Our team of dedicated professionals brings the enthusiasm, experience, ability and track record of successfully completing sophisticated real estate redevelopment projects to the The Merc.  We have worked, independently, and as a team on a wide variety of developments, redevelopments and restorations in multiple states.  Our home base is Reno, Nevada where we have been active in the resurgence of the California Avenue and Mid-Town districts since the early 2000’s.  For The Merc project Stephen Glenn will handle the entitlement, permitting and leasing of the property.  Dario Passalalpi will control the design process and  construction management.  We look forward to utilizing our existing network of professional services relationships while fostering new relationships in the community.

Stephen Glenn
Stephen GlennDevelopment & Leasing
Stephen Glenn is an expert in Commercial Real Estate as a broker, owner, developer and consultant. With nearly two decades of active experience Stephen has been involved in a wide variety of multi-family, office, industrial and retail projects. These projects have taken many forms, from pure brokerage transactions to multi-year developments as a principal. Stephen brings a strong background in analysis, hands-on experience and a national perspective to all of his transactions.

Stephen grew up in an academic family with a strong agricultural emphasis.  His father was a large animal veterinarian and his mother a botanist who was the first female high-school ag teacher in the State of California. Stephen spent his childhood on farms & ranches and in the mountains hiking, fishing and camping. While studying geochemistry in graduate school at Duke University his interests diverged from science into the field of real estate. 

With a strong technical background Stephen initially worked as an appraiser, then transitioned to brokerage and is currently a principal. Stephen has appraised high-rise office buildings in the heart of San Francisco, rolled-out national retailers in locations ranging from highly populated urban environments to remote rural Nevada, entitled wireless facilities throughout the west and transformed broken buildings into viable investments. Stephen’s innate curiosity and drive have led him to be deeply involved in a wide variety of projects.  Today, redevelopment projects are his primary focus and he looks forward to bringing The Merc project to fruition.


Dario Passalalpi
Dario PassalalpiDesign & Construction Management
For over 30 years, DMP owner Dario Passalalpi has advanced a tradition of Quality, Integrity, and Pride in the building industry. He is credited with having built and developed many beautiful homes and commercial projects in exciting destination places like Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, Hawaii, Las Vegas and Reno, just to name a few.

Born in Italy, and educated in San Francisco, Dario credits his Italian heritage with providing for a deep respect for excellence and integrity and growing up in the Bay Area for his diversity in different styles of architecture interests. His meticulous attention to detail and quality craftsmanship is the key to his success and his reputation for perfection.

His belief that “a harmonious balance between architecture and construction effects the quality of the people’s lives who live in work within” is the basis for which he approaches all of his projects. It is his goal to be involved in unique projects that both enlighten and inspire.