Forbes Logo Forbes Capretto Homes
470 Cayuga Rd.
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
Sales: 716-651-HOME (4663)
Corporate:
716-688-5597
Fax: 716-688-6674

Meet the Forbes Capretto Team

David Capretto - President/Owner
David Capretto started his real estate career at the age of 18 working for a local real estate broker. After representing several local builders, he came to realize there was a need for a more organized, customer-oriented approach to home building. David founded Capretto Homes in 1990 and grew to become the 5th largest home builder in Western New York. In 2002 he merged his successful company with Forbes Homes to create Forbes Capretto Homes, now the 3rd largest builder. With 25 years of experience building high quality, custom homes, David is truly the dynamic driving force behind Forbes Capretto; his steadfast dedication to providing the best possible home building experience for his clients is a constant source of inspiration to his employees and subcontractors alike.
Vince Celestino - Business Office Manager
Born in Buffalo, NY with a degree from Canisius College, Vince worked in the public accounting industry for 11 years before moving to the private sector. He joined the Forbes Capretto team in 1998 and oversees the business, human resource and office operations. He is also responsible for coordinating land development matters for our many real estate ventures.
vcelestino@forbeshomes.com
Kelly Licht - Controller
Kelly has a Bachelors degree in Business & Accounting from Buffalo State College, plus over 18 years of experience in public and private accounting. She joined the Forbes Capretto team in 2000 as the Controller. Kelly is responsible for all the day-to-day accounting functions.
klicht@forbeshomes.com
 Kristin Lechner - Closing Coordinator
Kristin joined the Forbes Capretto team in 1999 and has over 16 years of experience in the administrative field. Her responsibilities include management of contracts and title paperwork, coordinating all aspects of closing for each home between customers, lending institutions and attorneys. She prides herself on providing a smooth closing process for all our homebuyers.
klechner@forbeshomes.com
William Pearce - Senior Architectural Designer
Bill has a degree in Architectural Technology and over 27 years experience in the industry. He joined the Forbes Capretto team in 1993. Bill creates the construction drawings and 3-dimensional renderings which give homeowners the ability to visualize their home before construction begins.
bpearce@forbeshomes.com
Cole Munson - Lead Estimator
Cole has a degree from SUNY Morrisville. He has worked in the residential construction field for over five years, both as an estimator and rough framer. Cole joined the Forbes Capretto team in 2008.
cmunson@forbeshomes.com
 Aaron Besch - Purchaser
Aaron joined the Forbes Capretto Homes team in 2013. He graduated from Canisius College and has worked in the building industry for 7 years with a national building supply wholesaler prior to his current employment at Forbes Capretto Homes. During that time, Aaron focused on the purchasing aspect of the industry. He now works with new and current vendors on matters of pricing and services for Forbes Capretto Homes.
abesch@forbeshomes.com
sharon foxSharon Fox - Selections Coordinator / Home Décor Store
Sharon graduated from Villa Maria College in Interior Design & Business Management. She worked for over 25 years at Mecorney's Decorating Center and Audrey Johnson Interiors before joining the Forbes Capretto team in 2005. Sharon enjoys working with clients on making selections for their new custom homes. Since the addition of the Home Décor Store - she has helped many customers add those special touches - including blinds, wall paper, decorative custom window treatments and faux finishes.
sfox@forbeshomes.com
Alisa Gasz - Selections Coordinator / Home Décor Store
Alisa has a B.A. in Interior Design from Buffalo State College. She worked as a Junior Designer at Interior Design Resources during college before joining Audrey Johnson Interiors. Alisa joined the Forbes Capretto team in 2006. She enjoys helping customers choose from the many options and features they can include in their new custom home. Since the addition of the Home Décor Store - she has helped many customers add those special touches - including blinds, wall paper, decorative custom window treatments and faux finishes.
agasz@forbeshomes.com

Robin Maczka - Sales & Marketing Assistant
Robin has an Associates Degree in Business Administration. She assist the sales team with daily administrative duties as well as keeping all our listings update in the MLS. She also serves as the Marketing Assistant by gathering perent information to distribute to our print media outlets for weekly advertisements. Robin joined the team in 2013 and is proud to be a member of the Forbes Capretto Team. rmaczka@forbeshomes.com

Field Supervisors

John Giannicchi - Vice President of Operations
John became the first employee of Capretto Homes in 1993. During the 2002 merge between Capretto Homes and Forbes Homes he was promoted to Vice President of Operations. He enjoys providing our customers with high quality homes.
Craig Barry - Field Supervisor
Craig has been with Forbes Capretto since 2010. He oversees the building of our homes in the Northtowns, liaising with our subcontractors and customers to ensure the satisfactory delivery of high quality homes.
Phil Vasquez - Assistant Field Supervisor
Phil has been a member of the Forbes Capretto team since 2000. His duties include getting homes into a finished state so they are ready for closing and working hands-on with homeowners in the field to satisfy any building need they may have.

Chuck Kobee - Assistant Field Supervisor
Chuck works with Craig on our homes in the Northtowns. His duties include getting homes into a finished state so they are ready for closing and working hands-on with homeowners in the field to satisfy their building needs.
Frank Casino - Warranty Coordinator
Frank started with Forbes Capretto in 1984. As the Warranty Coordinator he oversees the year end warranty process and any questions that customers might have during the first year of occupancy. He is also the liaison between the customer and the subcontractors after closing.

New Home Consultants


Stacey Spokane - Director of Sales
Areas of Expertise: Amherst, Clarence, Orchard Park, Pendleton and Grand Island
Stacey graduated with a B.A. in Communications from The Ohio State University. She joined the Forbes Capretto team in 1994 as a receptionist and several months later was asked to become a New Home Consultant. Stacey was promoted to Director of Sales in 2005 and has sold several hundred homes during her career.
sspokane@forbeshomes.com
(716) 830-3113

Rocco Roshong - New Home Consultant
Area of Expertise: Lancaster
Rocco began his real estate career at the age of 20 years old as a Licensed Real Estate Agent for Better Homes and Gardens and later with GMAC Real Estate. He has spent his entire life in and around the real estate business. Rocco joined Forbes Capretto Homes in 2012 and is proud to represent the Lancaster area.
rroshong@forbeshomes.com
(716) 243-5991