Lennar Names Trish Hanchette New Raleigh Division President

Raleigh, NC, July 10, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Lennar, one of the nation’s leading homebuilders, is pleased to announce Trish Hanchette as the new President for its Raleigh division.

Hanchette is well known within the Raleigh real estate market having been in the homebuilding industry in the Triangle area for almost two decades. She comes to Lennar from KB Home where she served as President for its Triangle Division for four years and Executive Vice President for a year. While at KB Home, Hanchette managed one of the fastest growing homebuilding operations in North Carolina, including leading the launch of the first homes in the nation inspired by media mogul Martha Stewart. She also encouraged her division to invest time and resources in a diverse range of community organizations leading her division to becoming one of the region’s premier corporate citizens.

Prior to KB Home, Hanchette was the Division President for Colony Homes. She also held leadership positions with Sunstar Homes, Prestonwood Inc. and Pulte Home Corporation.

“We are extremely honored to benefit from Trish’s insights, expertise and vast knowledge of the homebuilding industry in this market,” said Sam Sparks, President of Lennar’s Southeast Region. “Trish is an exceptional leader with a long list of achievements and community involvement. Our Company firmly believes she will make an excellent addition to the team and has the energy and experience to lead the Raleigh division to a new level.”

Hanchette will oversee land acquisition, lot development, homebuilding activities as well as sales and marketing for the Lennar Raleigh division.

“Trish will help us expand our presence in Raleigh from the two communities we have now,” added Sparks.

Hanchette is an active board member for the Raleigh Wake County Home Builders Association and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Raleigh Affordable Housing Task Force and a participant in the Triangle Region Reality Check.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Service from Baylor University.

Lennar is one of the nation’s premier builders of new homes for all generations. Currently, celebrating its 55-year anniversary, the homebuilder understands the quality, customer service and lifestyle needs of today’s new homebuyers.

The Raleigh division of Lennar offers a variety of homes from luxury townhomes, patio homes, and single-family homes to active lifestyle communities that offer homebuyers the very best amenities.

For more information and for a complete list of Communities in the Raleigh area visit http://www.Lennar.com/Raleigh or call 888.211-7988.

About Lennar Corporation
Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is headquartered in Miami, Florida and is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes in Communities that cater to almost any lifestyle – such as urban, golf course, Active Adult or suburban Communities. Currently the company builds homes in 16 different states in some of the finest markets across the country.

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