EXCEPTIONAL TEAMS BUILDING EXCEPTIONAL PROJECTS
Jason, a California native, has made his living in the Bay Area building both affordable and market rate housing projects, commercial, mixed use and large infrastructure projects for over fifteen years. Jason works closely with developers and government agencies to maximize the value they provide for their development and improvement projects. He is known for utilizing innovative and pioneering building technologies in order to improve efficiency. He has a reputation for bringing energy and enthusiasm to each of his projects and has supervised, as either a project manager or a project executive, in excess of $1 billion in residential and mixed-use projects. Jason is a licensed California contractor, LEED Associate and holds a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Construction Engineering and Management from Oregon State University.
Executive Vice President
Matthew was introduced to the construction industry at a very early age while working with family developments in the Western United States. Since then, he has become well diverse in the industry managing projects for Master Plan developments, commercial ground up and tenant improvement projects, and high density multifamily and hospitality projects. Matthew enjoys seeing his team’s ideas come to fruition. He is responsible for managing PBI’s preconstruction, prime contractor negotiations, and handling all the challenges inherent in project coordination. Matthew has also earned a Law Degree with an emphasis in Intellectual Property and Transactional Law, as well as a California Real Estate Brokerage License.
JEFF J. JELNIKER
Jeff began his career in the construction industry in 1981. His decades of experience make him the ideal individual to oversee subcontractors, project scheduling, value engineering, and coordinating governing regulatory agencies, suppliers and development partners. Jeff’s responsibilities also include new market analysis, land acquisition and construction opportunities, asset management of residential and commercial projects and company portfolio analysis. His passion for construction coordination, keen eye for jobsite safety, and remarkable ability to build client relations is essential to PBI’s success. Jeff acquired a Master of Science in Construction Engineering and Management from Stanford University, was a Graduate of the Colorado School of Mines and is a licensed California contractor.
Vice President/General Superintendent
Jim’s humble beginnings in the construction industry began in 2002 when he was given the opportunity to push a broom as a project clean-up worker. From there, Jim was able to observe, learn, and gain valuable experience in the industry and now leads multiple projects as a General Superintendent. Jim enjoys the camaraderie found on each job site and is highly involved in supervising and training his team. He is always there for his team to provide the guidance they need for an efficient, collaborative, and successful project.
Chief Operations Officer
As the daughter of a General Contractor, construction has always been part of Jessica’s life. With nearly twenty years of experience, she has overseen the completion of 1,400 multifamily construction units through design development, budgeting, bidding, contracting, scheduling and day to day management of construction activities and teams.
Prior to joining the Palisade Builders team, she managed construction of multifamily developments for Prometheus Real Estate Group, Mill Creek Residential Trust and Trammell Crow Residential.
Jessica’s passion for construction technology has recently led her to develop and implement innovative platforms which look to increase productivity, improve collaboration, enhance efficiency and drive construction forward enabling teams to tackle more complex projects.
Jessica served eight years in the U.S. Navy as an active duty commissioned officer and Naval Flight Officer. She is a licensed California Contractor, holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the US Naval Academy, a Master of Business Administration, and a Master of Construction Management from the University of Southern California.
Chief Financial Officer
Andrew is responsible for all of PBI’s financial functions including project accounting, payroll and HR, and financial analysis, reporting, and forecasting. He is the man behind the scenes crunching numbers and providing the support necessary for both the management of PBI projects as well as all of its employees. Andrew has worked in the construction industry since 2001 and thoroughly enjoys the challenging, unpredictable, yet rewarding environment.
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