Foremost Companies is a premier land investment firm that acquires property in strategic locations to entitle and sell high-quality residential developments. The company and its affiliates have owned and/or managed over 12,000 residential lots across California. Foremost is seeking raw land, partially improved land, brownfields and urban redevelopment opportunities at any stage of the entitlement process. Foremost’s urban infill and redevelopment team is specifically focused on Los Angeles and Orange counties in areas with underutilized commercial space. Foremost’s management team is experienced in master-planned communities and single-family detached and attached product, including townhomes, as well as rentals, multifamily and mixed use.
Steve Cameron, president and founder of Foremost Companies has more than 30 years of experience in California real estate development and has been closely involved in every aspect of the residential real estate industry from financing and acquisition to the sales and marketing of new homes. Prior to forming Foremost Companies in 2007, Cameron was the chief operating officer of Fieldstone Communities, a private residential builder of more than 20,000 homes. Cameron had been associated with The Fieldstone Group of Companies since 1990. Before Fieldstone, he worked at Continental Bank in Chicago in the bank’s real estate capital markets group. Cameron is well known and respected in the local building industry, where he has developed a strong reputation for integrity and community involvement. He is a past president of the Orange County Chapter of the Building Industry Association and has served on the board of directors for several non-profit organizations. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and a Master of Business Administration at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Cameron lives in San Juan Capistrano with his wife, Suzanne, and have five grown children.