Who's Who


Enzo CorazzaPrincipal

B. Arch., OAA, MRAIC. Member of Toronto Environmental Alliance, BILD, OHBA and TCA. As a founding partner of G+C, Corazza's commitment to design excellence has played a leading role in establishing the firm's high standards of innovative design and on-time, cost effective project delivery.

Company: Graziani + Corazza Architects

Joseph CordianoPrincipal

23 year career in the Ontario Legislature. Architect behind Ontario's Automotive Investment Strategy, and responsible for the introduction of the Advanced Manufacturing Investment Strategy. In 2006, he joined Cityzen Development Group, where he provides strategic advice relating to public affairs, marketing and new business development. Graduate of U of T and the University of Toledo, holds an MBA with specialty in marketing.

Company: Cityzen Development Group


Debbie CosicCEO and Founder

Cosic has been in the Real Estate industry for over 30 years. Sold and overseen sales of over $20 billion worth of real estate. With Cosic at the helm, has become one of the leading new home and condo sales companies, selling across Canada and the USA with worldwide affiliations. In2ition offers Market Research, Leasing, Property Managment and Design. Cosic has received numerous Awards from BILD and NAHB.

Company: In2ition Realty

Peter CostiganPresident and Owner

Professionally qualified as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Ontario Land Economists. Currently developing and building over 200 homes per year exclusively in Caledon and Milton. Has been in the construction industry for over 40 years, including private consulting, public service and, for the past 30 years, exclusively within the Toronto homebuilding industry.

Company: Coscorp Inc.

Todd CowanCo-Founder

Actively developing approximately 2,000 residential units and 400,000 square feet mixed-use retail/office developments in Toronto and Montreal as well as a 500,000 square feet mixed-use retail/office development in Europe.

Company: Capital Developments


Kelly CrayCreative Principal Partner

U31 is an award winning interior architecture and design studio led by creative principles, Cray and Jonsohn. The firm focuses on diverse commercial, residential and hospitality projects for clients across the globe, including luxury homes and large scale mixed use developments. With over three decades of industry experience and proven accomplishments. U31 continuously challenges convention, while seeking to satisfy clients needs and going beyond their expectations.

Company: U31

Sam CrignanoPresident

As founding partner of Cityzen Development Group, Crignano offers extensive knowledge in various disciplines of the real estate industry. With over 35 years of experience, Crignano has been forefront of innovative design, and been involved in the acquisition, planning and development of numerous distinctive buildings, namely, Absolute, Pier 27, Garrison Point, LTower, 3C and The St. Lawrence at 158 Front Street.

Company: Cityzen Development Group

Franco CrispinoVice President of Sales and Marketing

With nearly 30 years experience in the sales and marketing of New Home Communities across the GTA. Crispino is involved in all aspects of community/product design, on-going marketing strategies, acquisitions as well as corporate branding initatives.

Company: Arista Homes

Marcelo CuencaRegional Sales Manager

Manager of JELD-WEN’s Toronto Window facility sales team. Over 26 years experience in the window and door industry, including 10 years of production management. Currently managing a team of 20 salespeople in the GTA and Southern Ontario region, with a focus on growing sales while maintaining the trust and respect of customers and builders.

Company: JELD-WEN Windows and Doors

John CutruzzolaPresident

President since 1986, Inzola Group; Chairman and founder, Inzola Construction Inc.; and Senior Partner, the group of companies that have been involved in the development and construction industry since 1967 when he started the construction company. Has over 50 years of construction experience.

Company: Inzola Group

Gino D'ambrosioVice President Development

Responsible for project planning and development. Active in the housing business for over 30 years. Andrin has built over 6,500 highrise and lowrise units since 1990 in numerous Ontario communities including Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Markham, Vaughan, Oakville, Burlington, Guelph, Kitchener , Whitby ,Newmarket and Hamilton.

Company: Andrin Homes

Lydia DadicRegional Manager Builders Marketing and Development

Joined the new home building industry in 1998, awarded BILD’s rookie of the year for new home sales and HHHBA’s Presidential award of Merit in 2010. Specializing in the capped rate builder mortgage program since 2006, she successfully works with GTA and Southwest ON Builders. B.A. University of Toronto.

Company: TD Canada Trust


Catherine DaleyWriter, Editor

Writer, Editor, Communication Expert specializing in Real Estate, Construction, Renovation, Design & Decor. More than 27 years of experience in advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns, including Retail (Sears), Real Estate, Construction, Renovation, Decor and Design. Editorial positions and featured articles include HOMES Publishing, Metroland, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Toronto Sun and more.

Company: Cathie Daley

Silvio DallanProject Manager

Currently building communities throughout and surrounding the GTA, including Simco Landing in Keswick, and Rosedale Village in Brampton.

Company: Rosedale Village / Marycroft Homes

Nick A. Damiano

Nick A. DamianoPresident / Broker of Record

Damiano been a licensed realtor since 1981. Has been involved in all facets of the real estate industry. Venture Real Estate represents from custom to mid-size home builders in the Design, Sales, and Marketing of their homes.

Company: Venture Real Estate Corp.


William J. DaniellPresident and CEO

An integrated land developer and builder of residential communities in Southern Ontario for over 30 years. Multifaceted in-house management team with extensive commercial law, land development, construction and marketing experience. Kaitlin Corporation has developed/built over 6,000 homes and condominiums as part of more than 60 projects, with award-winning designs. Member of CPA, CA, CMA. BILD, DRHBA and OHBA.

Company: Kaitlin Corporation

Fred DarvishPresident

An innovative developer of residential, commercial, and true-mixed use buildings in the GTA. Graduate architect with over 40 years experience in the development industry, and for the last 27 years, throughout the GTA.

Company: Liberty Development Corporation

Scott DavieBroker, Founder

Davie has over 30 years of experience in Real Estate and has been a trusted advisor to many of the GTA’s top developers. Davie has sold new home and condo projects from Brantford to Whitby, and from the Beaches of Toronto to Newmarket. Davie is recognized as a leading expert on pre-construction real estate sales and marketing in the GTA.

Company: Davie Real Estate Inc.


Al De CastroVice President, Sales and Marketing High Rise

Norman Hill Realty Inc., Brokerage. Works with developers and real estate brokers covering wide areas of expertise, following projects from the original marketing idea to the final selling stage, including overseeing various administrative functions. Winner of several marketing and sales awards. Past Chairperson of the Condominium Committee of BILD. Has sold (directly or indirectly) over 24,000 units.

Company: Norman hill realty INC.

Christene De GasperisMarketing

Over 17 years experience in marketing and product development in both lowrise and highrise projects across the GTA. Comes to the industry from long-established family roots.

Company: Aspen Ridge Homes

Elvio De MeneghiPrincipal

Focus on community development, Lormel acquires and develops their own land, allowing them to create neighbourhoods with home values that have a unique Lormel stamp. Built and developed over 2,000 homes since 1997 throughout the GTA. A member of BILD and Tarion, Lormel has become an innovator in design and planning and has extensive future plans with hundreds of acres under development.

Company: Lormel Homes

Ivonis De MeneghiPrincipal

Focus on community development, Lormel acquires and develops their own land, allowing them to create neighbourhoods with home values that have a unique Lormel stamp. Built and developed over 2,000 homes since 1997 throughout the GTA. A member of BILD and Tarion, Lormel has become an innovator in design and planning and has extensive future plans with hundreds of acres under development.


Aldo De SantisPresident

Over 40 years experience in real estate, construction and development industry. Recipient of numerous marketing awards including Grand SAM from BILD and OHBA. Past President HHHBA, and currently active in residential projects in Hamilton, Stoney Creek and Binbrook.

Company: multi-area developments INC.


Michael DegasperisPresident and CEO

President and CEO, Arista Homes Ltd., Vice President, TACC Group of Companies. Recognized as one of the top 50 Entrepreneurs in Canada by the Richard Ivey School of Business and is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Order of Vaughan and the Order of Ontario. Member of BILD and TARION, has received several awards, including: 2017 Tarion Builder of the Year, 2018 Tarion Builder of the Year finalist, 2018 EnerQuality Impact Award, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year, the Presidential Award of Merit, Award of Excellence and the Lifetime Achievement award from Vaughan Chamber of Commerce and Natural Resources Canada recognized Arista Homes as the 2018 EnergyStar New Home Builder of the Year while The National Congress of Italian Canadians awarded him with the Ordine al Merito award.

Company: Arista Homes Ltd.


Andrea Degasperis-roncoPresident

The first of the third generation to join her family in the construction industry. Established in 2011, OPUS has built over 700 homes across the GTA containing elevated signature finishes while giving back to the communities in which they build. She and her team have been awarded numerous recognitions including the Young Entrepreneur Award, the Riley Brethour Leadership Award and being named finalists for Tarion’s Homeowner’s Choice Award and BILD’s Builder of the Year.  

Company: OPUS Homes

Ralph Del DucaPresident

Del Duca has been involved in all of the functions of the company as well as all major activities from purchasing land, presentation centres to product development. Former member of BILD's Board of Directors, and holds a master in residential marketing.

Company: Greyrock Developments Ltd. / Chestnut Hill Developments Inc.

Domenic Dell'elcePrincipal and Vice President

As a proponent of strategic planning and the development of key business components within the organization, Dell'Elce has built a reputation as a visionary. His methodology encompasses values such as prudence and objectivity while surrounding himself with like minded people in order to build towards his vision.

Company: Fandor Homes


Michael Delli-benedettiPresident

Lowrise builder established in 2001 with award winning communities throughout the GTA and Waterloo Region. Esquire Homes has also ventured into commercial building and land development projects along with custom homes. Esquire Homes was honoured to accept the 2018 Durham Region Home Builder of the Year award for small volume development.

Company: Esquire Homes

Silvio DelucaPartner

New Homes Manager for Starlane Homes, Bayview Wellington Homes, Liv Communities, Regal Crest Homes, Hallet Homes, INDESIGN HOMES, Andrin Homes, Trinity Point, Unique Homes and Eden Oak. 38 years in real estate industry, 28 years with Spectrum Realty Services. Spectrum also partakes in the marketing and designing of their homes. Responsible for preparing comparative market analysis, designing signage and coordinating sales offices and model homes. Experienced in directing openings using the appointment process for single and multiple builder compounds.

Company: Spectrum Realty Services Inc, and Spectrum Sky(Highrise Sales)

Eric DenoudenPresident

Hilden Homes Ltd. Started company in 1985. After 32 years the Hilden Team takes great pride that after 1,200 homes built they've never failed to meet a closing date. Tarion registered, Hilden Homes was recognized for their continued commitment to top quality by nomination for Tarion Builder of the Year (2010).

Company: Hilden Homes Ltd.

Jordan DermerCo-Founder

Actively developing approximately 2,000 residential units and 400,000 square feet mixed-use retail/office developments in Toronto and Montreal as well as a 500,000 square feet mixed-use retail/office development in Europe.

Company: Capital Developments

Andy DesantisCreative Director

A passionate champion of “Branding”, DeSantis is well known for his remarkable insight and energy, helping Montana Steele become recognized as the leader in condominium marketing. A highly respected Creative Director in the industry, DeSantis leads his team to create a unique character and personality for every project, utilizing traditional media as well as interactive, web and social media.

Company: Montana Steele Advertising


Gabriel DesantisPresident

PastPresident of HHHBA and past Board of Director for the OHBA. Winner of Canadian Builder of the Year Award. Primarily develops master planned communities, detached homes, town homes mid-rise and hi-rise condos, commercial and office real estate in Hamilton, Niagara and Halton regions. One of Hamilton/Niagara largest home builders. Winner of numerous sales and marketing and design awards at both local, provincial,national, and North American levels.

Company: Homes by DeSantis Inc.

Rene DesantisPresident

Extensive expertise in strategic thinking and marketing. Under his leadership, the agency developed many campaigns for a variety of clients and has received numerous sales and marketing awards. Using his keen creative flair and eye for detail, he contributes to strategic thinking and is actively involved with each project undertaken by Montana Steele Advertising.

Company: Montana Steele Advertising


Marco DesimonePresident

Over 36 years experience in building and development. Member of Tarion, BILD, Rescon, OHBA, Toronto Board of Trade. Active sponsor of various charities including Hospice Vaughan, Erinoak, SickKids, Wellspring Cancer Centre, Villa Charities and Big Brothers. Recipient of Certificate of Appreciation for restoring and preserving heritage buildings. Built and/or building in Mississauga, Toronto, Barrie, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Alliston, Milton, Markham, Vaughan, East Gwillembury, Aurora among others.

Company: Royal Park Homes


Rizwan DhanjiFounder and President

One of the leading specialists for preconstruction sales and marketing, working on iconic projects like King Toronto, One Delisle and Bayview at The Village. The team at RAD Marketing has sold over $3 billion in pre-construction condo developments in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and abroad, totalling more than 10,000 condominium suites. Dhanji leads the talented team at RAD Marketing to execute some of the most exciting projects throughout North America.

Company: RAD Marketing

Anthony Di BattistaPresident

He is part of the second generation of Di Battistas, who for more than 48 years have been involved in heavy construction, servicing land and creating communities in Ontario, the southern U.S. and the Caribbean. Active in both industry and community affairs. President of the Caritas Foundation, Past President of the Greater Toronto Sewer and Water Main Contractors Association.

Company: SigNature Communities Inc. of Vaughan


Nicholas Di CuiaCreative Director

Nicholas Di Cuia is a creative director and writer. He’s partnered with Greystone Homes, Ballymore Homes, and serving on property management boards. He’s a Chartered Professional Marketer, a Communications & Advertising Accredited Professional, and Registered Graphic Designer. A graduate of Ryerson University, Seneca College and Institute of Communication Agencies. A Ryerson University senator, Chartered Institute of Marketing Management of Ontario board member, past Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario Ethics committee member.

Company: Ferrand Communications

Sue Di IlioSales and Marketing Manager

Has been with PMA Group for 34 years and has represented builders in the GTA, as well as Peterborough, Barrie and Kitchener-Waterloo. Proud recipient of various industry awards, including several SAM awards. Has obtained her MIRM designation from NAHB. Very actively involved in the training of new home professionals and other sales related specialists throughout Canada.

Company: PMA Group

Julie Di LorenzoCo-President

Over 37 years experience in contracting and development. 3-time winner of the BILD Project of the Year Award. Di Lorenzo is a past board member of Tarion, past board member of St. Michael's hospital, present board member OCAD, Civil Liberties Association, The York School, BILD Hall of Fame Award 2016 and Past President of BILD 2005.

Company: Diamante Group

Danny Di MeoPresident

Has been in the development industry for over 14 years. Di Meo's focus is bringing well-planned, new lowrise communities to desirable locations and building them to the highest standards. Caliber's spectrum of new lowrise communities span within the GTA. Member of BILD and a personal member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technologists and Technicians.

Company: Caliber Homes and Caliber Developments Inc.

Steve DiamondPresident and CEO

Has established a reputation for delivering well designed, innovative residential and mixed use developments. Diamond has previously served as partner at law firm McCarthy Tétrault, where he was head of the Municipal Law and Planning Group and on the Board of Directors. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Sunnybrook Hospital, and is Chair of Waterfront Toronto

Company: Diamond Corp.

Paul DietrichOwner and Partner

A registered Homebuilder & Land Developer in Ontario since 1985 & in the City of Peterborough & the Kawarthas since 1988.  Served on a number of committees including the PKHBA board of directors as President. Dietrich has won a number of awards including OHBA Member of the Year (2008), PKHBA Builder of the Year (2008), Peterborough This Week Readers Select Diamond Award (2011, 2012 & 2013) & he has been awarded with an Excellent rating for 15 consecutive years by TARION.

Company: Parkview Homes & Parkview Group of Companies

Enzo DigiovanniPresident

A highly respected leader in the New Home Industry for over 21 years and the driving force behind Briarwood Homes. Recognized for his strategic planning and development together with innovative construction ideas all culminating into extraordinary new home communities across Ontario. Briarwood is proud of its commitment to providing "custom quality within everyone's grasp" with current communities in Prince Edward County, Jackson's Point, Collingwood, Sutton, Tottenham, and Markham.

Company: Briarwood Homes

Peter DigiuseppePrincipal

Peter, the anchor and founder, has over 62 years experience in the building and development industry. Thornridge Homes has built up a number of communities in the Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Orangeville, North York and Etobicoke areas. They currently have developments in the Newcastle Sharon and Mississauga.

Company: Thornridge Homes

Marlene DigiuseppePrincipal

Marlene, with an Honours Business Administration degree, has 30 years in the industry. Thornridge Homes has built up a number of communities in the Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Orangeville, North York, Etobicoke and Newcastle areas. They currently have developments in the Sharon area.

Company: Thornridge Homes

Michael Dipasquale, Cpa,CA -CFOO

DiPasquale joined Dunpar Homes in 2009 as Controller of the company and in 2017 was appointed Chief Financial & Operating Officer. Responsible for co-ordination of partnership and joint venture initiatives for the company, managing all accounting and finance functions, property management divisions, IT services and leads legal negotiations. DiPasquale has been recognized for his outstanding achievements. He has contributed to Canadian Real Estate Wealth, on Business News Network and CitySpark.

Company: Dunpar Homes

Gennaro DisantoCo-Founder and President

Over 22 years experience in the land development and housing industry.

Company: Eringate Homes Corp


Frank DodaroPresident

Builder of quality homes with award-winning projects ranging from townhouses to luxurious singles. Also builder of commercial and industrial buildings. Member of BILD and CHBA with 44 years in the industry. Current projects in Richmond Hill, Toronto, Aurora, Oshawa & Ajax. Twice recipient of the prestigious BILD Builder of the Year Award (2004 & 2008).

Company: North Star Homes

Tom DuttonB. Arch; B.Sc., Partner,

TOM DUTTON, B. Arch; B.Sc., Partner, Master Builder & Designer, The Daniels Corporation. One of Canada's preeminent builders and developers, creating new home communities throughout the GTA. With an architectural background, Dutton oversees the design and construction of all Daniels' communities across the full spectrum of the company's diversified portfolio.

Company: The Daniels Corporation


Doug EglingtonChairman and owner

A family owned and operated business, MARK EGLINGTON is President, and MICHELLE EGLINGTON is VP of Euro-Line Appliances West, the Western Canadian Distribution arm. Euro-Line imports and Distributes Liebherr Refrigeration, AEG, Smeg, Gorenje, and Porter&Charles appliances, and Franke plumbing. Euro-Line was awarded the Oakville Awards for Business Excellence in the Large Business of the year category. Doug is now a judge for the OABE, and a director of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. Mark and Michelle are recipients of the NKBA`s 30 under 30.

Company: Euro-Line Appliances


David EisenstadtFounding Partner

An award-winning PR Consultant serving Real Estate Clients across Canada. Received Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) recognition - Shield of Public Service Award and the Phillip A. Novikoff Memorial Award. Elected the first Canadian Fellow, Public Relations Society of America and the first CPRS Fellow. Former Senator and Member of the Order of the University of Calgary, he frequently writes/comments on the business of PR. Canadian Partner of IPREX Global Communication Platform.

Company: The Communications Group Inc.


Rhoda EisenstadtManaging Partner

A Toronto-based independently-owned PR consulting firm, serving Canadian and multi-national clients in numerous business sectors through its relationship with IPREX Global Communication PR firms around the world. Using a variety of non-advertising communications tools, Eisenstadt helps position clients in the marketplace in creative and cost-effective ways.

Company: The Communications Group Inc.


Brian EllisPresident

35 years experience in sales, marketing management, and development of resort and retirement properties in the southern United States. Has represented a number of builders throughout the GTA. THBA Sales and Marketing Person of the Year. Vice President FHFC - Canada's foremost company representing Florida builders to Canadian buyers.

Company: New Homes Sales and Marketing Group

Fred EnnamoratoDistrict Manager - Toronto

Lennox is celebrating over 125 years as the leader in Home Comfort Solutions. Ennamorato has been involved in industry for over 35 years. Directly involved with the building industry in Canada for over 25 years. Won L Award for Top Sales Rep., North America, 1995. Member of all major home builder associations across Canada. Proudly visible in the homebuilding community. Supports many charitable organizations, including Habitat for Humanity.

Company: Lennox Industries.


Joff EvansSenior Designer

With a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design from Ryerson University, he is NCIDQ certified and registered with IDC and ARIDO. Evans has vast experience in the condominium market that spans over 25 years, providing interior design services to builders, developers, condominium boards, property managers, and private clients in commercial base building design.

Company: Wiklém Design inc.

Nick FalvoPresident

Graduated in mechanical engineering in Italy 1967. Has been the former CEO of many private and public companies. Baycliffe Homes group of Companies builds communities throughout the GTA, Brampton, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Whitby, Ajax, and Wasaga Beach area. Under the leadership of Falvo, Baycliffe Homes has been known as a value oriented builder, providing more quality and craftsmanship in each home at an affordable price.

Company: Baycliffe Homes

Joe FazariPresident

From 1983, represents second generation (Pat's Flooring 1958) in the hardwood flooring industry. Traditional family-run business, est. 2004, expanded from lowrise new to include servicing highrise condos. Currently situated in a 24,000 sq.ft. complete showroom, administrative office, and large warehousing facility. Awarded BILD Trade Contractor of the Year (2006). Their motto; “Quality work serves builders best."

Company: Weston Hardwood Design Centre

Peter Fealy

Peter FealyVice President and General Manager

Over 25 years of experience in the home improvement industry, joined Moen in 2000. Moen is the leading faucet brand in North America and is dedicated to designing and delivering beautiful products that last a lifetime.

Company: Moen Inc.

Barry FeinerCo-Founder

Feiner leads a multifaceted team responsible for marketing, sales and construction for multiple communities. Geranium was awarded BILD's 2013 Places to Grow lowrise Community – for its flagship master-planned neighbourhood in Stouffville, the 2012 Home Builder of the Year, CHBA Grand Sam Award, and numerous design awards. Geranium is a partner in Friday Harbour Resort, Innisfil. Feiner spent two terms as a Board Member of BILD.

Company: Geranium Corporation


Boaz FeinerPresident

Feiner leads a highly experienced team responsible for low-rise and condominium product design, marketing, research, sales and construction for which they have received top industry and design awards. Geranium is also known for their expertise in planning and development, undertaking complex master-plans on former golf courses such as Allegro in downtown Aurora and Courts of Canterbury in Port Perry, as well as the multi-faceted Friday Harbour Resort in Innisfil.

Company: Geranium Corporation

David FeldmanPresident and CEO

Feldman founded Camrost Felcorp Inc. in 1976 and has since propelled it into a multi disciplined business, having delivered over 80 buildings and upwards of two million sq. ft. of office/retail in the GTA. Feldman has always led the way in creating urban landmarks, award-winning highrise luxury condominiums and sought-after rental communities. Camrost Felcorp continues to evolve and is now a fully integrated, professionally managed development and construction company with $4 billion of mixed-use urban development projects underway.

Company: Camrost-Felcorp Inc

Barry FentonPresident, CEO

Three plus decades in commercial and residential projects in Canada and the U.S. Multi-award-winning prjects: 3018 Yonge in Lawrence Park, Treviso 1 + 2, ICE York Centre, ICE 2, One Bedford, Burano, Aquarius, Neptune WaterParkCity, Neptune 2, The Residences of Maple Leaf Square, Murano, Toy Factory Lofts, 22 Condominiums, and 18 Yonge. Coming soon, The Britt, on the site of the legendary Sutton Place Hotel.

Company: Lanterra Developments

Shane FentonC.O.O.

Over the past 14 years, Fenton has been involved in numerous projects within the GTA and surrounding area. Fenton’s experience spans most facets of the real estate market place and includes residential, industrial, office and retail. Fenton holds an HBA from the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business.

Company: Reserve Properties Limited

Sheldon FentonPresident and CEO

Over the past 37 years, Fenton has been involved in numerous projects in the U.S. and Canada. Fenton’s experience spans most facets of the real estate market place and includes over 8,000 residential units in addition to hotel development, retirement communities, office and retail. Fenton holds a Juris Doctor degree. from the University of Western Ontario and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and Ontario Bar Association.

Company: Reserve Properties Limited

Bob FinniganPrincipal and COO of Aquisitions and Housing

President Heathwood Homes, Principal and COO of Acquisition and Housing HERITY, which includes Heathwood Homes and Heron Homes. Past President of BILD (2007), OHBA (2011), CHBA (2016) and past Tarion Board Member. Active in the Southern Ontario real estate market in residential, commercial, and industrial development. Currently building communities in the GTA and Kitchener Waterloo.

Company: HERITY


Danny FinoroPresident

Currently building in Woodstock, Elmira and Elora. Finoro Custom Homes now in their 30th year of successful building and a winner of numerous awards from the WRHBA. Finoro is also a Managing Partner of Lunor Group Inc. now in their 16th year of developing family communities in Tavistock, Guelph, Elmira, and Woodstock. Check online for upcoming sites.

Company: Finoro Custom Homes

Michael FioriniVice President, Commercial Sales Canada

Obtained a Business degree with a minor in Project Management from the U.S. Involved in the new home industry for over 22 years. Former board member for BILD and OHBA. Heavily involved with many charitable organizations and events.

Company: Coast Wholesale Appliances

Michael F. FirestoneVice-President

Over 40 years experience in the homebuilding industry. Past Co-chair of BILD Condominium Committee. Involved in BILD Liaison Committee developing the new Condominium Act. Transformed the Imperial Oil Building into Imperial Plaza, and the Four Seasons Hotel into The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza. Cumberland Tower and Private Estates of Yorkville, and Blue Diamond at Imperial Plaza. Developed a rental complex, 101 St. Clair Avenue West. Currently developing the Upper East Village community at Eglinton and Brentcliff, as well as the Multi-phased Exchange District in downtown Mississauga. Serves as a director on several condominium boards.

Company: Camrost-Felcorp Inc.


Dan FlomenExecutive Vice President, Sales

Over 25 years experience in the sales and marketing of both highrise and lowrise communities. In addition, holds the position of President, TFN Realty Inc., working with several developers throughout Ontario. Past Vice Chairman of the Arbitration Committee of TREB. Specializing in the analysis of projects, maximizing both performance and design integrated with strategic sales campaigns.

Company: Empire Communities


Sharon FlorianDirector of Sales

Florian consults on product design, features and pricing, and works to ensure maximum exposure and growth for each project. Involved in the sales environment from the inception through to the completion of the project. Florian understands that the capacity to adapt to a dynamic marketplace determines the long term success of any development. Her in-depth knowledge of sales and marketing, as well as her analytical skills continue to provide proven results.

Company: Fernbrook Homes

Brad FosterPrincipal and CFO

Principal and CFO, HERITY, which includes Heathwood Homes, Heron Homes, and Heron Capital Corporation. Over 20 years of experience in the residential development industry. Currently building communities throughout the GTA and Kitchener Waterloo.

Company: Herity


Joseph FrancavillaSenior Vice President

Francavilla is responsible for the development, design and construction of several current Highrise condominium projects including: Fleur, Sugar Wharf,  InDe, Mobilio, Festival, and the upcoming Adagio, The Whitfield, 4800 Yonge and next phase of the Sugar Wharf Development. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Toronto Apartment Builders Association and a Director of the Residential Construction Association of Central Ontario.

Company: Highrise Residential, Menkes Developments


Teresa FrancellaMarketing and Sales, Highrise Division

Current developments are Downtown Markham - Largest LEED Certified development in North America, 243 acres of mixed-use development that fuses together residential, retail, entertainment and commercial and IQ Condos - Master Plan community, eight acres mixed-use neighbourhood with seven condominium towers, street level retail and central park.

Company: Remington Group Inc. (The)

Peter Freed

Peter FreedFounder & President

As a quintessential entrepreneur, Freed has over 20 years in the industry and has developed over one billion dollars in real estate. Developing design-based living spaces and a lifestyle brand; Freed has built vibrant residential communities, a hospitality business that includes Toronto Best Rooftop Pool Lavelle and the award winning Muskoka Bay Resort. Named CEO of the Year at the 2010 Design Exchange Awards, Freed is a visionary who continues to build uniquely designed buildings.

Company: Freed Developments Ltd.

Bruce FreemanExecutive Vice President and Principal

Over 45 years experience in the new home building industry and recipient of the Riley Brethour Award (1995). He is responsible for helping make Great Gulf a well-known and respected residential builder in Toronto since 1975 for garnering the distinction of BILD Home Builder of the Year (2002, 2006 & 2020), BILD Home Builder of the Year Lowrise (2016 & 2020), BILD Mid and Hirise builder of the year (2018 & 2020) and building upon the established brand.

Company: Great Gulf Homes

Phil FreemanPresident

From master-planned communities to retirement properties and breathtaking condominium residences, Freeman has over 26 years experience in the creation and implementation of successful, award-winning real estate marketing, design and advertising programs for the who’s who in Canadian real estate development.

Company: Builders Insight Group

Dave FriedmanChief Executive Officer

Established for over 40 years and has been actively involved in development and construction of approximately 12,000 homes, including lowrise and highrise developments in and around Metro. Chestnut Hill Developments has also been involved in many master-planned communities.

Company: Chestnut Hill Devlopments Inc.

Howard FriedmanVice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

Offers a broad range of residential real estate, surety and insurance products to builders across Canada. Active with BILD, currently serving his third term as a Board member and also sits on its Executive Committee. Friedman was recognized as BILD's Member of the Year (2014)

Company: Travelers Canada

Michael FrustaglioVice President

With an Economics Degree at York University. Michael joined the family business and during that time, Forest Green Homes was created. Forest Green Homes won a SAM Award for Marketing for Blackthorn Manor (1982) and, with great satisfaction, replicated winning a SAM Award for Lexington (2005), and Highgate (2012).

Company: Forest Green Homes

Louis FrustaglioVice President

With a Marketing Degree at Wilfrid Laurier University. Louis joined the family business and during that time, Forest Green Homes was created. Forest Green Homes won a SAM Award for Marketing for Blackthorn Manor (1982) and, with great satisfaction, replicated winning a SAM Award for Lexington (2005), and Highgate (2012).

Company: Forest Green Homes


Samson FungVice President Marketing

Fung leads the Tridel marketing team, defining the vision and strategic direction of the company’s project marketing plans, as well as guides its marketing strategies, which include overseeing budgets, pricing models, design and go-to-market launch strategies. He obtained his BCom from UofT, his International MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and holds a real estate brokers' license. Tridel is Canada’s leading developer and builder of condominium residences with over 85 years of homebuilding experience. Tridel currently has 20 condominium communities in the GTA marketplace and is committed to developing condominium communities that meet the needs of today’s homeowners while safeguarding the well-being of future generations.

Company: Tridel

Peter GaborArchitect

28-year member of BILD. We are responding to design trends and evolving our designs to a more contemporary look with an excellent young design team. This of course is in addition to our award winning work with adapted historical styles that are still popular with many purchasers. New or renovation is all in our scope of work and experience.

Company: Peter Gabor Architects

Robert GallettaPresident

Galletta founded Blackjet Inc. along with partner MARCO MARINO. They opened their doors with a vision to challenge conventional marketing thinking and a passion for creative excellence. Since then, the agency has won numerous high profile accounts. Their work has been featured in multiple advertising and design annuals and they have been credited with over 30 national and international creative awards for their work.

Company: Blackjet Inc.


Paul GallopFounder and President

Specializing in design/build additions and major renovations for old Toronto homes since 1989. Winner of BILD 2012 and 2017 Renovator of the Year, BILD 2015 Best Renovation $300-500K, and Best Renovation Over $500K (2015 and 2016).

Company: Men At Work Design Build Ltd.

Tony GalloroPrincipal and Sole Proprietor

Galloro brings over 29 years of experience in the construction industry; 20 specifically working with stone surfaces. He founded Aurivia, a reputable countertop fabrication facility tailored primarily to the new construction market. His granite, marble, quartz, and solid surfaces have been topping kitchens, bathrooms, and sills in new builder communities all over the GTA and beyond.

Company: Aurivia

Andy GeertsmaPresident

The Geertsma Group includes GCL Developments Ltd., Geertsma Construction (1988) Ltd. and Geertsma Homes Ltd. 36 years experience in the homebuilding industry. Currently building single-family homes, communities and adult-lifestyle condominiums throughout Quinte, and Kingston.

Company: Geertsma Homes LTD.


Josef GerFounder and CEO

A Toronto-based, private real estate company focused on ownership, development, and management of full service retirement home communities. Since forming in 1988, RLC has invested and managed on behalf of institutional owners, non-profit organizations and private, high net worth individuals. Over the past 27 years, the company has managed, acquired and developed approximately 2,550 units in 29 retirement properties in Ontario, Quebec, BC and Alberta.

Company: Retirement Life Communities


David GerofskyPresident/COO

Gerofsky is an industry leader with 30 years of experience in the real estate industry. His expertise and insightful direction encompasses all aspects of development, from leasing to operations, and has been the driving force behind First Gulf’s many successful office, mixed-use, retail and industrial projects across the GTA. Gerofsky began his career as a lawyer at a major Toronto law firm and previously held senior executive positions with two large Canadian real estate companies.

Company: Great Gulf Group of Companies


Christina GiannoneVice President of Planning & Development, Brightwater

Overseeing the development of the award-winning 72 acre Brightwater community in Port Credit, Mississauga. Giannone sits on the Board of Directors for OHBA, is a member of BILD, Urban Land Institute and Schulich Real Property Alumni Association.

Company: Brightwater and Port Credit West Village Partners


Frank GiannonePresident

An award-winning developer, founded in 1981 by Frank and his father. Has built over 13,000 residences in Southern Ontario. Also involved in building projects in Calgary, the U.S. and southern Italy. Past President of the OHBA. A past President of the Toronto Home Builders’ Association (now BILD) in 1989. Currently on the Tarion Board of Directors.

Company: Fram Building Group


Peter E. GilganFounder and CEO

Canada's Entrepreneur of the Year (2007). Is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario & named Outstanding Business Leader by Laurier University's School of Business & Economics (2010). Has been appointed The Order of Ontario (2012), the Canadian Business Hall of Fame (2013), and the Order of Canada (2014) in recognition of leadership in the home-building industry, & contributions to a wide range of community initiatives focused on health education, social services, & community causes.

Company: Mattamy Homes


Jacqueline GlassPrincipal

A full-service design firm inclusive of renovation and space planning, furniture placement and design, window treatments, colour and styling. An extensive career in interior design for over 20 years. A regular design expert on Cityline and contributes regularly to national decor magazine and newspaper publications.

Company: Jacqueline Glass Inc


Brian GlucksteinPrincipal Designer BAA, ARIDO, ASID, IDC,

Graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic University's renowned Interior Design program. Known for designing striking interiors for many prominent families, corporations and hotels across Canada and abroad. Named Canada's Favourite Interior Designer by the readers of House and Home, Canada's largest design magazine. Recognized in Andrew Martin's Interior Design Journal as one of the world's top 35 designers.

Company: Gluckstein Design


Michael GnatPresident

2021 marks 30 years in the industry. Founded in 1959, Midnorthern Appliance has been the industry leader in supplying major home appliances to the new construction and residential apartment replacement marketplaces. Over the past 61 years has sold over one billion dollars of appliances throughout Canada and the world. Gnat began working with Midnorthern in 1991 and was promoted to President in 1999. Midnorthern Appliance was acquired by The Brick in 2002 and moved to its new Commercial Design Centre in North York in 2011. Key markets include the Greater Toronto Area, Vancouver, Southern Ontario, and Alberta.

Company: Midnorthern Appliance

James GoadCo-owner/Partner

A mid-size developer specializing in heritage properties and residential condominium development in Toronto. The Distillery Historic District in downtown Toronto is the most well-known of Cityscape's projects and has been awarded with numerous distinctive awards including The Ontario Association of Architects Award of Excellence and The Canadian Urban Institute Award for Best Large Project.

Company: Cityscape Development Corp.

Myer GodfreyPresident

Chairman of RESCON (2008-2010), Past President of BILD (1995). Past Chair of the Greater Toronto Area Building Industry Liaison Committee. Yorkwood Homes is a family business which has been building since the 1960s. The Godfrey family has been responsible for building over 10,000 homes in the Greater Toronto area. Homes have ranged from starter to multi million-dollar custom homes.

Company: Yorkwood Homes / Yorkwood Investments

Norman GodfreyPresident

45 years in the industry. President of BILD (1985); President of Canadian Home Builders Association (1987). Inducted into the BILD Hall of Fame (2002). Yorkwood Homes is developing and building residential communities in East Gwillimbury (Sharon Village), Springwater Township (Stonemanor Woods) and the Town of Caledon (Caledon Trails).

Company: Yorkwood Homes

Michael GoldPresident

Bazis is a company committed to excellence in every facet of the development process. Combining visionary architecture, design, marketing and construction with the epitome of corporate integrity and environmental responsibility, Bazis has become a major force in articulating the city’s ever evolving skyline. Bazis understands today’s urban purchaser and designs condominium buildings and suites that are always unique in design and outstanding quality.

Company: Bazis Inc.

Gary GoldmanChairman and CEO

Affiliates include The Goldman Group/ Murray Goldman, with over 50 years of land development and construction activities in the GTA. Over 100 prominent projects to their credit, including Castle Hill, The Dunhill Club, The Forest Hill Lofts and The Ports. Current projects include Elements & The Bell Hertiage.

Company: Stafford Homes