Bachelor in Economics, University Denver, 1969. Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1972.
Associate, Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp, Los Angeles, 1975-1977; associate, Chickering and Gregory, San Francisco, 1972-1975; Corporate Counsel, Kaufman and Broad, Inc., Los Angeles, 1978; vice president, general counsel, Kaufman and Broad, Inc., 1979-1980; president, Kaufman and Broad Communities, Inc., 1981-1989; president, Kaufman and Broad of Southern California, 1985-1990; president, Birtcher Homes, 1992-1993; division president, Ryland Homes, 1993-1994; regional president west region, Ryland Homes, since 1994; president, Michael Jackson Brock & Sons, Inc., since 1994. Visiting lecturer Law School University of Southern California, 1987-1992. Member Los Angeles Blue Ribbon Committee for Affordable Housing, 1988.
President Bon Vivant Homeowners Association, 1976-1977. Founding president Lindley Oaks Parents-Teachers Association, 1979-1980.
Married Diane Lynne Stern, September 1, 1968. Children: Brian Joseph, Kevin Stanley, Adam Charles, Todd Richard.