The BDR Team

OVER 400 YEARS OF BUILDING INDUSTRY EXPERIENCES

The award winning BDR Team is led by Todd Bennett, a highly respected leader in the residential development community. Throughout his career, Todd Bennett has been recognized with major industry awards including the Master Builders Associations Builder of the Year Award (twice), over 100 industry wide MAME Awards, National Gold Nugget Awards for building excellence, JD Power Service Awards and numerous Built Green recognitions, (including the coveted Built Green Hammer and Pioneer Awards). BDR Homes has been voted as 425 Magazine’s Best Builder twice, in 2018 & again in 2019, and has been awarded 14 New Home Tribute Awards, including Best Builder, recognizing excellence in home design, sales, and marketing. The communities that the BDR Team has built are among the most successful, exceptionally designed and highly recognized new home communities in the greater Seattle region.

Todd R. Bennett

Founder & Chairman

Todd Bennett is the Founder & Chairman of BDR, a diversified real estate development company specializing in innovative housing communities throughout the Puget Sound region. Mr. Bennett manages the formation of independent LLC’s to acquire real estate investment projects. Value is added to each project through a combination of development improvements and management efficiencies.

Eric Hardie

Vice President of Construction Services and Procurement

Eric Hardie is responsible for coordinating purchasing activities for all products that comprise the BDR Family of Companies. Mr. Hardie has primary responsibility to assure the BDR Companies obtain quality products and services at the best possible value. Mr. Hardie builds and maintains relationships with existing trade partners and vets/approves all potential new trade partners (see Vendor Application here). Mr. Hardie is responsible for negotiating vendor contracts, establish builder programs with manufacturers and suppliers, and identifying process improvements within all areas of purchasing.

Kelly Faccone

Vice President - Finance

Kelly Faccone is responsible for overseeing all finance activities for BDR Companies.  She maintains relationships with financing partners, fulfills information requests, and provides quarterly company reporting.  In addition, she manages the budgeting process and provides strategic financial analysis on new and existing projects.

Amanda Mikolasy

Vice President – Accounting

Amanda Mikolasy oversees all functions of the accounting department which includes accounting processes, finance, initiatives, and department staff. She has overall responsibility for the financial statements and generates additional financial reports for management.

James Dwyer

Vice President – Architecture

James Dwyer is Vice President of Architecture for the BDR family of Companies. Mr. Dwyer manages the process of designing homes for speculative construction, custom home construction and homes built in resort communities. Once homes are designed, Mr. Dwyer coordinates the process of completing working drawings for each home and manages the process of submitting homes for building permit. In addition, Mr. Dwyer is responsible for completing new plans for the BDR Companies extensive plans library, incorporating the latest in design concepts.

Scott M. Bennett

Leader – Custom & Renewal

Scott Bennett is President of BDR Custom Homes LLC, a company that provides unparalleled luxury custom home services through decades of experience. Mr. Bennett is primarily responsible for maintaining client relationships and obtaining new work. In addition, Mr. Bennett has extensive experience in the preparation of CAD architectural plans which often times allow him to provide useful value engineering solutions during the preconstruction period. Mr. Bennett oversees each project from initial bidding and estimating through project completion.

Jeremy Smith

Development Manager – BDR Holdings

Jeremy Smith manages and oversees real estate development projects for BDR Holdings, from land acquisition to bond closure. His responsibilities include feasibility studies (project economics, land use code interpretation), entitlements and all necessary interaction with government agencies, project team creation and coordination, and production oversight.

Tammy Ridlon

Purchasing Manager

Tammy Ridlon is the Purchasing Manager for BDR Companies. Ms. Ridlon’s responsibilities include preparing and coordinating complete cost estimates for all phases of construction, trade vendor search as well as working closely with the Purchasing Coordinator.

Kenneth Dinh

Purchasing Coordinator

Kenneth Dinh is the purchasing Coordinator for the BDR Family of Companies. Mr. Dinh oversees the purchase order management for the day-to-day operations of the company. Additionally, he also manages trade partner subcontractor agreements and COI’s for the BDR Family of Companies.

Amy Donlan

Development Manager

Amy is a Development Manager for both BDR Homes and BDR Urban. Ms. Donlan’s recent experiences in land use planning and construction permitting allows her to anticipate process needs and proactively guide projects through the extensive permitting processes. This provides value based decision making at the earliest design stages which leads to enhanced homebuyer reception of the finished homes. Ms. Donlan is currently responsible for the creation and management of consultant teams and directing projects from start to finish including such critical aspects as the initial vision, design development, obtaining necessary entitlements and building permits, construction oversight, and finally sales & marketing oversight.

Kevin Hilpert

Customer Care Representative

Kevin Hilpert is the Customer Care Representative for the BDR Family of Companies. Mr. Hilpert oversees customer satisfaction and warranty items for all BDR Homes customers.

Joanie Topacio

Office Manager

Joanie Topacio is the Office Manager for the BDR Family of Companies. Ms. Topacio organizes office operations and procedures, ensuring that BDR is always running smoothly.

Stephanie Stetler

Community Manager – West Bellevue

Stephanie Stetler manages all aspects of the BDR Fine Homes sales offices, which are located in the newly completed luxury homes. Her responsibilities are to be an on-site presence at the sales offices on a daily basis, informing agents and prospective clients regarding the special features and specifications of the model home, additional Fine Homes currently for sale, and upcoming projects currently under construction. Additionally, she also handles special promotions and the planning and implementation of Grand-Opening and Brokers Open events.

Wendy Bragalone

Community Manager – Eastside

Wendy Bragalone is the Community Manager for BDR Homes, including the new home communities located on the Eastside communities of Kirkland and Redmond. Through her on-site presence at model homes, she provides excellent customer service by informing visitors and customers about BDR’s exceptional quality, building processes, and upcoming homes currently under construction. She also actively collaborates with listing agents to ensure success with each listing. Additionally, she assists with Grand-Opening and special events within the Eastside community.

Lindsay Tooley

Community Manager – Seattle (Urban)

Lindsay Tooley is the Community Manager for BDR’s expanding Seattle (Urban) division. Through her on-site presence at BDR Urban model homes, she provides excellent customer service by informing visitors and customers about BDR’s exceptional quality, building processes, and upcoming homes currently under construction. Ms. Tooley actively collaborates with listing agents to ensure success with each listing. Additionally, she assists with Grand-Opening and local community events within the Seattle community.

Sarah Skryabnev

Community Manager – Seattle (Urban)

Sarah Skryabnev is a Community Manager for BDR’s Seattle (Urban) division. Through her on-site presence at BDR Urban model homes, she provides excellent customer service by informing visitors and customers about BDR’s exceptional quality, building processes, and upcoming homes currently under construction. She also actively collaborates with listing agents to ensure success with each listing. Additionally, she assists with Grand-Opening and local community events within the Seattle community.

Michelle Shur

Leader – Design

Michelle Shur is the Design Leader for the BDR Family of Companies. Ms. Shur oversees the process of home design and product selections for each BDR project. Working with each home client on a one-on-one basis, Ms. Shur specializes in personalizing each home to a client’s unique specifications. This process often includes initial in-home consultation to better understand a client’s specific lifestyle and special requirements. Ms. Shur assists each client as needed throughout the entire building process with the goal of completing a truly special home.

Kieleann Cordon

Interior Designer & Project Coordinator

Kieleann Cordon is an Interior Designer and Project Coordinator for BDR Homes. In her role, Ms. Cordon contributes to the process of home design and product and material selections for a variety of BDR projects. She works with clients on a one-on-one basis, specializing in personalizing a client’s home to their exact specifications. From the initial product and material selections, to collaborating with vendors and site managers, she assists clients throughout the entire building process to ensure that the final product is exactly what the client envisioned for their dream home. She also contributes to the collaborative preliminary design process for new construction single family luxury homes and townhomes.

Allison Taylor

Interior Designer & Project Coordinator – Custom & Renewal

Allison Taylor is an Interior Designer and Project Coordinator for BDR Custom Homes and BDR Renewal. In her role, Ms. Taylor contributes to the process of home design and product selections for a variety custom and remodel projects. She is involved in all stages of the home design and remodel process, from initial product and material selection, to overseeing installation. Throughout the design process, Ms. Taylor assists each client as needed, from initial product selection to the final walk-through, to ensure that the end result is exactly what the client envisioned for their home or remodel.

Michael Waters

General Manager - Bellevue Division

Michael Waters is the General Manager for BDR’s Bellevue division, encompassing the regions acclaimed communities including Medina, Clyde Hill, Yarrow Point, and West Bellevue. From project formulation and development, to the construction phase and home completion, Mr. Water’s is responsible for overseeing all aspects of BDR’s new home communities throughout Bellevue.

Maksim Levchenko

General Manager - Eastside Division

Maksim Levchenko is the General Manager for BDR’s Eastside division, including Kirkland and Redmond. From project formulation and development, to the construction phase and home completion, Mr. Levchenko is responsible for overseeing all aspects of BDR’s new home communities throughout the Eastside.

Pete Caro

General Manager - Seattle Division

Pete Caro is the General Manager for BDR Urban, the Seattle division within the BDR Family of Companies. From project formulation and development, to the construction phase and home completion, Mr. Caro is responsible for overseeing all aspects of BDR Urban’s new home communities throughout Seattle.

William Fort

General Manager - Custom Homes

William Fort is the General Manager for BDR Custom Homes. From project formulation and development, to the construction phase and home completion, Mr. Fort is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the BDR Custom Homes process.

Sean Patrick

Director of Construction

As the Director of Construction for BDR, Sean Patrick oversees the execution of all mixed-use construction activities. His responsibilities include overseeing contract negotiations with general contractors, providing value engineering to each project, and managing complex project scheduling for all projects that he oversees.

Gerry Perkins

Project Manager

Gerry Perkins is a Project Manager for a variety of BDR Fine Homes projects. Mr. Perkins is responsible for managing all field activities for projects that he oversees, including managing client relationships as well as all aspects of on-site field operations. Mr. Perkins is also involved in the selection of trade partners for each project and manages detailed project scheduling and quality control processes for BDR Fine Homes projects.

Jeff Fraser

Project Manager

Jeff Fraser is a Project Manager for a variety of BDR Fine Homes projects. Mr. Fraser is responsible for managing all field activities for projects that he oversees, including managing client relationships as well as all aspects of on-site field operations. Mr. Fraser is also involved in the selection of trade partners for each project and manages detailed project scheduling and quality control processes for BDR Fine Homes projects.

Shawn Ross

Project Manager

Shawn Ross is a Project Manager for a variety of BDR Homes projects. Mr. Ross is responsible for managing all field activities for projects that he oversees, including managing client relationships as well as all aspects of on-site field operations. Mr. Ross is also involved in the selection of trade partners for each project and manages detailed project scheduling and quality control processes for BDR Homes projects.

Jennifer Geyer

Accounting Manager

Jennifer Geyer is the accounting manager for BDR Fine Homes. She oversees the financial reporting as well as all related accounting activities for the BDR Fine Homes projects.

Shin Han

Senior Staff Accountant

Shin Han is the staff accountant for BDR Homes. He oversees the financial reporting and all related accounting activities for BDR Homes projects.

Lisa Wheeler

Accounts Payable Manager

Lisa Wheeler oversees the accounts payable department. She is responsible for managing vendors, payments and the department staff.

Lara Melki

Staff Accountant

Lara Melki is the staff accountant for BDR Urban as well as some BDR Home and Fine Homes. She oversees the financial reporting and all related accounting activities for these BDR projects.

Kristin Debusk

Accounting Specialist

Kristin Debusk is the accounting specialist for BDR Holdings.

Alyssa Dillon

Accounting Specialist

Alyssa Dillon is the accounting specialist for BDR Urban and BDR Homes.

Brandon Heiser

Marketing Services

Providing contracted marketing services to BDR, including digital and print advertising, e-mail marketing, social media, home promotions, project renderings, and video marketing.