Marco’s Pizza Expands into Colorado, Texas and Virginia

Authentic Italian Pizza Chain Now Operates in 16 States



TOLEDO, OHIO – March 12, 2009 – Marco’s Pizza (Marco’s Franchising, LLC), headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, recently opened its first stores in Colorado, Texas and Virginia. The authentic Italian pizza company now operates in 16 states.


  • Broomfield is home to Marco’s first Colorado store. Area representatives Nick Costanzo and Rodman Schley, residents of Arvada, have 46 additional stores planned for the state. The new store is located at 6785 120th Street, Unit C1, in Broomfield. Phone number: (303) 465-6447.
  •  Marco’s first Texas store is in Keller, and more than 70 Marco’s locations are planned for the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Ryan Black, Marco’s area representative, is overseeing development in the region. The new store address is 2122 Rufe Snow Drive. Phone number: (817) 427-3900.
  •  Marco’s first Virginia location is in Fredericksburg at 10908 Courthouse Road. The store phone number is (540) 479-3202. Robert Swarts, a resident of Falls Church, is Marco’s area representative for the territory and plans to open 24 more Marco’s stores in Northern Virginia and parts of Maryland and West Virginia.


Marco’s Pizza stores employ 20 to 25 local residents, which means significant employment opportunities for all of these areas in the long term.


“Marco’s recent expansion into Colorado, Texas and Virginia illustrates the intensity of our focus on national growth despite the challenging economic climate,” said CEO Jack Butorac. “We are excited about these new states and look forward to continued growth as more and more people are introduced to our fresh, high-quality products.”


Marco’s menu features Ah!thentic Italian pizza, fresh-baked subs, chicken wings, salads and soft drinks available for online, carryout and delivery ordering.


Marco’s Pizza operates more than 170 stores in 16 states and has more than 700 new stores signed. For more information, or to inquire about franchise opportunities with Marco’s Pizza, visit, or e-mail  



About Marco’s Franchising, LLC (

Marco’s Pizza (Marco’s Franchising, LLC), headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, is one of the 25 largest pizza chains in the U.S., as ranked by PMQ Pizza Magazine. Founded in 1978 by Pasquale “Pat” Giammarco, Marco’s Pizza is committed to making Ah!thentic Italian pizza with fresh ingredients. Since then, the franchise has grown from its roots as a beloved Ohio brand to operate more than 170 stores in 16 states.