Director of Land Acquisition and Development
Formally Executive VP of one of the most active and largest land development companies in Butler County, Ohio, Richard Martin brings years of experience to Sunesis.
Well known for his unique combination of approachability and proficiency, Richard offers a multitude of strengths to our land development team: thoughtful analysis, clear communication, teamwork, technical knowledge, attention to detail, and sensitivity to the aesthetic and functional aspects of residential communities, Richard is personally involved in every project and sincerely dedicated to client service by using his depth of knowledge, staying current with new design concepts, and implementing proven building methods to provide an effective approach to land development.
His specialty is acquiring land with natural characteristics to allow for the design of a neighborhood that will encourage and provide the lifestyle desired by those living in the community. Having a license in architecture, being a certified in interior design, and having experience in land development affords Richard the unique ability to envision all the components necessary to create award-winning suburban design. Plus, he understands the layouts of streets, architectural styles of homes, community entrance features, water and landscape design, lighting features and many other factors, which contribute to the beauty and functionality of the environment in which people live. When all these areas are considered, it vastly increases the likelihood of achieving a successful project.
Richard’s designs have been the recipient of several awards from the Cincinnati Homebuilders Association, the Canadian Wood Council, U.S. Department of Education and Developer of the Year from NVR, Ryan Homes. Richard represents expertise, commitment, and long-term project experience.
For over 17 years, Gil Maple has been in construction management. In 1998, Gil started his career as an electrician, where he quickly became the supervisor of his crews. After 4 years of working as a supervising electrician, Gil was offered a position as a construction superintendent for a separate builder – a position he now holds with Sunesis Properties.
As our construction superintendent, Gil specializes in overseeing the daily onsite construction activities to ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and in accordance with all building codes.
Gil has daily conversations with our clients to make sure their expectations are met. Additionally, Gil is OHSA 10-hour construction certified with many trade skills. He will often lead his contractors by example, jumping into his projects whenever necessary to make sure they are completed with the highest of quality.
This dedication in being involved has allowed Gil to oversee many successful commercial and residential projects.