Meet the Core Team

The Core Companies is a Santa Clara-based real estate development and construction firm. Core has peerless vision to reimagine under-utilized sites and deliver contemporary urban living experiences while navigating challenging entitlement processes throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.  Core harnesses specialized expertise in the design and financing of urban infill residential development to meet often unaddressed housing needs for populations struggling to stay in their homes, including very low-income individuals, artists, people with special needs, seniors, and formerly-homeless veterans.

The Project Team

Paul Ring is Vice President of Development at The Core Companies and has overseen more than $180 million in mixed use, rental apartments, and for-sale housing projects. Paul has managed teams through all stages of development, including acquisition, program definition, design, value engineering review, construction oversight, and warranty, with responsibility for overall schedule, budget, and quality goals.

Vince Cantore is Senior Development Manager at the Core Companies and has overseen the project approval process for both residential and renewable energy projects located in the United States and Scotland.  Prior to joining the Core Companies, Vince worked to secure land agreements on behalf of Scottish Power Energy Networks for over 65 MW of wind energy projects and 189 km of distribution facilities located throughout the Central Belt of Scotland.