MEET THE TEAM

Principals & Senior Staff

Owner & Managing Principal

Gino Baroni

With approximately 38 years of project management and development services experience, Gino Baroni is the Owner and Managing Principal of Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP. Mr. Baroni is responsible for client development, satisfaction, advocacy; assisting the Group’s Principals, Project Executives, and Senior Staff in (i) selecting potential project specific team members by participating in initial searches, reviews, recommendations for client assessments, and contract negotiations and administration oversight; (ii) managing and directing the Group’s respective staffing and project resource requirements; (iii) providing internal company risk management assessments and practices; and (iv) administering policies and procedures development and implementation. Mr. Baroni is skilled in site analysis and selection, construction management, scope/budget development, legal/contract review and negotiations, and building code and permitting processes.

Selected projects of Mr. Baroni’s involvement include Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA; One Lincoln Street office tower and garage in Boston, MA; the Ray and Maria Stata Center at MIT in Cambridge, MA; Terminal A at Logan International Airport in East Boston, MA; Edgewood Retirement Community CCRC, North Andover, MA; Kingsbury Hall Engineering and Science Facility at UNH, Durham, NH; Lawrence Boys and Girls Club, Lawrence, MA; VNA Hospice House, Haverhill, MA, and Tuscan Village Development, Salem, NH.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – SMCE
Merrimack College – BSCE
Presidential Scholar
Mu Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Fraternity
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
University of New Hampshire Leadership & Management Program
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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

American Society of Civil Engineers
Boys & Girls Club of Salem, NH, Building Committee
Central Catholic High School, Lawrence, MA, Chair. Building and Grounds Committee, Chair
Enterprise Bank and Trust Company, Director
Lakeshore Redevelopment Planning Commission, Commissioner
Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, MA, Director Emeritus
Facilities and Grounds Committee, Member and Past Chair
Licensed Construction Supervisor, MA
Licensed Elevator Operator, MA
MA CPPO Certification for School Projects Owner’s Project Managers
Merrimack College, Civil Engineering Alumni Association
National Society of Professional Engineers
OSHA 10 Hour Certification
UNICO Merrimack Valley
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Joseph J. Reilly

Joseph Reilly serves as Chief Operating Officer for Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP which provides a full array of Owner’s Representation and Project Management services from which a client can select for its specific needs and requirements. Trident is focused on providing development, design, construction and financial instrument procurement and administration services, managing our client’s development projects from concept to completion including private, institutional, governmental and international market sectors.

As COO, Mr. Reilly is responsible for providing guidance and oversight to Trident’s Senior Staff, ensuring delivery of Trident’s services are provided with the highest quality to our client’s satisfaction, pursuit of new opportunities, general business operations guidance and direct oversight of projects.

Working in the construction industry for 34 years, Joseph Reilly has a broad range of experience in areas of owner’s project management, construction management and direct general contracting. Work experience highlights focus upon aviation, educational, healthcare, office, retail, residential, cultural and government projects. Mr. Reilly has been responsible for managing numerous very successful and high-profile projects, most recently including Northeastern University’s $205 Million award winning Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC); Delta Air Lines award winning $380 Million, Terminal “A”; Steward Health Care’s $100 Million Five-Site Initiative; Bridgewater State University’s $62 Million award winning Weygand Residence Hall as well as numerous other unique, challenging and successful projects. These and other projects have demonstrated his mastery of project operations, financial and schedule management, team building and the requirements for successfully completing projects within and adjacent to continually-occupied facilities on constrained sites, along with many requiring strict security requirements.

Much of his career success as a Project Director / Manager is the result of careful pre-construction coordination and planning with the owner, architect, and end-user groups plus active monitoring and oversight of material procurement, deliveries, and project schedule. Mr. Reilly’s continued leadership growth is the result of his belief in the team approach involving all parties to shape the outcome so that it meets the clients stated targets and goals. He has established an exceptional reputation and rapport among owners, architects, builders, and facilities management firms throughout the industry.

In addition to his COO responsibilities, Mr. Reilly is currently responsible for overseeing Trident’s Owner’s Project Management services on the Tuscan Village 120-acre, $1.2B mixed use development project in Salem, NH.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Wentworth Institute of Technology – BS Building Construction Technology
Harvard University Graduate School of Design – Building Envelope Design Fundamentals
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Certified, Construction Quality Management for Contractors
Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official Program (MCPPO)
Construction Management at Risk (CM-R 149a)
Certification for School Project Designers & Owner’s Project Managers
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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Boston Society of Architects Healthcare Facilities Committee (2008-present)
ASHE Infection Control Certification
OSHA 10 Hour Certification
School Building Committee, Past Member and Co-Chair, Andover, MA
Big Brother, Family Services of the Merrimack Valley, Lawrence, MA
Project Executive

Paul A. Grillo

Paul A. Grillo, CPA has in excess of 35 years of development, development management, financial analysis, and capital acquisition experience. Mr. Grillo is a Co-Founder of Trident Properties, LLC and is a senior executive in Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP. In his role as a Co-Founder of Trident Properties, LLC, Mr. Grillo is responsible for identifying potential real estate opportunities; identifying trends of next generation development needs; development management oversight; expertise in financial planning, pro-forma analysis and summation; expanding relationships with public financial institutions and private capital sources; coordination with boards, committees and authorities regarding potential and on-going projects.

In the development field, Mr. Grillo has entitled a myriad of projects ranging from major hospitality facilities, large condominium projects, and commercial office parks. Most recently, Mr. Grillo completed the Master Plan for the development of a 400-acre parcel on the Hudson River in upstate New York, creating a mixed use PUD including an 18-hole golf course, a boutique hotel and 350 dwelling units. Additionally, Mr. Grillo has been the lead Development Manger on two signature projects in West Palm Beach, Florida – The Palm D’Or and The Modern. The latter required extensive efforts in several parcel acquisitions and consolidation, initial site financing, and site plan and project development regarding the development concept/design encompassing the demolition of the current 30 story, 188,000 sq ft, 279 foot structure and the construction of a 300 foot, 21 story, 84 unit, 542,963 sq ft structure. The development submission received complete final approval by the City Commission of West Palm Beach in 2009.

Mr. Grillo brings his past experiences and excellent current working knowledge in project financing, development, permitting, and accounting control to the clients of Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Bates College – BA Economics, BA English
Rutgers University – MBA
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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants
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Senior Project Manager

David M. Mermelstein

David Mermelstein serves as a Senior Project Manager of Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP which provides a full array of Owner’s Representation and Project Management services from which a client can select for its specific needs and requirements. The Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP is focused on providing development, design, construction, and financial instrument procurement and administration services, from concept to completion, to private, institutional, governmental, and international clients.

Mr. Mermelstein has over twenty-five years of leadership experience in Design and Construction. His most recent projects include the CCRC Renovations and Additions at Edgewood Retirement Community, North Andover, MA ($50,000,000), the Pelham Fire Station, Pelham, NH ($3,900,000), the Pelham Pre-School and Kindergarten, Pelham, NH ($3,800,000) [Not passed by Town vote.], the Quinn Municipal Building Existing Conditions and Phase 1 Envelope Upgrade, Methuen, MA ($1,200,000), the Methuen HS Athletic Clubhouse Facility, Methuen, MA ($1,000,000), the Clough Work-Force Housing, Salem, NH ($6,200,000), Tufts University CoHoI, Medford, MA, and Kellingrove Estate, Salem, NH ($10,500,000).

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Bostin Architectural Center
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Merrimack College
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Community Involvement North Andover, MA
Licensed Construction Supervisor, MA
OSHA – 10 Hour Certification
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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Northpoint Realty Development, North Andover, MA, Director of Design and Construction
Damarc Design & Construction, North Andover, MA, Principal
Grassi Design Group, Boston, MA, Job Captain / Project Manager
Peterson Griffin Architects, Waltham, MA, Project Coordinator / Job Captain
Souza, True & Partners, Watertown, MA, Field Representative / Structural Draftsman
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Senior Project Manager

Marc Lehoullier

Marc Lehoullier serves as a Senior Project Manager of Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP which provides a full array of Owner’s Representation and Project Management services from which a client can select for its specific needs and requirements. The Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP is focused on providing development, design, construction, and financial instrument procurement and administration services, from concept to completion, to private, institutional, governmental, and international clients.

Mr. Lehoullier has over thirty-five years of leadership experience in Design and Construction. Prior to joining Trident in 2009, he had a long tenure as Project Executive, Project Manager for a building company in Wilmington, MA.

During the many decades Mr. Lehoullier has provided successful assistance to Owners, Developers, financial institutions, and construction firms, school districts and Colleges. His responsibilities have included preconstruction services, construction project analysis, construction project management, value engineering, and budgeting, estimating, scheduling, and contract negotiations.

Current projects include, Academic, Residential and Athletic Projects at Merrimack College North Andover, MA; 7 Salem Schools in the Salem, NH School District; and the Tuscan Village Development, Salem, NH.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Saint Michael’s College
US Green Building Council
Boston Society of Architects
Building Enclosure Committee, BSA
NH Business & Industry Association
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Unrestricted Supervisors License
Project Management Institute
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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Trident Project Advantage Group, Senior Project Manager
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Senior Project Manager

Paul Pandelena

With over 30 years of project management and development services experience, Paul Pandelena serves as Senior Project Manager of Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP which provides a full array of Project Advisor/Owner’s Project Manager services. Paul is resourceful, flexible, innovative, and professional project manager with extensive knowledge of the construction industry. Paul possesses excellent organizational, planning and time management skills. Paul incorporates Trident’s professional approach with his expertise to problem avoidance and solving as well as an established consistent track record allowing a Client’s project team to achieve their deliverables regarding typically competing project requirements of time, quality, safety, and cost.

Current projects include; Renovation and Addition to Hampton Academy Hampton, NH, Site work and Utilities on the Tuscan Village Development, Salem, NH, Renovations,  HVAC facilities improvements, and site improvements at Mary Immaculate, Lawrence, MA, and Kellingrove Estate, Salem, NH.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

University of Massachusetts – Lowell BSCE
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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

American Society of Civil Engineers
Licensed Construction Supervisor, MA
National Society of Professional Engineers
OSHA 10 Hour Certification
caitlin-horan
Assistant Project Manager

Caitlin Horan, A.I.A.

Caitlin Horan serves as an Assistant Project Manager of Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP which provides a full array of Owner’s Representation and Project Management services from which a client can select for its specific needs and requirements. The Trident PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP is focused on providing development, design, construction, and financial instrument procurement and administration services, from concept to completion, to private, institutional, governmental, and international clients.

Ms. Horan has over five years of leadership experience in Design and Construction. Prior to joining Trident in 2018, she worked as a Project Manager at GSD Associates Architects in North Andover, MA.

During this time, Ms. Horan’s clientele included developers, schools and various non-profit organizations with responsibilities including preconstruction services, design services from project conception through construction administration and closeout; presentation of projects to City boards for approval and directed project meetings with Owners and construction teams.

Current projects include: Darling Consulting Group, Newburyport, MA; Tufts University CoHo I, Medford, MA; Chandler Place II, Plaistow, NH; and Edgewood at Woodmont, Londonderry, NH.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Wentworth Institute of Technology – Master of Architecture (MArch) – B.A. Architecture
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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Boston Society of Architects
MA Registered AIA Professional
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Senior Administrative Manager

Anita L. Morrill

Anita Morrill, as Senior Administrative Manager provided over 35 years experience in the construction industry, specializing in contract, insurance, and claims review, requisition review and processing, project cost management oversight, and similar project control efforts.

Actively involved in all contract reviews (including those in which Trident provides assistance to Owners for A/E’s, third-party Consultants, Builders, etc.), insurance requirements and validations, application for payment reviews and verifications, general risk management, all in assistance to Project Management.

Ms. Morrill provides administrative direction to clients and in-house staff, risk management and proper project delivery.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Hesser College, Manchester, NH, AS in Secretarial Sciences. Graduated Highest Honors.

QUALIFICATIONS

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Edgewood Retirement Community Volunteer
Sarah Chenault
Project Manager

Sarah Chenault

Sarah Chenault serves as a Project Manager of Trident Project Advantage Group which provides a full array of Owner’s Representation and Project Management services from which a client can select for its specific needs and requirements. The Trident Project Advantage Group is focused on providing development, design, construction, tenant improvement work, and financial instrument procurement and administration services to private, institutional, governmental, and international clients.

Ms. Chenault has over sixteen (16) years’ experience in Commercial Real Estate. Since 2010, she has been involved in the management of commercial assets in the Boston area. Her experience managing a multitude of projects of all sizes, as a Property Manager, allows her a unique perspective and the ability to focus and complete multiple tasks at hand. Prior to joining Trident in 2019, she worked as a Property Manager for Nordbloom Company in Burlington, MA.

During this time, Ms. Chenault’s responsibilities included daily operations, tenant relations, annual budgeting, facilities management, capital improvements and project management. Her portfolio consisted of both office and retail assets in the Suburban Boston market.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

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Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Tuscan Village, Salem, NH

Project and Development Managers

By the up-front engagement of Owner’s Project Manager services of Trident’s PROJECT ADVANTAGE GROUP’s seasoned senior level personnel, time constrained Owners, Presidents, CEO’s/COO’s, General Managers and their staffs will avail themselves to the opportunity to best serve their shareholders/stakeholders in their real estate development or construction project undertaking.