About Us

Paul Phillips Dipl. Arch, OAA, MRAIC
Paul Phillips About Us

Paul Phillips graduated from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Syllabus program in 2004 and has worked in the profession for over twenty five years, developing and producing working drawings and construction documentation predominantly for the institutional (educational) and commercial retail industry. Paul’s earlier years working for Carruther Shaw & Partners Architects brought extensive experience in school design and construction. Paul was involved with the production documentation and was responsible for the construction management of the new construction of schools like Earl Haig Secondary School in North York as well as renovation to the Upper Canada College Prep School and Prince Philip Quad Student Centre addition in Toronto. Other major school project involvement includes Lambton College Student Centre addition in Sarnia Ontario as well as Floradale Public School in Elmira Ontario while with Kingsland Plus Architects Inc.
While working for Scoler & Lee Architects Inc. Paul was responsible for the developing and production of working drawings and construction administration of many projects including the extensive renovation of Appleby Village in Burlington Ontario and the award winning, historically significant Leaside Village in Toronto.


Detailed CV

Paul Pignataro
About UsPaul Pignataro is the sole proprietor and President of Greystone Inc. Paul has over thirty years of experience in Retail Design and Construction and is responsible for the leadership, motivation and support of thirty five design professionals in his two offices located in Kitchener and Toronto. From September 2003 to July 2013 Paul was National Restaurant Design Manager of McDonalds Restaurants of Canada. Working with three regional offices across Canada Paul was responsible to provide leadership in design of all internal and external aspects of the restaurant while maintaining absolute consistency of both the Brand and National Design Standards. From August 1989 to September 2003 Paul was the Manager of Store Planning and Purchasing at Sobeys Ontario Limited. Working with the Operational, Merchandising, Marketing and Real Estate groups Paul was responsible for providing leadership in design of all aspects of the Food Store corporately.
Greystone
G-Logo-smallPaul Phillips Architect Inc. and Greystone have established a soft alliance to provide solutions to the end user in five basic disciplines including Architectural, Store Planning, Site Planning, Project Management and Equipment Technology. Greystone is a full service, multi-faceted corporation that offers fast, high value services to several markets including (but not limited to) the Commercial Retail, Hospitality and Construction Industries.
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