Who We Are

Carlos Zucchellini

Carlos Zucchellini

The founder of Cypress Homes, Carlos Zucchellini, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and comes from a rich heritage of builders and developers.  His father was both a civil engineer and a developer of high-rise buildings, and his sister is a well-known architect in Argentina.  He attended the prestigious Architectural School of the Universidad de Buenos Aires and has had a construction practice in the United States since 1987, specializing in complete renovations as well as new home construction.

With a focus on high-end interior and exterior architectural finishes, interior plastering and custom masonry, Zucchellini has earned a reputation for his highly refined craftsmanship in the finest European tradition. A driven perfectionist, Mr. Zucchellini enjoys immersing himself in new construction technologies and their application to each project.

 

Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy

Bringing over 40 years of construction expertise to Cypress Homes, Mike Murphy delivers hands-on knowledge as well as a 21st century approach to the construction management process.  Having been both owner and principal of several successful construction businesses, and holding licenses as both a General Contractor and Millworker, Murphy is particularly adept in every aspect of construction. Known as a creative and innovative problem-solver, Murphy has a unique talent to listen carefully to the client’s needs and deliver solutions that meet or exceed expectations.

Murphy has personally designed and built works of fine craftsmanship throughout the Los Angeles area, including kitchens, bathrooms, family rooms and libraries. Focused and artistic, Murphy is a dedicated perfectionist in his own work and managing others. He takes great pride in the entire process, from the shaping and transforming of the raw land to building precise structures that meet the homeowner’s ultimate goals.