Van Hester

Senior Vice President

Van Hester joined the LPJ team in 1997 and has since instilled LPJ’s Partner-Build™ approach into all of his projects. Mr. Hester specializes in managing complex retail and mixed-use projects, some of which were constructed over subterranean parking structures. His favorite project has been Montclair Place in Montclair, CA. He holds a B.S. in Construction Engineering from California Polytech University at Pomona.

He loves to snow ski and travels to Utah often to ski. He enjoys spending time with his family. He has two grandkids with a third on the way. When he’s home, he likes to work on improving the home. He considers himself quite the handyman.