BOSTON–Samuels & Associates announced that it added two new senior leaders to its team. Piero Mendiguetti was appointed Vice President of Human Resources and Mike Levesque was named Vice President of Accounting.
The positions support the continued strength and evolution of one of the region’s best regarded real estate development, investment and management firms.
Piero joins S&A with more than a decade of experience in Human Resources leadership, across a wide array of organizations; he was most recently the Human Resources Director for The Barkan Companies. Throughout his career, Piero has worked with organizations with large employee populations, complex operations and clear growth aspirations. In his role as Vice President of HR, Piero will oversee all areas of human resources, including a focus on creating career pathways and workforce learning programs, advancing DEI goals, and supporting efforts to retain and recruit team members.
“People are S&A’s biggest asset; in adding Piero to our senior leadership, we are continuing to invest in the development and success of our team members,” said Ami Fatula, Chief Financial officer. “We know he will be an outstanding addition and help assure that we maintain the entrepreneurial culture and community focus that is at the heart of S&A’s identity.”
A native of Peru, Piero holds degrees from Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University. He is fluent in both Spanish and Italian, lives in Waltham with his wife and dog, and enjoys travel and basketball.
“An effective HR team provides our colleagues with the resources they need to succeed in their roles. It is our duty to sustain and enhance a positive work environment with exceptional benefits and opportunities for advancement,” said Mendiguetti. “I’m excited by the opportunity to bring a focused approach to this important function.”
With nearly three decades of experience in the finance and accounting field, Levesque joins S&A from Boston Properties where he was a senior accounting manager; he had previously held accounting roles in the hospitality industry. In his role as Vice President of Accounting, he will oversee accounting, analysis and reporting activities for S&A’s diverse portfolio of mixed-use, multifamily, and development properties and brings a mission driven approach to the accounting model.
“As our company has progressed, our portfolio requires careful management and oversight from an accounting perspective. Mike is well suited to the task and we look forward to the leadership and best practices he will offer our team,” said Fatula.
“I’m delighted to be joining a team that is so well known for the strength and stability of its portfolio; this is an opportunity to support the growth of a firm that continues to be a leader in the industry,” said Levesque. An avid outdoorsman, Michael lives in Milton with his husband Stuart and cat Geo. He is a graduate of Suffolk University.