Chicago — Starwood Retail Partners has hired retail and real estate construction executive Vincent Corno as senior vice president of development.
In his new role, Corno will create individualized strategies for each of the 30 malls and lifestyle centers Starwood Retail manages, including major redevelopments in California, Florida, Texas and Virginia.
Prior to joining Starwood Retail, Corno served as executive vice president of Brixmor Property Group, and has held senior positions at DDR Corp., Dick’s Sporting Goods, Saks Inc., Forest City Enterprises and May Department Stores.
“Vince Corno is one of the most experienced and best-known retail development executives in the business, and a true leader in our industry,” says Michael Glimcher, CEO of Starwood Retail. “His extensive experience in development and deep relationships with retailers…qualify him to help us create the great properties of the 21st century.”
Corno will be based at Starwood Retail’s Chicago headquarters.