Greg Contente is a Development Manager at Samuels & Associates, where he is responsible for managing ground-up, mixed-use developments from concept stages through buildout. In this capacity, he leads project teams, permitting processes and project finances.Greg brings a great deal of commercial real estate experience to Samuels & Associates, with expertise in real estate finance, design coordination and construction management. Prior to joining Samuels & Associates, Greg was a senior development manager for Gale International.
“I look at real estate with an urban planning perspective, always striving to improve the ways people experience their city,” says Greg. “Revitalizing neighborhoods and developing thriving mixed-use properties adds value both to the real estate and to the community.”
Greg has a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and received a Master of City & Regional Planning from the Bloustein School at Rutgers University. He is a professionally certified urban planner and is a member of the American Planning Association. Outside of work, Greg stays active by golfing and playing soccer; he is also a paragliding enthusiast.