Our dedicated team of executives at Armada Hoffler Construction average nearly 25 years of service with the Company, a level of commitment rarely seen in the industry
Eric E. Apperson
Mr. Apperson began his career with Armada Hoffler in 1987 and held various positions prior to becoming President of Goodman Segar Hogan Hoffler Construction (a subsidiary of Armada Hoffler) in 1997. Due to his wide range of experience in management, he was appointed President of Armada Hoffler Construction Company in 2000. In addition to being responsible for the overall management, strategic growth and financial health of the Construction Company, he focuses on developing and cultivating relationships with new and existing clients, subcontractors and employees. Mr. Apperson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampden-Sydney College where he is a member of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Apperson has been a member of the Board of Directors of Bank @lantec since 2007 and has served as its Chairman since 2010. He now sits on the Virginia Advisory Board of Bank @lantec, a Division of Dollar Bank. He has also been a member of the Board of Trustees at Cape Henry Collegiate since 2014.
John C. Davis
John C. Davis currently serves as Executive Vice President of Construction, where he is responsible for the operations management of our construction company, which includes risk management, recruitment, legal, and contractual agreements. Since joining Armada Hoffler in 1985, Mr. Davis has held numerous positions within the construction business. Mr. Davis holds a Class-A Contractors License in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Mr. Davis graduated cum laude with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University.
Alan R. Hunt
Alan R. Hunt currently serves as Executive Vice President of Construction, a position he has held since 2007. From 2004 until 2007, Mr. Hunt served as Vice President of Armada Hoffler Construction Company. From 2001 until 2004, he served as a Site Manager at Armada Hoffler and worked as a Project Superintendent from 1991 until 2001. Mr. Hunt has overseen the Baltimore office of Armada Hoffler since the mid-1990’s and is responsible for scheduling, budgets, pre-construction and knowledge into the design phase. Mr. Hunt received a degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Alfred.
W. Christopher Harvey
W. Christopher Harvey currently serves as Executive Vice President of Construction/Business Development. Mr. Harvey has served as Executive Vice President of Development of Armada Hoffler since 2010 which included the oversight of Alliance Hospitality, Armada Hoffler’s joint-venture with Crestline Hotels and Resorts, which was created to develop multiple hotel and hospitality projects around the country. Since joining the firm in 2002, Mr. Harvey’s previous positions within Armada Hoffler included Director of Business and Hotel Development, Development Coordinator, and Project Engineer. Mr. Harvey received a B.A. in government from the University of Virginia and an MBA in management and business development from the Kogod School of Business at American University.
Ray A. Considine
Mr. Considine joined Armada Hoffler in 1998 with 14 years of experience as a Project Manager. He was promoted in 2000 to Senior Project Manager, and to Project Executive in 2002, both as a result of his work in the early phases of the Virginia Beach Town Center project. In his present capacity as Vice President, Mr. Considine is responsible for overseeing all active REIT and third-party construction projects out of the Virginia Beach office. Additionally, for all REIT projects, he works with the Investment and Asset Management teams in helping to plan and manage the design and permitting portion of the pre-construction effort. As those projects move to the active construction phase, he has overall responsibility for the Investment, Construction, and Asset Management success of each project. Mr. Considine received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.
J. Timothy Hodges
Mr. Hodges joined Armada Hoffler in 1999 as a Project Manager. In his current role as Vice President in the Baltimore office, he has direct responsibility for the Project Management staff on all projects located in Baltimore as well as other projects in the Carolinas. Tim’s involvement with construction projects begins with the earliest phases of pre-construction and contract negotiation and continues through turnover, warranty obligations and ongoing customer relations with repeat clients. Mr. Hodges has gained more than 25 years of experience in the construction field since leaving the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics.
Steve W. Merz
Mr. Merz joined Armada Hoffler in 1986 as Estimator. In his current role as Director of Pre-Construction, he is responsible for design management, estimating, bidding, and subcontractor qualifications. These functions are managed by his group for all markets where Armada Hoffler pursues business. Mr. Merz graduated from Oklahoma State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.
W. Jay Little
Mr. Little joined Armada Hoffler in 1989 as Project Superintendent. With over 40 years of experience managing construction projects of all sizes and levels of complexity, Mr. Little has the ability to tackle challenges from all angles and ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. In his current role as Site Manager, he develops the project schedule, works with the design team and pre-construction group through completion of the project. He is also responsible for putting together and managing the team from the start to completion and close out of each project he manages. Mr. Little graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelor of Arts in History.
Bernard L. Shumate, Jr.
Mr. Shumate joined Armada Hoffler in 1998 as Project Executive. He also held the position of Estimating Executive for a brief period, became Operations Manager in 2013 and was recently promoted to Vice President in 2017. Mr. Shumate has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. His primary responsibility is Risk Management. As part of Armada Hoffler’s transition from a private company to a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Mr. Shumate ensures that internal construction policies and procedures are both clear and followed consistently. Mr. Shumate graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and holds a Class A Contractors License in Tennessee.