543 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840

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 29 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 Human Resources: Susan M. O'Donnell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
401-845-2200 ext: 109

Ms. O'Donnell has served in the role of Human Resources Director for over 15 years across various industries. The majority of her experience has been in hotel and hospitality management including leading the human resources department at the Hotel Viking in Newport, RI under three different owners/management companies. Her other areas of practice include manufacturing, healthcare, and non-profit. Ms. O'Donnell earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Marywood University in Scranton, Pa. In addition, Ms. O'Donnell has achieved and held certifications from both the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) as well as the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) organization. Ms. O'Donnell serves as a member of the RI SHRM Legislative Affairs Committee. As an HR Generalist, she is responsible for all HR initiatives, strategies, and practices. Ms. O'Donnell joined LREG in 2020 and works tirelessly to consistently advance both proven initiatives, as well as developing new ones, that positively and equally impact the organization and its employees across five states.

Director of Lodging: Steven DiCristoforo
401-845-2200 ext. 116

Mr. DiCristoforo has 14 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 38 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.
Marketing Director: Brian Werner
401-845-2200 ext. 103

Mr. Werner has spent 15 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.

Investment and Acquisition Associate: David Wolfe, CFA
401-845-2200 ext. 106

Mr. Wolfe provides market research and investment analysis for multifamily acquisition and developments across the Eastern United States. He graduated in 2016 with a finance degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.

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