Kyle Nelson


With more than 27 years of experience in the construction and development industry, Mr. Nelson is the President/CEO for Riviera Building and Development, Inc. Mr. Nelson founded the company in 2004 after gaining invaluable experience working for other top companies in the industry.

His role within the company sets overall strategy for ongoing business, oversees all operations, and leads new business development efforts throughout the West Coast and in Hawaii. He has vast experience in both new construction and tenant improvements in all market sectors including hospitality, office, retail, residential, educational, healthcare and industrial.

Katherine Brannam


With more than 30 years of experience in Accounting, including both private and public sector organizations, Ms. Brannam is CFO/Director of Accounting for Riviera Building and Development, Inc.

Ms. Brannam has been with the company since inception and her broad experience and insights are key to managing and maintaining all job cost, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and other financial management of the company.

Josh Marquard

Senior Project Manager

With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Mr. Marquard is Senior Project Manager for Riviera Building and Development, Inc. and has overall responsibility for the management of larger, complex projects.

Mr. Marquard provides the backbone of our project management team with his strong communication skillset along with excellent management techniques for our office and field operations. His career experience includes work up and down the Southern California coast with project experience in new construction and tenant improvements in all market sectors including hospitality, office, retail and residential.

Danny Block

Director of Operations

With over 20 years of experience in the construction and development industry, Mr.Block is Director of Operations for Riviera Building & Development, Inc. In this role he leads our operational teams and oversees field operations and management, safety, quality control, customer relations, and staff training.

His Construction career began in the field with boots on the ground beginning with The Toll Brothers and Pacific Bay Homes.  His experience, results and leadership skills led to a Director position at Standard Pacific Homes LA Division, managing a team that delivered over 800 mid-rise and multifamily homes annually.  Most recently he spent the past 5 years as Director of Customer Care at TRI Pointe Homes in Irvine. Each year under his leadership his teams delivered over 700 homes and sustained the highest levels of industry standards resulting in numerous awards and recognition for customer satisfaction and quality.

Steve Autry

Senior Project Superintendent

With over 35 years of experience in the construction industry, Mr. Autry is a Senior Project Superintendent for Riviera Building and Development, Inc. and has overall responsibility on large complex commercial projects for safety, scheduling, subcontractor coordination and management in the field, quality control, supervision of the direct labor crews, and administrative field reports and documentation.

Mr. Autry has an excellent and time-tested track record with supervising complex phased projects in the hospitality, retail, industrial, commercial market sectors.

Peggy Block

Project Administration and Accounting

With over 30 years of construction industry experience in Project Management, Administration and Project Accounting in both residential and commercial projects, Peggy is a key member of our operational team.

As Project Administrator and Accountant for Riviera Building and Development, Inc. she is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, project billing, subcontract administration, project coordination, and various other project related functions.

Dean Bjorne

Assistant Project Manager

With over 10 years of experience in General Contracting and Construction Management, Mr. Bjorne has been actively involved in multiple construction sectors including commercial, industrial, entertainment, retail, and hospitality.

As an Assistant Project Manager for Riviera Building & Development, Inc., Mr. Bjorne is responsible for supporting the Project Manager and the Project Superintendent on all administrative and field activities. His focused efforts ensure that the project is kept on schedule and completed in conformance with the plans and specifications, in addition to managing the project’s documentation.

Gerry Hoskins

Project Superintendent

Mr. Hoskins brings more than seventeen years of construction experience and organizational success to the Riviera Building & Development, Inc. team. He has spent the last 15 years preparing, organizing and coordinating the construction of complex hospitality and commercial properties. His expertise in supervising simultaneous projects ranging from tenant improvements to ground-up construction is invaluable.

As a Project Superintendent, he strives for efficient site management, collaborative trade relationships, and client satisfaction. His discipline, professionalism and communication skills allow him to work effectively with all stakeholders on any of our commercial construction projects.

Mr. Hoskins is a United States Marine Corps Veteran.