Meet our Estimating and Purchasing Manager, John
November 12, 2018
John McCormack, Estimating and Purchasing Manager
Date you joined the Partners team: July 2017
What’s the best part of your role? What do you look forward to at work?
Talking to and meeting all sorts of people from many diverse backgrounds. I look forward to getting to see things that started on paper or spreadsheets turn into someone’s home.
How did you end up working for Partners? Or what inspired you to get involved in the homebuilding industry?
The VP of Construction, Tim Dubiel, and I had worked together at a past home builder and he introduced me to Greg and Jade.
What’s your favourite memory from your time working at Partners?
For the Christmas party in December 2017, we teamed up and bought greg a vintage jukebox for Christmas.
What’s your favourite community built by Partners and why? (Past or present.)
Future! Our ARRIVE at Crestmont West project is getting going in Fall 2018 and it looks beautiful and is something a little out of our box/comfort zone.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
I have large dog, Mishka, who comes to work each day with me! She takes up a lot of leisure time keeping her and me active.
Do you have any advice for first-time homebuyers?
Do your home work, price point is important but the history, people and trades behind the different builders make a big difference in the product.
What’s the secret to building great homes? What makes Partners different to other companies?
Teamwork! We build great homes because everyone on site cares and works towards a common goal.