Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc. (GISI) today announced that John M. Dionisio, Jr. has joined the engineering, construction management and consulting platform company in the new role of Managing Director for Corporate Development to grow GISI’s exposure to public infrastructure projects and other innovative sectors. A former partner at Meridiam, a Paris-based investor and asset manager specializing in public-private partnership (P3) projects, Mr. Dionisio has extensive experience in developing and investing in transformational P3 projects across global transportation, social infrastructure, utility and environmental sectors.
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John M. Dionisio, Jr., Managing Director - Corporate Development, Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
“The stimulus, infrastructure and renewable-resource initiatives underway at the federal, state and local levels provide substantial opportunities for the GISI family of companies,” said Rick Newman, GISI President and CEO. “John will enable us to combine existing resources and develop new resources as we find innovative ways to serve our clients.”
Mr. Dionisio said he will focus on corporate and strategic development initiatives, as well as technology-based innovation investments. “With infrastructure at the forefront of economic recovery efforts, the opportunity is boundless for GISI to create lasting impact through its broad infrastructure service platform,” he added.
During his tenure at Meridiam, Mr. Dionisio had involvement in numerous, high-profile infrastructure projects and investments, including the $8 billion LaGuardia Airport, New York City central terminal redevelopment; the $1 billion Central 70 Project in Denver; the 531,000-square-foot Long Beach, CA courthouse complex; and the University of Iowa’s centralized or district energy facility that powers more than 370 buildings on a 2,000-acre main campus.
He will continue to sit on the Meridiam North America investment committee and remain active with major industry associations, including his role on the executive committee of the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund.
About Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc.
Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc. (GISI) provides engineering, construction management and consulting services throughout the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland. The company commenced operations in January 2017 through its initial merger with the Structure Tone Organization, now STO Building Group (STOBG). With the completion of its most recent merger with LiRo Engineers of Syosset, New York, GISI now consists of 13 companies with more than 5,000 team members, and is ranked among the top three firms in its class by trade journal Engineering News Record. GISI reported 2020 revenue of $8.4 billion.
GISI companies create value by embracing a unique model of partnership, where exceptional businesses can transition ownership without compromising legacy. The GISI model provides access to global relationships, industry expertise, strategic capital, and employee ownership, empowering diverse businesses, our people, and each unique culture to thrive. Our experienced team of engineering and construction management executives bring global guidance to local executions ensuring growth and performance excellence at every level of business. By providing all employees the opportunity to be shareholders, accountability permeates our organization, engaging our workforces to build greater value, together. Learn more at www.GISI.com.
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