Kyle Nelson


With more than 27 years of experience in the construction and development industry, Mr. Nelson is the President/CEO for Riviera Building and Development, Inc. Mr. Nelson founded the company in 2004 after gaining invaluable experience working for other top companies in the industry.

His role within the company sets overall strategy for ongoing business, oversees all operations, and leads new business development efforts throughout the West Coast and in Hawaii. He has vast experience in both new construction and tenant improvements in all market sectors including hospitality, office, retail, residential, educational, healthcare and industrial.

Katherine Brannam


With more than 30 years of experience in Accounting, including both private and public sector organizations, Ms. Brannam is CFO/Director of Accounting for Riviera Building and Development, Inc.

Ms. Brannam has been with the company since inception and her broad experience and insights are key to managing and maintaining all job cost, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and other financial management of the company.

Danny Block

Director of Operations

With over 20 years of experience in the construction and development industry, Mr.Block is Director of Operations for Riviera Building & Development, Inc. In this role he leads our operational teams and oversees field operations and management, safety, quality control, customer relations, and staff training.

His Construction career began in the field with boots on the ground beginning with The Toll Brothers and Pacific Bay Homes.  His experience, results and leadership skills led to a Director position at Standard Pacific Homes LA Division, managing a team that delivered over 800 mid-rise and multifamily homes annually.  Most recently he spent the past 5 years as Director of Customer Care at TRI Pointe Homes in Irvine.. Each year under his leadership his teams delivered over 700 homes and sustained the highest levels of industry standards resulting in numerous awards and recognition for customer satisfaction and quality.

Dean Bjorne

Pre-Construction Manager

With over 10 years of experience in General Contracting and Construction Management, Mr. Bjorne has been actively involved in multiple construction sectors including commercial, industrial, entertainment, retail, and hospitality.

As an Assistant Project Manager for Riviera Building & Development, Inc., Mr. Bjorne is responsible for supporting the Project Manager and the Project Superintendent on all administrative and field activities. His focused efforts ensure that the project is kept on schedule and completed in conformance with the plans and specifications, in addition to managing the project’s documentation.

Antony Carniglia

Project Superintendent

With over 30 years of construction experience, including 20 years as a union carpenter Antony has a deep background working with and in various trades during his career. He applies this experience to all his projects to create a strong team approach in the field. This allows for more productive and efficient problem solving on projects resulting in improved cost, schedule, and quality. Working in both California and Hawaii he has completed numerous projects including healthcare, hospitality/resort, military housing, multi – family high rise renovation, tenant improvements, and specialty/theme park work.