The Lemay Homes Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting  took place on 11.15.2016 at 9 AM on a beautiful fall morning. Rise and Lemay Housing Partnership, Inc.(LHP) hosted the celebration inside Hancock Place School District. After the presentation, everyone moved across the street to 9410 South Broadway to perform the official ribbon cutting. The celebration commemorated the completion of Lemay Homes. Rise and LHP are co-developers on 40 new, single-family homes which are affordable to families earning 60 percent or less of the Area Median Income. The development is at full occupancy at this time.

Esteemed dignitaries included:

Kevin O’Leary, St. Louis County, District 6

James M. Heard, St. Louis Field Office Director US. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Dr. Phillip Mannhard, Chairman of Lemay Housing Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors

Mike Vogt, South County Specialist,  St Louis Economic Development Partnership

Stephen Acree, President of Rise and Reginald Scott, Executive Director of LHP served as Masters of Ceremonies. All of the speakers expressed the importance of Lemay Homes to the community. Dr. Kevin Carl, Superintendent of Hancock School District, discussed the increase of 50 students to the Hancock school system due to the new families living in Lemay Homes and the positive impact the development has on the growth of the area.

A development like this takes a great team and we would like to acknowledge all of the players:

Development Partners:


Lemay Housing Partnership


Sugarcreek Capital: Chris Hite

PNC Bank: Laurie Peterson

General Contractor :


Jerry Meyer

Mat Hartig

Steve Boruff (supervisor 1st half of project)

Brian Wooley (supervisor 2nd half of project)

Anne Lodes


Curtiss Byrne


Missouri Housing Development Commission: Erik Berg

St. Louis County Office of Community Development:

Jim Holtzman

Amy Ellis

Mark Daugherty


Heideman: Mark Wiley

Property Management:

Vatterott Properties:

Greg Vatterott

Lakesha Dumakas (on-site manager)

Christy Hilsman


RubinBrown: Chris Langley

3rd Party Construction Supervision:

Capital Consultants: Erin Wright (for investor)

Mark O’Bryan (for Missouri Housing Development Commission)

Environmental Services:

Professional Environmental Engineers: Rachel McShane

SCI Engineering: Ben Butterfield

Title and Disbursing:

St. Louis Title: John Schafer

St. Louis Title: Betsy Guye-Fritz


Development Resource Partners: Doug Marshall


American Family: Patti Rask

Thank you to everyone involved! Your work and investments are truly “lifting our communities.”