Jerry is a Director of Development at Participant Capital and its integrated development company, Royal Palm Companies. Jerry is a member of the Participant Capital Investment Committee and brings over over 20 years of experience in development, design, and construction to the firm. During his long career, Jerry has completed over $10B worth of real estate projects in the U.S, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Asia, and UAE.

Prior to joining Participant Capital and Royal Palm Companies, Jerry held several senior development roles at major development companies (Executive Vice President at Wangard Partners, Senior Vice President of Design & Construction at the Trump Organization, Corporate Vice President of Design & Construction at Gaylord Entertainment, and Senior Vice President of Design & Construction at Wyndham Worldwide).

Jerry holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Architecture and Construction Management from the University of Illinois, and completed post graduate education in Finance, Real Estate and Business. He is also a professionally licensed architect and contractor.

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Jerry Piro

Director - Development