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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Mezger

61 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Kaminski

55 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Brian Woram

56 2010 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Albert Praw

68 2011 Executive Vice President - Real Estate and Business Development

Thomas Norton

46 2009 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

William Hollinger

58 2007 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Melissa Lora

54 2016 Lead Independent Director

Dorene Dominguez

2017 Independent Director

Timothy Finchem

69 2005 Independent Director

Stuart Gabriel

63 2016 Independent Director

Thomas Gilligan

62 2012 Independent Director

Kenneth Jastrow

69 2001 Independent Director

Robert Johnson

71 2008 Independent Director

Michael Wood

69 2014 Independent Director

Jill Peters

2017 Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Mezger

Mr. Jeffrey T. Mezger is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Mezger has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2006, and was elected Chairman of the Board in 2016. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mezger served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, a position he assumed in 1999. From 1995 until 1999, Mr. Mezger held a number of executive posts in our southwest region, including Division President, Arizona Division, and Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager over Arizona and Nevada. Mr. Mezger joined us in 1993 as president of the Antelope Valley Division in Southern California. In 2012, Mr. Mezger was inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame. As our CEO, Mr. Mezger has demonstrated consistently strong operational leadership, and ownership of our business strategy and its results. He has also established himself as a leading voice in the industry through his nearly 40 years of experience in the public homebuilding sector.

Jeff Kaminski

Mr. Jeff J. Kaminski is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of KB Home. Mr. Kaminski served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Strategy Board member, Federal-Mogul Corporation (a global supplier of component parts and systems to the automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport markets).

Brian Woram

Mr. Brian J. Woram is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of KB Home. Previously, Mr. Woram served as Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, H&R Block, Inc. (a provider of tax, banking and business and consulting services) He received his Bachelor of Business Science degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University at College Station and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where he served on the Texas Law Review.

Albert Praw

Mr. Albert Z. Praw is Executive Vice President - Real Estate and Business Development of the company, since 2011. From 2006-2011, he was Chief Executive Officer, Landstone Communities, LLC (a real estate development company). Mr. Praw was employed by us from 1989-1992 and from 1994-2006. He was elected to his present position in October 2011.

Thomas Norton

Mr. Thomas F. Norton is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the company. From 2006-2009, Chief Human Resources Officer of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (an owner and operator of national full service restaurants). From 2003-2006, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, American Golf Corporation (a worldwide golf course management firm). Mr. Norton brings a balance of operational and human resources leadership experience to KB Home. Most recently, he was senior vice president and chief human resource officer for BJ's Restaurants, Inc., a Huntington Beach, California-based public restaurant company with 82 locations and more than 10,000 employees nationwide. There he served as a key advisor to the executive team on organizational development, culture, morale, and communication issues, in addition to establishing the company's first HR Strategic Plan. Previous to BJ's Restaurants, Inc., Mr. Norton spent more than 14 years with American Golf Corporation, where he played a number of important roles, most recently as senior vice president of human resources with responsibility for training and organizational development, employee and labor relations, staffing, compensation, benefits and policy development for 20,000 workers in 280 locations across 30 U.S. states, the U.K. and Australia. He joined American Golf on the operations side of the business, serving as a general manager and later as regional manager of the company's Northern California operations. Mr. Norton earned a BBA cum laude in Human Resource Management from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA with honors from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.

William Hollinger

Mr. William R. Hollinger is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the company. He served as senior vice president and corporate controller from 2001-2006.

Melissa Lora

Ms. Melissa Lora is Lead Independent Director of KB Home. Ms. Lora has been since 2013 the President of Taco Bell International, a segment of Taco Bell Corp., which is a division of Yum! Brands, Inc., one of the world’s largest restaurant companies. Ms. Lora is very knowledgeable of and has substantial experience and expertise in financial matters as well as in managing real estate assets. She has made significant contributions to the work of the Audit Committee since joining the Board and has provided strong leadership as its chair since 2008. In November 2016, the Board elected Ms. Lora as Lead Independent Director.

Dorene Dominguez

Ms. Dorene C. Dominguez serves as Independent Director of the company. Ms. Dominguez will receive the same compensation as KB Home’s other independent directors. Ms. Dominguez is the chairwoman and chief executive officer of the Vanir Group of Companies, Inc. and its subsidiaries, which provide program, project and construction management services.

Timothy Finchem

Mr. Timothy W. Finchem is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Finchem has been Board Chair of The First Tee, a nonprofit youth development organization providing educational programs through the game of golf, since it was founded in 1997. He previously served as Commissioner of the PGA TOUR, a membership organization for professional golfers, from 1994 until his retirement in December 2016. He joined the PGA TOUR in 1987, and was promoted to Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer in 1989. Mr. Finchem has demonstrated success in broadening the popularity of professional golf among the demographic groups that make up our core homebuyers, and has experience in residential community development. He also has a substantial presence in Florida, one of our key markets.

Stuart Gabriel

Dr. Stuart A. Gabriel is Independent Director of the company. Dr. Gabriel has been since 2007 the director of the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, and Professor of Finance and Arden Realty Chair at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. With Dr. Gabriel’s significant professional experience in and distinguished study of macroeconomics and real estate, mortgage and finance markets, he has considerable knowledge and insight with respect to the economic, regulatory and financial drivers that affect housing and homebuilding at local, regional and national levels. In addition, with his nearly two decades of service in leadership roles at two of the most preeminent academic institutions in the country—UCLA and USC—he has substantial management and administrative expertise, and is highly respected for his perspective on housing and land use matters in California, an important market for us, and nationally.

Thomas Gilligan

Dr. Thomas W. Gilligan, Ph.D., is Independent Director of KB Home. Dr. Gilligan has been the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University since September 2015. The Hoover Institution is a public policy research center devoted to the advanced study of economics, politics, history and political economy, as well as international affairs. Dr. Gilligan has deep knowledge of and significant academic credentials in the fields of finance, economics and business administration, and brings extensive leadership skills and experience from his many years of service as a dean at two of the premier post-graduate business schools in the country and his current position as the head of a prominent public policy institution. In addition, he is well-known and highly regarded, professionally and personally, in both Texas and California, which are key markets for us.

Kenneth Jastrow

Mr. Kenneth M. Jastrow, II, is Independent Director of KB Home. Mr. Jastrow, II has extensive experience and leadership in the paper, building products, forestry, real estate and mortgage lending industries, enabling him to provide critical perspective on businesses that impact the homebuilding industry, and on sustainability practices. He also brings significant corporate governance expertise from his service on several public company boards, and has a substantial presence in Texas, a key market for us.

Robert Johnson

Mr. Robert L. Johnson is Independent Director of KB Home. Mr. Johnson is founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, an innovative business network that owns or holds interests in a diverse portfolio of companies in the consumer financial services, private equity, investment banking, real estate, hospitality, professional sports, film production, gaming and automobile dealership industries. Prior to forming The RLJ Companies in 2004, Mr. Johnson was founder and chief executive officer of BET, which was acquired by Viacom Inc. in 2001. He continued to serve as chief executive officer of BET until 2006. Mr. Johnson has significant experience in real estate, finance, mortgage banking and brand-building enterprises and a unique and diverse background in a number of industry sectors.

Michael Wood

Mr. Michael M. Wood is an Independent Director of KB Home. Mr. Wood is founder and chairman of Redwood Investments LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based investment company established in 2005 and concentrating in media, real estate and alternative energy. In 2009, Mr. Wood received from the King of Sweden the insignia of Commander Grand Cross, Order of the Polar Star medal given by Sweden’s Royal Family to people of foreign birth who make significant contributions to Sweden. Prior to becoming the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Mr. Wood was co-founder and CEO of Hanley Wood LLC, the leading media company in the construction industry and one of the ten largest business-to-business media companies in the U.S. Mr. Wood has extensive knowledge of the homebuilding industry and significant experience in real estate and alternative energy investing, providing substantial insight and expertise with respect to our business operations and our longstanding commitment to sustainability. He also has a distinguished policymaking background.

Jill Peters

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeffrey Mezger

8,956,860

Jeff Kaminski

3,024,430

Brian Woram

2,299,490

Albert Praw

2,378,160

Thomas Norton

--

William Hollinger

1,746,570

Melissa Lora

278,500

Dorene Dominguez

--

Timothy Finchem

268,500

Stuart Gabriel

229,000

Thomas Gilligan

261,500

Kenneth Jastrow

264,500

Robert Johnson

260,000

Michael Wood

266,750

Jill Peters

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As Of  29 Nov 2016