Based in Raleigh, NC, Joe DeStasio is Director of Real Estate for The Sembler Company, responsible for seeking out and helping manage development opportunities, with a particular focus on the Carolinas, Virginia and Tennessee. DeStasio opened Sembler’s first office location in North Carolina, supplementing staff headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida with offices throughout the Southeastern United States and Puerto Rico.
DeStasio is an industry veteran with experience in every aspect of development, having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Westfield Corp, Regency Centers and Lennar Commercial. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he served five years as Captain managing programs in our national’s missile defense and space programs.
DeStasio is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, and enjoys serving his community as a lector in his church and as coach of the Science Olympiad at his daughter’s school.
DeStasio holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master of Business Administration degree from UCLA. He is a licensed broker in the state of North Carolina.