Allen W. Warren grew up in the North Sacramento Community of Del Paso Heights and is the product of a loving hard working family that instilled in him the value of hard work. Mr. Warren is a graduate of east bay Hayward with a Bachelors of Arts degree in political science and a minor in business administration. Upon graduation, Mr. Warren joined Dean Witter (Morgan Stanley) as a successful stockbroker.
In the fall of 1990, Mr. Warren entered on a new journey as a real estate developer founding a company that he oversaw as CEO/President for 25 years, New Faze Development Inc. Mr. Warren’s success is due in part to his commitment to developing, promoting and investing in smart-growth and mixed- use urban revitalization and Greenfield residential and commercial projects and his ability to provide quality, affordable housing projects and a variety of residential and commercial projects throughout Northern California over the past 21 years, including higher-priced, custom homes and senior housing, worth more than $1 billion dollars.
The company’s success has been recognized by numerous organizations and publications and has received multiple businesses of the year awards. In addition to New Faze’s recognition, Mr. Warren has personally been recognized for bringing people together to solve complex issues receiving the Unity Award from the Greater Sacramento Urban League, American Leaderships Exemplary Leadership Award and in 2005 was recognized by Sacramento Magazine as one of the 50 most influential leaders in the Sacramento region.
Mr. Warren has been a leader and innovator in turning areas long neglected into viable neighborhoods with sustainable value. The great recession of 2008 had a devastating effect on real estate and the economy; New Faze however was able to successfully navigate through the historical downturn that had devastated the real estate industry. Mr. Warren has positioned New Faze to take advantage of the resurgence in the real estate market and benefit from the overall improvement of the economy; which demonstrates Mr. Warren’s leadership skills, creativity, willingness to meet challenges head on, and tough decision-making.
In November of 2012, Mr. Warren successfully ran for a seat on the Sacramento City Council. Currently, Mr. Warren represents the Second District as it’s locally elected Councilman and was named Vice Mayor of the City of Sacramento earlier this year.
Allen and his wife, Dr. Gina Warren, reside in North Sacramento and have three children, Braxton, Synclaire and Roman.
Nick Pecha joined the New Faze team in February 2008 as the CFO/controller and is responsible for all functions of accounting, finance and financial reporting including job progress reporting and maintaining project budgets. Mr. Pecha brings 15 years of experience directly related to accounting and finance specialized in land development and the new home construction industry in both California and Nevada.
Over the years Nick has managed and accounted for over 1 billion dollars in land development and site construction contracts with various homebuilders locally and nationally. Nick has also accounted for the construction of over 80 new subdivisions and master plan communities totaling over ten thousand new homes. Prior to his career in new home construction, Nick was responsible for accounting in other construction related industries including commercial and multi-family construction for public and private sectors.
Nick received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Business/Accounting from Eastern Washington University and graduated with honors. Nick also holds various certifications in Information Technologies and has an excellent understanding of GAAP.