At Hamlet Homes, we are committed to providing our homebuyers with quality, customer-oriented townhomes and single-family homes located in attractively designed neighborhoods in northern Utah. We are also recognized as a leader in urban redevelopment and transit-oriented communities. As of this year, Hamlet Homes has developed over 3,600 homes in 63 communities and Hamlet Development Corporation developed over 4,500 lots for Hamlet Homes and other builders.
Our success in achieving customer satisfaction – your satisfaction – is measured by an 91% average approval rating in ongoing surveys. This positive response demonstrates that we understand what it takes to assist you in making your house a cherished home. (We invite you to read our Customer Testimonials on our Home page.)
Hamlet’s dedication to building quality homes and attractive communities is further measured in the awards we receive. These include the Builder of Integrity Award from the Quality Builder Warranty Corporation in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2010; and Utah’s Best of State medal for Residential Construction in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007 and for Real Estate Development in 2019. The company has also been a finalist in the National Housing Quality Awards as well as the recipient of the 2009 Governor’s Quality Growth Award. In 2015, Hamlet Homes received a Green Business Award for sustainable building and design from Utah Business and in 2016 was named Best Home Builder from the City of South Salt Lake. Hamlet Homes was most recently named the SL Chamber’s Veteran Owned Business of the Year for 2019, received the 2019 Best of State award for Real Estate Development and was named as a Housing Giant for 2019 by Professional Builder Magazine.
Located in Murray City, Utah, Hamlet Homes is part of the Hamlet group of companies, which includes Hamlet Development and Hamlet Commercial.
Michael M. Brodsky
Founder of Hamlet Homes, is currently Chairman of Hamlet Homes IV, and Owner & President of the Hamlet Development Corporation
Michael Brodsky is the founder of Hamlet Homes and is currently the Chairman of Hamlet Homes IV, and is Owner & President of the Hamlet Development Corporation.
With over 50 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, Michael oversees the growth objectives of each company, providing the new owners of Hamlet Homes IV with advice and direction as needed. As President of Hamlet Development, he is responsible for identifying land opportunities that will provide finished lots for Hamlet Homes and other builders. Along with Nick Mingo and Hayley Pratt, he oversees the development entitlement process through local municipalities. Hamlet Development also manages a number of rental properties, as well as Elsinore Communications. Elsinore provides high speed internet through the homeowner’s associations of many of the communities that Hamlet Development has developed.
Since founding the company in 1994, the Hamlet Companies have developed over 4,500 building lots in 60 communities and delivered over 3,500 new homes in Northern Utah; as well as over 100,000 sq. ft. of new Class A office buildings.
Prior to starting Hamlet, Michael was a division president for 14 years with The Ryland Group, Inc., based in Columbia, Maryland. While in this position, he grew one division into three separate divisions. In 1983 the division closed 75 homes in Baltimore County, and by 1990 they closed just under 1,000 homes. From 1975– 1980, Michael was with
Wilmington, Delaware based Leon N. Weiner & Associates as project manager and construction superintendent. His responsibilities included overseeing contracts and coordinating design plans and specifications with architects and engineers for projects throughout New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. For six months, Michael took an
assignment with Clarence Johnson, Ltd. in Barbados, West Indies to construct a deep-water harbor expansion in Georgetown and to renovate a local airport. Prior to Leon N. Weiner & Associates, he spent three years in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands constructing a low-income, mid-rise apartment complex as well as multiple single-family detached
Michael received his bachelor’s degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the National Home Builders Association, Home Builders Association of Greater Salt Lake, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Utah State Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as their Treasurer. In 2002, he was one of 24 finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He has served on the National Ability Center Board of Directors and served as the organization’s board president in 2003. He currently is an Honorary Board member.
Michael resides in Park City, Utah with his wife Susan, of 30 years.
Barry Gittleman, MBA
President & Chief Operating Officer, Hamlet Homes
Barry Gittleman is the President/COO and an Owner of Hamlet Homes.
Barry is one of four members of the management team who purchased Hamlet Homes from Michael Brodsky, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Hamlet Companies in January 2017. As President and Chief Operating Officer of Hamlet Homes, he is responsible for the Production and Sales & Marketing departments, overseeing budgets and cash flow, developing Hamlet’s architecture and home design, and managing our customer service and community homeowner associations.
Prior to joining Hamlet, Barry was Division President for Fischer Homes, starting the Atlanta division from scratch and growing it to 18 communities, building more than 200 new homes in the first two years. Barry also worked for John Wieland Homes, the top luxury homebuilder in the Southeast region. For Wieland, Barry served as Corporate Vice President of Land, Strategy and Finance, responsible for acquisition of 12 new communities, strategy in 60 existing communities in 5 states, and the 2012 sale of the company for more than $100 million. Prior to Wieland, Barry worked for Centex Homes as Director of Strategic Marketing and Land in Jacksonville, Atlanta and Nashville, leading Centex’s long-term strategic planning, marketing and market research operations, and land acquisition. Barry was a Project Leader with Boston Consulting Group, advising C-suite executives on major corporate projects in the airline, medical, consumer goods, energy, and entertainment industries.
Before his business career, Barry served as a U.S. Navy nuclear submarine officer for 20 years. He retired with the rank of Commander after serving as Sonar Officer, Engineering Officer, and Weapons Officer on three nuclear attack submarines, and conducting multiple extended deployments and multiple national security missions.
Barry earned degrees in engineering from the United States Naval Academy, in management from Troy State University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a board member for the Salt Lake Homebuilders Association, and a member of the Military Committee for the National Ability Center.
Barry currently resides in Park City with his wife and son.
Elliott Jenkins, CPA
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Hamlet Homes
Elliott Jenkins is the CFO and an Owner of Hamlet Homes.
Elliott is one of the four members of the management team who are the new Hamlet Homes’ owners. He joined Hamlet in 2009 and, in his position, manages the financial and administrative functions of the multi- entity operation. He establishes and maintains relationships with financial institutions and coordinates outside reporting for investors and independent CPA tax and audit
professionals. In addition, he maintains a management reporting system that includes an annual budget, quarterly forecasts, cash flow projections, variance reports, performance reports and year-end capital account analysis and reporting for investors.
Elliott brings over 30 years of financial experience to the Hamlet team. Prior to joining, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for SIRQ, Inc. (a Salt Lake City-based
commercial general contractor). In addition, he has filled senior financial roles with various residential and commercial general contractors in Utah and Nevada including Layton Construction Company and KB Home.
Elliott received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Utah. He is a CPA and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is a member of the board of directors of the Community Development Corporation of Utah, a non-profit dedicated to providing home ownership opportunities for low to moderate income families living in Utah.
He resides in Draper with his wife and enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Principal Broker & VP of Sales
Philip Mosher is Vice President of Sales/Principal Broker and an Owner of Hamlet Homes.
Phil is one of the four members of the management team who represent the new owners of Hamlet Homes. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administrations from Rider University and has over 28 years of Real Estate experience. He possesses extensive capabilities and depth of experience in marketing and selling new home communities, personally selling over 800 homes with volume totaling over $250 Million. Philip was instrumental in Hamlet Homes’ revitalization during the downturn, assisting in the disposition of non-performing assets, acquisition of new land opportunities and commercial sales & leasing in the Birkhill at Fireclay Development. Utilizing his well-rounded skills and vast industry knowledge, he is responsible for hiring, training, and managing the Hamlet on-site sales team.
Philip is a member of the Utah Home Builders Association, previously serving as President of the Sales & Marketing council. As a Certified New Home Marketing Professional and Licensed Utah Real Estate Broker, he has won numerous awards during his career – including the Utah Sales and Marketing Council Sales Person of the Year and the National Sales and Marketing Council Sales Person of the Year Silver Award.
Vice President of Construction, Hamlet Homes
Jon Southern is the Vice President of Construction and an Owner of Hamlet Homes.
Jon is one of the four members of the management team who represent the new owners of Hamlet Homes. He started in the construction industry working for Acadian Builders, a Framing and General Contractor, in 1996. He worked from the ground up starting as a laborer in the company with four employees. After nine years with Acadian, he was the Lead Framing Supervisor directly overseeing 30 employees and managing three additional Framing Supervisors. Jon attended BYU in their construction management program from 1994-1996.
Jon joined Hamlet Homes in 2004 as an Assistant Supervisor in the Production Department. Since that time, Jon has held the title of Production Supervisor, Homebuilding Manager, and finally, his current position, VP of Construction. He now oversees and directs all of Hamlet Homes’ Homebuilding, Purchasing, and Estimating activities.
In 2000, Jon received the Subcontractor of the Year Award from Panda Homes and in 2006 he was named the Supervisor of the Year from Hamlet Homes for closing 74 homes and having over $14 million in revenue.
Jon currently resides in Cardon Square, a Hamlet Homes Community in Riverton, Utah.
Nate Kingdon is a Sales Representative for Hamlet Homes. Nate started out his New Homes career with Hamlet Homes in 2004 as a trainee. He sold 19 homes in a short period of time and was quickly promoted to a Sales Agent. He was awarded the “Rookie Sales Person of the Year” award by the Utah Home Builders Association in 2006. He rejoined our team here at Hamlet Homes nearly 3 years ago and has been with the company for 10 years! Nate has 20 years of Real Estate experience. Nate loves the process of new construction and thoroughly enjoys getting to know our customers and helping them through the process of purchasing and buying a new home.
When he isn’t traveling around with his family for his daughters Competitive Cheer competitions he enjoys mountain biking, skiing and being outdoors with his family. Nate resides in Draper with his wife, 2 daughters and the family dog Oakley.
Yosh Ryujin is a Sales Agent for Hamlet Homes. He has more than 18 years of real estate experience, 16 of which have been in the new home sales industry. Yosh has spent nearly 10 years with Hamlet Homes and during that time was awarded the “Sales Person of the Year” by the Utah Home Builders Association in 2007. Yosh loves helping Hamlet customers navigate through a home buying process that truly lives up to our motto of, "Great Homes, Great People, Great Experience."
Away from work, Yosh enjoys traveling and playing ice hockey, which he has done for over 30 years. In addition, he is also an assistant coach for the Weber State University men's ice hockey team. But most of all, he enjoys being a husband to his wife Shantel, and a dad to his 3 beautiful daughters and 4 amazing step-children.
Amber Larsen is a Sales Agent for Hamlet Homes. She started working for the Company in 2013 and handles sales in the Salt Lake Valley. Amber loves her job and genuinely enjoys working with, and getting to know our Hamlet customers. She has been in sales for many years and hopes to provide knowledge and support during the construction process. Her goal is to know her Hamlet customers and ensure they are happy with their home buying experience.
She previously worked in a Sales Position at Maggie Sottero Bridal where she started in the office as a Factory Manager. She worked her way up to International Account Executive, where she handled National and International Accounts.
Amber enjoys hiking, running, swimming and most outdoor activities. Summer is her favorite time of year and loves being outside to enjoy the sunshine. Most importantly, Amber loves being married to her husband Tyler, and being a mom to her three children. Together they enjoy time in Moab, Zion’s and the beach.
Isaac Hanson is a Sales Representative for Hamlet Homes. He started his New Home Sales career here at Hamlet Homes in 2016. Isaac enjoys helping customers in Salt Lake County, Wasatch County and Davis County find a brand new home that fits their needs and takes pride ensuring they have a great experience during the entire process of buying a new home. Isaac has over seven years experience in sales including working his way up to become a co-manager at Express Fashion and continued in sales at RC Willey helping customers furnish their home before joining the Hamlet Homes team.
Isaac enjoys traveling, basketball, boating and water sports. He loves spending time with his wife and being a father to his daughter and four step-children.
Kadie Perez was recently promoted from Sales Assistant to Sales Representative for Hamlet Homes. Prior to her as sales assistant, Kadie worked as the Front Office Administrator at Hamlet Homes and she has previously worked for Walt Disney World in Florida in many different roles and has that “Disney” spirit in her approach to everyone and everything. Kadie grew up on a farm in Idaho and loves spending time with her family. She also loves anything outdoors, including basketball, running, hiking, and snowboarding.
Rhiannon Royal was recently promoted from a Sales Assistant to Sales Representative for Hamlet Homes. She rejoined the Hamlet Team from Accounting in 2008 and previously working for a Los Angeles based company as a Corporate Recruiter. She is excited for the professional contributions she can make to Hamlet Homes.
Being a Utah native Rhiannon is excited to be back home, where she enjoys snowboarding, pilates, and spending time her with family.
Josh Paraspolo is the newest Sales Trainee at Hamlet Holmes. Prior to joining with the company, he recently graduated from Utah State with a Bachelors in Technology Systems. Josh found a passion in Real Estate during college while doing an internship with Holmes Homes Real Estate when he was doing Digital Design work to show different elevations of floor plans. He decided to finish his major and study for his real estate license. Josh is from Salt Lake City and when he is not working, he enjoys golfing, being with friends and family, and watching football.