The Cedar and Sage Story

Built on one great relationship after another

Cedar and Sage Homes combines the vision to see opportunities with the resources and experiences to realize them efficiently and effectively. From the very beginning, we set out to operate with a purpose and passion unique to our brand of design-build custom home construction and investment real estate development across the Northwest.

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Cedar and Sage Homes Leadership Team

At the heart of Cedar and Sage Homes you’ll find vision, experience, and passion. We’re committed to designing, building and developing both residential and mixed-use investment properties as well as turn key custom homes in a better way. As our business has grown, so has our regional network of craftsmen, professionals, and experts.

Dave Gintz, Founder & Visionary

Anyone who has met Dave will tell you about his energy, his commitment, and his vision. He is not only a builder by trade but also a builder of relationships and community.  He brings two decades of experience as a real estate developer, starting as a mortgage loan officer in 1999 to building a dynamic land development and custom home construction company today. Along the way, he founded four other real estate companies with partners before breaking out on his own. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Arizona. Dave adheres to a personal philosophy of “Family First.” He and his wife Jenn are the proud parents of teenage daughters Makenzie and Lola.

Rick Smith, CEO & Integrator

As Chief Executive Officer & Integrator, Rick is responsible for ensuring all parts of the business are aligned in order to execute & achieve our most critical business goals.  He accomplishes this through building a strong operational foundation upon which the company is able to deliver predictable and high quality results.  Prior to joining Cedar and Sage, Rick has held multiple leadership positions including Director of Client Success, VP of Operations, COO and CEO.

Jed Cazier, COO

Since 2004, Jed has been a key player in the construction industry throughout the Northwest. He has been involved in the construction of many popular restaurants, hundreds of homes and many multi-family projects. As the Chief Operation Officer at Cedar and Sage, Jed is accountable for our field operations team, their overall performance and the experience of our clients.  Jed loves the entire building process, seeing his projects come to life and become a place for families to enjoy.

Rich Cook, CFO

Rich is the Chief Financial Officer for Cedar & Sage Homes and is accountable for our overall financial health as a company.  Prior to Cedar & Sage, Rich was the CFO of a software company within the vacation rental industry for 12 years.  Having run the financials of the company since inception, and having worked with the CEO daily to grow and mature the company, the company was successfully sold.

A Network You Can Build On

Cedar and Sage Homes has nurtured a regional network of partners that represents the best-of-the-best talent across all aspects of the custom home building and resort community development market. From our accredited financial and real estate partners to our architecture and design team, we attract and retain some of the best professionals and the best people you’ll ever work with. This includes every skilled trade professional you’ll meet throughout your build!

Meet the exclusive partners of Cedar and Sage Homes

See how our story has unfolded across the Northwest

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