Michael A. Comparato, Chairman and CEO of VIESTE. He is responsible for the company’s strategic planning and also oversees relationships with VIESTE clients, strategic partners and affiliate companies.
Mr. Comparato is the Executive-in-Charge for all capital programs and investments overseen by VIESTE Companies.
Mr. Comparato has served public and private sector clients overseeing capital programs and projects. He has planned, financed, developed and/or managed in virtually every asset class.
Mr. Comparato has been involved in financial transactions for both for-profit and non-profit clients, utilizing a variety of debt/equity vehicles including closed-end investment funds, real estate investment trusts, sale leaseback transactions, equity syndications, tax-exempt bond issues, pension funds and institutional lending sources.
Mr. Comparato also leads VIESTE’s strategic planning, marketing and management responsibilities with regard to the company’s senior living portfolio and all infrastructure projects. He has extensive prior experience in the planning, financing, design, development, marketing and operations of senior living communities and long-term care facilities
Mr. Comparato was the Executive-in-Charge for a number of youth sports-related projects for both public, private and quasi-public entities. Projects included fieldhouses, natatoriums, stadiums, training and fitness facilities and outdoor competition facilities. Mr. Comparato led a team of professionals serving as an extension of the owner’s staff to provide these turnkey services.
Don Currise has managed the planning, permitting, financing and construction of over $750 million of residential, commercial and institutional real estate projects nationally. He has worked extensively in the pre-construction stage of developments, coordinating program management, governmental relations, permitting, design process, budgeting and financing. Projects have ranged from museums, garages, schools, mono-rails, casinos, residential urban high rise and residential/multi use golf course communities. Mr. Currise has served public and private sector clients as owner’s representative/program manager on several major projects. The aggregate value of these capital projects exceeds $500 million.
Previously, Mr. Currise was Director of Development for Throgmartin Henke Development with oversight responsibility of three residential/multi-use developments, totaling over 12,000 units and 2 million square feet of commercial development. His background includes Vice President/Construction Services for a large architecture and engineering firm, including project management and owner representative services. Mr. Currise was a partner in a residential/commercial construction company for 20 years.
Mr. Currise is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He majored in Real Estate and Finance. He is a licensed real estate broker having represented numerous corporate clients.
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