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Rick Vayo, President – Rick has more than three decades of experience in residential and commercial real estate development and construction. During his extensive career, Rick has developed for the sale, lease and build-to-suit of over 500,000 square feet of commercial and retail space. In addition, his residential development and construction resume includes the construction, renovation and management of several hundred units and single-family dwellings. Rick has focused his real estate energies on the South Shore and has a comprehensive knowledge of these communities. Working with nearly all local cities and towns, Rick has developed keen working relations with area boards, town/city planners and officials. With a passion for the redevelopment of historic/dilapidated structures, Rick is highly focused on helping to revitalize communities and takes an active role with local commerce and charitable groups to ensure the total success of not simply a single project, but the overall community.

Megan Vayo, Vice President – Megan brings a fresh and insightful perspective to the new construction, rehabilitation and property management divisions. Having grown up in the family business, Megan obtained a business management degree along with several years of experience working on career placement with architects, engineers, designers and property managers throughout New England. This experience coupled with a sharp sense of design and dedication to providing well-engineered, eco-friendly housing adds a new dimension to the team. Megan acts in a hands-on capacity overseeing all design and quality aspects of construction as well as project management on our most challenging complexes. Megan also serves as the liaison to the sales/marketing team, making herself available to all clients to help paint the overall vision and detail the project’s finer points.

Construction Management

Jason Vayo, Director of Operations – Jason coordinates all MEGRYCO’s resources and ensures seamless transitions between all active projects. He brings three decades of experience in the construction industry including management and hands-on skills in all aspects of construction including framing, finish and mechanical systems. Jason oversees our schedule management system, daily project reporting and communications. Jason’s connection between the developer, architect, the design team and the project manager is an invaluable resource to ensure MEGRYCO’s projects are well-oiled machines.

Amanda Morey, Director of Real Estate – Amanda coordinates with all clients to transform their vision to reality. Toiling over selections and overall features, Amanda treats all her clients’ wants and needs as her own. Her experience in the construction, customer service and interior design fields prove instrumental in guiding clients through the design process, coordinating selections and implementing the finished product. Amanda manages the day-to-day details of the finish process including subcontractor bidding and coordination, scheduling, daily project reporting and all client relations. Amanda is the link between the vision, her client’s dreams and the final product.

Ryan Vayo, Infrastructure Director – Ryan coordinates all site and vertical construction. His experience in the construction industry, management degree and hands-on skills in site work, framing and mechanical systems combines to deliver even the most demanding complexes on time and to the standards our clients expect. Ryan manages the day-to-day details of the construction process including subcontractor bidding and coordination, scheduling, daily project reporting and budgets. Ryan is the primary conduit connecting all onsite construction operations as well as overseeing the overall scope of infrastructure and community properties.

Architectural Design


Bill Fonarcari – Bill is the principal and owner of BF Architects of Plymouth, MA. Bill started the firm in 2007 after running and owning the partnerships of FN Architects and WF Architects. With all his architectural firms, Bill has focused on residential architecture, historic preservation and small-scale commercial projects. His client base and project locations have ranged from Boston to Cape Cod, New England, and his home base on the South Shore of Massachusetts. BF Architects is currently focused on high-end new home construction, remodels, and historic preservation and restoration work. Client-driven satisfaction is the reason for the success of the small firm with a dedicated staff. Bill’s philosophy of “client as the end user” is the primary driving force. Bill is a graduate of Roger Williams University, receiving a Bachelor of Architecture and a minor degree in Historic Preservation. Bill interned with several Massachusetts firms and upon licensure accepted a position of project architect for the Gap in San Francisco. His position at Gap led him to a position in the premier residential architectural firm in the San Francisco area, Stewart Associates. Bill was employed as the project architect for Stewart Associates until 1993, when the opportunity arose to return home to New England and shortly after the founding of WF Architects. Bill is a licensed architect in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and is an NCARB certificate holder. 

In addition to Bill’s architectural career, he is involved in his community. Bill has held volunteer positions that includes the board of trustees at the Rising Tide Charter Public School, Pilgrim Hall Museum, Kids Voting, Plymouth Historic District Commission and Plymouth Designer Selection Board. His pro bono work has included the Plymouth Boys and Girls Club, the Plymouth Center for the Arts, the Plymouth Antiquarian Society and Plimoth Plantation.

Paulette O’Connell, LEED AP, OCO Architecture – Paulette is the principal and owner of OCO Architecture. She started the firm in 2009 to offer personalized design solutions that fit within the fabric of the community. The practice focuses on residential additions and renovations for new single- and multi-family designs, spanning from Boston to the Cape. OCO is a full-service firm working from conceptualization through construction administration. Throughout Paulette’s career, spanning two decades, she has had the opportunity to design single-family homes, multi-family residences, schools, clubs and historic renovations. This diverse background brings a wealth of experience and a distinctive approach to the firm’s work. Working with OCO is working with a professional, creative and responsive team. Their approach is a collaborative one, to listen to and work with clients to provide a design that meets their needs. As principal, Paulette brings a keen design sense, attention to detail and passion to every project. 

Paulette is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and studied abroad in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland. Upon graduation, she embarked on a nearly 15-year tenure at Bargmann Hendrie + Archetype, Inc. in Boston, MA. She became a senior associate at the firm and led the recreation and education design studio. As a project manager, she led the design and construction of public and private projects ranging in size from 2,000 up to 100,000 square feet. She is LEED-certified and was the LEEP AP on several projects going for certification by the USGBC. In addition to Paulette’s architectural career, she has made a point to serve the community. Currently, Paulette is a Girl Scout troop leader and docent art volunteer for the Scituate Public Schools. She was a graduate thesis advisor at Suffolk University’s New England School of Art and Design. In 2008, she led a team for the Citizen’s Schools’ eighth grade architectural competition. She also had the privilege of lecturing at the University of New Hampshire, Boston Architectural College and the Boys & Girls Club Annual Keystone Conference. 

Mark Flaherty, P.E., Engineer/land planner, Flaherty & Stefani, Inc. – For more than 40 years, Mark has offered his civil engineering and land planning services to thousands of residential and commercial projects throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and beyond. His engineering experiences began after graduating from Clarkson University by working for Stone & Webster in Boston. Later in 1978 after obtaining his master’s degree from Duke University, he worked for another national engineering firm, Gannett Fleming, in Pennsylvania and then at their Boston office on environmental and transportation engineering projects. In 1985 at Norwood Engineering, he opened their Cape Cod office and managed civil engineering projects for another three years before starting his own firm in Plymouth in 1988. 

Flaherty & Stefani, Inc. was established by Mark Flaherty with the chief aim of providing a broad range of civil engineering, land surveying and environmental consulting services to a myriad of residential and commercial clients. At the same time, it was vitally important the firm provide services that not only were knowledgeable, responsive, and dependable, but also courteous and respectful to clients, no matter the size of their projects. His firm remains determined to conduct the same level of excellent service in a personal, professional and cost-efficient manner. It has been Flaherty & Stefani’s good fortune that this approach has resulted in a loyal client base that has expanded greatly through an appreciative and highly gratifying list of referrals. 

Mark has been a professional licensed civil engineer since 1979. He is also a Massachusetts licensed soil evaluator. Many towns in Southeastern Massachusetts have hired Mark as peer review consultant. He is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers. 

Flaherty & Stefani, Inc., since its inception in 1988, has been an active member of the Plymouth community and been involved in numerous charitable endeavors.