Meet Our Staff

Ed Fleis, Owner

Ed is a Managing Member of Monarch Homes and Fleis Group, LLC, the developer of Capron Ridge. After graduating in 1963 with a BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan Tech, Ed joined the engineering firm of Williams and Works, Inc. in Grand Rapids, MI and in 1976 moved to Sanford, NC as Southeast Regional Manager. In 1980, he joined the engineering firm of Post, Buckley, Schuh and Jernigan in Orlando, FL. The family moved to Brevard County in 1982 when Ed became the Development Director of Aquarina, a 1,600 residential unit PUD. In 1990 Ed, with his two eldest sons, formed JERJEF Construction. By the time Ed retired from JERJEF in 2006, the firm had built approximately 1,000 residential units including single family homes, condominiums, and townhomes. Since 1998, Ed has developed several residential projects, including Capron Ridge in 2004. Ed and Brian, his youngest son, created Monarch Homes of Brevard, LLC and are building in Central and South Brevard, specializing in oceanfront and riverfront custom homes in Melbourne Beach.

Brian Fleis, Owner

Brian is a Managing Member and General Manager of Monarch Homes. He graduated from the University of Florida with a BS in Environmental Engineering in 1995. Prior to joining his dad in 2006 with Fleis & Bennett Engineering LLC and Fleis Group, LLC, he worked for Consulex Corporation and Walt Disney Co. in Orlando evaluating systems failures, preparing specifications for new construction and remedial work, and construction administration. Brian is certified by the Florida Green Building Coalition as a Green Home Certifier/ Rater. This knowledge helps to assure that the construction of Monarch Homes includes green building materials and methods. Brian is directly involved in sales, building design and project management.

Angelique Marcus, Financial/Project Manager

Angel has been working with the Fleis family since 2005. She majored in accounting at Kennesaw State University in Georgia and has 25 years of experience in business accounting, including 20 years of construction accounting and project management. She is also a licensed Community Association Manager and Realtor. Angel manages the construction process and works with the team on to ensure we deliver a superior home to our buyers.

Steve Arce, Construction Supervisor

Steve joined Monarch Homes as Construction Supervisor in 2022. Steve brings to Monarch Homes many years of custom home building experience. Steve has a strong attention to detail and schedule and he oversees the job sites and our subcontractors to ensure that our homes are built with quality and craftsmanship.

Andrea DiOrio, Interior Designer/Project Coordinator

Andrea joined Monarch Homes in 2022. She has several years of customer service experience with builders here in Florida. Andrea works closely with our customers to ensure the details of their home and their selections are incorporated into their dream home.

Peter Bush, Asst. Construction Supervisor/Warranty

Peter has been working with Monarch Homes since 2018. He has years of experience in home building and home maintenance. Peter works on the finishing touches of the home. He oversees quality control of our new homes and continues with providing support to any warranty issues that arise.