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Meet Our Team

Washington State's Professional Home Builders

We Provide Dedicated, Quality Service.

American Classic Homes has assembled a staff of the utmost quality with hundreds of years of combined experience. Learn more about our extraordinary staff and their specialties.


Meet the Team 2018

Joel Mezistrano, Michael Gladstein, & Robert Gladstein

American Classic Homes Partners
Office: 206.588.1147 Ext. 106
Cell: 206.390.8200

Joel Mezistrano oversees finance, accounting, technology, and multi-family acquisitions at American Class Homes. He brings experience both as a business executive and real estate investor.

Joel graduated with honors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and mathematics. Beginning his career as a consultant with Accenture, Joel moved on to be a software executive at several successful startup software companies through periods of rapid growth. Joel’s specialty is business process automation and he has spent a significant amount of time in the banking and finance industry.
Office: 206.588.1147 Ext. 101
Cell: 206.799.8504

For more than 20 years, American Classic Homes Co-founder Michael Gladstein has cultivated a successful career in the residential construction and development industry in the greater Seattle area. Michael has managed dozens of residential developments in East King County, with responsibilities ranging from site selection to permitting, home design, construction and sales. He is a detailed-oriented, hands-on manager who visits jobsites daily.
Office: 206.588.1147 Ext. 102
Cell: 206.818.1028

American Classic Homes co-founder Robert Gladstein has cultivated his career in the residential construction and development industry for the past 20 years in the Seattle area. Robert is responsible for American Classic Homes' operations, including overseeing the customer service, marketing, and insurance programs.

Heather Cochran

Interior Designer and Selections Manager

Office: 206.588.1147 Ext. 123

Heather is our highly specialized Interior Designer and Selections Manager. She guides homeowners to the perfect home selection choices that best match their life and style. Outside of work Heather loves running and spending time with her great dane Bella.

Joey Walls

Customer Service Manager

Office: 206.588.1147 Ex 111

Joey Walls is our Customer Service Manager. Our Customer Service Team is always ready to help. They have a 24/7 system in which you can log a request for any issue that you may have. One of our experts will contact you within 24 business hours.


Marissa Goss

Homeowner Support Specialist

Office: 206.588.1147 Ext. 107

As American Classic Homes' Homeowner Support Specialist, Marissa is the point of contact for home buyers during the construction of their home, providing updates and helping with their journey. For more than a decade, she held global buyer, customer service and sales roles for high-end retailers. In her free time, Marissa can be found exploring the Northwest with her twin daughters, husband and dog.

Summer Davis

New Home Advisor

Cell: 206.557.6363

Summer Davis is our New Home Advisor. She is available anytime to answer any and all questions you may have about purchasing and owning a new home in any community. Whether you are looking, planning for a home a year or more down the road, or aiming to buy now, she is here to answer your questions.

Outside of work, she enjoys cheering on the Huskies and the Seattle Seahawks. She loves spending time with her family and her Chihuahua, Bucky. Summer believes that traveling is a must. And like a true Seattleite, she is a lover of food and fitness.

Kevin Hyland

Purchasing Manager

Office: 206.588.1147 Ex 110

Cell: 206.399.8077

For over 17 years, Kevin has worked in the new home building industry with one goal in mind: to build high-quality homes with only the highest quality products. As American Classic Homes’ Purchasing Manager, Kevin is able to accomplish this goal by working with trade partners on securing only the best quality products that go into each home. In Kevin’s free time, he enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.



Laurie Nyberg


Office: 206.588.1147 Ext. 113

Laurie is a financial executive with over 20 years of experience in all aspects of finance and accounting in the construction, real estate, and home building industries. With a rich background in hands on management, she thrives on identifying and resolving complex problems in fast paced environments.

Prior to working at American Classic Homes, Laurie worked at Cambria Homes for a 15-year career as their Vice President of Finance. Along with managing Cambria Homes' finance department, she helped develop and oversee the company operations. Laurie is a film enthusiast who resides in Issaquah, and enjoys spending her time with her family and friends.  


Linda Carver

Closing Coordinator & Accounts Payable

Office: 206.588.1147 Ext. 100

Linda is responsible for coordinating all of American Classic Homes' transactions with buyers. Additionally, she is also in charge of accounts payable.

Jackie Lipinski

Director of Marketing

Office: 206.588.1147 Ex 115

As Director of Marketing for American Classic Homes, Jackie is responsible for the planning and execution of marketing tactics, corporate branding and strategic development of marketing materials. Jackie remains focused on the brand message of community, visibility and attention to detail with a commitment to craftsmanship, design, and creating outstanding customer experiences.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking all over the PNW with her husband.

Geoff Ducharme

Custom Homes Site Superintendent

Geoff manages the entire construction process of American Classic Homes' spot lot homes. From grading home sites to making sure all the nail holes are filled, Geoff takes care of every detail. He knows that what makes American Classic Homes so amazing is their commitment to customer satisfaction. In his free time, Geoff helps coach community sport teams.

Sean Lagers

Site Superintendent

Sean has been involved in construction for over 15 years in both the residential home building and commercial apartment construction areas. As an American Classic Homes Superintendent, he manages multiple communities and oversees trade partners as they work on our homes. When Sean is not building homes he enjoys hiking or kayaking with his wife, daughter, and their black lab “Griffey.”

David Vincent

Site Superintendent

David Vincent has been working in construction for over 15 years. As a site superintendent, David manages communities and makes sure all contractors are in place and performing the highest quality of workmanship to build our homes. 

Before working at American Classic Homes, David worked in construction management on single and multifamily residential projects across the greater Seattle area. In his free time David enjoys mountain biking, boating, playing guitar and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Dmitriy Mayzlin &Justin Lagers

Land Acquisition & Development Team
Office: 206.588.1147 Ex 114
Cell: 206.294.1777

Dmitriy loves all things related to real estate. He specializes in the research and acquisition of properties, including distressed sales. Dmitriy primarily focuses on the Seattle Metro area, Mercer Island, and Eastside.
Office: 206.588.1147 Ex 104
Cell: 253.405.5587

Justin is an integral part of American Classic Homes. He specializes in the research, acquisition, and development of land, with a focus in properties across Renton, Newcastle, South Seattle, Auburn, and Kent.


Construction Team

The American Classic Homes Construction Team has built hundreds of homes and helped fulfill the dreams of many happy homeowners.

John Shaw

Director of Multi-family Acquisitions

Cell: 425.260.7260

As Director of Multi-family Acquisitions, it is John’s responsibility to acquire properties for American Classic Homes’ multi-family division SeaLevel Properties. Prior to joining our team, John has worked for several prominent Seattle developers. Earlier in his career he was a multi-family Real Estate Broker.

As a native and current resident of Issaquah, John’s passion for local businesses helping shape Washington State run strong. In his free time, John enjoys fishing, golf, and spending time with his wife Katherine and their young son.

Kyle Weeks

Director of Multi-Family Development

Cell: 206.588.1147 Ext 122

As Director of Multi-Family Development for SeaLevel Properties, Kyle works with the Director of Multi-Family Acquisitions providing hands-on management, coordinations and oversight in all aspects of commercial building developement.

An Issaquah native, Kyle is an avid sports fan, enjoys the outdoors, playing golf, travel, and spending time with his friends and family. He has a passion for the northwest and everything this community has to offer, from the mountains to the sound.

Mike Martin

Senior Project Manager of Multi-Family Development

Office: 206.588.1147 Ex 116

As Senior Project Manager of Multi-Family Development, Mike is charged with ensuring the successful oversight and completion of our developments from the land acquisition phase through final closeout.

Mike brings nearly ten years of experience in urban planning, urban design, project management and public administration. Mike previously worked for an eastside municipality as a Senior Planner and provides expertise in many facets of land development including project management, multi-family housing, parks, commercial/retail and large single family plats. In total, Mike has played a key role in the creation of over 500 residential units and 250,000 square feet of commercial and retail development.

A native of the Puget Sound region, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife Betony and two sons Bernie and Fox. Mike’s interests are rooted in the northwest and include snowboarding, camping, live music and golf.


Office Dog

Milly is our outstanding office dog. She spends most of her days in the office sleeping under desks and keeping the team in good humor.