PulteGroup, Inc. is a home construction company based in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2016, the company was the 3rd largest home construction company in the United States based on the number of homes closed. The company is ranked 353rd on the Fortune 500. The company operates in 49 markets in 25 states.
In 1950, when he was 18 years old, Bill Pulte began building and selling houses. In 1956, the company was formed.
In 1972, the company became a public company via an initial public offering.
In 1998, the company acquired Divosta for an estimated $150 million. The company also acquired Radnor Homes.
In 2001, the company acquired the Del E. Webb Construction Company, founded by Del Webb, for $1.8 billion.
In 2003, the company acquired Sivage-Thomas Homes.
In 2009, the company acquired Centex for $1.3 billion in stock.
In May 2013, the company moved its headquarters to Atlanta.
In August 2014, the company acquired the real estate assets of Dominion Homes for $82 million.
In January 2016, the company acquired certain assets of John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods for $430.5 million in cash.
In September 2016, Ryan Marshall was appointed CEO, replacing Richard Dugas Jr., who was retiring.