Gary Politte, Immediate Past President
...Gary joined Watt Communities in 2002 to manage the Company's expansion into California's Central Coast housing market , an area he has become intimately familiar with since relocating from Orange County to the Santa Ynez Valley 11 years ago.His responsibilities as Regional Manager for Watt Communities include land acquisition, project evaluation and development, and management of product development, construction and sales for the region.Gary has over 20 years experience in the real estate development industry, including serving as President of CGC Builders Inc., a medium sized privately held real estate Development Company headquartered in Orange County from the mid 1980's through early 2000.
During that period Gary
developed, built and marketed over 450 homes and 750 apartments throughout the Los Angeles and Orange Counties, and the Central Coast of California.His
company's contribution to the improvement of distressed properties and the creation of affordable and workforce housing has been recognized by the Mayor and City Council of Santa Ana, California
.Gary attended Eastern Arizona College and the University of Arizona and holds a degree in Architecture.He
was selected as the 2006 Builder of the Year on the Central Coast and served 2007 President of the Home Builders Association of the Central Coast
wife Jane are trustees of 7 Oaks Charities
, their Foundation dedicated to the support of various Central Coast charities that provide emergency medical care for children, create children's after school programs in the arts and sciences, and support other child related organizations.