Gary Upper

Development & Permit Coordinator
Professor of Dirt

Gary is a seasoned professional in the home building industry with over 40 years of experience. He graduated from Dartmouth College and received an MBA from the University of Washington. He started his home building career with Conner Homes (1979 – 2010), involved in land acquisition, subdivision entitlements, land development, and neighborhood general management. In 2011, he joined JayMarc Homes, where he is currently responsible for evaluating home sites, site planning, supporting the home design process, and obtaining building permits.

When not at work, Gary golfs, follows the local sports teams, reads, and does yard work. He has been married for 42 years and has three daughters and two grandchildren.

Some of Gary’s favorite quotes are quite simple:
“Knowledge is power.” – Albert Einstein
“Walk the Talk.” – Anonymous”