Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Taylor is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alpine Corporation. Patrick oversees all operational and business functions and is responsible for strategic direction and overall leadership of the company.
Patrick began his career as a developer of single-family homes in Palm Springs California in 1983. Patrick acquired raw land and took the projects through entitlement, design, and construction. Having funded the developments with private capital, secured from a high net worth investor, Patrick successfully completed the home and sales returned net profits in excess of 45%.
Based on the success of the first home projects, in 1986 expanded into the direct mortgage business and joined Directors Mortgage Corp, where he remained for 10 years. During that time, as their top producer, he underwrote and provided financing for thousands of residential properties and commercial assets throughout southern California and Lake Tahoe.
In 1996 Patrick he founded Alpine Corp, initially as a real estate finance and mortgage banker provided financing for both residential and commercial real estate.
In 2000, Patrick expanded the scope of Alpine and acquired, developed and managed multifamily properties.
Recognizing the opportunities at Lake Tahoe for both high end residential and moderately priced work force housing apartments, Patrick began to identify and acquire sites around the lake for development.
Over his 35 years in real estate, Patrick has owned, developed, renovated, managed, and financed well over $1 billion of assets of both residential and commercial property
Joe is responsible for managing and leading the team at the Alpine Corporation. He oversees all of the executive decisions.
Director of Construction
While earning his bachelor’s degree in finance from Cal Poly SLO, Matt Locati operated Fineline Construction, and he worked as an instructor in the campus computer lab. In his senior year, he gained valuable lending experience as the Vice President of Marketing for the Homes Company Mortgage Brokerage.
Concurrent with his time at the Homes Company, Matt started Terrex Land Development Company, with his first project being a 120-acre subdivision in Creston California. After improving access to the property and grading building pads, he subdivided and re- positioned the property from low-value agricultural use to executive home sites, which he successfully marketed and sold. Matt also obtained his broker’s license to assist with acquisitions and he moved the company from paper ledgers to an electronic bookkeeping system.
As President of TerraCorp and Terrex, Matt’s primary responsibilities were corporate governance, project entitlement, community design, construction management and capital structuring.