We didn’t become experts overnight

More than 200 years of combined building experience


Greg Hancock, President

As the president and founder of Hancock Builders, Greg has been building homes in Arizona since 1976. His passion for the business, his loyal family of employees, and his foresight to not only keep up with market demands but see where the industry is going, are some of the reasons he has successfully been building homes for over four decades. Today, Greg is responsible for all land acquisition, in addition to overseeing product development and design for each Hancock Builders community.

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Kelly Ward, Executive Vice President

Kelly brings eight years of experience in multi-family construction and technology to Hancock Builders. The direct liaison to President Greg Hancock, she is responsible for budgeting, contract negotiations, engineering and design of multi-family low voltage systems, project management, and design and development of each planned community. 


Marianne Laupp, CFO

Before joining the Hancock Builders team, Marianne was the CFO for ICON Builders for 16 years. During this time, she worked with corporate banks, insurance companies and bonding agencies, and was an integral part of the management team setting the policies and direction of the company. She was also the Controller for Shiloh Custom Homes and The Boulders Residential Community in North Scottsdale. During her nine years at these companies, she was responsible for land development, custom home building, HOA, sewer company and retail entity accounting. Marianne is directly responsible for financial reporting, cash flow analysis, and HR policies for Hancock Builders.



With over 15 years of experience in construction, DJ over sees the building of housing projects for Hancock Builders. He leads a team of 10 project managers while working closely with the purchasing team awarding jobs to different trades. His expertise is in providing construction time lines and executing small and large residential builds ranging from custom homes to 300 plus housing subdivisions. DJ shines as a leader while fostering relationships with clients, trades, and his team.



With 25 years of experience in the construction and home building industry, Clay brings his expertise in the areas of purchasing and supply chain management, field management, land acquisition and development, architectural, engineering and civil plan development, strategic analysis and planning, and operations management. He has excelled with construction methods, building concepts and materials, negotiating, bidding and budgeting.

Clay graduated from  Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management and a Six Sigma Green Belt certification.


Janine Long,
Vice President - Projects

Janine possesses more than 30 years of experience with a diversified background in real estate and new home construction that includes residential resale, leasing, property management, mortgage financing, new home sales, sales management and operations. She began her career with Hancock in 1987 and now serves as Vice President, working with her mentor and co-workers to facilitate the land entitlement and amenity design of more than 4,000 luxury residential rental apartment homes and communities. 



Joining the Hancock team in 2000, Bobbi began a career in land development, specializing in the use of tax-based financing for horizontal improvements in master planned communities. She has since produced over 9,000 single family lots, 3 golf courses, and several municipal water and wastewater facilities on behalf of both residential builders and municipal engineering employers.  Bringing her diverse skill set back to the Hancock Builders team, she is keenly positioned to lead forward planning and land development.