Meet Our Leadership Team
Our team is made up of a wide variety of characters, and we pride ourselves on our
unique environment. While we’re each a little different in our own way, we all have one
thing in common: the drive and desire to help people move.
Chief Executive Officer
VP of Customer Service
Jon Wilson, VP of Customer Service, joined Marketplace Homes in 2014. He oversees the Home Concierge and Property Management Departments to drive positive owner and resident satisfaction. He works with vendors across the country to create a preferred trade base whose goals align with Marketplace Homes to deliver a fast, efficient, customer oriented service experience.
Prior to starting with Marketplace Homes, Jon was the head Customer Relations Manager at Pulte Group for over 10 years in the Michigan Division. During his time there, the division achieved an overall 95% customer satisfaction rate for 4 consecutive years.
Jon graduated from Michigan State University in 2004 with a degree in Business Administration. He lives in the metro Detroit area with his wife and two daughters.
Director of Communications
Leslie Owens, Director of Communications, joined Marketplace Homes in 2011 as a member of the communications team. Her business strategy and creativity were quickly recognized and led to her promotion, where she remains dedicated to providing top quality client services. Leslie graduated from Eastern Michigan University.
Senior Solutions Specialist
Matt Derocher, Senior Solutions Specialist, joined Marketplace Homes in 2011 as a solutions specialist. He was promoted to his current role in 2012 and now oversees 25 markets in 11 states.
Prior to joining Marketplace Homes, Matt worked in new construction sales at Pulte Homes and Pinnacle Homes. He also served as a law enforcement officer. He is a licensed real estate salesperson and mortgage loan officer.
He graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Finance. Matt has been married to his wife for 10 years and has two wonderful children. In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family and coaching his son and daughter in their various sports activities.
Steven C. Petruska
Steve Petruska is the founder and President of The SCP Group, LLC. The SCP Group provides real estate consulting services and operational solutions to home building and real estate companies, banks, hedge funds, REITs and individuals. With over 30 years of residential, large and small-scale land planning, land development, and commercial real estate experience, and a background in operating team selection, evaluation and development, The SCP Group offers a wide range of services to large and small companies.
Steve is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for PulteGroup, Inc. During his 26 years at PulteGroup, he also served as Area President, Regional President, Division President and Division Vice President of Finance. He led a team that encompassed all operational aspects of the company's domestic home-building operations, and provided oversight to the company's Pulte Building Services subsidiary units throughout the country. Steve earned a reputation as a clear communicator with a consistent vision and an outstanding leader. He retired from PulteGroup in August 2010.
Steve received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting at Central Michigan University in 1981. He also obtained his CPA in the state of Texas.
Steve currently serves on the Orleans Homebuilders, Inc. Board of Directors, and as an advisor to Michigan-based Marketplace Homes, LLC and NSG Development, LLC.