Mr. Montante has more than 20 years experience in the real estate development industry. In his role as Vice President, Mr. Montante’s responsibilities focus on commercial, residential and hospitality development including commercial leasing, acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. A leader within the Company, Mr. Montante recently lead the team that redeveloped the former Dulski Federal Building into Avant, an $83 million mixed-use facility that includes Class A office, Luxury Condominiums, an award-winning Embassy Suites hotel, fine dining and lounge. Mr. Montante has contributed to Uniland’s growth through many successful endeavors including CrossPoint Business Park, Sheridan Meadows Corporate Park-North, Airborne Business Park, and Eastport Commerce Center.
Active in many professional organizations, Mr. Montante is a member of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership Board, Catholic Health Acute Care Board, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Board, the Darwin Martin House Board, Canisius High School’s Board of Trustees, and actively serves the Business Advisory Council for Canisius College’s Richard J. Wehle School of Business. Mr. Montante is also former President of the Upstate New York Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.
Mr. Montante received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Canisius College and earned his Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University. He is also an active alumnus of Canisius High School and Canisius College.