Our Team

The Hazel Land Companies Executive Leadership

Richard M. Hazel is founder and Chairman of Hazel Land Companies, Inc. Mr. Hazel has served on numerous boards including the Board of Trustees of Fredericksburg Academy, a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade independent school, the Board of Trustees of Mary Washington Hospital/Medicorp and the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees. Mr. Hazel holds a B.A from Harvard University.

Stephen G. Norair, Esq., is CEO of Hazel Land Companies, Inc. and Hazel Homes, LLC. Mr. Norair joined Hazel Land Companies in 1998 as General Counsel and in 2007 became CEO. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Bankert & Norair, P.C., located in Fairfax Virginia. Mr. Norair serves on the Board of Trustees of Fredericksburg Academy and Norair Corporation. Mr. Norair holds a B.A. from Denison University and a J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law.

Richard J. Westerlund is Managing Principal of Hazel Land Companies, Inc. and Hazel Homes, LLC. Mr. Westerlund joined Hazel Land Companies in 1991 as Chief Financial Officer, in 1994 became General Manager and in 2007 became Managing Principal. Previously Mr. Westerlund served as the Controller/ Chief Financial Officer for the Hazel-Peterson Companies in Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Westerlund holds a B.S. from Penn State University, and M.B.A. in Finance from Drexel University.