Dennis H. Constanzo, CRAFTSMAN
Dennis Constanzo is a Principal of Los Angeles based USA Investment Advisors (USAIA), and a Strategic Partner of R&R Global Hospitality.
Mr. Constanzo’s career in the hospitality industry spans more than 25 years where he acquired experience as a developer of a wide range of projects that included; hotel, condo-hotel, resort and restaurant-nightclubs. He has served in senior executive posts the placed him in charge of major construction projects such as the US$260 million Palmyra Resort & Spa in Jamaica, the re-development of the US$175 million Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena California and the US$75 million La Belle Creole Resort on the French side of St. Martin in the French West Indies. His track record of developing property’s whose combined value are estimated at over US$1.0 billion and skill at arranging development financings that are estimated to be nearly US$400 million makes him well suited at directing Team USAIA – R&R Global Hospitality's Caribbean and Africa activities.
Mr. Constanzo also has extensive experience in the real estate, construction and restaurant industry; serving as President of The Oak Knoll Group company based in Pasadena, California. Mr. Constanzo was instrumental in building this start-up real estate development and asset management from the ground up. Under his leadership a diversified portfolio of assets from third party owners, included over two million square feet of commercial real estate and more than 900 apartment units. He has also owned and operated a number of restaurants and was the creative and operational force behind the iconic Twin Palms restaurant in Old Pasadena. In addition, Mr. Constanzo has extensive experience as a consultant to a score of other development companies relying on his considerable experience with all aspects of start-up ventures operations, construction, government relations, and finance.
Mr. Constanzo received his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in California from its prestigious Presidential Key Executive Program.