Awards of Excellence

Awards of Excellence 2022

The NAIOP-MD Awards of Excellence celebrates the highest quality and most innovative achievements in commercial real estate and honors the regional developers, companies and individuals who service the CRE industry in Maryland.

We’re already looking forward to celebrating again at the 2024 Awards of Excellence.


Chairman & CEO
Knott Realty Group

As the Chairman and CEO, James F. Knott formed Knott Realty Group in 1977.  Mr. Knott began his career in the masonry business, eventually transitioning to residential development by forming the Realty group.  Jim quickly broadened the scope of the company to include commercial development.  Over its history, the firm has developed millions of square feet of real estate, including commercial, industrial, office, retail and residential projects.  Jim is actively involved in the company, particularly advising on new project development. He is an active member of the Baltimore community, having served on the Board of Trustees for Franklin Square Hospital, The Boy Scouts of America, Associated Catholic Charities, College of Notre Dame, Bon Secours Hospital and the Roland Park Country School.