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Who We Are

Sonoma Hill Builders, Inc is a luxury residential development firm rooted in Sonoma and Napa Counties. We are expert builders who offer generations of experience in the pre-construction and general contracting phases.

All projects are a partnership between our firm and our client, and we value the relationship.

Our commitment is to provide all of our clients with the highest quality construction and top caliber service.

We look forward to working with you.

Team


Carrie Hunt

Director of Business Development


As a 3rd generation Sonoma County native and Healdsburg local, Carrie has a great appreciation for the Wine Country. After completing her B.S. in Economics from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, she worked for notable real estate developer, Hines Interests, in San Francisco. While on the acquisitions and development team she focused on the landmark Salesforce Tower & Transbay Transit Center design and entitlements process. She later joined the Hines construction management team as a project coordinator for the one million square foot VMware Software campus project in Palo Alto. Concurrently, she completed a program in Sustainable Design and Construction from UC Berkeley and earned her LEED AP credentials for the Building, Design & Construction specialty.

In 2014, she joined Blu Homes, Inc. and moved to Napa Valley where she met her Husband, a local Winemaker. Putting her construction background and passion for green building to use as a salesperson for Northern California, she quickly became Blu Homes top achieving salesperson nationwide. Her love for helping families build their dream homes using an innovative product and process was apparent, she was promoted to Sr. Director of Sales for the company in 2017. As the Sr. Director of Sales, Carrie was responsible for managing the sales team, overseeing new product design, finish material specifications, and ensuring the customer experience was second to none in the home building industry.

Carrie and her Husband moved back to her hometown of Sonoma County to be near family in 2016. They have two sons and enjoy hiking at Lake Sonoma and biking through Dry Creek Valley in their free time.

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Tom Ahern

Contruction Manager


Thomas Ahern has deep roots in Sonoma County. His family has called Healdsburg home for the past four generations.

Thomas started building in 1998, building high-end custom homes and hotels on the Mendocino coast. He moved back home to Sonoma County in 2010 to be a superintendent for a local contractor specializing in whole home extensive remodelling and light commercial projects including the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County.

In 2014, he joined Leff Construction Design/Build as a superintendent where he continued to hone his skills in leading a team working on high-end homes and building them to the highest standard of quality. He enjoys problem-solving, working on a team and leading by example to create something personal and lasting for the customer. Always keeping the client first, Thomas has an exceptional eye for detail, a strong work ethic, and a clear communication style, which ensures an exceptional customer experience.

Thomas lives in Windsor, California with his wife and three children. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and taking his family to Giants and 49er games.

Thomas ahern

Tyler Okie

Superintendent


Having grown up working with his dad working in construction and woodworking, he developed a love for building as well as a strong eye to detail. At the age of 22, he was brought in the office to learn the aspects of project management and running jobs. Tyler has done everything from production framing in the union to custom woodwork but the majority of his experience is in building high-end custom homes. He always makes sure the client is happy and confident throughout the job by keeping good communication between all parties involved.

In his free time, Tyler enjoys doing woodworking projects and spending time with his wife and two sons.

Tyler okie

Jose Camara

Foreman


Jose Camara has been in the construction industry for 10 years. He has been building high-end custom homes since the day he began. He found out early that his passion for construction was doing high-end finish work. Jose doesn’t settle for mediocrity, and he strives to impress each client with his exceptional carpentry skills. Being on budget and producing a superb finish product is the only end that is acceptable to Jose. Sonoma Hill Builders is lucky to have a Foreman with his capabilities.

In his free time, Jose likes to play soccer, mountain bike and spend time with his wife and 2 children.

Jose camara

Pascual Vargas

Foreman


Pascual Vargas is a seasoned Foreman who has been working in construction for 16 years. His first 6 years consisted of building high-end custom homes in Sonoma County. Pascual has always been very interested in all aspects of construction. He decided to go to work in the plumbing industry for 2 years to get experience and increase his versatility.He took the experience he gained in the plumbing trade and went back into building high-end custom homes. He has been a Foreman for the last4 years running a crew and coordinating with clients and subcontractors.Everybody enjoys working with Pascual. He is courteous, intelligent, fun to be around and extremely effective at what he does. Every client that he works for feels very lucky to have him on the team.

Pascual enjoys nature immensely. You will often find him in his free time at the beach or at the river enjoying Sonoma County’s beautiful scenery.
He is a proud father of 4 children, and he has been married to his wife for 20 years.

Pasqual