Building Community Leadership Award
The Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award was established in 2019 in honor of the late Peter Arrigoni. Pete served as General Manager of the Marin Builders Association from 1977 to 2003 and served on the Marin County Board of Supervisors from 1968-1976. His tremendous positive legacy will long be felt in Marin County.
The award recognizes an individual for excellence in industry leadership and community involvement. Award recipients are considered based on their dedication to industry, commitment to education, and support of the Marin Builders Association.The Marin Builders Association presented the inaugural Peter Arrigoni Building Community Award to Tom Barr of Ghilotti Bros., Inc. in 2019.
Jim Schalich has been selected by the Marin Builders Association as the 2020 recipient of the Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award. Jim is Principal and co-founder of Schalich Brothers Construction. Schalich Brothers Construction was founded in Marin County in 1980. They specialize in new custom home construction and remodels in both the residential and small commercial sectors in Marin, San Francisco and Sonoma Counties. They are family owned with long time employees, reliable sub-contractors and look forward to constructing great buildings for another 40 years.
Jim is being recognized for his unwavering support of the Marin Builders Association through both smooth and challenging times. During his time as president, Jim led the Board through a leadership transition by helping to recruit, train, and introduce a new association CEO. Under Jim’s leadership the Marin Builders Association saw double digit-event attendance growth, the introduction of new benefit programs, and year-over-year membership expansion. His leadership brings with it a sense of welcome belonging toward his fellow members and directors, regardless if they are long-time members or new to the association.
Congratulations Jim Schalich!