John Silviano, Principal
Mr. Silviano joined Barone in 2006. After establishing a reputation within the firm as an aggressive and savvy dealmaker, he was named as a Principal in 2010 and helped guide the firm though a substantial growth period, characterized by higher value and more sophisticated transactions. Furthermore, the construction arm of the company began taking on larger projects than before with Mr. Silviano overseeing development of commercial properties in Manhattan and Brooklyn, among others. In 2010, Mr. Silviano was intimately involved in all aspects of both the Hudson Square and Nevins Street hotel projects, from ongoing negotiations and transaction structuring to managing the finer points of the construction process. Since that time, he has assisted Mr. Barone in all aspects of the Company’s various development projects and helped to grow the firm to its current stature, with a focus on financial analysis, deal underwriting, and operational efficiency. In this capacity, Mr. Silviano is instrumental to the firm in managing lender relations and the monetization of the Company’s real estate holdings. Mr. Silviano also monitors the Company’s construction management division, including oversight of construction budgets, job scheduling, code compliance, and ultimate signoffs.