SALT LAKE CITY (July 8, 2019) — Layton Construction, one of the largest general contractors in the U.S., today announced the appointment of Jeff Palmer to executive vice president, business development for its Intermountain West markets, encompassing Idaho, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.

“Since his appointment as director of business development in Utah, Jeff has nurtured and strengthened key relationships leading to sustained growth,” Dave Layton, president of Layton Construction, said. “His deep relationships with these key clients made him a natural selection for this role and will be crucial for the many upcoming construction projects in the future. Palmer will be an excellent complement to Jeff Beecher, who will remain in his long-standing role as the executive vice president of operations for Layton’s Construction Services business unit, which serves clients in the Intermountain West.”

Palmer has been a Layton Construction employee for 18 years advancing through different business development roles within the organization at increasing levels of responsibility. Prior to Layton, Palmer worked for GSBS Architects. He is a graduate of the University of Utah.

“This is a very exciting time to be working in the Intermountain West markets with lots of upcoming megaprojects and growth across the regions,” said Palmer. “Layton Construction is uniquely positioned to help support our clients achieve predictable results and I am looking forward to being part of that effort.”

Headquartered in Utah, Layton has completed projects in more than 40 states and has 11 offices across the country. Since 1953, Layton has completed more than 2,200 projects in the Intermountain West region. Regional projects include: St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center and Portneuf Medical Center in Idaho; Mountain View Hospital and Clark County Detention Center in Nevada; Montage Deer Valley, Eccles Theater, Noorda Performing Arts Center at Utah Valley University, Hale Centre Theatre, Herriman City Hall, Rice-Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah and LaVell Edwards Stadium at Brigham Young University in Utah; and Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution and Laramie and Afton Readiness Center for the U.S. Army / National Guard in Wyoming.

About Layton Construction

Layton Construction Company is consistently ranked among the top commercial contractors in the nation, currently the 44th largest builder on ENR’s Top 400 Commercial Contractors list, with revenues of $1.8 billion annually. Layton specializes in construction management, design-build construction and general contracting. Layton’s construction projects are found throughout the United States, and cover a wide spectrum of industry sectors, including healthcare, hospitality, education, data centers, office buildings, manufacturing, warehouse and distribution, sports and entertainment, detention, and public safety. Headquartered in Utah, Layton also has regional offices in California, Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho and Tennessee.