Lafe Hermansen

Lafe Hermansen

Senior Project Manager / Chief Financial Officer


A Project Manager at Core since 2000, Lafe has over a decade of experience specializing in the planning, design and entitlement of residential, commercial and public projects throughout Western Washington. Lafe has worked on projects of many scales, some of which include: Issaquah Highlands, a master planned community in Issaquah, Washington, and numerous residential developments throughout the Eastside; including Bellevue, Redmond and Sammamish.

Lafe specializes in land use entitlement, project management, single and multi-family development, and is an active member of local construction organizations.


  • B.A., Urban Planning, University of Washington

Professional Affiliations

  • American Planning Association
  • Master Builders Association
  • National Association of Home Builders
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