We are people

who work with people in mind.

Developers of the future

backed by a successful past.

As a team, we are motivated by our goal to lead the industry with vision, collaboration and integrity.

As a family of owners, we pursue perfection and believe that transparency builds trust.

Together, we build integrated communities where people live, work, shop, play, and connect with nature.

Meet

the team

We are a family of owners. We are a dedicated team of driven industry experts that rivals the largest developers in the Nation with a streamlined and nimble operation which enables us to provide a competitive advantage.

We’ve got our ears to the ground for like-minded people interested in developing projects for positive change. If you have an idea, we’d love to hear it!

Founder

Gord Buck

Founder

President

Fabio Mazzocco

President

Corporate

Babette Buck

Director of Human Resources

Adine Carter

VP, Corporate Affairs

Henna Mazzocco

Director of Marketing

Laura Mizzi

Office Manager / Reception

Halton

Scott Bland

Vice President

Kevin Singh

Director of Development

Julian Pompeo

Development Manager

Amy Roberts

Development Coordinator

Peel & York

Brian Sutherland

Vice President

Matthew Marsili

Development Manager

Aaron Wisson

Director of Development

Jessica Byers

Director of Development

Anil Datt

Development Coordinator

Amanda Buck

Development Coordinator

Acquisitions

Dino Ferri

VP, ACQUISITIONS & FINANCING

Adrian Marsili

Manager of Acquisitions & Financing

Accounting

Nathan Dejonge

Vice President, Finance

Kathy Roberts

Controller

Paige Apperloo

Accounting Manager

Wendy D’Cunha

Project Accountant

Hal Zhang

Project Accountant

UltraStor

Matt Buck

Operations Manager - UltraStor

Nancy Bland

Director, Construction & Business Development

Aaron Wisson

Director of Development

With 22 years of experience in the Development industry, Aaron has led a broad range of projects that encompass large-scale greenfield communities, award winning Natural Heritage Systems, mid-rise and high-rise sites, as well as infill re-developments throughout the GTA. His strong technical and financial knowledge are complimented by his ability to work with multiple stakeholders to find common ground, resolve issues and move projects forward. Aaron believes that his lifelong approach of doing what is right, even when it is difficult, helps him develop those professional relationships and contribute to the goals of the ARGO team.

aaron@argoland.com

Adine Carter

VP, Corporate Affairs

Adine Carter has more than 20 years of experience as a leader in marketing, communication and public relations. She brings to ARGO a wealth of strategic management expertise and is passionate about helping ARGO continue to lead the development industry with vision and integrity. Adine is highly collaborative and believes that when you play as a team, anything is possible.

adine@argoland.com

Adrian Marsili

Manager of Acquisitions & Financing

Adrian’s passion for real estate investment and development has helped hone his ability to identify, analyze and evaluate both residential and commercial development opportunities. His experience spans large scale markets involving some of the biggest transactions in both Canada and the U.S., as well as numerous acquisitions across the GTA. His incredible work ethic and ability to get things done help drive ARGO forward in all facets of the business.

adrian@argoland.com

Amanda Buck

Development Coordinator

Amanda supports ARGO’s acquisition team as well as new project development in York and Peel regions in the role of Development Coordinator. She is a trained and experienced pilot and aviation instructor with a degree in mathematics and current studies in Urban Land Economics. When the pandemic grounded the travel industry, Amanda brought her sharp mind, analytical expertise, maturity and professionalism to support the team at ARGO.

amanda@argoland.com

Amy Roberts

Development Coordinator

Amy is a Seneca College Honours graduate with experience in all aspects of market research, project coordination, and support of all aspects of the development process. Her ‘can-do’ attitude, ability to manage multiple priorities, and strong organization skills make her a strong asset to the ARGO Halton team.

amy@argoland.com

Anil Datt

Development Coordinator

Anil joins ARGO with a degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and a passion for land development and real estate. His interest in the complex and multifaceted aspects of land development allows him to support and assist in all aspects of the development process from coordinating with stakeholders and consultants, to managing budgets and gaining development approvals. Anil aspires to use his knowledge, time, and efforts to create complete, sustainable, and inclusive communities through land development projects. He is eager to contribute to the bright future of ARGO.

anil@argoland.com

Babette Buck

Director of Human Resources

Babette co-founded ARGO with her husband Gord, building a company on the foundation of trust, integrity and loyalty. Their commitment to fostering a solid and sustainable company that brings great communities to fruition is the driving force behind ARGO’s success. Babette is a key driver of the culture at Argo where the team has become family.

babette@argoland.com

Brian Sutherland

Vice President

Brian brings over 15 years of experience in the land use planning and development industry. He is adept at managing large landowner groups, obtaining approvals, zoning and site plan applications as well as overseeing successful construction of large scale residential subdivisions. His passion and skill for collaborating with residents, community groups, builders, elected officials, municipal departments and agencies has helped him create exciting, vibrant and successful places for people to live, work and play.

brian@argoland.com

Dino Ferri

VP, ACQUISITIONS & FINANCING

Dino is a real estate and finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in the industry, having held a number of senior roles at some of Canada’s largest financial institutions.

Dino brings keen expertise in finance, negotiation, and land acquisition to his role at ARGO, driving the organization’s growth, in addition to playing a key role on ARGO’s leadership team.

dino@argoland.com

Fabio Mazzocco

President

Fabio has delivered some of the most desirable new neighbourhoods in Ontario. Involved in the entire process from initial assessments through to acquisition, planning, consultation, design, financing, and construction, Fabio has built communities for over 6,000 households during his over 20-year career in land development. Prior to joining ARGO, Fabio held senior roles at industry-leading builders and developers and was recognized with the BILD Project of the Year in 2011, in 2012 with the BILD Places to Grow Community of the Year, and in 2019 with the BILD award for Best New Community Planned/Under Development. With a diverse team of talented professionals to work with each day, Fabio is leading ARGO into its bright future.

fabio@argoland.com

Gord Buck

Founder

Gord is a leader and veteran in the land development industry. After running his own building company in Western Canada, he took his talents and vision to Toronto focusing on land development, his true passion. Gord launched ARGO in 1999, based on the values of honesty, transparency, commitment to excellence, and a desire to always do your best.

Gord’s strong, long-lasting relationships with vendors, partners, builders, consultants and ARGO team members are a testament to his passion for the industry, and the integrity he brings to work every day.

gord@argoland.com

Hal Zhang

Project Accountant

Hal Zhang graduated from Brock University with an Honours Degree in Accounting and is currently pursuing the CPA designation. He holds experience in public and corporate accounting and is now newly introduced to the land development industry. He thrives on process improvement and automation and is always looking to evolve ways of working to support ARGO’s growth through his expert knowledge of computer systems and Excel functionalities.

hal@argoland.com

Henna Mazzocco

Director of Marketing

Henna brings over 15 years of marketing, sales, communications and operations experience with well-known industry leaders in Capital Markets, residential development, construction and manufacturing. From executing high-profile events to managing multiple teams, Henna’s wide breadth of experience, passion for the creative and eye to detail, will help lead ARGO forward as a leader in the Land Development industry.

henna@argoland.com

Jessica Byers

Director of Development

Jessica has worked in the land development industry for over 15 years and brings a diverse range of experience across mixed-use, high rise, low rise, industrial, office and retail development. She has successfully managed a wide range of development approvals from official plan amendments to condominium registrations, with proven expertise balancing multiple projects and priorities while creating vibrant and sustainable communities. With her strong ability to foster relationships and cultivate a spirit of teamwork, Jessica’s dedication is a driving force in ARGO’s growth.

jessica@argoland.com

Julian Pompeo

Development Manager

Julian has over 15 years of experience in the land development industry, with expertise in large scale commercial and residential construction projects. Highly collaborative and innovative, Julian is a master at finding creative solutions to complex challenges. He has a proven track record of successfully delivering a wide variety of projects, with experience in many municipalities across Canada.

julian@argoland.com

Kathy Roberts

Controller

Kathy is one of the original employees of ARGO and is at the heart of the team. Overseeing all administrative aspects from accounts payable to taxation, she is well tuned into the daily operations of the organization.
Kathy loves the complex, dynamic, and flexible nature of the industry and the collaborative efforts of the entire team to build some of the greatest communities in the Greater Toronto Area.

kathy@argoland.com

Kevin Singh

Director of Development

Kevin is an decade-plus veteran in the land development industry. As a former stakeholder consultant and partner of ARGO, Kevin brings his expertise in project management for large-scale developments and master-planned communities.
Kevin has a strong knowledge base in cost sharing management, developer agreement negotiations, financial management, and budgetary controls. He is a master at managing multi-disciplinary teams and building strong relationships with stakeholders while delivering projects on time and on budget.

kevin@argoland.com

Laura Mizzi

Office Manager / Reception

Laura is a Sheridan and Humber College graduate with many years of customer service and office management experience under her belt. She is a quick learner who brings her graphic design expertise and versatility in fast paced environments to the ARGO team. As the first person to greet the team each morning, her bright smile and positive energy are a welcome start to each day.

laura@argoland.com

Matt Buck

Operations Manager - UltraStor

Matt has seen firsthand the dedication and commitment that is needed to bring a thriving community to life – from concept through to the finished product.

Armed with his experience, knowledge, positive attitude and drive to always make the business better, Matt leads Operations for UltraStor, the self-storage division of ARGO.

matt@argoland.com

Matthew Marsili

Development Manager

Matthew knows what it takes to create healthy, sustainable and livable communities. With experience in the full life-cycle of a development project from acquisition and due diligence through to approvals, construction and assumption, Matthew has been successful in delivering a wide variety of development projects to market across the GTA. Matt is a key member of the Lakeview team, where his passion for innovation and collaboration are supporting the development of one of ARGO’s flagship projects.

matthew@argoland.com

Nathan Dejonge

Vice President, Finance

Nathan is a CPA, CA who joined ARGO after spending over 10 years with a national accounting firm as a business and tax advisor. Nathan leads ARGO’s finance department, supporting the ongoing growth and success of ARGO as it relates to financial planning and reporting, tax matters, and cashflow management.

nathan@argoland.com

Nancy Bland

Director, Construction & Business Development

Nancy brings over ten years of experience in the construction industry from condominiums, retirement communities, commercial buildings and high-end custom residential construction. Her expertise in construction contracts, bid documents, health and safety, budgets, scheduling and overall project management is a key asset to the growing business of UltraStor, the self-storage division of ARGO.

nancy@argoland.com

Paige Apperloo

Accounting Manager

Paige Apperloo is an Honours Bachelor of Commerce graduate, working towards her CPA Designation. With diverse experience in accounting and customer service roles, she is a integral member of the finance team, managing multiple projects and priorities. Paige is quick, innovative and extremely detail-oriented, and her knowledge, skill and passion bring a fresh outlook to the team.

paige@argoland.com

Scott Bland

Vice President

Scott is a seasoned veteran in the acquisition and land development industry, leading our Halton team through the creation of a number of master-planned communities. Previously, Scott served as President of our Florida Division, overseeing the successful development of multiple residential projects in southwest Florida.
With a proven track record of success and extensive knowledge of development financing, design and entitlements, construction management, and relationship building, Scott plays a key role in driving ARGO’s future.

scott@argoland.com

Wendy D’Cunha

Project Accountant

Wendy holds a Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance and brings over 10 years of international experience in the construction, building and retail industries. With an expertise in all aspects of management accounting, alongside her organizational and detail-oriented skills, Wendy is a welcome addition to the ARGO team.

wendy@argoland.com