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Our Team





Douglas M. Avis President

Mr. Avis founded Benchmark Pacific in 1980. He has acted as President since that time. His responsibilities are focused on land acquisition, project design and feasibility, and building and maintaining relationships with government agencies. He graduated from San Diego State in 1970.

Brian R. Murphy Vice President Finance

Mr. Murphy joined Benchmark Pacific in 1983. His role includes the management of all aspects of the company’s finances. This includes project finance, land seller finance and all tax related matters. Mr. Murphy graduated from San Diego State in 1980 with a degree in accounting. He is a California Certified Public Accountant.

Richard R. Robotta Vice President Development

Mr. Robotta joined Benchmark Pacific in 2003. His expertise and role consists of managing all aspects of the entitlement and development process. This includes planning, engineering and off-site infrastructure coordination. Prior to his joining Benchmark Pacific, Mr. Robotta, was Division Manager and Regional President of the Keith Companies. Mr. Robotta graduated from San Diego State in 1984 with a degree in engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in both California and Hawaii.