Starwood Retail Partners elevates Vincent Corno to COO

Starwood Retail Partners and its global private investment firm parent, Starwood Capital Group, announced the promotion of Vincent Corno to chief operating officer of Starwood Retail Partners. Corno previously held the position of senior vice president of development at the company.

“Vince is one of the most experienced and well-known retail development executives in the business and a true leader in our industry,” said Starwood Retail CEO Michael Glimcher. “His ability to integrate all aspects of development, leasing and property management processes into one cohesive strategy will further advance Starwood Retail’s leadership position.”

Prior to joining Starwood Retail Partners in 2018, Corno held senior roles with major retail and real estate organizations, including his role as executive vice president and president of the Midwest at Brixmor Property Group. He also served as executive vice president of leasing and development for DDR Corp.; senior vice president, real estate for Dick’s Sporting Goods; senior vice president, real estate for Saks Inc. and he held senior roles with Forest City Enterprises and May Department Stores.

Corno is a past Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers, having served on ICSC’s executive board and as divisional vice president – central region during his three terms of service. He earned a bachelor of science degree and a juris doctor in law from St. Louis University, is a member of the Missouri and Illinois Bar Associations and holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate.