Phil Rhees, left, accepts the honor of
Oklahoma Builder of the Year' on
behalf of his father, Bill.With Rhees is
last year's Builder of the Year,'
Tulsan Brandon Perkins.
Tulsan Phil Rhees, center, with wife Gena and Gov.
Fallin with many of the state's homebuilders recently
(Jan. 10) as Rhees' father, Bill, of Tulsa was honored as
the top builder in the state by the Oklahoma State Home
Builders Association. The younger Rhees is vice
president/treasurer of the organization.
Bill Rhees, founder and partner in BMI Properties in Tulsa, was named Friday (Jan. 10) state home "Builder of the Year," as selected by his 2,400 peers of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association.
Gov. Mary Fallin was keynote of the OSHBA annual banquet, held at the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association event center Friday night (Jan. 10).
Rhees founded Tulsa's BMI Properties Inc. in 1965 and currently is a partner in the company with his son, Phil, who serves as vice president/treasurer of the organization.
The elder Rhees is former president of Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa and was chair of the state association's Insurance Committee.