Robert A. Landino, CEO of Centerplan Companies, has been named Business New Haven’s 2014 Businessperson of the Year. Centerplan Companies is an eight-year-old Middletown-based real estate acquisition, development, construction and investment firm with an emphasis on adding asset value through repositioning strategies.
Its affiliate, Centerplan Construction, LLC, which Landino started in 2008, is charting an impressive growth trajectory. In 2013 it ranked No. 100 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies, with 70 full-time employees and 3,000-percent aggregate three-year revenue growth, posting 2012 revenues of $56.4 million.
The New Haven native and former state representative is currently undertaking two separate $50 million building projects in New Haven.
ABOUT McDOWELL JEWETT COMMUNICATIONS: MJC is an advisor to multiple companies and civic organizations on press relations, strategic communications, and media training. Clients include Dominion Resources, The Jackson Laboratory and the Boston Red Sox. For the past five years, the firm has been named "Best Public Relations Firm" in the Connecticut Law Tribune’s reader’s poll. The firm, founded in 2006, also publishes the blog "The Laurel" which covers the Connecticut news media.