GA Dept. Of Industry, Trade and Tourism Board
1995 Chairman, Gwinnett Co. Chamber of Commerce
1975 Graduate of Georgia Tech, BS in Architecture



Over 2,000 homes built
One of the first Certified Graduate Builders in Georgia First street tree and pocket park communities in Gwinnett First Traditional Neighborhood Development in N. Atlanta First conservation community in Gwinnett Co.
More acres placed under conservation than developed