Hadi Makarechian

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Hadi Makarechian is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Capital Pacific Homes, Inc. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Makar Properties LLC and Banning Lewis Ranch Management Company.[1]

Makarechian was born in Iran in 1948, where his family owned the country's largest construction and development company.[2] According to David Brooks, "the family had intimate connections both to the Shah and the US military."[3]

He came to the US in 1965, where he attended and graduated from the University of Buffalo. From 1971-79 he worked for the Day Group Companies in Tehran. He returned to the United States in 1979. From 1979 to 1991, he was managing director of the Shamron Corporation, Rockville, Maryland. From 1991, he was chairman of Capital Pacific Homes of Newport Beach, California. [4]


  1. Hadi Makarechian, Bloomberg, accessed * December 2016.
  2. David Brooks, Castle in a Box, The New Yorker, 26 March 2001.
  3. David Brooks, Castle in a Box, The New Yorker, 26 March 2001.
  4. Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book of Corporate Managements, Dun & Bradstreet, 2008, p.259.