Strong Leadership Makes the Difference
We deliver on our promise to build well-priced, quality neighborhoods where families can achieve the American Dream of homeownership. And it all begins with leadership. Under the stewardship of our namesake, General William Lyon, Chairman Emeritus and a member of the California Building Industry Foundation Hall of Fame, the company is led by the best in the business — a team of seasoned professionals whose knowledge, vision and authority continue to inspire confidence and loyalty from one generation to the next. William H. Lyon, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, brings his leadership and highly-respected expertise to the many facets of real estate development and corporate strategy; Matthew R. Zaist, President and Chief Executive Officer, is distinguished by years of success and leadership in the specialized fields of finance, land acquisition and product development. Colin T. Severn, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, offers a wealth of experience in real estate accounting and corporate finance. Brian W. Doyle, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, offers extensive building industry experience combined with strong leadership overseeing company operations.