Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University
Anthony has over 30 years of experience in land use planning, development and project management. After beginning his career working for a large engineering firm, he began The Biglieri Group Ltd. in 1994 and built it from the ground up. His commitment to his clients, respect for the public process and creative vision makes him the ideal professional planner and project manager to have on your side. In his many years, Anthony has built impressive relationships with communities, developers, and public officials alike. The advantage of being at the helm of a dedicated and focused team means that Anthony has worked on a large variety of projects, both private and public. With a specialty in land development and public engagement, he has been involved in writing the Official Plan for Owen Sound, Ontario, developing Site Plans along major corridors, providing expert witness at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board), amending Zoning By-laws and Official Plans, as well as designing communities all over Ontario.
Anthony is an active member in the professional planning community. Anthony created the Ryerson Planning Alumni Association (RPAA), and was instrumental in bringing together the professional planning and development community in a collegiate environment with the university, faculty and students, in addition to creating an Alumni award for graduating students. After serving on the RPAA for over a decade, Anthony then served on the Board and as President of Ryerson University Alumni Association (RUAA), which brings together all alumni associations on campus. Over the years, Anthony has played a major role in raising funds to support the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson and the University at large. In recognition of his work, he has won two G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Alumni Volunteer Awards from Ryerson - in 2008 for his work with the RPAA and in 2017 for his work with the RUAA.