California Homebuilding Foundation Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is hosting its 36th annual Hall of Fame virtual gala on June 24, 2021, blending tradition with technology in an exciting hybrid experience. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Since 1985, CHF has annually honored outstanding individuals who exemplify leadership, innovation, and philanthropy in the homebuilding industry. Each inductee is a trailblazer in their. chosen field and is passionately dedicated to continuing CHF’s mission of forging a bright future for next generation building workforce.

This year’s Hall of Fame will celebrate the lifetime achievements of five remarkable professionals.

Kent Aden

President of HomeFed Communities in Carlsbad, CA. Kent Aden has over 35 years of experience in planning, entitlement, land development and homebuilding for more than 25,000 homes in Southern California. He previously served as Executive Vice President of The Otay Ranch Company for 18 years and Vice President of Community Development for EastLake Development Company for 11 years… Read more.

Steve Kalmbach

President of PulteGroup, Inc.’s Northern California Division in Pleasanton, CA. Steve Kalmbach started at PulteGroup in 2000 and has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, including residential, industrial, retail and mixed-use development. He is responsible for delivering over $10 billion in revenue and overseeing the sale and construction of almost 12,000 homes at… Read more.

Steven Kellenberg

Founder of Kellenberg Studio in Laguna Beach, CA. Steven Kellenberg is an urban planner and designer with over 40 years of experience in new communities, mixed-use town centers, business parks and redevelopment. Prior to serving as Senior Vice President at the Irvine Company, he worked 16 years at Phillips, Brandt and Reddick (PBR) and 15 years at… Read more.

William R. Parker

Bill Parker, President of Parker Development Company, has been a developer of luxury, award-winning master-planned communities in the Sacramento area for over 60 years. Under Parker’s leadership, his firm has developed over 13,000 residential units in the highly regarded communities of Greenhaven, Riverlake and River Grove in Sacramento… Read more.

Jeffrey Roos

Regional President (West Region) of Lennar Corporation in Orange County, CA. Jeff helped establish Lennar in California in 1995 through the financial restructuring of Bramalea California, where he served as President. Jeff managed the Lennar Orange County Division start-up until becoming the Western Regional President in 2000. Subsequently, he has overseen the sale and construction of… Read more.

About the homebuilding Hall of Fame

The homebuilding Hall of Fame is an annual awards gala presented by the CHF, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization advancing the homebuilding industry through scholarships, research, and education. CHF is committed to preserving the history of exemplary homebuilding professionals and celebrating builders, architects, developers and associates recognized for excellence and success in their careers.

Visit for more info on Hall of Fame.