Anthony Lombardo, President
In 1986, Anthony Lombardo studied Technical Building Construction Technology at Ferris State College. Two years later, at the age of 21, he took the helm of the family business, Lombardo Homes. He has transformed the company into an organization that generates as much as 70 million dollars in revenue annually.
Holding true to the company’s core values of quality and affordability has been a major focus for Anthony and in 2005 J.D. Powers and Associates named Lombardo Companies as one of the top 3 home builders in Detroit for Customer Satisfaction. As our industry began to decline in 2000, Lombardo Homes has had to recreate itself. With Anthony’s leadership, new innovative sales programs were developed to tap new buyer segments. The organization also made the bold move of purchasing all the land assets of the Detroit Division of Centex Homes.
Since then, the company has not looked back, growing closings and revenue by nearly 35% annually for the last 3 years. In addition, the company has added 1600 developed lots and 925 acres of raw land in the Detroit Metro area. The companies continued success has led them to now be the largest home builder in the Detroit Metro area. We look forward to taking what we have learned in arguably the most devastated economy in the country and applying it to our St. Louis division.
Anna Lisa Lombardo, Vice President of Finance
Anna Lisa Lombardo began working in the business during high school. She worked in both the office and in the apartment complex. Anna Lisa attended Northwood University where she graduated with Honors in Business and Accounting.
In 1986, Anna Lisa obtained her CPA certificate while working for a public accounting firm. She further broadened her accounting and finance career when she worked for a division of Lever Brothers. There she served as an Assistant Controller for Mrs. Butterworth Syrup. In 1989 Anna Lisa joined the Lombardo Companies’ accounting department and she is currently the company’s VP of Finance. Her experience in multiple industries as well as overall knowledge of the business continues to be an asset to the organization as it grows into the future. Anna Lisa also has a builder’s license as well as a real estate sales license both in the State of Michigan.
Cathy Lombardo, Vice President of Property Management
Cathy Lombardo has a broad range of experience with a primary focus on business and development. She began working for Lombardo Homes while in high school as a groundskeeper at the family’s apartment buildings. She attended Alma College as a double major in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems. As an Honor’s graduate, Cathy pursued her MBA at Michigan State University with an emphasis in Finance.
She began working at Ford Motor Company as a part of the Finance Department and moved to several areas in the company over a 10 year span. She worked in Marketing Finance, Product Development Finance, Heavy Truck Marketing & Sales, International Finance and as the Stamping Plant Controller.
In 2003 Cathy became a full-time employee of Lombardo Homes where today, she is the Vice President of Property Management. She oversees the company’s five apartment communities and is working on expanding to include more communities. She is also a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Michigan.
Sebastian Lombardo, Cranbrook Custom Homes President
Sebastian Lombardo’s involvement with Lombardo Companies has been a constant for most of his life. As a licensed builder and real estate agent, his education and experience have been centered in the business of building homes. He continues to focus on upholding the company’s core values, quality and customer service, that were established by his father.
During the summer, while in high school, Sebastian did general maintenance at his father’s apartment complexes during his summer vacations. He went on to study Electronic Technology at Ferris State University and received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Oakland University. After college, he went to work for two engineering firms.
Since 1991, Sebastian has been working for Lombardo Companies and he has done everything from being a construction superintendent, to managing the company’s Customer Service Department and serving as V.P. of Construction. Today, he manages New Community Openings, Special Sales Programs – Trade In – Trade Up and Market Place Homes as well as the new custom home division, Cranbrook Custom Homes.