Our Team

Richard Felker


Integrity, quality and commitment have been at the cornerstone
 of Richard Felker’s four decades of successful real estate development and construction. Throughout his career, Mr. Felker has acquired and developed more than 100 properties with a combined value of more than one billion dollars.

Mr. Felker, Principal and Founder of the Empire Group of Companies, is the recipient of many local and national awards for design and project excellence, including awards from the Pacific Coast Builders Conference, Builder Magazine and Home Builders Association of Central Arizona.

Rich Zacher


Zacher formed his own company in 1994. Zacher Homes specialized in new and originally designed premium in infill residential communities throughout the Valley. As Rich says, “my goal has always been to develop a site
plan that creates a community of exceptional homesites and design architecture which optimizes the living experience for the Homeowner.”

With that vision, Zacher and his team are responsible for the development, construction and sale of an impressive $335M in real estate projects between 1994 and 2010.