PHILIP DIGENNARO – PRINCIPAL
Mr. DiGennaro is currently a Principal and President of the North East Region of Hicks Ventures, a commercial real estate development and investment company. Mr. DiGennaro has developed in excess of $500 million worth of single and multi-tenant commercial projects for tenants including Walgreens (NASDAQ: WBA), Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM now AMZN), The Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Yale New Haven Health Systems (YNHHS; Moody’s rated AA-) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG).
Mr. DiGennaro also founded and was CEO of DevNet, a telecommunications infrastructure company. In less than 4 years from its inception, DevNet was sold to FiberNet (NASDAQ: FTGX) for in excess of $80 million.
Prior to DevNet, Mr. DiGennaro was the Mortgage Investment Officer at the New York State Employees Retirement System (NYSERS). At NYSERS Mr. DiGennaro placed approximately $750 mil per annum in first mortgage loans on large commercial projects in major cities across the United States.
Mr. DiGennaro possesses a BS in Finance from Fairfield University and an MBA in Finance from New York University.
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