Rancho Santa Fe executive to be inducted into state Hall of Fame for homebuilders


Six outstanding leaders in the homebuilding industry will be inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation 2015 Hall of Fame.

According to CHF Executive Director Terri Brunson, inductees are selected based on career success and reputation, industry participation, philanthropy and community involvement. Inductees will be honored June 23 at the CHF Hall of Fame annual gala at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

The 2015 inductees include Rancho Santa Fe resident Joseph D. Davis, chief investment officer, The New Home Company, Aliso Viejo. Davis directs the company, of which he is a founder, in land acquisition, community planning, land development and land sales.

For more than 10 years, until 2007, Davis served as president of Irvine Community Development Company, owned by The Irvine Company on The Irvine Ranch, where he oversaw the planning, development and marketing of all master planned communities. During his more-than-40-year career, he has held senior management positions at Amfac, Inc., Watt Group Inc., and Chevron Land and Development.