About Us

Quality Development & Construction

Metrovitalization plans, designs, develops, and builds new communities, homes, and commercial establishments. With a commitment to creating vibrant and sustainable spaces, we specialize in revitalizing urban areas, transforming neglected neighborhoods into thriving hubs of activity and opportunity. Our team brings expertise in urban planning, design, and construction, working closely with stakeholders to envision and execute projects that enhance quality of life, promote economic growth, and preserve community heritage.

We integrate modular construction, green building technologies, and advanced systems to ensure the highest quality of craftsmanship in the projects we undertake for the communities we serve.

At Metrovitalization, we believe in the power of revitalization to create lasting positive change and foster vibrant, inclusive communities for generations to come.

We’re Committed to What Matters Most!

How

WE FOCUS ON WHAT MATTERS
  • Enhancing Communities
  • Quality & Integrity
  • Sustainable, Urban, Infill, Environmentally Sensitive, Pedestrian-Friendly & Transit-Oriented Developments
  • Economic Improvement
  • Collaboration
  • Exemplary Industrial Standards

What

WE CREATE QUALITY GROWTH

Metrovitalization identifies, assesses, acquires, and develops new residential and commercial properties within select markets throughout the US. Following the completion of development and construction, the company’s primary project exit strategy is to stabilize and hold the assets for long-term revenues.  Our projects are value-add opportunities located in strong high-demand markets within dense urban areas.

Why

WE’RE INVESTED IN THE COMMUNITY

Metrovitalization’s approach to real estate development is focused on enhancing the communities it serves while creating a profitable venture and demonstrating the highest level of professionalism in every stage of the development process.

Why Choose Us

Reasons To Count On Us

The Development Team Metrovitalization oversees and professionally manages all aspects of the design, development, construction, marketing, and operations of the projects it undertakes. Contact us for information about working with Metrovitalization and/or partnering with us.

How We Make a Difference

Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional service and delivering new expertly planned development projects that yield significant benefits to the communities we serve. We take a collaborative approach to our work by collaborating with key members and stakeholders in our communities to develop solutions that effectively meet the social, economic, spiritual, environmental, and aesthetic needs of our target areas.

At Metrovitalization, we’re fully committed to delivering the highest level of quality and professionalism in every development project we undertake. If you’re interested in working with us or partnering with our team, we invite you to contact us today to learn more about our services and how we may be able to help you achieve your goals.

“As a mission-oriented company, we invest in the heart and soul of communities to ensure the maximum positive impact on the areas we serve.”

Ricky Trinidad
President, Metrovitalization

Meet The Development Team

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Ricky Trinidad

President

With over 27 years of urban planning, real estate development, and construction experience, Ricky Trinidad, President, has successfully designed, developed, managed, constructed, and operated numerous new-construction residential and commercial communities and buildings in various US markets throughout his career.

Mr. Trinidad is an urban planner, real estate development, and construction expert with vast experience in the design, planning, development, construction, and integration of a broad variety of new sustainable real estate development projects both domestically and internationally. His portfolio includes numerous new residential subdivision communities, townhome development projects, infill mixed-use buildings, mid-rise buildings, and new commercial developments.

The heart of his passion is to help create significant positive social, economic, spiritual, environmental, and aesthetic impact in the communities he serves through his professional urban planning, real estate development, and construction practices, strategies, and approaches.

Kelly Trinidad

Director

As Director at Metrovitalization, Kelly Trinidad leverages over 10 years of high-level expertise in real estate acquisition, planning, management, and development, and over 19 years of business expertise as one of the original founders and former Director at Signature Consultants, an IT staffing company now with revenues over $400MM and a leader in the industry. 

Ms. Trinidad’s primary role at Metrovitalization is centered on effective office operations, staff management, planning and directing all aspects of real estate development, financial and organizational activities, and long-term company planning and direction. Ms. Trinidad’s primary focus is to direct the company in creating quality environments and enhancing social/economic conditions in every development project.

Ms. Trinidad started her business career with Signature Consultants in January of 1997 and was instrumental in developing and building sales and technical staffing divisions in the South Florida market for the company over a period of 19 years.

Signature Consultants has grown to become one of the largest and most recognized technical staffing companies in the country. Ms. Trinidad has been a key part of the company’s growth having provided crucial managerial roles since its inception.

Ms. Trinidad is a Graduate of Binghamton University and holds a Bachelor’s of Education and Human Development (1992).

Gary Johnson

Project Manager

Gary A. Johnson is a seasoned professional in the construction industry, boasting an impressive 35-year career marked by dedication, expertise, and a commitment to community service. Born and raised with a passion for construction, Gary has become a respected figure in both residential and commercial sectors.

With over two decades of experience in construction and management, Gary has honed his skills to perfection, navigating the complexities of the industry with a unique blend of technical prowess and strategic thinking.

His journey began as a hands-on laborer, and through hard work and determination, he ascended the ranks to assume leadership roles, managing projects with precision and excellence.

Gary’s expertise spans a diverse range of construction projects, from crafting dream homes in residential neighborhoods to overseeing the development of large-scale commercial structures. His keen eye for detail, coupled with an unwavering commitment to quality, has earned him the trust of clients and colleagues alike

Beyond his professional achievements, Gary is a man driven by faith and a deep-rooted belief in the power of community. Inspired by his commitment to The Lord, Gary actively engages in volunteer work, particularly with local food drives and community events. His faith serves as a guiding force, instilling in him a sense of responsibility to give back to those in need.

At his church, Gary is not only a dedicated attendee but also an active participant in various outreach programs. Whether it’s lending a helping hand to those less fortunate or contributing his skills to community-building initiatives, Gary exemplifies the values of compassion and service.

In the ever-evolving landscape of construction, Gary A. Johnson stands as a testament to the enduring combination of expertise, faith, and community spirit. His legacy is not only etched in the structures he has helped build but also in the positive impact he has made on the lives of those around him.

Gary Cox

Project Coordinator

Gary R. Cox is a seasoned Project Coordinator at Metrovitalization, LLC, where he establishes strategic relationships with professionals, vendors, and third parties. With a professional background spanning two decades including management work with Fortune 500 companies, Gary effectively transitioned his high-level expertise within the insurance, sales and merchandising industries to the realm of real estate development and construction.

In his role, Gary effectively procures construction-related products and services, supporting the construction and sales teams in their efforts.

His expertise lies in project coordination and collaboration, customer relations, and quality control. During his tenure managing 27 jewelry venues, he honed his skills in inventory management and professional partnerships, earning numerous awards along the way.

At Metrovitalization, Gary passionately contributes to the company’s mission of revitalizing communities by delivering quality new homes and related products.

He oversees the procurement, bidding and contracting processes from inception to client satisfaction, working closely with vendors, real estate agents, and buyers to ensure the most optimal home options and buyer experience. His meticulous coordination ensures timely and well-executed home completions.

As a man of faith, father of triplets, and a dedicated husband, Gary deeply understands the importance of vibrant communities and is committed to enhancing them through his work in real estate development and construction.

Cameron Waters

Business Associate

Cameron J. Waters, a multifaceted professional with a diverse background, brings a unique blend of artistic creativity and business acumen to Metrovitalization, where he serves as a dedicated Business Associate. With a lifelong passion for dance that has taken him from the studios of Ludovici Dance Academy to performances on stages across the United States, Cameron has honed his skills in discipline, collaboration, and performance excellence.

Graduating from Slippery Rock University with dual degrees in BFA Dance and BSBA Management, Cameron embodies the fusion of artistry and management expertise.

His technical proficiency spans an impressive array of dance styles, from classical ballet to contemporary, hip-hop, tap, modern, jazz, afro, and beyond, reflecting a commitment to versatility and innovation.

In addition to his professional dance career with PearlArts and the STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos, where he has showcased his talents on stages in Pennsylvania, New York City, Maine, and Arkansas, Cameron shares his passion for dance as a dedicated instructor at Michele’s Dance Center in Wexford, PA.

Cameron, beyond his professional accomplishments, is propelled by his faith and a profound belief in the strength of community. Guided by his devotion to The Lord, he finds inspiration in serving others and fostering connections within his community.

Prior to his role at Metrovitalization, Cameron made significant contributions to community housing through his work with the Mercer County Housing Authority and the Shenango Valley Urban League. As a Housing Stability Specialist under the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), he provided vital support to renters facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. By offering assistance with rent arrearages and facilitating access to budget counseling and employment resources, Cameron played a pivotal role in ensuring housing stability for vulnerable individuals and families.

Now, as a key member of the Metrovitalization team, Cameron applies his expertise in operations management to drive the company’s mission of revitalizing communities through strategic real estate development initiatives. With a proven track record of excellence in both the arts and social community and as a man of faith, Cameron brings a fresh perspective and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact in every endeavor he undertakes.