Don Malnati


President and Founder of Renovations Unlimited, Inc. an award-winning residential general contracting construction firm specializing in historic restoration projects in Washington, DC. Since the formation of Renovations Unlimited in 1984, Mr. Malnati has been responsible for operational production functions of the Company including production management, quality control programs, customer relations, strategic planning, marketing and overall management of the firm. Mr. Malnati’s responsibilities include the successful positioning of the company’s services in the residential construction market in Washington, DC.

During his tenure with Renovations Unlimited Inc., Mr. Malnati successfully launched a Commercial Construction Division specializing in State and Local government contracting obtaining over $8MM in new contracts in the first year of inception. Mr. Malnati’s marketing efforts have also resulted in the attainment of institutional contracts for multiple Embassy Residences including the renovation of The Turkish Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, DC, with a contract value of over $15MM. The project received the Mayor’s Award for Preservation Excellence in 2007.

Additionally, Mr. Malnati has implemented a comprehensive systems-based production system for the Company’s $10MM/year construction projects including milestone metrics and integrated purchasing and contract administration functions.

Co-Founder and Production Manager the Murillo/Malnati Group LLC, a Washington DC-based residential real estate development company specializing in single-family and small multi-family condominium projects. Mr. Malnati is responsible for construction management, production controls and quality control of the Company’s projects. His responsibilities also included the effective integration of the Company’s projects designs with the production aspects of development construction, subcontracting, labor management field supervision and scheduling.

Mr. Malnati has received numerous awards for renovation projects including the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Preservation, May 9, 2003 for 1901 Vermont Avenue, NW and the Washingtonian Residential Design Award Sponsored by the American Institute of Architects AIA for 21 Gessford Court, SE, Washington, DC.