Joseph Scaretta serves as Chief Development Officer of FrontStreet. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Empire Facilities Management Group, which he co-founded in 2003 with Moses Carrasco. Empire thrived for almost a decade under his entrepreneurial and goal-oriented leadership style. Leveraging his retail experience and a customer-centric approach, he consistently raises industry service standards. By using his deep domain expertise in merchandising, operations, facilities management, capital projects and new construction, Joseph dramatically increased net profits at retail stores such as Sports Authority and Old Navy.
Joseph is a leader in the industry, serving as a charter member of the Retail Design Institute and Professional Retail Store Maintenance (PRSM) Ethics Committee. He has received numerous service awards and recognition from retailers including Sprint, GUESS and Aéropostale. In addition, Joseph has been widely recognized for his philanthropic leadership. His successes include developing the Long Island Young Entrepreneur Challenge (LIYEC), FrontStreet Emergency Response Unit, mentoring young business leaders and leading FrontStreet’s social responsibility initiatives.