First RC Corp is active in construction projects from inception to completion throughout the Southern California area. The First RC Corp team includes seasoned professionals representing numerous trades with in excess of 165 years of combined experience. Together, and individually, we have been involved in every aspect of the business, from the governing agencies of the construction industry, educating new trades people and all phases of single, multifamily and commercial. We have also been involved in Habit for Humanity projects in multiple capacities, including serving on the board of directors, providing licensing for projects and assistance in the coordination construction of multiple homes.

 

First RC Corp works with sub-contractors and suppliers in the business and has established relationships over the years to ensure we receive quality products and services at the best price. We pride ourselves on cost engineering, timeliness and quality of work.

 

First RC Corp brings the job in on time and within budget.

In Memory

Charles R. Reeder

Founder

Mr. Charles Reeder, the founder of First RC, passed away in 2018. He was involved in the construction industry throughout his life other than proudly serving 6 years in the US Air Force during the Vietnam era. As an active general contractor for over 50 years throughout Southern California, Chuck was an unrivaled example of leadership. He lead First RC by example with a tireless work ethic and a deep construction background. First RC continues to follow our founders example and continue his tradition into a new era of residential and commercial development and construction.

Management Team

Sean Apel

President

Kevin Nagel

Executive Vice President

Mr. Apel is an experienced General Contractor with an emphasis on large-scale single and multi-family residential projects. He participates in all avenues of construction, including planning, building and financing, recently working to successfully obtain a $49M Freddie Mac loan. Mr. Apel’s experience crosses international waters; he has spent significant time working and living in China while overseeing the production of construction materials and products in Shenzhen. Currently, Mr. Apel is the project manager liaising between the property developer and general contractors for an apartment complex which, once built, will boast over 1,000 units.

 

Mr. Apel earned a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in real estate from California State University of Northridge. He holds his general contractor’s license from the California Contractors State License Board and Real Estate Salesperson’s License from the California Department of Real Estate.

Kevin Nagel has been a Project Manager for the past 15 years specializing in multi-family construction and has been responsible for project administration; staffing, construction management and construction draw processing. He has worked for over 36 years in the construction industry with a broad range of knowledge starting with a mechanical C-20 license issued in 1988 followed by a B license issued in 1996. Kevin has worked in the capacity of apprentice, journeyman, superintendent, project manager and has owned his own construction company. For the last 25 years, Kevin has been involved in the construction of multi-family, hotel and housing development with extensive knowledge on off-site, on-site utilities and improvements, grading, foundations with full construction of projects overseeing and coordinating production trades. Project Management duties include subcontract negotiations, contracts, budgeting, estimating, supervision, quality control, inspection, agency approvals and coordination and final turnover to the project owner.

 

Over his 36 year career he has been responsible for construction, project management and supervision of building over 1500 homes, 3500 units multifamily housing (Podium and garden style walkup) up to five stories, senior housing and commercial mix use and LEED Platinum project.

Rodney Short

Superintendent

Tom Stoddard

Chief Financial Officer

Rodney Short is the General Superintendent of Construction for First RC Corp. An experienced Project Superintendent focusing on multi-family apartments, mixed use buildings and student housing, Rodney has contributed to the construction of more than 4,000 units throughout California over his 30-year career. In his current role, Rodney oversees daily production as well as ongoing communication with architects, engineers, consultants and city officials assuring all plans and specifications are followed.

Mr. Stoddard has over thirty years of successful experience in the real estate industry.  His expertise encompasses all facets of real estate administration & operations; including acquisitions, entitlements, corporate & project finance, development, property management and sales.  In recent years, he has been actively engaged in the acquisition, development and sales of commercial and residential properties throughout California and the Western States.  His distinguished career includes Senior Executive and Advisory positions with The UCR Group LLC, The Forecast Group, Reilly Homes, Daon Corporation and ADC Real Estate Group, LLC.  Currently he serves as the chief financial officer for the UCR Group LLC, and all related entities.

 

His educational accomplishments include a full academic scholarship to the University of Southern California, earning a Finance degree in Business Administration.  He holds a valid California Real Estate broker’s license.

Corporate References

The UCR Group, LLC

Tom Stoddard

P.O. Box 9716, Redlands, CA 92375

 

Rezinate Construction

R E Zuckerman

23293 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

 

Ferrado, LLC

John Lake

20411 SW Birch St. Suite 360, Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Greenburg, Stump & Davis

Ed Rodriguez

8405 Pershing Drive, Suite 301, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

 

Bank of the West

Ed Alvarado

300 S. Grand Ave., Suite 500, Los Angelea, CA 90071

Desert Law

Nikki Allen

74-361 Highway 111, Suite 7, Palm Desert, CA 92260

 

Abril Business Services

Randy Abril

9033 Baseline Rd., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

 

Wells Fargo Advisors

Denny Brokaw

12531 High Bluff Dr., Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92130

 

Transtech

David Mlynarski

413 Mackay Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92408

 

Gouvis

Al Alamad

15 Studebaker, Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Info

P. (909) 654-2663

E. info@1strccorp.com

The UCR Group, LLC

Tom Stoddard

P.O. Box 9716, Redlands, CA 92375

 

Rezinate Construction

R E Zuckerman

23293 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

 

Ferrado, LLC

John Lake

20411 SW Birch St. Suite 360, Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Greenburg, Stump & Davis

Ed Rodriguez

8405 Pershing Drive, Suite 301, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

 

Bank of the West

Ed Alvarado

300 S. Grand Ave., Suite 500, Los Angelea, CA 90071

 

Desert Law

Nikki Allen

74-361 Highway 111, Suite 7, Palm Desert, CA 92260

 

Abril Business Services

Randy Abril

9033 Baseline Rd., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

 

Wells Fargo Advisors

Denny Brokaw

12531 High Bluff Dr., Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92130

 

Transtech

David Mlynarski

413 Mackay Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92408

 

Gouvis

Al Alamad

15 Studebaker, Irvine, CA 92618