Widewaters is a vertically integrated real estate organization with over 50 years of experience in the development, construction, acquisition and management of retail, hospitality, residential and office/industrial properties across North America.
We have developed or acquired over 13 million square feet of institutional quality real estate assets with a value in excess of $2 billion. In-house capabilities include acquisitions, site selection, entitlements, feasibility, legal, leasing, financing, accounting, construction, property management, hotel management and asset management. Leveraging our entrepreneurial instincts, capital and expertise, Widewaters continues to develop and acquire high-quality real estate across North America.
Widewaters’ corporate office is in Syracuse, New York, with additional operations in the Charlotte, North Carolina, and Salt Lake City, Utah, areas.
We are a diversified commercial real estate organization that performs at the highest level of integrity and dedication to our associates, clients, partners and investors. By prioritizing dynamic growth opportunities and leveraging our depth of talent and expertise, we continually demonstrate excellence in real estate markets, investments and services.
Widewaters is passionate about delivering best-in-class excellence in real estate investments and services. A vertically integrated organization with highly experienced professionals with expertise across multiple asset classes, we develop, acquire, manage, construct and broker.
Joseph R. Scuderi
William S. Holstein
Senior Vice President
SVP and Chief Financial Officer
Robert M. Spoto
Chief Operating Officer, Widewaters Hotels
Stephen A. Ranieri
Vice President of Design & Construction
Joseph M. Snyder
Vice President of Corporate General Counsel
Chief People Officer
John J. Ferris
Vice President of Property Management
Vice President of Information Technology
Edward G. Shagen
Vice President of Development – Western Region
James W. Lavelle
Vice President of Retail Leasing
Kaye V. Habib
Brian R. Long
Director of Development – Southeast
Director of Development
Tracy S. Lauer
Leasing Agent – Northeast
Christopher W. Kutlick
Leasing Agent Southeast
Joseph T. Scuderi forms Pyramid Brokerage Company of Syracuse, the predecessor to the Widewaters Group.
Under the Pyramid Brokerage name, Joseph T. Scuderi develops single-tenant office buildings in DeWitt, Liverpool and Sherburne, New York.
50-acre site in DeWitt, NewYork, acquired for the development of the Widewaters Office Park.
Pyramid Brokerage Company’s development division is incorporated as The Widewaters Group, Inc.
Widewaters expands to the Rochester, New York, market with the development of the Bushnell’s Basin Office Building in Pittsford.
Widewaters acquires a site in Fairport, New York, for Woodcliff, a 285-acre mixed-use project.
Woodcliff Office Building opens, bringing the Widewaters office portfolio to nearly 500,000 square feet.
Sylvan Glen, Widewaters’ first residential development, opens in Woodcliff.
Widewaters enters the Retail Development sector with the construction of the 200,000-square-foot Roseland Center in Canandaigua, New York.
Widewaters’ Class-A Office inventory exceeds 1 million square feet with the opening of the MetLife Building in Utica, New York.
Widewaters IX Office Building opens as the final phase of Widewaters Office Park and becomes the new home for The Widewaters Group and the Pyramid Brokerage Company.
Widewaters Construction, Inc., is formed to perform construction management and services for a growing portfolio.
Widewaters develops its first project outside New York State, a 175,000-square-foot shopping center in Wallingford, Connecticut.
Widewaters develops and opens the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle, Maine.
Widewaters’ Retail portfolio reaches 1.5 million square feet with the opening of the Chenango Towne Center in Norwich, New York.
Widewaters enters the Hotel Development sector with the opening of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Victor, New York.
Joseph R. Scuderi assumes role of President of Widewaters Group, Inc.; Joseph T. Scuderi becomes Chairman of the Board.
In a four-year span, Widewaters develops six more hotels in five different states.
Widewaters sells its Class-A Office portfolio consisting of nearly 2 million square feet.
Widewaters opens a Charlotte, North Carolina, office, establishing a base for its growing development activity in the mid-Atlantic states.
Widewaters develops its 15th hotel and first Canadian project – the Residence Inn in Downtown Moncton, New Brunswick.
Formation of Widewaters Hotels, LLC, brings management of a growing hospitality portfolio in-house.
Widewaters opens an office in the Salt Lake City, Utah, area, establishing a base for future development activities in the western U.S. and Canada.
Widewaters expands hotel development to the western region, opening 11 new hotels totaling 1,734 rooms in seven states and one Canadian province.
Widewaters completes its first multifamily project, the 350-unit ParkStone Village in Knightdale, North Carolina.
Widewaters enters the Washington, D.C., market with the acquisition of its 38th hotel, the Hyatt House Herndon/Reston in Virginia.
Widewaters builds a new office building for company headquarters and the Pyramid Brokerage Company.