Our Team
Founder and President Rich Napier

Rich NapierRich Napier, founder and president, has been involved in Richmond, Va., real estate nearly all his life.

His father, Oscar Napier, founded Napier Realtors ERA in 1958, which now has four offices in the Richmond area. Rich became a real estate agent after graduating from the University of Richmond, and from 1983-1989, he led Napier Realtors ERA’s growth and expansion as its president, working closely with his father and brother, Jim. During his tenure, Rich served as president of the Richmond Association of Realtors in 1987.

Rich’s eye for architectural style and design, coupled with an ear for listening to clients’ needs, helped to fuel his success in the family real estate business. His commitment to quality and serving his clients’ needs inspired the launch of Napier Signature Homes in 1989, with the support of his father and brother.

Our Mission
To create the highest quality homes utilizing innovative designs and unique features, individually crafted by skilled professionals who subscribe to the highest standards of excellence, all to satisfy the needs of each customer.

Today, Rich is both a leader and decision-maker in the Virginia residential construction market. He served as president of the Home Builders Association of Richmond in 2002, marking a first in Richmond real estate history by becoming the only individual to serve as president of both the Richmond Association of Realtors and the Home Builders Association of Richmond.

In 2007, Rich served as president of the Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV), which includes 5,400 members across the Commonwealth from 17 local associations. HBAV named him 2012 Builder of the Year, and in 2013 the trade organization named him to its prestigious Hall of Fame. Read more in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Active in the community, Rich is past president of the Powhatan Rotary Club and is a board member and current president of Backpacks of Love, which is committed to eliminating hunger in school-age boys and girls by providing nourishing food for their weekends.

He and his wife, Judy, former longtime residents of Powhatan County, now live in Founders Bridge near the Powhatan and Chesterfield County line.