John Bayless

Steve Hicks

   John has 29 years’ experience in homebuilding operations, land acquisition and entitlements.  Prior to founding Bayless & Hicks, Inc., John held positions of Executive Vice President/Regional President - Bay Area and Sacramento for Signature Homes, Division President - Sacramento for Signature Properties, Vice President of Land for Pulte Homes, and land related positions for Kaufman & Broad (KB Home) in the Bay Area and Sacramento.

 

Education and Affiliated Organizations

  • Bachelor of Science, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

  • California Real Estate Broker’s License No. 00959880 (Broker)

  • California Real Estate Broker’s License No. 01966146 (Corporation)

  • California State Contractors License No. 964582

  • Board Member of the North State Building Industry Association, 2007-2012

  • Board Member of the Bay Area Building Industry Association, 2013

  • Committee Member, Environmental Subcommittee and Multifamily & Urban Infill Council, California Building Industry Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


   

 

 


 

   Steve, a registered Civil Engineer, possesses over 35 years of experience designing, processing entitlements, negotiating environmental agency permits, and bidding and managing site improvements for master-planned communities and major infrastructure projects in the Bay Area, Inland Empire, Central Valley, Reno, and the Sacramento Region.  Prior to founding Bayless & Hicks, Inc., Steve was Vice President of Land Acquisition and Development for Signature Homes/Signature Properties in the Bay Area and Sacramento Region, and Vice President of Land Acquisition for Meritage Homes in the Sacramento and Reno regions.  Steve also has held land acquisition, processing, and construction management positions with William Lyon Homes, Shea Communities for Active Adults, Kaufman & Broad (KB Home), and the O’Brien Group, as well as a consulting engineering position with MacKay & Somps Civil Engineers.

 

Education and Affiliated Organizations

  • Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering, California State University, Chico

  • Registered Civil Engineer – License No. 38232

  • City of Roseville Development Advisory Committee – 2011-2013