Patrick O. Zalupski
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Patrick O. Zalupski has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our Board of Directors since our formation in September 2020 and continues to serve in these roles after the listing of our Class A common stock in January 2021. Mr. Zalupski has served as the Chief Executive Officer of our primary operating subsidiary, DF Homes LLC, since forming the company in December 2008, and as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of managers of DFH LLC since its formation in 2014. He is responsible for our overall operations and management and is heavily involved in the origination, underwriting and structuring of all investment activities. Under Mr. Zalupski’s leadership, we have grown from closing 27 homes in Jacksonville, Florida during our inaugural year in 2009 to establishing operations in markets across the State of Texas and the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Mountain Regions of the United States and closing over 9,100 homes since our inception. Prior to founding DF Homes LLC, Mr. Zalupski was a Financial Auditor for FedEx Corporation’s Internal Audit Department in Memphis, Tennessee and worked in the real estate sales and construction industry as Managing Partner of Bay Street Condominiums, LLC from 2006 to 2008. He has served on the investment committee of DF Capital since April 2018 and on the board of directors for Jet LLC since December 2017. Mr. Zalupski holds an inactive Florida Real Estate License and received a B.A. in Finance from Stetson University. We believe that Mr. Zalupski’s financial acumen, extensive industry experience and demonstrated leadership capabilities throughout our growth as a company make him highly qualified to continue to serve as Chairman of our board of directors and our President and Chief Executive Officer.
Chairman of the Board