Building Industry Association Chairman Brent McCaffrey Honored at Annual Event


The Building Industry Association of Fresno/Madera counties honored outgoing Chairman Brent McCaffrey for his dedication to his community and the American Dream of home ownership at their annual holiday event held Friday, December 1.

The Association membership was joined in honoring McCaffrey by the Madera County Board of Supervisors, California State Legislature by Assemblyman Tom Berryhill and Congressman Jim Costa.

Madera County Supervisor Max Rodriguez noted McCaffrey’s vision for the future and appreciation for his participation in helping to implement their community’s design for the progressive Rio Mesa plan.

Humbled by the recognition McCaffrey took the opportunity to acknowledge the lessons learned from his grandfather, John Bonadelle, by stating that, “Homebuilders are some of the most positive people you’ll ever meet.  Our job is to get in front of the hurdles and make the American Dream of homeownership a reality.

“It has been an honor to work with all of you and I look forward to continuing to work with you every day as we make the impossible, possible,” he continued. McCaffrey is president of McCaffrey Homes, a local third generation family homebuilder. He has served on the Board of Directors of the local BIA since 2004, and was recognized by  Professional Builder magazine in 2017 as a rising star in the nation’s homebuilding industry.

The evening included the introduction of the 2018 board of directors and chairman of the Board Matt Smith of Woodside Homes and Vice Chairman James Jimison of Century Communities.

Additional directors include Arakel Arisian, Arisian Group; Gregory Bardini, Morton and Pitalo; John Bonadelle, Bonadelle Neighborhoods; John A. Bonadelle, Bonadelle Neighborhoods;Terry Broussard, Broussard Associates; Nick Bruno, Valley Development Company; Deborah Coe, Baker Manock and Jensen; Mitch Covington, R.M. Covington Homes; Patrick Darnell, D.R. Horton; David Dick, Donald P. Dic Air Condition; Robert Dillon, Gary McDonald Homes; Ed Dukel, Precision Civil Engineering; Dennis Gaab, Century Communities; Gary Giannetta, Giannetta Consulting; Zack Gomes, KB Homes; Stan Harbour, Harbour and Assoc.; Jeff Harris, Wilson Homes; Ash Knowlton, McCaffrey Homes; Brent McCaffrey, McCaffrey Homes; Gary McDonald, McDonald Homes; Sarah Oliveira, Wathen Family Builders; Michael Pickett, Don Pickett and Assoc.; Jeff Reid, McCormick Barstow; Brad Roznovsky, The Roz Group; Carl Swanson, Housing Capital Co.; Ron Wathen, QK; and Leo Wilson of Wilson Homes.

The Building Industry Association of Fresno/Madera Counties is a membership-based organization representing builders, developers, subcontractors, and affiliated businesses in the residential, commercial, and industrial building industry in Fresno and Madera Counties.  The mission of BIAFM is to cooperate with all branches of government and with other community organizations to promote housing affordability and economic development in Fresno and Madera Counties.