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Marjorie A. Knitter, the inspirational president of Moote Companies, a full service land management firm that assists developers, builders and lenders in all aspects of land development management and infrastructure programs from entitlement through finished lots. She is well known in the Southern California construction industry, with more than 29 years of experience in providing land development solutions. She is engaged in numerous related industry associations and holds leadership roles in most.
Marji oversees all aspects of business planning, development and management for the firm's employees. She has a leadership role in many of the company's services such as developing feasibility studies, constructability analysis, offsite cost estimates; administering bid packages and contracts; and negotiating construction reimbursement agreements for public improvements performed through private development. Marji personally performs the associated work and leads the development project team providing pro forma development and costing, whether the developer is buying, selling, borrowing, budgeting or building out the project.
Marji also races with Moote's Sprint Triathlon Team.
Vice President, QSP
Paul leads the Land Development Cost Estimating department with 35 years of experience. He has been involved in many different sized projects, from one lot to over ten thousand lots. Over the years his cost estimating and construction management experiences have involved all major types of infrastructure from water tanks, well installation, well abandonment, regional detention basins, freeway interchanges, bridges, environmental clean up strategies, landslide repairs, soil nailing, stone columns, jack & boring, habitat restoration, landscaping and numerous other challenging land development and construction issues. California is the "land of complex geology" and expertise is required to accurately forecast the land development costs. Each project is unique. Paul has the knowledge, expertise and passion to custom build a land development estimate that accurately reflects the development costs.
Paul demonstrates this in his work product, training and lectures.
Principal, Due Diligence, Special Projects
Greg oversees all aspects of business planning and development of the firm’s goals and objectives. Greg joined Moote in 2005 – starting with cost estimating and quantity takeoffs, Greg has expanded his knowledge and now takes a leadership role in services such as Due Diligence / Cost Estimating, Project Administration and Special Finance and Fee District Administration. He has assisted his clients with the planning and implementation of fee agreements, public financing instruments and the management of eligible infrastructure that has yielded over $150M in project credits and/or reimbursements. With a vast knowledge of public works requirements and regulations such as prevailing wages, change order administration RFI’s and submittals, Greg works closely with the Agency, engineer of record and contractor to ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget.
Greg is married to his wife Nikkie and enjoys the beach, golf and being with his family. Greg obtained a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Chapman University and expects to complete his MBA in December 2014 from Chapman as well.