Core Team - People and Relationships Are Key To Our Success

Our core team of professionals are considered leaders in the Design-Build and P3 industry Our associates represents expertise, commitment and long-term project experience. Our team of public and private facilities experts average 25 years of experience and are leaders in design, program and construction management. Get to know us better and see for yourself.

Dean Maglieri


Dean Maglieri has worked in the Washington DC and Southern California areas in the design, development and construction industry for over 20 years.  Specializing in design-build and construction quality program management on P3 projects, his construction management experience covers a broad range of project types, including commercial, office high-rise, industrial, civic, institutional, schools and mixed-use. Mr. Maglieri has worked as an owner, developer, designer, and owner’s representative on projects totaling over 5.0 million square feet and $3.5 Billion.  Prior to founding Development Industries, Dean has worked with award-winning Architecture & Engineering firms EYP, AECOM, and national design-build real estate developer The Opus Group.  Dean Maglieri was awarded a 'Commanding General's Medal of Excellence' for Construction Quality Control Management by the US Army Corps of Engineers, for QA/QC performance on their multi-building Full Revitalization Project at the George S. Patton Jr. US Army Reserve Center, in Southern California.


Representative Listing of Projects:


Public Projects

  • Long Beach Courthouse, Superior Court of Los Angeles County – Long Beach, CA
  • LAUSD South Los Angeles Area High School #3 – Los Angeles, CA
  • LAUSD Central Los Angeles Area Middle School #7 – Los Angeles, CA
  • LAUSD East Los Angeles Area High School #2 (8-Building Campus) – Los Angeles, CA
  • LAUSD Central Los Angeles Area High School #10 – Los Angeles, CA
  • Caltrans District 7 Headquarters – Los Angeles, CA
  • US Army Corps of Engineers; George S. Patton Jr. 63rd Army Reserve Center – Bell, CA
  • Arlington Cemetery Amphitheater, Historic Preservation – Washington DC
  • Lincoln Memorial, Historic Preservation – Washington DC
  • University of Maryland, Visitor and Student Center – College Park, MD
  • IRS Headquarters – New Carrollton, MD
  • USDA Headquarters – Washington DC

Commercial/ Corporate/ Retail & Entertainment

  • One Santa Fe Place Tower - San Diego, CA
  • 6100 Howard Hughes Center - Los Angeles, CA
  • Universal Studios, Offices - Hollywood, CA
  • Metro Place II: Boeing & Lockheed Martin - Fairfax, VA
  • Campus Commons: Siemens & Tellabs Reston, VA
  • Coherent Communications - Ashburn, VA
  • Stanford Telecom - Loudoun County, VA
  • IBM (TI) renovation - Washington DC
  • USC University Gateway; Student Housing - Los Angeles, CA (975,000 sq. ft.)
  • LA Live! Hotel & Residences - Los Angeles, CA  (2,000,000 sq. ft. - Pre-construction)
  • Universal Studios, CityWalk - Hollywood, CA


Bachelor of Architecture, with Honors

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada; School of Architecture, 1993


Tim Shea, AIA, LEED AP


Tim brings over 30 years experience in architecture and construction of design focused project delivery to the firm. Prior to starting his own consulting practice in 2012 in New York, NY, Tim was Project Director and Project Architect for Richard Meier and Partners on the recently completed New $350 million San Diego Federal Courthouse - completed ahead of schedule and on budget, a first for GSA projects of this magnitude. In Tim’s twenty years at Richard Meier and Partners, he led teams on the new San Jose City Hall and LA’s landmark The Getty Center. All of these very complex projects have achieved design, construction and project management awards. His belief in team building and consensus among his team of consultants along with the building contractor and owner, has been instrumental in these achievements. Tim’s career also includes roles as operations manager and technical director for AECOM (formerly DMJM Rottet), Project Manager for Gensler and as a consultant to Walt Disney Imagineering on new theme parks coordinating out sourced design consultants for more than $1 Billion dollars in value. Over the course of his career Tim has been directly involved in over $3 Billion dollars value of construction in multiple building typologies.  His career also includes over 10 years as an instructor at UCLA graduate school and has served as a Public Commission Member for his Southern California city of residence for over twenty years. Tim is a member of the AIA and a licensed architect in the states of California, New York, Colorado and Connecticut.


Representative Listing of Projects:

  • San Diego Federal Courthouse – San Diego, California
  • San Jose Civic Center – San Jose, California
  • The Getty Center – Los Angeles, California
  • California Adventure – Anaheim, California
  • One Regents Square, Class A office high-rise – La Jolla, California
  • Masonic Building Renovation – Denver, Colorado
  • Realities, Inc. – Denver, Colorado


Masters of Architecture

University of Colorado, 1985


B.A. Environmental Design and Planning

New York State University at Buffalo, 1980


Lori Guidry, DBIA


Lori Guidry brings to Development Industries Inc. over 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. Lori Guidry oversees all business development and strategic planning operations. Lori's experience in the construction industry includes extensive work in both pre-construction and operations, as well as owner's representation in construction management. Lori has held leadership roles on large scale public and private-sector projects such as the award-winning Caltrans District 7 Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Community College District Bond AA Capital Improvements Program, and the Grand Avenue project in downtown Los Angeles. Prior to joining Development Industries, Inc. Lori has worked with other industry-leading firms, including the Clark Construction Group, Jacobs Engineering, and Webcor Builders.


Lori is also actively involved in the community with the ACE Mentor Program, providing mentoring and scholarships to local high school students interested in Architecture, Construction and Engineering.  Since its inception in Los Angeles in 2002 ACE LA has awarded over $700,000 in scholarships. Lori now serves as Board Chairman of ACE Los Angeles, and was recently recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as the 2014 Philanthropist of the Year.


Representative Listing of Projects:

  • Long Beach Courthouse, Superior Court of Los Angeles County – Long Beach, CA

      (Winner of ENR's 2014 Global Best Project Award in the Government Building Category)

  • The Century 42-Story High-Rise Residential - Los Angeles, CA
  • Grand Avenue; Preconstruction, 48-story Residential & Mixed-Use Development - Los Angeles, CA
  • LACCD Bond Program, East Los Angeles College Capitol Improvements, CA
  • Caltrans District 7 Headquarters, 13-Story Office Building -  Los Angeles, CA
  • Fresno Trauma & Burn Center (Preconstruction & Contract Administration) - Fresno, CA
  • LA County Courthouse, Antelope Valley -  Palmdale, CA
  • AMC Movie Theaters National Expansion Program - Multiple projects, nation-wide
  • Pre-construction and contract administration for multiple prototypes and project roll-outs nationwide
  • Various Retail, Hospitality & Mixed-Use Developments - Florida & Southeastern U.S.
  • Preconstruction for skilled nursing & ambulatory care facilities - throughout Florida
  • Minnesota Twins Stadium & Spring Training Facility, Preconstruction - Fort Myers, Florida
  • Extensive experience in preconstruction & contract administration on multiple projects nation-wide.


Bachelor's Degree in Building Construction, with Honors

University of Florida, 1990


Vic Adamo


Vic Adamo brings more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry. Prior to starting his own consulting practice in 2008 in California, Vic has previously worked in the Washington DC areas in the design and development industry.  He has worked on such notable projects as the LAC-USC Medical Center, the RAND Corporation Headquarters in Santa Monica, and the Howard Hughes Center in Los Angeles.  Mr. Adamo has worked with industry leaders such as Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: WRE), and award-winning Architecture & Engineering firms Gensler in Washington, DC, AECOM, and HOK in Los Angeles, California


Representative listing of Projects:

  • Hall of Justice Seismic Repair and Reuse Project - Los Angeles, CA
  • LAUSD Central Region Middle School #7 - Los Angeles, CA
  • Disneyland Resort (theme park, restaurant, retail/Facilities Enhancement) – Anaheim, CA
  • Platinum Equity Partners Headquarters (historical conversion) - Beverly Hills, CA
  • LAC-USCMedical Center Replacement, 600-Bed Inpatient Tower - Los Angeles, CA
  • CommunityHospital of Monterey Peninsula, 120-bed Acute Care - Monterey, CA
  • RAND Corporation Headquarters, 5-Story Office Building - Santa Monica, CA 
  • HowardHughes Center, 12-Story Class-A Office Building - Los Angeles, CA
  • Northrop Grumman - Corporate Offices - Rockville, MD
  • Wavefront Technologies - Corporate Offices - McLean, VA
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation - Corporate Offices - Greenbelt, MD
  • Origins, Estee Lauder - Retail Stores: Miami, Tampa, New York, and California
  • AT&T Communications - Retail Stores: New England, Boston, New Orleans, Memphis
  • AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center (Historic Restoration) - Silver Spring, MD
  • MetroTown Eaton Centre (Retail/Entertainment Complex) -  Burnaby, BC
  • AirCanada Center; 22,000-seat NHL arena for Toronto Maple Leafs - Toronto, Canada



Bachelor of Architecture

Carleton University, Ottawa, School of Architecture, 1994


Bill Lavine, AIA, LEED AP


Bill Lavine brings over 30 years of experience in the design and construction of technically complex buildings.  Bill is a Licensed and LEED Accredited Architect who also has CDT credentials from CSI. Having previously worked in the Washington DC areas in the design and development industry prior to relocating to California in 2006, Bill has worked on such notable and prize winning projects as the NOAA Satellite Operations Center in Suitland, Maryland, multiple projects with the FBI at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.  Since the 1990's, Bill was a Principal in the Government Studio of the award-winning Architecture & Engineering firm of EYP/ AE in Washington DC, and joined Harley Ellis Devereaux in both their Los Angeles and San Diego, California offices when he relocated to California in 2005. His architecture and project management experience covers a broad range of project types, including commercial, institutional and government, with a focus on federal projects specializing in facilities involving a high degree of security. 


Representative Listing of Projects:

  • The Aerospace Corporation – El Segundo, California
  • Grossmont Union High School District – San Diego, California
  • US Consulate in Guangzhou – China
  • US Chancery Building in Colombo – Sri Lanka
  • US State Dept. Office of Foreign Buildings Operations – Washington DC
  • NOAA Satellite Operations Facility for GSA – Suitland, Maryland
  • SCIF for Multiple Government Organizations – Washington, DC
  • FBI Forensic Laboratory Feasibility Study – Quantico, Virginia
  • FBI Engineering Research Facility – Quantico, Virginia
  • FBI Technical Resource Building – Quantico, Virginia
  • National Cryptological Training Facility – Washington DC
  • National Foreign Affairs Training Center – Washington DC
  • The National Imagery & Mapping Agency – Washington DC
  • Navy Federal Credit Union Headquarters – Fairfax County, Virginia
  • GSA (IDIQ Contact- including Multiple Projects) the Ronald Reagan Building
  • The World Bank, IDIQ Contract (over 150 work orders) – Washington, DC



Bachelor of Architecture

University of Kentucky, 1977



Jay H Higgins, P.E., F.ASCE


Jay Higgins brings over 40 years of civil experience in the design and construction management on large construction developments in the private, public, and federal sectors. An infrastructure industry leader in transportation, airport, highway, wastewater treatment and power plant projects, Mr. Higgins extensive career has included leading a team overseeing a long term Contract Administration at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Development Program, Vice President/Program Director with Consoer Townsend and Associates' water and wastewater group, and most recently as a Director and Senior Project Manager with URS Corporation in the Construction Services Division.  Mr. Higgins area of expertise includes construction dispute resolution and construction claims analysis. He has worked to investigate and resolve disputes on numerous public and private construction projects including resolving several disputes over extra work costs and time extensions, most recent for a large State water agency. Mr. Higgins has been member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) throughout his career and is currently serving as Vice-Chair of the Region 9 Board of Governors.  He is also a Past-President of the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch, Past-President of the Los Angeles Section, and a Member of ASCE's Member Communities Committee.  He has received several ASCE awards including the 2009 Outstanding Section Officer /Region 9, 2008 and 2013 President’s Award /Los Angeles Section, 2012 Carl Blum Award/Younger Member Forum/Los Angeles Section, and the 2014 Robert W. Bein Lifetime Achievement Award/Life Member Forum/Los Angeles Section. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and Professional Civil Engineer in California.


Representative Listing of Projects:

  • Chicago O'Hare Airport Development Program, Chicago, IL – $325 million
  • Illinois State Toll Highway Authority I-294 Rehabilitation Project, East Hazel Crest, IL
  • Whiting Shoreline Improvements Project, Whiting, IN
  • California Department of Water Resources (DWR) - Pearblossom, Project Headquarters, Multiple Projects
  • California Department of Water Resources - Gorman Creek Improvement Channel Emergency Repairs
  • California Aqueduct, Tehachapi East Afterbay Project - Completion Contract Phase II, III
  • Chicago Tunnel and Reservoir Project for Combined Sewage Overflow ($720 million)
  • Dyer Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Project, Dyer IN
  • Badger Army Ammunition Plant Groundwater Modeling Project, Baraboo, WI
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Projects, WI and IL
  • Hanover Park Stormwater Retention Basin Design Project, Hanover Park, IL
  • Hanover Park Stormwater Channel Design Project, Hanover Park, IL
  • Zion Nuclear Power Plant, Zion, IL
  • Amaragosa Creek Middle School, Amaragosa Creek, California
  • Paseo Colorado Mall, Pasadena, California
  • Stone Ridge Condominiums, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Disaster Recovery Experience:
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 2005 Winter Storms Disaster Recovery Program, Pasadena, CA ($338 million)
    - Public Assistance Coordinator
  • FEMA, Northridge Earthquake Disaster Recovery Project, Pasadena, CA ($4.6 Billion)
    Appeals Analyst
    - Construction Grant Closeout Manager
    - Operations Team Manager



MBA, University of Chicago, 1983


Master’s Environmental Engineering

Northwestern University, Illinois, 1975


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Northeastern University, Boston, 1972



Steve Deyer, AIA, LEED AP


Steve brings more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry and is currently collaborating on the Quality Management Program on the Los Angeles Federal Court Building. As a licensed architect, Steve has previously worked on several notable projects such as the Diamond Valley Lakes Museum in Hemet, California (first LEED Platinum museum in the country), the Santee Court Historic Renovation & Adaptive Reuse in Los Angeles, and the NHL Center Ice Prototype in Birch Run, Michigan. Prior to having his own practice, Steve has worked with award-winning architecture firms Steinberg Architects and Michael Lehrer Architects in Los Angeles, California


Representative Listing of Projects:

  • Long Beach Courthouse, Superior Court of Los Angeles County – Long Beach, CA
  • LAUSD Middle School #7 - Los Angeles, CA
  • LAUSD South Region High School #3 - Los Angeles, CA
  • Diamond Valley Lake Museums (LEED Platinum) - Hemet, CA
  • Santee Court Historic Renovation/ Adaptive Reuse - Los Angeles, CA
  • Westside Jewish Community Center - Los Angeles, CA
  • Westwood United Methodist Church - Los Angeles, CA  
  • NHL Center Ice Prototype - Birch Run, MI
  • Philadelphia Flyers Practice Facility - Voorhees, NJ
  • Connecticut Regional Mental Health Center - Hartford, CT
  • The Hartford Regional Center, Corporate Offices - Charlotte, NC  



Bachelor of Design, with Honors

University of Florida, College of Architecture, 1994


Philip Koss, AIA, LEED AP


Philip Koss brings over 15 years of experience in the design and construction industry.  As a licensed architect, Philip has previously worked on such notable projects as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Getty Center, the San Diego Federal Courthouse, and UCLA's Eli and Edyth Broad Art Center.  Philip has worked with award-winning Architecture firms and industry leaders such as Frank Gehry Partners and Richard Meier & Partners, in Los Angeles.


Representative Listing of Projects:

  • LAUSD Valley Region Middle School #3 - Los Angeles
  • LAUSD East Region (Esteban Torres) High School #2 - Los Angeles.
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, $1B renovation project - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • San Diego Federal Courthouse, 16-story federal courthouse- San Diego, California
  • UCLA Eli & Edyth Broad Art Center- 160,000 sf art facility - Los Angeles, California
  • The Getty Center - Los Angeles
  • Ernst & Young Offices - various locations in Southern California
  • Nationsbank (Bank of America), Trading Floor - Chicago, Illinois
  • Hardwood Pacific International, Corporate Offices - Dallas, Texas


Bachelor of Architecture

University of Southern California1997