Jay Erwin – Construction Defect Expert Witness

Areas of Expertise:

General Contractor, Commercial and Residential Contractor, Estimates, Code Compliance

Jay Erwin is a seasoned professional with 31 years of extensive experience in commercial, residential, multifamily construction, and land development. His expertise spans across multiple states, holding builder licenses in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and California. Recognized as a leader in the industry, Jay has served as President of the Salt Lake Home Builders Association and held a seat on the National Home Builder Board from 2017 to 2022. He is recognized for his problem-solving abilities and his commitment to ensuring client satisfaction. Jay has successfully founded and managed multiple companies dedicated to the construction industry, solidifying his reputation as an influential figure in the field.

Professional Experience:

  • President, Salt Lake Home Builders Association, and executive board member | 2017-2021
  • Led the association in promoting the interests of home builders and advocating for industry standards and regulations
  • Board Member, National Home Builder Board | 2017 - 2022
  • Represented the interests of home builders at the national level, contributing to strategic decision-making and policy development
  • Founder & CEO, Green Ridge Builders
  • President of Azure Building Group | 2012 – Present
  • Co-Founder of Roof Tek a national franchised roofing company | 2018 -2022
  • President Of Greencrest Development | 1999-2012
  • Comercial pilot- For El Aero Servicies Reno, Elko, Ely Nevad FBO | 1992-1999

Legal Experience:

  • Expert Witness, with Advise and Consult, working with Eugene Peterson - Mentor


  • Licensed General contractor in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and California


  • Construction Management
  • Project Planning and Execution
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership and Team Management
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Cost Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Development planning
  • Site engineering
  • Code compliance


  • 1987-1989 Undergraduate studies Brigham Young University
  • 1992 Successfully completed Western International University Aviation Science program


  • Private Pilot, Instrument single and multi-engine Pilot, Commercial multi engine Pilot
  • Certified Flight instructor

Awards – Peer Recognition:

  • 2014 Best Design Parade of Homes
  • 2014 Eagle Award for Servies
  • 2016 Best of Show Parade of Homes
  • 2019 Salt Lake Builder of Year

Jay Erwin
12682 S. Fort Street
Draper, UT

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