John Stephens

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John Stephens
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
John joined The New Home Company in June 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. He was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August 2019. John is also the Company’s principal accounting officer. In his position, John is integral to setting company strategy and oversees all accounting, finance, external reporting, capital markets, investor relations, and information technology functions.

Prior to joining NEW HOME, John served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of M.D.C. Holdings Inc., a large publicly traded homebuilder, from February 2012 to May 2015. Prior to that, John was with Standard Pacific Corp. for 15 years, serving in various capacities during his tenure including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller and Treasurer. Standard Pacific was a large publicly traded homebuilder before merging with another builder and ultimately being acquired by Lennar in 2018. At Standard Pacific, John was involved in numerous capital transactions, including 10 mergers and acqusitions and several capital markets transactions. Prior to Standard Pacific, John was an audit manager with the international accounting firm Arthur Andersen LLP.

John brings his extensive and valuable finance and accounting experience at two large public homebuilding companies to NEW HOME, which has been a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange since it completed its IPO in early 2014. John is a CPA and holds a bachelor's degree in business economics with an emphasis in accounting from the University of California at Santa Barbara.