Leading the team
Empire Communities has over 150 years of combined experience in real estate development and construction in Canada. The Company was co-founded by Paul C. Golini Sr., Daniel Guizzetti, Andrew Guizzetti and Paul A. Golini Jr., who all continue to hold positions with Empire.
Paul C. Golini Sr. – Chairman and Co-Founder
Paul Golini Senior is Chairman and co-founder of Empire. He has 50 years of industry experience. Mr. Golini is actively involved with the community and has served as President of the Metropolitan Toronto Sewer and Water Main Association, the Toronto Construction Association, the Ontario Road Builders Association, and the Urban Development Institute of Ontario. Mr. Golini was recently honoured by the MTSW for his business excellence in the industry.
Daniel Guizzetti – President, Co-Founder and CEO
Daniel has been involved in the development of residential, commercial and industrial real estate in North America for over 25 years. Mr. Guizzetti actively participates in all aspects of the business, including finance, investment strategy, land development and construction, as well as acquisitions and dispositions. He has overseen the development and construction of all the 8000 homes and 21 condo towers built by Empire.
Andrew Guizzetti – Executive Vice President, Co-Founder, and CFO
Andrew has over 25 years of experience in developing commercial, residential and industrial real estate. Andrew leads the finance, investment strategy, and acquisitions/dispositions aspects of Empire’s business. Andrew has raised over $500 million dollars in financing over the past 10 years to fund Empire’s strong growth.
Paul A. Golini Jr. – Executive Vice President and Co-Founder
Paul Golini is the Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Empire Communities. In addition to his role at Empire, Paul was the Chair of the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) from 2011 -2012, and a tireless champion of ethical building practices as they relate to the environment. He remains an active member at BILD; as Board member and Co-Chair of the Builder Council. He was a member of the steering committee for the Canada Green Building Council LEED @ Canada for Homes Project. Member of EnerQuality Corporation Board of Directors, and appointed President on the Board of Directors for the Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF)- Toronto. Advisory Council Member at Habitat for Humanity Toronto since 2012. Most recently appointed to Tarion Warranty Corporation Board of Directors.