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543 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401.845.2200
Fax: 401.845.2211
Management Team

Landings Real Estate Group founder, Christopher C. Bicho, leads a team of professionals dedicated to the rigorous execution required for each and every project. Within the firm, every real estate asset requires a business plan and then is staffed with the expertise to execute the plan. Mr. Bicho has assembled a team dedicated toward achieving results.

President: Christopher C. Bicho

Prior to dedicating his full-time attention to the expansion of Landings Real Estate Group, Mr. Bicho served as Chief Financial Officer for one of the nation's leading multi-family development companies where he executed over $1.5 billion dollars of financing and acquisitions in the multi-family and Federal Government real estate sectors. Mr. Bicho has an Undergraduate Degree from the University of Rhode Island and an MBA in Corporate Finance from Boston College.

Chief Operating Officer: Cynthia Holt
401-845-2200 ext. 104

Ms. Holt specializes in the operations of multi-family properties in the market rate, low Income, housing tax credit, Section 8 and military housing sectors. Her 26 years experience has encompassed managing assets for one of the nation's leading multi-family developers and she has managed portfolios of 3,300 units valued in excess of $250 million with locations in the Northeast, Mid West, Southeast and Puerto Rico. Ms. Holt graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1990.
Director of Lodging: Steven DiCristoforo
401-845-2200 ext. 105

Mr. DiCristoforo has 11 years of experience in real estate. He has successfully managed multi-family assets in both the Northeast and Southeast markets. In his most recent position Mr. DiCristoforo was very influential in adding more than $5 million in value to a multi-family community. Mr. DiCristoforo holds a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing and Psychology and an MBA in Integrated Business Development from American International College.

Construction Management: Ron LaChance

Mr. LaChance has 35 years of experience in the construction industry, with more than 17 years spent as a construction manager executing the construction of new homes, historical restorations, the conversion of hotels to condominiums and all phases of single - family home and multi-family home renovations. Mr. LaChance is responsible for subcontracting, material selections, contracting, pricing and scheduling for Landings Real Estate Group.
Financial Controller: Patty Strickland
401-845-2200 ext. 106

Ms. Strickland has over 21 years of experience holding leadership positions in finance and accounting for non-profit organizations, manufacturing companies as well as forensic accounting and IT companies. She majored in accounting at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Prior to joining Landings Real Estate Group she specialized in foreign commerce; foreign trade and foreign currency exchange. Over the past five years she has been focused on real estate accounting and is responsible for the financial functions of Landings Real Estate Group.
Marketing Director: Brian Werner
401-845-2200 ext. 107

Mr. Werner has spent 12 years in the marketing & communications field. His past experiences include marketing for one of the nation's leading hotel brands along with communications management for a private educational institution. Mr. Werner earned his Bachelor's Degree from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. He specializes in brand development, promotional material design, campaign strategizing and digital media management. Today, Mr. Werner is responsible for the marketing of Landings Real Estate Group's multi-family, condominium, vacation and commercial properties throughout the Eastern United States.

Landings Real Estate Group     |     543 Thames Street, Newport RI 02840     |     Tel: 401.845.2200     |     |     
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